Sermons

“Lord, open our hearts and our minds by the power of your Holy Spirit, that as the Scriptures are read and your word is proclaimed, we may hear with joy what you say to us today. Amen.”

We pray that you will be inspired and challenged as you listen to the sermons below, and that you will grow in your walk with the Lord. If you would like to learn more or share a prayer request, feel free to contact us here.

Advent – LOVE

December 19, 2020
Link to the sermon is  HERE. God the Son's act of coming to earth in the person of Jesus was an act of pure love. When we follow his example to act…

Advent – JOY

December 12, 2020
Link to the sermon is HERE. Happiness is tied to happenings, or circumstances. As circumstances go up and down in daily life, so does our level of happiness. But Christian…

Advent – PEACE

December 5, 2020
Link to the service is HERE.     Both on his way to the cross, and after the ordeal of his crucifixion, Jesus offers to give his peace to the disciples.…

Advent – HOPE

November 29, 2020
Link to this sermon is HERE. The year 2020 has been a time for lament for many of us.  Throughout scripture, lament is an entirely appropriate response to certain kinds…

All Saints Day

November 1, 2020
The name "halloween" actually comes from the specifically Christian celebration of All Saints Day, sometimes called All Hallows Day. This day on the Christian calendar reminds us of our connection…
Nearly 30 years ago, two well known political commentators--Roger Starr and George Will--both commented that what our country most needs is a modern-day John Wesley and Methodist-type movement. Though these…
After Jesus's baptism and temptation in the wilderness, he begins his adult ministry by returning to his hometown of Nazareth. He attends the synagogue and reads a passage from the…
Matthew chapter 1 opens with a long genealogy that is easy to skip over. However, understanding the Biblical theme of Exile allows us to see that Matthew is actually making…

Jesus as the New Exodus

October 4, 2020
On this World Communion Sunday we look at Jesus's Passover meal with the disciples, during which he told them to remember his body and blood through the physical elements of…
Concluding the series on thematic keys that help unlock deeper meanings within the Bible story, we look this week at the theme of "Priests". What were God's purposes for the…

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