Episodes
Have you found it hard to connect the dots between where you want to be and what it will take to get there? Do you feel like you keep missing your moment? On the quest for honor, we must find courage: an elusive dynamic inside of the human spirit where we begin to live integrated lives with the Holy Spirit. Integrity is the key to courage, and at the forefront of integrity is humility. This message unpacks the necessity of humility and its power to unlock your future. If you want to live a...
Published 05/21/22
Published 05/21/22
Do you find yourself just wanting to make it through the day? Trying to exist, rather than truly live?Life is an adventure, a journey, a trek filled with uncertainty, excitement and risk. Don’t let a bad experience cause you to sit on the sidelines, watching your life go by. In all of us there is a voice crying out, ‘I want to live!’ This message calls to that voice inside of you, giving you the tools you need to live the life you crave so you can run free in God’s future for you! This...
Published 05/09/22
This incredible continuation of last week's message "The Power of Words" will have you examining the strength you have to change who you are with the words you speak. Are you operating at 10% of your God-given capacity? This message will encourage you to take back the keys to your life and find the empowerment you need to unlock your future!
Published 05/02/22
Have you experienced the lasting impact that words can have on your life? In Lead Pastor Erwin McManus’ new message “The Power of Words,” he explores the unique power of language and how God harnesses it to create life. From the very beginning in Genesis chapter 1, God uses language to create light and life out of nothing. He creates, he blesses, and proceeds to call His creation, “Good.” Here, we learn that God always creates what is good, beautiful, and true. In contrast, the voice of...
Published 04/29/22
In Lead Pastor Erwin McManus’ captivating Easter message “Eternal,” he brings us into the monumental moment when time and eternity collided as Jesus died on the cross. In Matthew chapter 27, a wide array of astonishing events come to pass at the moment of Jesus’ death. Not only did the veil in the Jewish temple tear in two, but bodies were raised from their graves and began to walk around the city. Moments before Jesus died, he cried out to God,  “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”...
Published 04/20/22
For Easter Sunday, Lead Pastor Erwin McManus brings us into a powerful conversation on the life of Jesus and his desire to wrestle us free from the things that are stealing life from us.In Luke chapter 24 we learn that two women ran to Jesus' tomb after he had resurrected, searching for his body. They were met by two men that were beaming with light. The women were asked "Why are you looking for the living among the dead?" Pastor Erwin emphasizes that cemeteries are the most predictable place...
Published 04/17/22
In this beautiful Good Friday message, Pastor Erwin McManus brings a fresh perspective to the power of the cross and the impact it can have on our personal lives.In John chapter 19, the story of Jesus' crucifixion and death is told from the perspective of John-one of Jesus' followers. Similar to Jesus hanging on the cross, Pastor Erwin points out that he is standing in a desert-a place of isolation, danger, and desperation. He says that often when we find ourselves in times of desperation and...
Published 04/15/22
Palm Sunday is the day Jesus’s followers celebrated his victory before he entered the battle that would define human history. Out of John chapter 12, Mosaic Lead Pastor Erwin McManus illuminates this remarkable moment in Jesus’s life and legacy like never.  No one celebrating in the streets of Jerusalem on Palm Sunday could have known the magnitude of the victory that was yet to be won. At the intersection of the scriptures and present day, Pastor Erwin reveals that God wants us to anticipate...
Published 04/09/22
Reclaiming Our Humanity | Erwin McManus - Mosaic
Published 04/02/22
"If we want to reach people in our lifetime we need to be searching for the people that no one is searching for." - Erwin McManus  Filmed live at Mosaic Hollywood - 06/12/19 - 8:00pm —    "Above the Noise" message given by Erwin McManus at Mosaic Hollywood.  For more information, visit mosaic.org. © MOSAIC / Erwin McManus. #20220327
Published 03/27/22
This week in a follow up of  "The Stories We Tell Ourselves," Pastor Erwin McManus navigates the flip side of the negative stories we tell ourselves. Whether you resonate most with the story of the victim, martyr, innocent, or the hero - there is another story you are meant to tell!   In 2 Corinthians 1, we learn that God intends to use the moments we have been treated as victims to bring healing to others who have walked through similar situations. We have the ability to turn our pain into...
Published 03/21/22
In this week's challenging new message from Lead Pastor Erwin McManus, we are invited to embark on a journey through the most important questions we must ask ourselves. Pastor Erwin points out that though we may have many questions for Jesus, the questions that will ultimately bring us transformation are the ones that Jesus asks us. Throughout the scriptures, Jesus’s question asks questions that cut to the core of people. In Matthew 16, he asks Peter, "Who do you say that I am?" Pastor Erwin...
Published 03/12/22
Have you ever wondered what story you're living in? This week, Lead Pastor Erwin McManus addresses five key mental, emotional, and spiritually-based stories we tell ourselves: that we are the victim, the martyr, the innocent, the hero, or the servant.  Adam and Eve both fall into the ‘victim’ story, blaming one another for their mistakes instead of taking personal ownership. In the story of Elijah from 1 Kings 18, we see the mentality of the ‘martyr.’ Elijah sees himself as the only person...
Published 03/05/22
"Jesus is taking us from a conversation of ‘good and bad’ to ‘old and new.’" - Erwin McManus God has created each of us to be able to fulfill the calling he’s placed on our lives! We must rediscover and realign our posture from ‘I need to receive what I need’ to ‘I need to unleash what I have.’ Be encouraged that God wants to take you on a journey - he doesn’t give you a map so you can’t travel without him. The only one who can make you who you were created to be is the God who created...
Published 02/27/22
Lead Pastor Erwin McManus shares an empowering new message that gives us insight into how God orchestrates our calling in our lives. Though it is common to assume that the calling God gives us will fit like a glove, Pastor Erwin challenges this notion. Instead of fitting us perfectly, God’s calling is always bigger than us and requires that we lean into His power to step into it fully.    In 2 Thessalonians chapter 1, we read that God is the one who makes us fit for the calling He gives us....
Published 02/19/22
“[Knowing] the deep mind of God does not come from information or education - it only comes through intimacy.’ - Erwin McManus The deep mind of God can only be known through a relationship with Him. This message from Erwin Raphael McManus speaks to our desire to control the future, instead of create the future. Most of us live in the shallows because we only live with the God we hear about and not the God we know. This message calls us to live with the mind of Christ; a life of endless...
Published 02/13/22
In this week's compelling new message, Lead Pastor Erwin McManus brings us into a conversation on the power of wisdom and taking control of your future.    Out of Ecclesiastes chapter 9, Pastor Erwin shares that Solomon - a rich and wealthy king who is regarded as the wisest man who ever lived aside from Jesus - was amazed by a poor man who saved his whole city with his wisdom. Though Solomon had much, he was astonished by the man who accomplished a great feat with only his wisdom to aid...
Published 02/06/22
The New: Erwin Raphael McManus
Published 01/29/22
This compelling message from Lead Pastor Erwin McManus reveals to us the price we must pay to live a life of greatness. Beyond our big dreams, do we have what it takes to live a life of greatness in the small details of our lives? Pastor Erwin gives us a roadmap to becoming someone that God can trust with a revolutionary dream.    In Genesis chapter 50, we learn about the life of Joseph. When he was young he was given a big dream to rule over his brothers, but the dream filled him with...
Published 01/23/22
This week, Lead Pastor Erwin McManus compels us to lean into joy in a new way. Often when we are facing challenging times, joy is the last thing on our mind. But in this encouraging message from our ‘Best Of’ series, Pastor Erwin shares that God’s way of strengthening us when we’re struggling is through the power of celebration. Teaching out of James chapter 1, Pastor Erwin highlights Jesus’ words which instruct us to rejoice when we face difficulties of all kinds. Why? Joy creates the...
Published 01/15/22
In this inspiring message, Lead Pastor Erwin McManus challenges us to see our capacity with new eyes. Many of us struggle with feeling as though we’ve been shortchanged with the set of talents we’ve been given and it may seem as though we don’t have what it takes to create the life we desire. But Pastor Erwin proposes a different perspective. Is it possible that what we have in our hands is exactly what God wants to use to expand our capacity?   In Matthew chapter 15, Jesus and his disciples...
Published 01/09/22
In this week’s message, Lead Pastor Erwin McManus helps us to move away from the idea that success is a bad word. As those who follow Jesus, we have the responsibility to maximize the gifts that God has given us. Growing up, we may have been taught that it was selfish to desire success. Contrary to this idea, Pastor Erwin invites us to discover what the scriptures say about success.    From Ecclesiastes 10:10, Pastor Erwin points out that the scriptures speak clearly about how sharp skill...
Published 01/04/22
Mosaic Lead Pastor Erwin McManus delivers a message that helps us see the season of Christmas with a new sense of clarity. Out of Isaiah chapter 9, he shares that God did not send Jesus to satisfy his own ego and his needs. Every intention God had for sending his son Jesus to die on a cross was a gift for us! Pastor Erwin shares that in the holiday season, many of us receive gifts that we either don’t like or didn’t know that we needed. And Jesus is the latter - the gift humanity desperately...
Published 12/20/21
In this week’s insightful new message from Ecclesiastes, Lead Pastor Erwin McManus teaches us the power of choosing others instead of simply living for ourselves. The passage focuses on the life of Solomon, who found that at the end of his time on Earth, the one thing more precious than wisdom or gold was relationship.  Pastor Erwin shares that those who fail are not those who fall down, but those who fall down without having anyone there to pick them up because they never took the time to...
Published 11/16/21