This page features audio recordings of lessons by Oakdale’s preaching minister, Darrel Sears, and special guest speakers.
A study of 1 Corinthians and how the church should live and act…
Darrel Sears uses Matthew 25 to discuss how we are filled with the Spirit, giving us the power to take great risks and accept the responsibi
Dr. Adam Mearse takes a fresh look at God's intentions for marriage relationships.
We were honored to host Dr. Adam Mearse for his “We Need To Talk” workshop, which included a lecture on sexuality and LGBTQ conversations.
Darrel Sears talks about the ups and downs in Joseph's life to talk about the ups and downs in our lives - times of despair, change, trial,
Adam Suhler uses Esther, David, and Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego as context for his encouragement to live with bold faith.
Satan is the father of lies. His goal is always deception, manipulation, selfish gain, and destruction.
Youth and Family Minister John T. Langley discusses the importance of relationships, even when they're difficult.
Darrel Sears dives into the Book of Acts to discuss how a spirit-filled church can start like a small spark and grow like a wild fire.
For Mother's Day, Darrel Sears discusses a mother's grace, a mother's faith, and a mother's love.
Darrel Sears looks at some names and titles of Jesus that we're blessed by and should lift up blessing for.
John T. Langley use John 12:27 as a springboard to discuss our calling to follow Jesus' example and glorify God.
God is in the restoration business. He can even make the dead alive again. In Luke 7, Jesus overcomes death with life in the town of Nain.
Youth and Family Minister John T. Langley discusses how to give life through genuine faith, rooted in Deuteronomy 6:6-9.
Darrel Sears discusses spiritual warfare and the awareness we need to have of the war going on in the heavenly realms.
As we celebrate the birth of Jesus, we praise God for writing us into His story.
We live in hope and anticipation, and represent Christ’s faithful character until His return.
Encourage others with love, respect, and compassion, even in the hard conversations that test our courage and convictions.
When we are full of Christ, we have a credible message and example to take to others.
If God is light, you should be light. If God is love, you should be love. If you are in Christ, you must walk as He did.
Darrel Sears talks about the power of pursuing the presence of God.
We make decisions, we think thoughts, we do things that form who we are. Are we allowing the Spirit to form us into who God wants us to be?
Darrel Sears discusses our blessed assurance and kingdom calling in this series on Matthew 5.
John Mitchell talks about our call to love each other and do life together as the quirky, flawed people we all are.
Darrel Sears talks about the power of words and the importance of using them for good.
Guest speaker Cameron John shares a lesson rooted in Colossians 3.
Darrel Sears discusses various things we often put before God in our lives - those things that can become our idols.
Darrel Sears' Easter lesson exhorts us to live with power and hope in the present because Christ has secured the future.
Lance Byrd explores how we partner with the Holy Spirit to do the heavy lifting of changing hearts as ambassadors for Christ.
Darrel Sears looks at Genesis, as well as the plans of God throughout the Bible to bring us into relationship with Him.
Darrel Sears looks at 2 Corinthians 5 as he discusses how God has created us as new creations to sing a new song in Christ Jesus.
Darrel Sears speaks about the hope, peace, joy, and love we have we celebrate Christ's coming and anticipate His return.
Darrel Sears talks about how God pours his love into us and how that should overflow in the love and service we pour into others.
Preaching Minister Darrel Sears discusses hard teachings of Jesus, why they matter, and how they should change us.
Guest speaker Dr. Bill Goad, executive vice president of Oklahoma Christian University, exhorts us to share our faith.
Darrel Sears discusses the baggage we have and our call to carry each other's burdens.
Mike Rhodes speaks about his recovery from addiction and finding strength in weakness.
Preaching Minister Darrel Sears exhorts us to live out our calling with promise and purpose.
Guest speaker Wes McKinzie uses St. Patrick's Day as a backdrop to discuss God's work in our lives.
Darrel Sears talks about living life through the Spirit.
Darrel Sears discusses lessons found in Luke 15.
Q&A with Dr. Jim Baird from Oklahoma Christian University as part of the Science & Faith Seminar at Oakdale.
Darrel Sears recounts the birth of Jesus this Christmas season.
Darrel Sears talks about developing a thankful spirit.
Darrel Sears discusses God's calling for our homes and families.
Darrel Sears discusses core values for loving God and our neighbors.
Darrel Sears talks about the qualities of love.