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Last fall and early this year Pastor Shea gave a series of messages on building a strong and knowledgeable faith, drawn from his books “Foundational Christian Teachings” and “How To Live In The Church.” The books are available through See below for more details.


About the books

Pastor Shea’s books for this series are available for sale. You can order copies of the books on our page about the series.

Our page on training gives a brief synopsis of each book as well as one for Pastor Shea’s third book in the series, “How To Live As A Disciple.” Click here to go to the training page.











May 7: Honor

April 30: Blind Spots

April 2: Gossip

March 26: Communicating (last half of the message)

Feb. 26: Team Work

Feb. 19: Church Love

Feb. 5: Evangelism

Jan. 29: Deception

Jan. 22: Spiritual warfare

Jan. 15 God’s Judgments

Dec. 4: Heaven

To This Challenging Series:
A More Sure Foundation
That Will Take You Deeper In Your Faith


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Sept. 17: The Gift of Faith

Sept. 10: A Normal Church

Sept. 3: Work Appreciation

Aug. 27: Levels of Faith

Aug. 20: Tom Stamman

Aug. 13: Restored Inheritance

Aug. 8: The Sabbath

July 30: Doing God’s Will

July 23: Faith

July 16: God’s Help in Times of Trouble

July 9: Doormats & Borders

July 2: The Great Commission

June 25: Walls & Wind

June 18: Strong Men of Faith and Fulfillment

June 11: What Are God’s Intentions

June 4: Making Decisions

May 28: That’s Life

May 21: Confidence

May 14: God’s Purpose for Family

April 23: Serving God

Message by OBF leader Juan Carbajal

April 16: The Power of Easter

April 9: Suprises in Faith

Feb. 12: Mike & Dara Rasavanh

The Rasavanhs founded the first Asian church in Open Bible, and have now answered a call to minister in Thailand.

Jan. 8: Mindsets - Juan Carbajal

Jan. 1: Change

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Earlier messages in this series are available here. Topics include spiritual gifts, baptism of the Holy Spirit, prayer, and understanding salvation.


Pastor Shea’s regular messages and those from guest speakers. His series on Building a Strong and Knowledgeable Faith is at right.

The High Five Pastor

Pastor Shea is on YouTube. Here is his latest video. Check out his YouTube channel to view other videos and to subscribe!