Sermons

  • Passion to Protect (Luke 13:31-35)

    Passion to Protect (Luke 13:31-35)

    March 18, 2019

    Lent: week 2 Pastor Paul Sausser On His way to Jerusalem Jesus is interrupted by people who warn Him of Herod’s intent to kill Him. But Jesus is not concerned with Herod’s plans. Jesus knows He is going to die so He can bring us under the protection of His wings.

  • The Tempter (Luke 4:1-13)

    The Tempter (Luke 4:1-13)

    March 11, 2019

    Lent: week 1 Pastor Paul Sausser The Spirit thrusts Jesus to the wilderness—there He meets temptation. Father God does not do the tempting—He provides the strength and the way to victory in it. How can we know that victory unless Father God has permitted the temptation to come? It is in Jesus and the way […]

  • Do Something Beautiful; Do What You Can (Mark 14:1-9)

    March 4, 2019

    Guest Preacher: Tanner Smith from Partners Relief & Development The world is full of crises and challenges — from across the globe to next door, and in our own homes.  Many of these challenges don’t have clear solutions.  How do we face these obstacles without losing hope, and while effecting real change?  In Mark 14, […]

  • The Fear, Faith, and Fruit of Saying Yes to Discipleship

    February 25, 2019

    Pastor Kevin Schutte (Pathway Community Church, Kansas) returns to Discovery to preach on Acts 9:10-18 and the radical discipleship God calls us to.

  • Love Notices (John 9:1-12)

    February 18, 2019

    Pastor Paul Sausser John tells the story of someone that has been ignored his whole life, until Jesus came. Living in Jesus’ love requires new eyes to see His grace at work all around us.

  • Love Touches (Mark 1:40-45)

    February 11, 2019

    Pastor Paul Sausser Jesus came in power and love to bring healing, not just to the body but to the soul as He lifts our burdens and carries our pain. He comes with authority to heal and the compassion to restore.

  • Naaman (2 Kings 5:11-19)

    Naaman (2 Kings 5:11-19)

    February 4, 2019

    Pastor Paul Sausser Naaman was a powerful Gentile who sought out Elisha to heal him of his leprosy. Elisha’s response was for Naaman to do a humble act and be dunked in the dirty Jordan River seven times. At first he refuses, then concedes, and is healed. He becomes a follower of the Lord. When […]

  • The Lepers (2 Kings 7:1-9)

    The Lepers (2 Kings 7:1-9)

    January 28, 2019

    Pastor Paul Sausser Four lepers, the outcasts of their city, were forgotten as they sat outside the besieged city’s wall. Only one person knew what God was going to do to rescue His people trapped inside—through those four. The lepers did the only thing they could do—go to the enemy camp. God was doing what they […]

  • The River (2 Kings 2:7-15)

    The River (2 Kings 2:7-15)

    January 20, 2019

    Seminary Intern KJ Pyeon On Elijah’s final day, the fifty men of the company of the prophets come to Elijah. They adore the great prophet Elijah, and they might want to participate in the last moment of Elijah. However, they stand and watch at a distance. Only Elisha, who seeks a double portion of Elijah’s […]

  • The Fire (1 Kings 19:19-21)

    The Fire (1 Kings 19:19-21)

    January 14, 2019

    Pastor Paul Sausser Elisha’s day started like every farmer’s day back then. But when Elijah comes to call him to ministry, Elisha understands the implications. He bids his family goodbye then sets his past on fire. He slaughters his oxen and using his wooden plows makes a sacrifice to the Lord. No turning back.

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