Did you eat your fill on Thanksgiving -- and then some? This Sunday we will examine the Gospel passage where Jesus fed 5,000. The text tells us that the people ate their fill, with leftovers to boot. We'll compare Jesus' attitude toward the hungry crowds to the attitude of his disciples and, in the process, learn important […]
Pastor Jeff's COVID isolation period is over, he's feeling great, and will be preaching on Sunday, as we begin to wind down our sermon series on Encounters With Christ. This week we'll learn something powerful from two nameless people who encountered Jesus on the cross.
Because of the COVID pandemic, many of us are about to experience one of the strangest, most isolating Christmases ever. Sunday’s sermon will share two practical insights – drawn from the Biblical Christmas story – that could make a huge difference in how you experience Christmas this year.
In recent weeks, we’ve been exploring the core characteristics of a Spirit-filled person. This Sunday – Pentecost Sunday – we’ll continue that theme by focusing on the kindness. In the process, we’ll look at some oft neglected stories buried deep in the Old Testament that contain rich teachings about what it means to simply be […]
What’s the difference between being religious and spiritual? Being religious is often associated with rote rule-keeping. Rules, rules, rules. Being spiritual is completely different and so much more beautiful! That’s what we’re going to explore this Sunday as we continue our sermon series about being salt and light in a hurting world.
It's a powerful, primal, scary word that lies at the center of so much of what's wrong with our world -- and what can go wrong inside each of us. What is it about yourself that you "hate"? What is it about others that tempts you to lash out in a rage of venomous thoughts […]
You can tell a lot about a person by what makes them angry. So this week we’ll explore the two times in the Gospels when Jesus really blew his stack. What was it that made him so upset? Join us as we continue our sermon series “Experiencing Jesus at a Deeper Level.”
Do you have a mentor? If so, you know how much they’ve shaped who you are. Did you know that Jesus had a mentor? This Sunday we’ll explore who that was and the impact they had on Jesus, as we continue our new sermon series, “Experiencing Jesus on a Deeper Level.”
This Sunday Pastor Jeff will walk us through a great story about Jesus that will help us better understand what it looks like to receive and share the grace of God in (and through) our lives.
On Sunday, we continue our new sermon series called “The Beauty Of Christ – Living In Me.” This week’s Gospel story seeks to awaken us to a secret healing power entrusted to each of us who follows Jesus. Do you know what that power is? Do you know how to use it? Join us on Sunday to […]
This week we’ll wrap up our sermon series on “How To Neighbor” by reminding ourselves of three key people each one of us is going to meet at some point in our journey here on earth – and once again in heaven. We will consider what we can be doing now to make sure our […]