On Christmas Eve Pastor Sam teaches us that Jesus was born "UNTO YOU!" On Christmas Day Pastor Matt talks about the "Whole Story" of Christmas as presented in the Gospel of John
God used Mary's older cousin to be a blessing to her in the midst of the chaos into which she was suddenly thrust. Pastor Matt teaches us about following the example of Mary and Elizabeth to trust that God is fitting together the pieces of his perfect plan of redemption in the mist of the imperfection of our sinful world.
Pastor Sam teaches us about the power of words and the power of THE Word, Jesus Christ. John dedicated his life to preparing the way for people to hear about Jesus, and we do as well! Luke 7:18-28 The disciples of John reported all these things to him. And John, calling two of his disciples to him, sent them to the Lord, saying, “Are you the one who is to come, or shall we look for another?” And [...]
John the Baptist visits us every Advent with the message, "Bear fruit in keeping with repentance!" This call to repentance reveals the sad truth that we NEED a Savior, AND the wonderful truth that we HAVE a Savior! Join Pastor Matt on this journey to the banks of the Jordan River!
Pastor Matt takes us all the way back to the Byzantine Christians in the Hagia Sophia in Istambul to the Puritans in 1620 to today! We thank God for all those who had a Holy Rebelliousness and passed the faith on to us. We pray God uses us to do the same in the name of Christ crucified and Risen! HERE is a link to the NPR story HERE is a link to the "Lost Voices of the Haggia Sophia" [...]
On Christ the King Sunday, Pastor Matt takes us through Jude's letter to a struggling church shortly after Peter's death. The letter addresses how we stay faithful to our King and how to identify the leaders who are not! Jude is a fascinating letter, and Pastor Matt guarantees this the best sermon he's every preached on Jude (and the only one so far!)