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Sermons prior to November 2015 may be found on the Sermon Archive Website.

Special Guest LaShawnda Crowe Storm Presents

As we celebrate Black History Month, we are excited to welcome LaShawnda Crowe Storm to share her thoughts about how to prepare ourselves and center ourselves to do justice in the world in the same way Jesus did.  LaShawnda leads the Lynch Quilts Project, a community-based effort to examine the history of racial violence through the […]

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Heaven & Hell – What Should I Believe?

This week we conclude our sermon series about “New Life In Christ,” i.e., being born again.  Our focus in this last installment will be on the afterlife and how being born again affects that.  If you’ve ever wondered what will heaven really be like?  Or, how could a loving God create a place like hell?  […]

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Fullness of Life

The New Testament says that when we are “born again” (i.e., spiritually awakened), we receive an amazing, incredible, miraculous gift called “the Holy Spirit.”  What does that mean?  And what new possibilities does that open up in my life?  This will be the fourth of five installments in our sermon series on “New Life in […]

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Metamorphosis

In our sermon series on “New Life in Christ,” we’ve talked about what Jesus meant when he said “you must be born again” and we’ve talked about the role that grace and faith play in that spiritual birthing process.  Now this Sunday we’re ready to discuss what comes next.  Once I’ve been spiritually reborn, what […]

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Animal House

This week we continue our Sermon series called “New Life in Christ.”  Last week we began by exploring what it means to be “born again.”  We saw that Jesus was talking about the necessity of a spiritual awakening within each of us.  This week we’ll dig deeper by studying a key New Testament passage that […]

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Born Again?

You’ve heard the phrase a million times.  You’ve seen it on thousands of bumper stickers?  But have you ever heard a really thoughtful discussion of what Jesus meant when he originally used that term.  This Sunday Pastor Jeff will dig deep into the question: What does it really mean to be born again?  This will be the […]

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This Sunday we conclude our sermon series on the life of Mary by looking at the amazing, incredible, unforeseeable place Mary came to at the end of her life.  Now, suddenly, so much that made no sense in her life finally did.  And from this we learn another really important lesson for our lives.

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Standing in the Pain

When someone you care about is in pain, have you ever found yourself wondering what to do, how to help them, and what to say?  This Sunday we’ll study a passage that describes Mary’s dramatic encounter with Jesus on the cross.  We’ll learn a beautiful lesson from Mary about how we can help others who […]

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Restraining God

This Sunday Pastor Jeff continues our sermon series “From the Cradle to the Grave: Lessons from the Life of Mary.”  The passage we’ll study contains a particularly poignant lesson for us as we approach the New Year and reflect on how to make the most of whatever adversity we currently face.  Start the New Year […]

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Mary, Did You Know?

This Sunday – Christmas Eve – Pastor Jeff resumes our sermon series called “From the Cradle to the Grave: Lessons from the Life of Mary.”  We’ll be studying a part of the Christmas story where Mary learned a profound lesson that’s powerfully relevant to each of us today.  Our Sunday morning services will be at […]

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The Christmas Play

Sunday is our Annual Christmas Pageant, so in lieu of a sermon, we’ll experience “The Christmas Play” by Gary Neil, which tells the story of the birth of Jesus in the Bible’s own words, Greek-theater style, via dramatic readings.  The play weaves the words of Matthew, Luke, and John together into one seamless drama. Don’t […]

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Hold Me Together

This Sunday we continue our new sermon series “From the Cradle to the Grave: Lessons from the Life of Mary.”  In this second installment, we’ll explore a POWERFULLY UPLIFTING LESSON we can learn from the incredibly difficult circumstances surrounding the birth of Jesus.

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