Recent Sermons

December 30, 2012

“The Fullness of Joy”

"The Fullness of Joy"

We humans spend our lives in the relentless pursuit of happiness. This is not necessarily a bad thing, and it’s even a mindset that is supported by scripture.

December 23, 2012

“A Christmas Canticle Medley”

“A Christmas Canticle Medley”

Both the Old and New Testaments have recorded the lyrics of what were actual songs sung by Israel, the early church, and even the angels and saints in heaven.

December 16, 2012

“The First Christmas Tree”

"The First Christmas Tree"

The origins of the Christmas tree have long been debated. Most affirm they came from Germany or somewhere in northern Europe but many unsubstantiated legends and myths, both pagan and Christian, cloud the historical truth.

December 9, 2012

“Who Is This King of Glory”

“Who Is This King of Glory”

700 years before Jesus’ birth, Isaiah describes the royal names of our Messiah, the attributes and qualities of the King of kings and Lord of Lords. David asks rhetorically, “Who is He, this King of glory?”

December 2, 2012

“The One With The Keys”

“The One With The Keys”

We know from the Scriptures, that before His birth in a lowly manger in Bethlehem, Jesus, God the Son, dwelt in preeminent glory and supremacy.

November 25, 2012

“Praying For Hearts To Open”

“Praying For Hearts To Open”

As we take seriously our mandate to share the Good News with others, it behooves us to consider those times we get together with family, friends, and neighbors as natural times where we can share our faith.

November 18, 2012

“And Be Thankful”

“And Be Thankful”

Thanksgiving is very much in order, despite our circumstances. Our text begins with Paul reminding us that we are God’s chosen people, holy, and dearly loved. As believers, those realities alone should cause our hearts to be deeply grateful.

November 11, 2012

“Post Election Ruminations”

“Post Election Ruminations”

Despite the outcome of elections and the names of those occupying governmental places of leadership and power, we must not forget that God is sovereign over the kings of the earth.

November 4, 2012

“Fire Tested Faith”

“Fire Tested Faith”

Peter begins his first letter with words that reveal the Trinity as well as any written. He describes the collaborative, sovereign, and powerful role of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit in our new birth, transformational process, and future glory, reminding us we are strangers here but not where we’re going.  And then he reminds us that our walks of […]

October 28, 2012

“A Dream Home For Tent Dwellers”

“A Dream Home For Tent Dwellers”

Paul writes the church in Corinth what is actually his fourth letter with the goal of encouraging this flock to lift their eyes off their suffering and onto all that is to come.

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