Sermon: The Blessed Mess (1 Corinthians 1:18-31) (1.29.23)

January 30th, 2023|

Pastor Matt continues on with 1 Corinthians 1 after Pastor Sam's great sermon the week before.  Pastor Matt teaches us about the challenges to Unity in the church, why the challenges are worth it, and that the ultimate source of unity is Christ crucified and risen.  This makes for a messy ministry, but it is a blessed mess!   1 Corinthians 1:18-31 18 For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being [...]

Sermon: United in Christ (1 Corinthians 1:1-18) 1/22/23

January 22nd, 2023|

In a world where so much divides us, Pastor Sam teaches us about the biggest thing that unifies.  He takes us through 1 Corinthians 1:1-18 where we learn that we are united in being sinners in need of a Savior, and united in having Christ as our Savior!  This is true unity!

Sermon: Baptism of Jesus (I Will Take You By The Hand) (1/15/23)

January 16th, 2023|

Pastor Matt shows us how Isaiah 42 is a prophecy about the Messiah fulfilled when Jesus gets baptized (Matthew 3).  God promises to take us by the Hand as he gives us his Son as a Covenant of his grace.  When we are those bruised reeds and smoldering wicks, we need not fear!  Jesus has done all that is needed for us to be part of God's eternal family!

Sermon: New Year, Same Hope (1.07.23)

January 8th, 2023|

On the celebration of Epiphany, Pastor Sam teaches us about the mysteries of God as we hear about them in Ephesians 3.  There is much about God which we don't know, but thankfully he teaches us enought to know for certain that he loves us and is in relationship to us!

Sermon: The Lord Bless You and Keep You (1.1.23)

January 4th, 2023|

On the New Year's Day, Pastor Matt takes us through the blessing Aaron was to give to God's people, and the one we still use to this day in our worship services.  There is A LOT going on in the Hebrew words that make up this powerful and beautiful blessing!

Sermon: Called by Christ (Romans 1:1-7) (12/18/22)

December 19th, 2022|

Listen as Pastor Sam takes us through the opening greeting to Paul's letter to the Church in Rome.  On the surface it seems like a simple introduction, but in reality it is a beautiful summary of our faith and our calling.  We are called to share the Good News with others and show them the way to a place they already belong! Romans 1:1-7  -  Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of [...]

Sermon: Advent 3 – The Messiah We Need (12.11.22)

December 13th, 2022|

In Matthew 11, John the Baptist has some serious questions for Jesus.  Listen as Pastor Matt teaches us that Jesus isn't always the Messiah we WANT Him to be, but He's always the Messiah we NEED Him to be!  If you've ever faced disappointment and difficulty in your life, this sermon is for you!