This Sunday we begin a new sermon series called “Songs of Our Heart.” In this series, we’ll study the songs sung by our ancestors in faith in the Old Testament book of Psalms and discover that their hopes, dreams, fears, and anxieties are very similar to ours. From them, we will learn how to better […]
This Sunday is the finale of our sermon series on “Who Killed Jesus?” In this series, we’ve been trying determine who bears ultimate responsibility for Jesus’ death, This week we’ll examine the final suspect – a surprise witness who, it turns out, is ultimately responsible for Jesus’ death. Can you guess who that surprise witness […]
Sin and Grace – those are two key words that Christians throw around a lot. The word “sin” has been used as a club to beat us over the head, so we tend to want to avoid it. The word “grace” sounds nice, but seems vague. This week we’re going to tackle both words, exploring […]
Fretting is not good for us. The Bible tells us to “fret not.” But we do it anyway because it feels like others are disrupting our peace. Or we want life to go a certain way. Or it’s more important to be what we think is “right” than to be free. All of which leads […]
Samson is one of the most puzzling “heroes” in the Bible. He was full of flaws, yet also chosen and called by God. As we explore Samson’s story, we’ll wrestle with this big question: Can you have faith and not be faithful?
It’s often said that the things we do – good and bad – have a way of coming back to us. Is that really true? If so, why then do bad things sometimes happen to good people – and vice versa? Does God ever make exceptions to the principle of “sowing and reaping?” If so, […]
If you need a word of encouragement, if you’re ever tempted to think you mess up too much for God to use you, if you need an extra dose of God’s grace, you need to hear this Sunday’s sermon – the fourth installment in our sermon series on the Life of Jacob.
Those are some of the worst words in the English language. You know the feeling. You got caught or you catch somebody “in the very act.” You have them dead to rights, or they’ve got you dead to rights. What now? What happens next is CRITICAL to both the offender and the offended. That’s what […]
On Sunday we’ll celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the founding of our church by asking: Why did God raise up a church like ours and what great things are next for us? To guide our thoughts, we’ll explore three epic moments in Jesus’ life where he made clear what his churches should be like. Let’s […]
Over the last 6 weeks, we have been exploring the wisdom of Father James Martin from his book ‘Learning to Pray: A Guide for Everyone.’ This Sunday, we will be wrapping up our prayer series as we explore our desire for God; What is it that draws us to God and what is it that helps […]
We all live with a keen sense of our failures. Time and again, we mess up. How does a healthy spiritual person address that? This Sunday we’ll explore a three-fold pattern of wholeness embedded in the Old Testament and reflected in the highest holy day on the Jewish calendar – Yom Kippur. Join us Sunday […]
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