Sermons

  • The Soldiers’ Mocking (Mark 15:16-20)

    The Soldiers’ Mocking (Mark 15:16-20)

    March 13, 2016

    The trial of Jesus ends with His abuse at the hands of ordinary citizens. We are all guilty of killing Jesus—the elites and the low class all had a hand in His death because there is no one righteous, no not one. He endured the suffering, showing that He is more powerful the forces of […]

  • Pilate’s Decision (Mark 15:1-15)

    Pilate’s Decision (Mark 15:1-15)

    March 6, 2016

    Jesus willingly suffered on behalf of people (including us) who don’t deserve the offering of grace, forgiveness, and new life. He was innocent, as Pilate attested to. We, along with Barabbas, are the guilty ones.

  • Facing Jerusalem: Herod’s Folly (Luke 23:1-12)

    Facing Jerusalem: Herod’s Folly (Luke 23:1-12)

    February 28, 2016

    God’s grace is so pervasive, so freely dispersed, that it is offered once again to any who are far from God.

  • Facing Jerusalem: Judas’ Betrayal (Matthew 26:14-16; 27:1-10)

    Facing Jerusalem: Judas’ Betrayal (Matthew 26:14-16; 27:1-10)

    February 21, 2016

    Betrayal flows from the disappointment we have in Jesus when His ways are not our ways—and we want our ways. But in spite of our times of betraying our Lord, He continues to love us.

  • Facing Jerusalem: The Last Supper (Mark 14:12, 17-25)

    Facing Jerusalem: The Last Supper (Mark 14:12, 17-25)

    February 14, 2016

    The Lord’s Supper defines us—we remember the story that Someone saved us; our freedom from sin came at a cost; God in the flesh suffered & died for us; and we live in thankfulness to God.

  • Facing Jerusalem: The Direction

    Facing Jerusalem: The Direction

    February 7, 2016

    Jesus not only prepares Himself, but also his followers of the coming necessity of the cross—what is needed for our new life.

  • Vision & Values

    Vision & Values

    October 9, 2015

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  • A New Community (Ephesians 4:1-12)

    August 31, 2015

    Because we belong to God’s family, we are to live out that unity by how we treat, respond to, and minister to one another.

  • A New Strength (Part 2) (Ephesians 3:14-21)

    August 31, 2015

    To be the unified church God calls us to be involves high engagement in prayer that brings change. Prayer that is less to do with what we want and more to do with who God is. This is why prayer holds such power.

  • A New Strength (Part 1) (Ephesians 3:14-21)

    August 31, 2015

    To be the unified church God calls us to be involves high engagement in prayer that brings change. Prayer that is less to do with what we want and more to do with who God is. This is why prayer holds such power.

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