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Who Killed Jesus? Suspect #3

Sometimes life backs us into a corner and forces us to make difficult choices that demand great courage and sacrifice.  How courageous are you?  What makes the difference between people who rise to an occasion and those who don’t?  These are some of the questions we’ll discuss on Sunday, as we continue exploring who bears […]

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Who Killed Jesus? Suspect #2

Have you ever been disappointed in God?  On Sunday we continue a new sermon series exploring who bears ultimate responsibility for the death of Jesus.  This week we’ll look at Suspect #2 – Judas Iscariot.  Judas’ story is fascinating and teaches us a VERY important lesson about how we should (and shouldn’t) react when we […]

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Who Killed Jesus?

This Sunday Pastor Jeff begins a new sermon series that explores who bears ultimate responsibility for the death of Jesus.  Many different people had a motive to remove Jesus from the scene, including some who will really surprise you.  There will be unexpected plot twists.  We will look at the case against each suspect, then […]

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Jesus affirmatively and emphatically commanded us to observe Holy Communion.  No practice is more central to the Christian faith than Holy Communion.  But why?  This Sunday we’re going to talk about the meaning of Communion, why it’s so important, what we’re supposed to get from it, and how it can become a transformational part of […]

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When A Dream Dies

Life is full of unexpected, unwelcome, and sometimes devastating interruptions.  How many times has life thrown you a curve ball?  How we respond in those times is critical.  So that’s what we’re going to talk about on Sunday, as we conclude our sermon series on The Meaning of the Cross by exploring a fourth great lesson of […]

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We always hear church people say, “On the cross Jesus paid for our sins; if he hadn’t died we couldn’t be forgiven.”  But why?  What does that really mean?  Nobody ever takes the time to break it down and explain it.  On Sunday we will, as we continue to explore The Meaning of the Cross.  We’ll […]

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Expectations

As a children of God, what do we have the right to expect from God in terms of the quality of our life?  Most of us would hope for a long life filled with blessings with minimal suffering.  But then along comes Jesus, saying, “Take up your cross and follow me.”  What does that mean?  […]

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God Help Us

As Christians, we believe Jesus’ death on the cross was the most pivotal event in the history of the world.  On Sunday we will launch a new sermon series that explores why.  Over the next four Sundays we’ll look at four different meanings of the cross, each taking us deeper in the understanding of our faith and […]

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The Atomic Center of the Gospel Message

This week we will explore the single most important concept for us to understand if we’re going to be followers of Jesus.  The explosive power of Jesus’ message comes from this core concept.  Do you know what it is?  Have you internalized it?  Are you living it? Sermon Video Reference

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Why Did Jesus Have to Die?

You’ve probably heard it said many times, “Jesus had to die.”  It’s one of those things that Christians say – a lot.  But why?  Why did he have to die?  Why couldn’t God have just pardoned our sins without the trauma of the cross?  This Sunday we’ll explore those questions, as we continue our series […]

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Learning To Love Failure

This Sunday – Palm Sunday – marks the beginning of Holy Week!  You may be tempted to think, “So what?  I already know the story.”  No you don’t.  You may think you do because you’ve heard it a million times.  But what if all this time there has been a REALLY IMPORTANT aspect to the story of Jesus’ […]

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