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Sermon February 28, 2010: A diverse anointed community

I ask you to open your Bible with me in First Corinthians, chapter 12. Today we’re going bilingual, so thank you for your patience. We know that things get a little bit clunky but we are going to talk about why that’s worth the trouble. You know the pastor has been talking lately about us being a super natural community with a super natural mentality and a key part of that mentality is being baptized in the Holy Spirit.  Read More »

CLJ : A brief history

Congregación Leon de Judá (originally Iglesia Bautista Central) is a vibrant congregation ministering and serving the Latino community in Boston, and seeking to expand and reach other ethnic groups throughout the city. Our congregation, also known as Congregation Lion of Judah, began meeting at Boston’s Emmanuel Gospel Center in 1982, under the leadership of the Rev. Juan Vergara; and six months later relocated to an inherited church building in the city of Cambridge. In 1985, through a series of events orchestrated by God, the Rev. Read More »

Sermon January 3, 2010: On wings of an eagle

Isaiah Chapter 40: Question, how many people know that part of the Bible it talks about mounting upon wings like eagle? Do you know that part? How many people have read and could tell me everything that’s in the whole Chapter that comes before that little section? Any one knows the whole, all the stuff that comes before? Because, you know what? It’s one thing to think about flying and a different thing to think how to fly. Have you ever heard that song that says: “I believe I can fly? I believe I can touch the sky”. -You can do it. -No, you sing very well.  Read More »

Sermon December 31, 2009: It's all about time

One of the things I felt the Lord put on my heart today, was that we would rejoice in the Lord tonight. My wife always says that life is short and we need to make the most of it. And with much wisdom I have finally learned to listen to my wife a little bit. It is my prayer and see it happening, that every minute of this night- We have been enjoying this from the very beginning. Every one of the songs we lifted up before the Lord tonight…  Read More »

Sermon December 27, 2009: God with us

How many of you had a Merry Christmas? Pastor Omar and I have a prayer before the Lord today. We want 100% response to that before the end of this day. There is something that God has for you today, for you to be merry and glad about. The Lord is with you and he is never going to abandon you or leave you. Let’s go before the Lord.  Read More »

Sermon December 23, 2009: The impossible becomes reality

Whenever we think about Christmas, we think ‘What kind of message am I going to bring? I don’t want to bring something just routine or the like’. We don’t want just another Christmas message. But the fact is the certain issues that make Christmas what it is are the same to all of us. They are those details that God causes to at intently because even though they’re things that happened many centuries ago, these are points that still speak today.  Read More »

Sermon December 20, 2009: A journey of faith

Mathew, Chapter 2. Verses 1 through 12. After Jesus was born in Bethlehem, Judaea, during the time of King Herod, Magi came to Jerusalem and asked: “Where is the one who has been born King of the Jews? We saw His star in the East and have come to worship him”. When King Herod heard this, he was disturbed and all Jerusalem with him. When he had gathered all the chief priests and teachers of the Lord he asked them ‘where’s the Christ that had to be born?’  Read More »

Sermon November 13, 2009: The end of all things is at hand. Are you ready?

Doctor Richard Booker is the founder of the Institute for Hebraic-Christian studies and he also has another Ministry called “The Sounds of the Trumpet”. This man of God has been taking the message of the Hebrew roots of Christianity for over 30 years to the Nations. He left a very successful secular profession and through a very mighty visitation of the Lord, met Jesus Christ as a savior and immediately left all his secular work behind and entered Ministry and since then has been serving the Lord.  Read More »

Testimony October 25, 2009: Freed from gambling and cocaine

Mustafa: Hello. Hi, everyone. My name is Mustafa and I am 30 years old. Intérprete: Me llamo Mustafa, tengo 30 años Mustafa: At a very young age, like, you can tell, Mustafa is a Muslim name. Intérprete: Como se fijan el nombre Mustafa es un nombre musulmán. Mustafa: When my father was bringing me up he didn’t, he wasn’t teaching me in the Muslim way. He wasn’t forcing me to be a Muslim. He was teaching me. He wanted me to choose which way I wanted to go.  Read More »

Testimony October 25, 2009: Reunited with my wife

Rick: Good afternoon everyone. My name is Rick and I’m from Boston Team Challenge Intérprete: Buenas tardes. Mi nombre es Rick y estoy aquí de Boston Team Challenge Rick: I’ve been in Team Challenge for three years Intérprete: He estado por 3 años en Team Challenge Rick: I came in broken and chained to bones. I mean just completely crashed Intérprete: Vine quebrantado y en cadenas, destruido  Read More »