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

The Good Life

In your mind’s eye, what does “the good life” look like?  What are the essential ingredients that make life meaningful?  This week Jesus is going to tell us what he thinks about that, as we come to the fourth installment in our sermon series called “The Parables of Jesus: Eight Critical Life Lessons.”

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Who has hurt you most in life?  And how is that affecting you?  In your life right now, who do you struggle to forgive?  Forgiveness sounds good, but is hard to do – really hard.  This week we’ll study a parable where Jesus shares insights that can help us get a lot better at forgiving […]

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The Mystery of the Mustard Seed

If you need more power in your life, join us this Sunday as we continue our study of the parables of Jesus.  This week we’ll delve into the Parable of the Mustard Seed and learn a critical lesson about how the power of God works in our personal lives and in the world.  If you […]

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I Hate Weeds!

You’re probably thinking, “What kind of a title is that for a sermon?  What do weeds have to do with spiritual life?”  Join us Sunday to find out, as we launch a new sermon series called “The Parables of Jesus: 8 Critical Life Lessons.”  This week we’ll learn an awesome lesson from a parable Jesus […]

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On Earth, As It Is In Heaven

Conversations about race and racism are at the heart of American culture today.  Just this past week, the Supreme Court issued a major decision prohibiting affirmative action.  This Sunday we’ll wrap up our sermon series on the Bible & Justice by grappling with the challenges of racism.  We’ll look at the big picture story of […]

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The Burden of Wealth

When you were a kid, what did “rich” mean to you?  Do  you consider yourself rich?  By any objective measure, compared to the rest of the world, most of us are in the top 10% of wealth in the world.  This Sunday we’ll take a look at God’s passion for the poor and explore how […]

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Wayfarer

We live in a land of plenty, which makes our nation a magnet for immigrants.  Jesus said, “To whom much is given, of them shall much be required.”  But we can’t save the whole world, so how much is enough?  That’s the question we’ll wrestle with this Sunday, as we come to the third installment […]

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Responding to Anti-Trans Hate: WWJD?

This Sunday, for the second installment in our sermon series called “The Bible & Justice: What Love Looks Like in Public,” we will be challenged to think deeply about what Jesus would want us to do – individually and as a congregation – to respond to the huge surge in hate being directed at transgender […]

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Should We All Think Alike?

This Sunday Pastor Jeff begins a new sermon series called “The Bible & Justice: What Love Looks Like in Public.”  The goal of this series is NOT for one person (Pastor Jeff) to tell everybody what their detailed policy positions should be, but rather to identify core biblical values relevant to contemporary justice issues (like […]

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This Body of Mine

How well are you doing taking care of your health?  I know, I know, most of us don’t want to think about it.  Most of us feel a real tension between the challenge to caring for our bodies and the desire to enjoy life fully.  Should I eat that luscious piece of chocolate cheese cake […]

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Everywhere

God is Everywhere.  Jesus tells us in Matthew 28:20 that “I will be with you always.”  That’s God’s love language – Quality Time (Presence), Words of Affirmation, and Gifts (Blessings).  When we first enter into that relationship, we are excited when love is anew.  But as time lingers, events happen that swing our emotions to […]

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The Hand That Rocks The Cradle

Do you realize how much influence you have?  Who you are and what you do can make all the difference to the people around you.  Sunday is Mother’s Day, which is a great opportunity to remind ourselves of the power of our influence on the people around us – and the power of the people […]

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