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Pastor Matt Surber discusses the three levels of forgiveness and reminds us that forgiveness is the choice to release others from their sins against us so that we can be set free.
Parenting In The Current Culture // Mission City Church
In this session of the Mission City Podcast, Campus Pastors Dave Cash and Chuck Foster discuss parenting in the current culture.
How Do I Stand For Truth & Love At The Same Time?
Pastor Matt Surber continues our new series, Where to Next, by discussing the question of how to stand for truth and love at the same time.
Forgiveness // Mission City Podcast
In this session of the Mission City Podcast, Campus Pastors Dave Cash and Chuck Foster discuss forgiveness.
Pain & Suffering
Pastor Matt Surber reminds us that in the midst of pain and suffering, God is there and is in control.
Asking Questions // Mission City Podcast
In this session of the Mission City Podcast, Campus Pastors Dave Cash and Chuck Foster discuss the nature of asking questions about our faith.
Pastor Matt Surber kicks off our summer series, Where to Next?, with the topic of God’s Will.
Pastor Matt Surber reminds us that devoting our lives to Jesus is the best decision we can make.
Principles of Overcoming Temptation
Pastor Matt Surber discusses the principles of overcoming temptation.
Pastor Matt Surber looks at scripture and reminds us that we are not saved by the quality of our decisions, but we are saved by the grace of God!
Pastor Matt Surber finishes our series on Revelation and reminds us that the Book of Revelation is intended to fuel hopeful obedience and holiness in our present day.
Pastor Matt Surber studies the new heaven and new earth that are described in Revelation 21.
Sing Hallelujah, Victory Is Assured
Pastor Matt Surber studies Revelation 19 and Christ’s return.
Pastor Matt Surber reminds us that the tomb is empty, Jesus has risen, and the resurrection changes everything.
Do Not Love The World
Pastor Matt Surber looks at Revelation 17-18 and reminds us that Jesus is far better than anything this world has to offer and prompts us to repent of our worldliness.
Pastor Matt Surber discusses Revelation 15-16 and reminds us that God is infinitely worthy of eternal worship.
Pastor Matt Surber wraps up Go!Missions month with special guest Owen Githanga from Compassion International.
Pastor Matt Surber studies Revelation 13-15 and reminds us that who we worship on earth determines where we spend eternity.
Missions – The Heart of God
Missions & Connections Pastor Donnie Anthony reminds us that missions are the heart of God and that we do not need to be theologians in order to share how God has transformed our lives with those around us.
The Beast, The Woman & The Baby
Pastor Matt Surber studies Revelation 12 and reminds us that the spiritual battle that is being waged today in the world is a battle that’s already been won by God.
The Seven Trumpets
Pastor Matt Surber looks at the importance of prayer and proclamation in believers’ lives, particularly believers who are suffering or fearful. By examining the seven trumpets, which repeat the cyclical symbolism judgment found in Revelation, we see the purpose of Revelation repeated; to compel action in the present.
The Seven Seals
Pastor Matt Surber discusses Revelation 6 and 7 and reminds us that Revelation is written to encourage suffering Christians, call us to radical holiness, and give us hope to endure to the end!
The Throne Room
Pastor Matt Surber studies The Throne Room in Revelation 4 and 5 as we look at God’s sovereignty.
From Broken to Blessed
Central Campus Pastor Dave Cash, of Mission City Church in San Antonio, looks at the story of Nehemiah and prompts us to evaluate our brokenness, the power of prayer, and God’s blessing in our lives.
Battle In The Church
Pastor Matt Surber discusses Revelation 2 & 3 and reminds us that God promises eternal celebration for those who endure until the end.
Revelation: The What & Why
Pastor Matt Surber talks about the hope that we have in Jesus as he kicks off a new series, Revelation: Our Hope Is On His Throne.
Time With God
Pastor Matt Surber reminds us of the importance of spending quality time with God as we grow in our relationship with Him.
Getting My Act Together in 2022
Pastor Matt Surber welcomes in the new year with a message of hope and reminds us that resolutions are biblical because they allow us to get back on track to how God created us to live.
When Christmas Is Over
Central Campus Pastor Dave Cash reflects on the greatest story, the birth and resurrection of Jesus, and how we can move forward as the Christmas season comes to a close.
When Christmas Doesn’t Seem Like The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year
Pastor Matt Surber reminds us that in the midst of heartache and uncertainty, God will work everything out for good for those who put their hope and trust in Him.
The Wise Men
Pastor Matt Surber looks at the story of the Wise Men and the role joy and worship play in the Christmas Story and our everyday lives.
Pastor Matt Surber unpacks the significance of God choosing the shepherds to receive the good news of Jesus Christ’s birth. Like the shepherds, God invites us to take part in the greatest story, the Gospel.
What We Have Learned About The Church From Acts
Pastor Matt Surber reviews what we have learned about the Church from the Book of Acts so far.
An Amazing Church
Pastor Matt Surber studies Acts 20 and unpacks the three foundational values that make up an amazing Church: Love Jesus Christ, Love Truth, and Love Eachother.
How To Explain The Gospel
Pastor Matt Surber looks at Acts 17 as he unpacks how we, as witnesses, can effectively contextualize the gospel to those around us.
The Holy Spirit
Pastor Matt Surber studies Acts 16 and looks at how the Holy Spirit uses the unlikeliest of people to contextualize the Gospel through divine promptings.
The Gospel is Better Than Legalism
Pastor Matt Surber, of Mission City Church in San Antonio, looks at Acts 15 as he unpacks the difference between legalism and the freedom we have in the Gospel.
Building Gospel Bridges
Pastor Matt Surber looks at Acts 14 and unpacks how Christ-followers should approach the Gospel in a lost world.
The Unstoppable God, Gospel and Church
Pastor Matt Surber looks at the Book of Acts and reminds us of the unstoppable power of our God, the Gospel, and the Church.
A Change of Plans
Central Campus Pastor Dave Cash looks at the life of Paul in Acts 9 and reminds us that no matter how far we may feel from God, He wants to meet us and use us where we are at.
Pastor Matt Surber talks about how God’s transforming power (the Gospel) makes unclean things clean and how He prepares us to receive and share the gospel.
Pastor Matt Surber unpacks the importance of believer’s baptism as a public profession of our faith and challenges us to be obedient to where God leads us.
True Christ-Follower vs. Religious
Pastor Matt Surber walks us through the story of Stephen and challenges us to surrender our lives to God’s mission and will for our lives.
The Marks of a Biblical Church
Pastor Matt Surber looks at the attributes of a biblical church and how God desires to use us to make His name known.
Baptism at Northwest
You’ve accepted Christ and you want show that you now have new life in Him?
How To Fear God & Not Be A Hypocrite
Central Campus Pastor Dave Cash unpacks what it means to fear God and challenges us to correct the spiritual hypocrisy in our own lives.
Pastor Matt Surber unpacks what it looks like to be a spirit-filled follower of Christ who is bold for the gospel.
THE ROADS // Dave Cash Story
A story about the roads of life that God walks with us through.
What Made The Church Special
Pastor Matt Surber looks at the early Church in Acts 2 and how they were set apart through their devotion to God’s Word, one another, and to their neighbors.
Pastor Matt Surber kicks off a study through the Book of Acts and reminds us that God wants to do something new in our lives and at Mission City Church.
Pastor Matt Surber challenges us to trust that God will do something new in our lives and in the ministries of Mission City Church.
Trying vs. Training
Pastor Matt Surber discusses the difference between trying and training as a Christ-follower and offers practical steps to training spiritually with purpose and discipline.
Quit Trying Harder
Guest Speaker Paul Stohler unpacks what it means to be disciplined and reminds us that our identity is ultimately found in Christ Jesus.
How To Be Liked and Have Friends
Pastor Matt Surber unpacks the spiritual component to being liked, having friends, and presenting ourselves in a way that reflects the gospel.
The Power of Your Speech
Pastor Matt Surber reminds us that our speech, as Christians, should always reflect the gospel and point others towards Christ.
A Transformed Life
Missions & Connections Pastor Donnie Anthony unpacks what it looks like to live a life of transformation and to walk in the freedom of Jesus Christ.
Pastor Matt Surber looks to the wisdom found in Proverbs for how we can practice generosity and become financially free by entrusting God with our finances.
The Debt Trap
Pastor Matt Surber unpacks the financial wisdom found in Proverbs and teaches us how we can avoid the debt trap and trust God with our finances.
How To Make Wise Decisions
Pastor Matt Surber walks us through the “Wisdom Trail”, the process of making wise, godly decisions.
How To Keep From Losing It All
Pastor Matt Surber continues our study of Proverbs and reminds us of how we can avoid sexual immorality and the temptation to sin in our daily lives.
How To Be Wise // Week 2
Student Pastor Cody Landers unpacks the keys to success and the importance of diligence and finishing what we start for God’s glory.
How To Be Wise
Pastor Matt Surber introduces our study of Proverbs and how to apply wisdom in scripture to our everyday life.
The Formula for Great Gain
Pastor Matt Suber challenges us to reflect on all God has given us and how we can use what we have been given for the Kingdom of God.
Godliness In The Workplace
Pastor Matt Surber unpacks what it looks like to pursue godliness in the workplace even when it is difficult.
Legalism Doesn’t Produce Godliness
Pastor Matt Surber reminds us that legalism doesn’t produce godliness, to be aware of false teaching, and what it looks like to practice spiritual discipline and self-control.
God’s Blueprint for The Church
Pastor Matt Surber unpacks Paul’s letter to Timothy and the guidelines he gives for leadership within the church and how to lead effectively.
WINNING // Chuck Foster Story
A story about finding out what it really means to be winning in life.
Dealing With Controversial Passages
Pastor Matt Surber teaches us how to respond to controversial passages in the Bible and reminds us that unity is more important than uniformity.
Kingdom of God # 8 | Return of the King | TueGather
In this final teaching from the series, The Unshakeable Kingdom, Marian Jordan Ellis unpacks Matthew 24 and outlines the 7 prophetic signs of Christ’s Second Coming.
Pastor Matt Surber reminds us that the tomb is empty, Jesus is risen, and the resurrection changes everything.
God’s Blueprint for The Church
Pastor Matt Surber unpacks the truth found in 1 Timothy 1:12-17 and reminds us of the free gift of grace found in Jesus Christ.
A Right Way and A Wrong Way
Pastor Matt Surber introduces our study of 1 Timothy. Pastor Matt explores the difference between the proper use and the misuse of the Bible and how our understanding of the Bible influences the way we live.
Baptism at Central
You’ve accepted Christ and you want show that you now have new life in Him?
High school and middle school students! This is your family at Mission City Central.
Grace and Truth
Pastor Matt Surber unpacks what it looks like to stand for truth while living out grace.
Portrait of Mary Magdalene: Women of the Bible
Join us as Bible teacher, Marian Jordan Ellis teaches on the life of Mary Magdalene.
For His Glory: An Introduction to Ephesians
Join us as Bible teacher, Marian Jordan Ellis kicks off our study of Ephesians.
Kingdom of God #1 | The Unshakeable Kingdom
In this new series, Bible teacher Marian Jordan Ellis unpacks truths of the Kingdom of God from the Old and New Testament and how this truth gives us unshakeable hope.
Kingdom of God #2 | The King of Glory, Daniel 7 | The Unshakeable Kingdom
In this teaching by Marian Jordan Ellis, we continue our study The Unshakeable Kingdom by lifting our eyes to behold the King of Glory.
Kingdom of God #3 | Entering the Kingdom, Luke 15 | The Unshakeable Kingdom
In this teaching from Marian Jordan Ellis we continue our series The Unshakeable Kingdom and answer the question, “How do we enter the Kingdom of God?” Jesus answers this question with the story of the Prodigal Son in Luke 15.
Kingdom of God # 4 | Citizens of the Kingdom | The Unshakeable Kingdom
In this teaching from the series, The Unshakeable Kingdom, Bible teacher Marian Jordan Ellis dives into God’s word to show the three characteristics of kingdom citizens.
Kingdom of God # 5 | Secrets of the Kingdom | The Unshakeable Kingdom
In this teaching, Marian Jordan Ellis unpacks Mark 4 and teaches the Secret of the Kingdom.
Kingdom of God # 6 | Seek First the Kingdom | The Unshakeable Kingdom
In this teaching, Marian Jordan Ellis interviews four women who are serving the Kingdom of God in various capacities.
Kingdom of God # 7 | Prayers of the Kingdom | The Unshakeable Kingdom
In this teaching by Bible teacher Marian Jordan Ellis, we dive into Matthew 6 and discover the power of the secret place and the model for prayer.
Manna Food Ministry
This weekly opportunity provides a message of hope through the gospel and food distribution to needy families.
Trusting God In The Fire
Guest Speaker, Paul Stohler, reminds us that we can put our trust in God in the midst of the fire.
A Life-Giving Church
Pastor Matt shares the elements of a life-giving church and how Mission City Church can be that type of church.
God’s Special Favor
Pastor Matt shares how God’s grace towards us is not fair and not deserved, and yet it is still available through Jesus Christ.
Living by Grace (Part 2)
This weekend, Pastor Matt shared how grace frees us from the bondage of legalism.
Living by Grace
This weekend Pastor Matt shared that, because we are dead to sin and alive in Christ, sin no longer has authority over us.
This weekend, Pastor Matt shared 3 stories from scripture which reflect God’s undeserved grace towards us.
Saves Us To Works
This weekend, Pastor Matt shared how grace saves us from works and frees us to do works.
A Life of Transformation
Student Pastor, Cody Landers, shares four ways a life of transformation is a life on display.
Money and Responsibility
Pastor Matt reminds us that everything we have comes from God and we are stewards of His resources.
Pastor Matt reminds us of the principles of tithing and our response to God’s test.
God Wants Me To Be Happy
Pastor Matt shares how God’s greatest desire is not for us to be happy but to be holy.
Everything Will Work Out
Pastor Matt reminds us that God’s promise is not that life will be perfect, but that He will be with us through it all.
There Is No Resurrection
Pastor Matt shares how the resurrection of Jesus changes everything.
Heaven and Hell
Pastor Matt answers questions about heaven, eternity, and what happens to us when we die.
God Doesn’t Expect Anything From Me
Pastor Matt shares what God wants for us and what He expects from us.
Rich in Christ
Pastor Matt shares how we already have every spiritual blessing available to us in Christ.
Blessings Through God the Father
Pastor Matt unpacks what Ephesians says about the spiritual blessings we have in Christ.
Redeemed in Christ
Donnie Anthony, Connections and Missions Pastor, explains how we receive the blessing of redemption through Christ.
Pastor Matt reminds us that, if we are in Christ, we have been sealed by the Holy Spirit.
Death to Life
Pastor Matt Surber unpacks Ephesians 2:1-7, how Christ has raised us from death to life by grace alone.
A Father’s Day Panel
Pastor Matt talks Fatherhood with three of his fellow Mission City Church elders.
Peace in Christ
Pastor Matt unpacks the peace we have with God and with one another in Christ Jesus.
Pastor Matt reminds us that being a Christ follower is about loving Christ, His Church, and serving others.
Pastor Matt Surber explains how Ephesians 3 is a roadmap to praying and desiring more of God.
Guest speaker, Keith Baldridge from The Living Stone Church in Denver, Colorado, reminds us to count the cost and the reward of following Jesus.
Walking In Unity
Pastor Matt Surber unpacks how to walk in unity and reminds us of the basis of this unity.
Pastor Matt Surber unpacks Ephesians 4 to remind us that the win for the Church is maturity.
The Significance of One
Pastor Matt Surber reminds us to never underestimate the significance of ONE and the impact one person can make.
Pastor Matt Surber reminds us of the important mission we each have to bring our friends to Jesus.
Foundation of Love
Pastor Matt Surber kicks off our series in 1 John looking at the foundations for living a life of love.
Pastor Matt Surber looks at the difference between being a genuine Christ-follower and a spiritual poser.
Love God Hates
Pastor Matt Surber reminds us why we should chase after things of God and not things of the world.
Things Aren’t Always As They Appear
Pastor Matt Surber reminds us that what we believe about Jesus is foundational in recognizing the difference between a Christ-follower and a spiritual deceiver.
Love is a Verb
Pastor Matt Surber unpacks six principles about loving one another from 1 John 3 and how they should change the way we live a life of love.
Testing the Spirits
Pastor Matt Surber shares how we can test the spirits to discern what is from God and what is not.
Pastor Matt Surber reminds us that, through the power of Christ in us, we are able to overcome the temptations of the world.
Gender, Love, Sexuality, Jesus Christ, and the Bible
Pastor Matt Surber sets the foundation for our new series by looking at the beginning of God’s original design.
What it Means to be a Biblical Man
Pastor Matt Surber looks at the characteristics of what it means to be a Biblical man.
Pastor Matt Surber invites speaker and author, Marian Jordan Ellis, to speak on biblical womanhood.
God’s Plan for Gender and Sexual Orientation
Pastor Matt Surber unpacks God’s design for gender and sexual orientation, and reminds us that God’s ultimate desire is to make us more like Jesus.
Pastor Matt Surber reminds us that our attitude of thankfulness should exist beyond Thanksgiving when we remember what Jesus has done for us.
In The Valley
Pastor Matt Surber kicks off our new Christmas series by reminding us that God is with us in the valleys.
In The Wilderness
Pastor Matt Surber reminds us that our deepest need becomes a gift when it drives us to depend on God.
In The Storms
Pastor Matt Surber reminds us that peace is not found in the absence of storms, but in the presence of God.
God With Us
Pastor Matt Surber finishes our Christmas series by reminding us that God is with us always.
A Worthy Life
Wes Jones shares a message for the New Year, giving us keys to living a Gospel worthy life.
First Things First
On the first Sunday of 2020, Pastor Matt Surber reminds us of what and Who should be first in our lives.
Who Before You Do
Pastor Matt Surber challenges us to focus on who we want to become in the New Year rather on what we would like to do.
Take The Step
Pastor Matt Surber looks at the life of Daniel to show us how creating small disciplines can make a big difference.
Things To Stop
Pastor Matt Surber shares steps we need to take in order to break strongholds in our lives.
Pastor Matt Surber unpacks the importance of membership and commitment to the local church.
Pastor Matt Surber answers the question of why we need the Holy Spirit and the role the Holy Spirit plays in our lives.
Pastor Matt Surber looks at scripture to answer the question of why we baptize, how we baptize, and who should be baptized.
How To Live The Christian Life
Pastor Matt Surber kicks off our new series in the book of James by helping us understand the author and his relationship with Jesus.
Pastor Matt Surber looks at what God does and does not say about trials we walk through.
Wisdom In Trials
Pastor Matt Surber unpacks James 1:5-12 to show how we can have wisdom in trials.
Pastor Matt Surber unpacks what James says about facing temptations and how we can overcome them through Christ.
More Than Listening
Pastor Matt Surber reminds us from the book of James that our goal should not be to just hear God’s Word, but to obey it.
Pastor Matt Surber unpacks James 2:1-13 to remind us that God does not show favoritism and we should not show favoritism towards others.
Easter // 2020
Pastor Matt Surber reminds us that the tomb is empty, Jesus is risen, and the resurrection changes everything.
How Real Is Your Faith
Pastor Matt Surber unpacks 3 questions we should ask ourselves about our faith.
The Power of Our Speech
Pastor Matt Surber unpacks James 3 to remind us of the power of our speech and the problem with our speech.
Coming Back to God
Pastor Matt Surber reminds us that it is God’s grace that brings us back to Him.
A Mother’s Day Panel
Pastor Matt talks with several mothers at Mission City Church about motherhood and being a godly woman.
My Plans vs God’s Plans
Pastor Matt Surber looks at James 4:13-17 to remind us that God’s plans are always better than our own.
Prayer That Changes Things
Pastor Matt Surber finishes our series in James by reminding us that there is power in prayer.
Pentecost: Happy Birthday to The Church
Pastor Matt Surber looks at the birth of the church and the role the Holy Spirit plays in our lives.
Racism, Justice, and Love
Pastor Matt Surber addresses what God’s Word says about racism, justice, and love.
Introduction: I Believe
Pastor Matt Surber kicks off a new series called “I Believe” which focuses on unpacking The Apostle’s Creed.
God The Father Almighty
Pastor Matt Surber continues our “I Believe” series by unpacking God as our Father, Creator, and Almighty.
Pastor Matt Surber looks at what our Biblical view of Jesus should be as Savior and King.
Conceived of the Holy Spirit, Born of the Virgin Mary
Pastor Matt Surber looks at the birth of Jesus and what that means for us as believers.
Crucified, Died, and Buried
Student Pastor, Cody Landers, continues our “I BELIEVE” series by looking at the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Judge the Living and the Dead
Pastor Matt Surber looks at the Apostle’s Creed to remind us that Jesus is coming back.
The Holy Catholic Church and the Communion of The Saints
Pastor Matt Surber unpacks the characteristics of the Church and reminds us why we need the Church.
Pastor Matt Surber concludes our “I Believe” series by examining the final statements of the Apostle’s Creed.
Beating Anxiety and Fear
Pastor Matt Surber addresses how we can beat anxiety and fear by putting our hope in Christ.
Reset Your News Feed
Pastor Matt Surber kicks off our new series by reminding us that God is working in every situation for our future good.
Reset Your Attitude
Pastor Matt Surber reminds us that the cure for complaining is gratitude in every area of our lives.
Reset Your Confidence
Pastor Matt Surber explains the difference between living with God confidence and living with self confidence.
What Influence Are You Under?
Pastor Matt Surber unpacks what it looks like to influence the culture around us as ambassadors of Christ.
Paul’s Prayer for The Colossians
Pastor Matt Surber kicks off our new series ROOTED, a study on the book of Colossians.
Jesus Over Everything
Student Pastor, Cody Landers, reminds us that Jesus is over creation and our circumstances.
Calling, Suffering, Empowering
Pastor Matt Surber unpacks Colossians 1:24-29 looking at our calling, our reaction to suffering, and Christ’s power working through us.
Jesus Changes Our Everyday Life
Pastor Matt Surber reminds us that Jesus changes everything in our everyday lives.
The Source of Gratitude
Donnie Anthony, Missions and Connections Pastor, reminds us of the importance of contentment and the source of our gratitude.
Mary and Joseph
Pastor Matt Surber looks at Mary and Joseph to remind us that nothing is impossible with God when we respond with obedience.
Come And See Jesus
Pastor Matt Surber looks at the different elements of the nativity to remind us that an encounter with Jesus changes everything.
Pastor Matt Surber kicks off the Christmas season by reminding us that God’s plan and His timing are always perfect.
What To Expect When Not Expecting
Student Pastor, Cody Landers, reminds us that we can still expect big things in the new year.
Engage In The Body
Pastor Matt Surber unpacks what it looks like to be actively engaged in the Body of Christ.
Engage In The Mission
Pastor Matt Surber reminds us of what it looks like to be on mission for the Gospel.
Engage In Prayer
Pastor Matt Surber reminds us to seek God in prayer when we are faced with anxiety in the midst of uncertainty in our nation and in the Church.
Engage In The Word
Pastor Matt Surber unpacks the importance of being actively engaged in God’s Word as we begin the new year.
Act Like Men
Pastor Matt Surber looks at biblical manhood and what it means to be a spiritual leader.
Is God Trustworthy?
Pastor Matt Surber reminds us that we can still put our trust in God in the midst of uncertainty.
We corporately worship, support and pray together weekly. Find out more about Sundays at Mission City below, and more about worship specifically here.
Every week you make our church shine from Sundays to the streets, we’ll be known for our hearts to serve.
As always on Wednesdays, we have Midweek at 7:00 PM with the pre-hang starting at 6:30 PM!
Freedom From The Performance Trap
Pastor Matt addresses how we can be free from the performance trap when we place our hope and trust in Jesus Christ.
Reset Your Purpose
Pastor Matt reminds us that we were created for a purpose and we each have unique gifts we can use to serve.
Reset Your Scarcity Mindset
Pastor Matt reminds us that God will provide for all of our needs as we put our faith in Him.
Jesus is All
In week 8 of this series, Pastor Matt reminds us that Jesus changes everything in our everyday lives.
We believe in Transformed Lives and this happens with intentional study, prayer and accountability.
The Christian walk is not about arriving, but a commitment to the exciting transformed life that God has for you.
Welcome to Mission City Church. We are engaging people where they are with the gospel of Jesus Christ and leading them into lives of transformation.