Posts Categorized: Sermons

Jesus: I Am

March 24, 2019 John 6:25-35 Jesus: I Am I read an amazing story this week about Jacinda Ardern, the woman who is Prime Minister of New Zealand. She is the world’s youngest head of government at 37. In the aftermath of the massacre in Christchurch last week, she spoke before the New Zealand parliament about… Read more

Jesus: Living Water

March 17, 2019 John 4:4-15,21-26 Jesus: Living Water We are continuing to read through John’s gospel in this season of Lent. Last week I spoke about the miracle of Jesus turning water into wine at a wedding, from chapter 2. It could be considered one of the lesser known miracles of Jesus, compared with, say,… Read more

Faith and Glory

March 10, 2019 John 2:1-11 Faith and Glory We are now in the season of Lent, a forty day spiritual journey reflective of when Jesus was in the wilderness facing temptation. This is a more solemn season of the church year, a time of being recommitted in one’s relationship with the Lord. For those of… Read more

Word of God

March 3, 2019 John 1:1-5,14 Jesus: Word of God An ancient Christian writer Origen, who lived around 200 AD, stated once that there are not four gospels, but one four-fold gospel. Each gospel gives a certain perspective on the life of Jesus. We need all four to get the complete picture. John’s gospel was last… Read more

The Righteous Live by Faith

July 1 – Paradise Habakkuk 2:1-4 The Righteous Live by Faith   I appreciate the concerns you have for this country that are being lifted up in our worship service today. Our country is dealing with racial and economic injustice, an epidemic in drug addiction, fighting between political parties, corruption within our leaders, and dissention… Read more

Priceless

March 26, 2017 Mark 14:1-11 Priceless I believe God gives us opportunities to grow in faith and service through everyday life experiences. Sometimes you rise to the invitation and looking back, realize that this particular situation was one that helped you grow closer to the Lord. You made the decision to seek out a church… Read more

Getting Close

March 19, 2017 Mark 12:28-34 Getting Close We love thinking about great things. We debate what is the greatest movie of all time, like The Godfather? Citizen Kane? Shindler’s List? Maybe you have a personal favorite? How about the greatest baseball player of all time? Is it Babe Ruth, Willie Mays or Lou Gehrig? We… Read more

Inside Out

March 12, 2017 Mark11:12-17 Inside Out If you are like me, you may begin your morning looking at your schedule for the day. Maybe you like to make lists so you can cross off what you get done. It’s a satisfying feeling, to be sure. Some mornings I take a few minutes before getting out… Read more

Challenged to Grow

March 5, 2017 Mark 10:17-31 Challenged to Grow As we continue through Mark’s gospel, again there are some wonderful passages we are having to skip over, so let me bring you up to speed from last week. We looked at the encounter the disciples had with Jesus on the mountain, when he was transfigured to… Read more

Sharing Christ’s Glory

February 26, 2017 Mark 9:1-13 Sharing Christ’s Glory There are many wonderful and insightful passages in Mark’s gospel, so it is hard to choose which passages to highlight in a study such as ours, and which ones we will have to pass by. This morning we are on chapter nine, but that means we have… Read more