Sermon Archive

December 2 – An Interrupting Hope – Lk. 1:5-17
Click here to read.  Life does not always work out like we want.  In fact, life is bound to give us moments of deep sadness as we see our hopes deferred or unrealized.  Faith is holding onto the hope that God sees us in our barren state and will bring forth that which we yearn and long.

November 4
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September 23 – Loving Like Jesus Means Loving the Least of These – Mk. 9:30-37
Click here to listen. – What does it look like to be great?  Jesus radically redefines greatness as our willingness to embrace and empower the hurting, marginalized and the weak in our midst.  We want to be a congregation that is here to make the community around us better, not ourselves.

September 16 – “Here to love like Jesus, live like Jesus, and serve like Jesus” – Mt. 4:23-25
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Christianity is – at its core – about the good news of Jesus being there for us and with us.  Where do we see Christ at work, and how can we get back to what is most important?  This past Sunday, Pastor Wes invited us to let our relationship with Jesus give us the energy we need to serve.

September 9 – small church.  BIG HEARTS.  – Matthew 14:13-21
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As a church family, we’ve committed to doing a lot together.  The question is, where do we find the strength to do the ministry we feel called to do.

September 2 – Stretching Exercises
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August 26
A Family of Believers:  The Way of Jesus (click here to listen).  What do we mean that we say in believe in Jesus as our Lord?  Part of that means we are committed to following the example Jesus sets for us in his actions, thoughts, and behaviors.  Check out this week’s sermon on how Jesus shows a commitment to (1) the conversation, (2) to pleasing God, and (3) to building up the Kingdom of God (sermon text).

August 19
A Family of Believers:  Clinging to the Good News (click here to listen).  Ours is a time of confusion, doubt, and nay-saying.  So, what does it mean to say we are a “family of believers“?  Believers in what?  And how do we keep ourselves full of hope and trust?  Check out this week’s sermon (sermon text).

August 12
Our Four Family Truths (click here to listen).  “Family” is a bold word.  It is a counter-cultural word.  It invites us to live in connection with others in a deeper way.  Check out these four family “truths” from Romans 12:3-8 and how they apply to us as a church family and your own family (sermon text).

August 5
Family: We Make It By Committing – This Sunday we continued looking at our desire to be a welcoming family of believers by exploring the story of Ruth’s commitment to Naomi, and how we too are called to make such life-long commitments in a topsy-turvy world.  Read the sermon here.

July 29
Moving from “Welcoming” to “Wanting” – The first in our series looking at our desire to be a “welcoming family of believers.”  The first step includes moving from saying we are welcoming on paper to being a congregation that truly wants the best for our neighbors and for those who walk through our doors.  The story of King David and Mephibosheth pushes us out to be extremely welcoming in our actions towards others.  Click here to read this week’s sermon.

July 8
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July 1
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June 24
Courageously Loving.

June 17
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June 10
He Takes the Time

June 3
The One Voice in the Swirling Chaos – Galatians 1:6-10 and Children’s Message

May 13
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May 6
Sermon and Children’s Message.

April 22
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April 8
Priority #1 – Stabilize the Patient – Click here to read the sermon

April 1
Easter Sunday – Who Will Roll Away Your Stone? – click here to read the sermon. Click here to listen.

March 25
John 13:21-30 – “Lord, Who Is It?”  To read the sermon, click here.

March 4
God Looks Upon You with Delight

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