BOOKS THAT HAVE SHAPED CITIZENS

The Bible

The Celtic Way of Evangelism

The Viral Gospel

The Emotionally Healthy Church

Desiring the Kingdom

Total Church

The Prodigal God

Resident Aliens

SERMONS

Citizens gathers on the first three Sundays of the month for a traditionally formatted worship service, but we mainly meet in homes, neighborhoods, bars, coffee shops, and other spaces to live out our vision of “A Family of Servant Missionaries.”

The sermons featured below are from our gatherings, as well as other churches in the city where CJ has preached. Please feel free to listen, download, and share.

HEBREWS: Jesus Is the Final Word

August 6, 2017
Hebrews 8:1-13 – The Priest You Need

Dave Ainsworth

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July 16, 2017
Hebrews 7:1-28 – Jesus the Priest King

C.J. Bergmen

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July 9, 2017
Hebrews 5:11-6:20 – Warning Against Apostasy

Dave Ainsworth

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July 2, 2017
Hebrews 4:14-5:10 – Jesus the Qualified Sympathizer 

C.J. Bergmen

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June 18, 2017
Hebrews 4:1-16 – Let Us Fear 

Dave Ainsworth

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June 11, 2017
Hebrews 3:1-19 – The House of God 

C.J. Bergmen

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June 4, 2017
Hebrews 2:1-4 – Jesus Superior to Angels

Anthony Lam

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May 21, 2017
Hebrews 1:1-4 – One Who Is Son 

Dave Ainsworth

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May 7, 2017
Hebrews 1:1-2 – Introduction 

C.J. Bergmen

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EASTER 2017

CITIZENS DISTINCTIVES SERIES

JESUS IN THE HAIGHT SERIES
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November 6, 2016
The Woman At the Well
John 4:1-26

CJ Bergmen

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October 2, 2016
Who Do You Say That I Am?
Mark 8:27-37

CJ Bergmen

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August 7, 2016
The Bleeding Woman
Matthew 5:24-34

CJ Bergmen

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1 JOHN SERIES
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November 20, 2016
He First Loved Us
1 John 4:7-21

CJ Bergmen

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October 16, 2016
The Master Artist
1 John 3:24-4:6

CJ Bergmen

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June 20, 2016
Children of God
1 John 3:1-3

CJ Bergmen

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April 18, 2016
What Do You Love?
1 John 2:15-17
CJ Bergmen

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March 27, 2016
You Are Dying
John 12:23-25

CJ Bergmen

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January 24, 2016
Our Great Advocate
1 John 2:1-6
CJ Bergmen

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November 22, 2015
Walking In The Light
1 John 1:5-10

James Delarato

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October 11, 2015
Jesus | Light | Love
1 John 1:1-4

CJ Bergmen

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ADVENT
Navy Bridesmaid Dresses

December 20, 2015
The Silent King

CJ Bergmen

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STATEMENT OF BELIEFS
From The Gospel Coalition

AUTHORITY

Citizens is under the direct and local authority of its three sending churches – Soma San Ramon Valley, Christ Church San Francisco, and Reality San Francisco. These churches have regular contact with the leadership of Citizens for accountability and oversight. The pastors of Citizens will submit themselves to the elders at each of these churches until enough time has been established for local Eldership within Citizens.

No one single person has final say at Citizens. The role of the leaders is to serve and shepherd the people of the church. The leaders only have authority that has been given to them, and it can be taken away. Please read our blog on Biblical Eldership for more details.

SOMA

CHRIST CHURCH

REALITY