This Week's Note
A Good Church serves
February 25, 2024

A Good Church serves and supports A Good Church offers everything it is already assured about through serving ›     By the end of the message I hope you will see all that we have been assured about as Christians.  And then knowing just how much we have, the command is not to keep it but to offer it. …

Notes on Ground Floor: Reading for the Love of God
February 15, 2024

Reading for the Love of God by Jessica Hooten Wilson    What will we be doing? (The content)  Reading as spiritual discipline.  Why reading helps us to love God  Reading as cultural frame. Why reading helps us to understand our culture Examples of Christian devotion through Reading as given in …

A Good Church Loves
February 11, 2024

A Good Church Loves A Good Church  / Titus 3:1–9   Love is the space created for relational flourishing.  It is the experience that invited people in. That invites to sit down and connect.   It is a core of Christian living.  Last week we looked at connected and Christ said the Father would car …

A Good Church Connects and Supports
February 4, 2024

A Good Church Connects and Grows   A Good Church  / John 15:1–17   We make choices based on what we are connected and closest to.  We will entirely change our lives based on where we are and what we are connected to.  Connecting is finding your “no matter whats” In life. That no matter wha …

A Good Church Welcomes and Supports
January 28, 2024

A Good Church Welcomes and Supports A Good Church  / Luke 10:25–37   Luke 10:25–29 ESV And behold, a lawyer stood up to put him to the test, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” He said to him, “What is written in the Law? How do you read it?” And he answered, “You shall …

A Good Church Has Robust Faith
January 21, 2024

A Good Church practices Robust Faith   A Good Church  / Hebrews 11   When we are on a rickety foundation, we try to find balance. When we are in a difficult conversation, we try to argue back to find something reliable.  We all want something reliable in our lives. And it is easy to find p …

A Good Church Glorifies God
January 14, 2024

A Good Church Glorifies Christ A Good Church  / John 9   Glory is when God’s works are displayed in our walk People talk about experiences like this, that overwhelm them, in terms of the sublime or even surreal.  But Sometimes if they are really serious they will use the word glorious. Glory is …

This Joy of Mine is now Complete
January 7, 2024

John 3:22–30 Introduction Christ is more than enough because He has offered more than we ever could to us Competition John 3:25–26 ESV Now a discussion arose between some of John’s disciples and a Jew over purification. And they came to John and said to him, “Rabbi, he who was with you across the Jo …

Revelation 21
December 24, 2023

Revelation 21:1-8 Hope after Hope Before Hope / Revelation 21   Advent is the promise that God has come to free His people. Revelation shows Him keeping it.  We have faith in the promise offered and the promise kept. Luke 2:8–17 ESV And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, …

Reelation 18
November 26, 2023

Revelation18 Hope after Hope Before Hope / Revelation 18 We are offered grace for new lives that withstand eternity itself. Revelation 18 is all about collapse. It is about life outside of Christ.  ›     It is life that is attempting to exist outside of God ›     And then succeeds in separating itse …

Revelation 17
November 19, 2023

Revelation 17 Hope after Hope Before Hope / Revelation 17   We are looking for something that can actually do anything about these dark places in the world and in our lives. We have seen a lot of darkness and a lot of chaos in the book of Revelation. The next two chapters are like walking aroun …

Revelation 16
November 12, 2023

Revelation 16 Hope after Hope Before Hope / Revelation 16   Our text today will show us that everything will eventually break. While this points to the end of all things, we can still ask the question about who we look to when things break. Jacques Ellul writes that a world without God is a wor …

Revelation 14-15
November 5, 2023

Revelation 14-15   Hope after Hope Before Hope / Revelation 14–15   Songs of redemption are the witness of the church because we hold on until we see Christ in His glory. What Christ shows us in songs in Chaos Revelation 14:1–5 ESV Then I looked, and behold, on Mount Zion stood the Lamb, a …

Revelation 12 and 13
October 29, 2023

Revelation 12-13: A great battle   Hope after Hope Before Hope / Revelation 12–13   Chapters 12 and 13 are central to the book of Revelation • There are a number of characters that are battling it out. Here is the list • A dragon=satan directly opposing the church (the leviathan) • A woman …

Revelation 6
October 15, 2023

Revelation 6-8   Hope after Hope Before Hope / Revelation 6–8   Before The seven seals, a mess of our own making These are the introduction of judgments on the earth. Judgement for sin and rebellion and wickedness and power. This is a reply in regard to justice. – Revelation take the desir …

Revelation 5
October 8, 2023

Revelation 5: the Lamb   Hope after Hope Before Hope / Revelation 5   Intro: Revelation 4 and 5 Show us the reality of God to prepare us for the reality of His power and judgment. • Revelation 4 is a picture into the throne room • Revelation 5 is a picture of the power and particularity of …

The Throne of God
October 1, 2023

Revelation 4 :The throne   Hope after Hope Before Hope / Revelation 3   Revelation 4:1 ESV After this I looked, and behold, a door standing open in heaven! And the first voice, which I had heard speaking to me like a trumpet, said, “Come up here, and I will show you what must take place af …

Revelation 2
September 17, 2023

Revelation 2: Letters to the church   Hope after Hope Before Hope / Revelation 2   The One who walks among the seven golden lampstands: Christ is always for the church • We are given this image of Christ walking amongst the lampstands. These are the churches. We immediately see that Christ …

Revelation 1 Introduction
September 10, 2023

Revelation1: What is Revelation All About?   Hope after Hope Before Hope / Revelation 1   Intro • We are entering into strange territory for the next few months. It will likely be exciting, a little shocking, fearful, worshipful. It will stretch and hopefully break any faith in anything le …

Rest for Your Souls
September 3, 2023

Rest   Entangled / Matthew 11:28–30   Jesus calls us to rest from our toil, and to find our life and meaning in Him. • We have been talking about all of these heavy things. These things we have been carrying, holding onto. Trying to balance We are all in need of balance. Not about balancin …

Desire
August 27, 2023

Desire   Entangled   Let’s begin by talking about desire: Desire is the common denominator in Humanity. We all share in it. Proverbs 19:2 ESV Desire without knowledge is not good, and whoever makes haste with his feet misses his way. Romans 1:19–20 ESV For what can be known about God is pl …

Given Not Taken
August 20, 2023

Given Not Taken Entangled ‌ A prayer from St. Augustine ‌ “Because your mercy is better than many a life I confess that my life is no more than anxious distraction; but in my Lord, the Son of Man, your right hand upholds me. He stands as mediator between you, the one God, and us, the many, who are p …

Created Not Creator
August 6, 2023

Created Not Creator Entangled / Genesis 1   Our Search for Meaning comes from the reality that We are Created in the Image of God. if we are going to talk about human sexuality then we need to talk about the created order because where we believe we come from matters how we view one another if …

Persevere
July 30, 2023

perseverance and patience 125 Year Celebration / Perseverance / Hebrews 12:1–4   • To pursue the best thing we can think of for as long as possible. • In order to do that we need to endure. We need to be able to do that thing or pursue that idea for awhile because nothing that is really worth doing …

Forgiveness of the past as the way into the future
July 23, 2023

Notes will be available Sat the 22

Being Good Ancestors at 125 Years Old
July 9, 2023

Being Good Anscestors 125 Year Celebration / 2 Timothy 1–2   • This morning I want to look at the Apostle Paul’s greeting to Timothy and the things that he brings up. He references three ideas. Our faith must be recieved individually but be shown generationally. It is much larger and greater th …

Romans 16
June 25, 2023

Romans 16 Faith: Approaching the NT Book of Romans / Romans 16   What really matters We will look at our end, our strategy, and our ultimate win. What is our Our end? Romans 16:25–27 ESV Now to him who is able to strengthen you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according …

Romans 14-15
June 4, 2023

Romans 14-15 Faith: Approaching the NT Book of Romans   Christ adapted to us in the cross. He dealt with our differences in His Death and Resurrection. As Christians we are obligated toward each other as a model of Christ to us. Weak and Strong: Stop Quarreling Over Opinions Romans 14:1 ESV As …

Romans 13
May 28, 2023

Romans 13 Faith: Approaching the NT Book of Romans   The Church finds triumph past our limited ends in the unlimited sovereignty of God. Let’s talk for a moment about the whole scope of the book of Romans.  It matters becuase as a reminder, the book is really a letter, read to a church in ancie …

Romans 10
April 30, 2023

Romans 10 Faith: Approaching the NT Book of Romans / Romans 10   As we enter into Romans 10 we get a sort of encapsulation of the Gospel. We see that Christ is near. Our role is to confess that reality through our belief in that reality. Jesus is present where we end and closer than our own wor …

Romans 9
April 23, 2023

Romans 9 Faith: Approaching the NT Book of Romans / Romans 9   Chapter nine shows us the power and divine will of God. That He is sovereign. And in that, because He is the creator, sustainer and, redeemer of all creation, He calls us to submit to that power. God is much bigger than we could eve …

Romans 8
April 16, 2023

Romans 8 Faith: Approaching the NT Book of Romans / Romans 8   We are in Romans 8 this morning. It is an incredible shift in the tone and theology of the letter that Paul is writing. Up until this point we have seen Paul take us through the empty stretch of humanity and the promise of God to me …

Easter Sunday
April 9, 2023

Easter 2023 Matthew 28:1–10   • We meet two Marys at the tomb. Now we know the end of the story but imagine with us for a moment that we are walking with Mary Magdelene and the other Mary. • When they show up on that Sunday they go to prepare JEsus Body for death. THey didn’t go to check on the …

Palm Sunday
April 2, 2023

Palm Sunday 2023 Luke 10:28–40   • But Jesus wasn’t entering in that frame. His entrance was holy and solemn. He was proclaiming salvation but not through the way the crowds did. We see for a moment that the groups were lined up but then realize quickly they were not. Look beyond the crowds to …

Romans 7
March 26, 2023

Romans 7 John Faith: Approaching the NT Book of Romans / Romans 7   New Life is found at the intersection of everything we can’t complete ourselves with everything that Christ has already made complete. • Chapter 7 seems to end a cycle of arguments that are made in the beginning chapters of Rom …

Romans 6
March 19, 2023

Romans 6   Faith: Approaching the NT Book of Romans / Romans 6   We are Called to Experience New Life In Christ Romans 6:22 ESV But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the fruit you get leads to sanctification and its end, eternal life. • To say that we …

Romans 5
March 12, 2023

Romans 5 Faith: Approaching the NT Book of Romans   Permacrisis: An extended period of instability and insecurity, especially one resulting from a series of catastrophic events. • And to be fair, the peace of God likely won’t rid the world of every crisis. It likely won’t remove every argument. …

Romans 4: Abraham and Faith
March 5, 2023

Romans 4   Faith is not about what we do but about who we trust • So this morning we are looking at Abraham and Paul is continually removing the supports that humanity has tried to use to find any sense of peace or salvation from anything other than God. As my kids would say yoinks it out. We h …

Romans Introduction
February 19, 2023

Romans 1 and 2 Faith: Approaching the NT Book of Romans / Romans 1–2   • We will see a bold introduction by Paul who describes the world where God has revealed Himself and humanity has ignored Him. • What we will see is that the book of Romans starts with a big picture view and then slowly work …

Next
February 5, 2023

Next: We are Scattered   The Church is a Noun, Verb and Adjective / Matthew 28:16–20   We practice our value of Next when we are able to say yes to God. So we want to be clear about who it is we are following into Next. We are paying attention and listening to God for what He has for us. • …

Serve: We Embrace
January 29, 2023

Serve: We Embrace   The Church is a Noun, Verb and Adjective / John 13:1–20   We serve because we know what God is like. We serve to show what God is like. • We see an incredible definition of what it means to serve in the Gospel of John. We see Jesus, God incarnate, serve in the most humb …

Connect: The Church Offered
January 15, 2023

Connect: We are offered The Church is a Noun, Verb and Adjective / Colossians 3:12–17   As we let God into our lives, we offer our lives back to God. What God gives is how we live. • This Sunday we are looking at the idea of Connect. That the church remains connected to God and one another. We …

Welcome: The Church Gathered
January 8, 2023

Welcome: We are gathered   The Church is a Noun, Verb and Adjective / Romans 12:9–21   • That is the nature of living in the world. We don’t get picked for teams, we feel left out of conversations or plans. We feel like we don’t belong. • The good news is Christ has come for those who have …

What is the Church?
January 1, 2023

Defining the Church The Church is a Noun, Verb and Adjective / Acts 2:42–47   The church exists to live the incredible hope and share the incredible hope found in Christ. We make that hope visible and possible. What you will hear through this series is not as much of an “I” or “you” but a “we” …

Mary Mother of Jesus
December 4, 2022

Mary Mother of God   Advent is the anticipation of God’s Promise becoming Provision We get lulled into a false sense of security. numbed to sleep by momentary peace. • But The temptation of the Christmas season in our culture is to be lulled to sleep. Everything is tender and mild, everything i …

Jesus The Light of Advent
November 27, 2022

Jesus the light of Advent Holy Family:Christmas 22 / Colossians 1:15–22   Sermon Intro Advent is a specific time in the church calendar. It is a celebration of the arrival of Christ, along with that arrival is the confession that the world is in darkness and we need something to enter in. The w …

Triumphal Entry
November 20, 2022

Triumphal entry Christianity in the Public Square / Matthew 21:1–11   The church is called to triumph in Christ who Gives all and not the World who triumphs in taking all • A triumphal entry is a Roman idea. The Roman Triumph • Over Romes reign of about 1000 years there were times when they wou …

Give What to Who?
November 13, 2022

Give What to Who? Christianity in the Public Square / Matthew 22:15–22   We constantly have to figure out who gets what while giving Jesus everything • I wanted to take the next couple weeks and talk through what it means for Christ followers to live publicly. Publicly regarding our speech and …

Sanctification
November 7, 2022

Sanctification Teaching on Sanctification for LOCC Goal for today –  Clarify  Theological understanding of sanctification –  Structure  out necessary parts of sanctification – help to  Communicate  sanctification to others. –  Apply  understanding of sanctification to our lives. Defining Sanctificat …

God’s Glory Filling the Temple
November 6, 2022

Glory of God Filling Temple Wandering: book of Exodus / Exodus 40:34–38   The Lord communicates and completes His promises • This morning we are going to track the gracious event of God communicating what He is going to do and then fulfilling those promises. • It’s helpful to talk about this be …

Show Me Your Glory
October 30, 2022

God’s Glory   The church is to be known by the peculiar and particular presence of God. Exodus 33:15–17 ESV And he said to him, “If your presence will not go with me, do not bring us up from here. For how shall it be known that I have found favor in your sight, I and your people? Is it not in y …

Golden Calf
October 23, 2022

Golden Calf     Our solutions to deal with our deepest desires always point to something necessary but disappoint at the same time. Christ offers a real solution.   This is a well worn story in the book of Exodus. We need to talk through what is going on and then talk through the impl …

Tabernacle Part 2
October 9, 2022

Tabernacle pt 2   The tabernacle reminds us that there is more to life than what is right in front of us. • everything is an invitation to understand our lives in relation to God “what comes into our mind when we think about God is the most important thing about us.” • The tabernacle becomes a way, …

Tabernacle
October 2, 2022

Tabernacle   • Great sermon on the tabernacle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHP9dwOZK9c • Good article on the tabernacle: https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/justin-taylor/what-does-the-tabernacle-symbolize/ This is a helpful video series from RightNow media on the tabernacle: God in Wi …

Covenant
September 25, 2022

God takes the blame for the blame we couldn’t take ourselves. • What we find in the OT is a model for life that Jesus satisfies in the NT. There are ancient rules and laws that seem to not make sense to us but can really help us to understand Jesus. Exodus 24:6–8 ESV And Moses took half of the blood …

Payment and Repayment
September 18, 2022

Christ can pay the deficit and offer peace that lasts • And what we find in relationships, in our interactions is that there is always a cost. • Because our lives are marked in fierce rivalry and competition between others for what is not ours. • There is always a cost in our relationships because t …

Ten Commandments
September 11, 2022

10 Commandments Wandering: book of Exodus / Exodus 19–20   The Ten Commandments show us life is found in a decentered center, where God is in the middle and not us. • In this scenario we see that the Israelites are approaching mt Sinai and they, through Moses, encounter God. Up until this point …

Jethro and Bearing Burdens
September 4, 2022

Jethro Bearing Burdens is an act of Grace when things are too heavy. Exodus 18:13–16 ESV The next day Moses sat to judge the people, and the people stood around Moses from morning till evening. When Moses’ father-in-law saw all that he was doing for the people, he said, “What is this that you are do …

Bread and Water
August 28, 2022

Bread and Water   Wandering: book of Exodus / Exodus 16–17   God’s grace is available event when we can’t pay attention to anything else. There is grace in our grumbling. There is a cost to not paying attention When we aren’t paying attention we only see what we don’t have instead of what’ …

Cloud and Fire
August 14, 2022

Wandering: book of Exodus / Exodus 13:17–22   God has established Himself in our midst so we don’t have to look around, we just have to look to Him. Sometimes we need more than guesswork and pointing to get to where we need to be. Sometimes we need someone who can help us navigate the situation …

Plagues
July 31, 2022

Plagues   Exodus 9:13–17   God works to free us from whatever obstructs us • We harden our hearts when we say that you have come this far, you can come no further. That there is nothing that will get past my feelings and thoughts about this issue. When we obstruct we work to keep everythin …

Redemption
July 24, 2022

Redemption Wandering: book of Exodus / Exodus 4–6   God is not waiting for us to get everything right to move, He is moving to make everything right. • Have you ever been disappointed with plans that you spent weeks months or years on and in the completion of those plans things did not go the w …

The Burning Bush
July 10, 2022

Burning Bush   exodus is important because the people of God are being formed and shaped by the God of the people first impressions • Our story picks up as Moses is tending sheep in the desert and comes upon a bush that is burning but not being consumed • And God is introducing Himself to Moses …

Moses
July 3, 2022

Moses Wandering: book of Exodus / Exodus 1–2   Introduction to Series Instead of looking for what we need to do, we need to look to who has come to us We often try to look anywhere we can for a meaningful life • IN ch 2 of Exodus Moses is seeking without finding an identity. By the time we get …

Armor of God
June 26, 2022

Armor of God Ephesians 6:10–23   When you can’t walk with Christ, stand in Him • All of the book of Ephesians is about a Cosmic Battle. Paul uses this talk about cosmic powers in Ephesians 2 and then brings it back here in ch 6. The notion is that there are all sorts of spiritual powers in the …

Father’s Day
June 19, 2022

Father’s day John Mark 5:19–43   Jairus is following Christ at the pace of waiting. How do you do when you have to wait.? patience is the invitation to allow Christ to work in wherever it is you are waiting How are we patient when everything is urgent? Mark 5:22–24 ESV Then came one of the rule …

Relationships
June 12, 2022

Relationships   Ephesians 5:15–21   • God calls us to submit to Him, to yield willingly our lives to Him. And it is in Christ that we learn how to flourish in relationships with others. Our position before God defines our submission before others What is submission? • To submit means to ma …

New Life
May 29, 2022

New Life: Ephesians 4:17–32   No relationship survives on Old Self Ways so we need Christ to thrive in New Self ways. • If there is no greater option than Jesus, then our lives can reflect that reality. When we live old self ways we create small and callous worlds to live in Ephesians 4:17–19 E …

He is My Strength
May 22, 2022

1) What can we learn from Paul’s prayer for the Ephesians to help us in our prayer life? 2) Are there certain physical postures that help you in your prayer life? (v.14) 3)Paul faced many trials ( see 2 Cor.11`:23-33) as will we. Where does our strength come from? (see Zech.4:6) 4) What does it mean …

Barriers
May 15, 2022

Barrier John Ephesians / Ephesians 2:11–22   God has brought us near to Him and others, removing anything else in the way. • Because we are deeply loved by God, He has destroyed everything that gets between us and Him and us and others. so that’s what we want to be looking at today. How do we s …

Mother’s Day
May 8, 2022

Notes will be available Saturday May 6th. 

Walking
May 1, 2022

Because we will be talking about “walking” today, here is a quick video on “walking”  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eCLp7zodUiI   Ephesians ch 2 John Ephesians 2:4–10   The Bible talks about our walk as a progression of the Christian life.  That as we walk, we grow as believers, we know …

Ephesians 1:15-23
April 24, 2022

Ephesians 1 Ephesians / Ephesians 1:15–23   • Paul invites us to see the world and Christ as they truly are through the lens of prayer. • Paul is showing us what things are really like. • We easily lope through life and miss the power and victory that Christ brings. That He still offers hope to …

We Are All Thomas
April 17, 2022

Easter John 20:24–29   Intro Talk about a time when your life felt disrupted Thomas is the voice in the middle of the chaos monkey. He voices his doubt bringing attention to what is most important. He is very interested in belief. He even wants to believe. But he cannot until He puts his hands in th …

Palm Sunday
April 10, 2022

Palm Sunday   • There is hardly a clearer place in the Scriptures where we get an understanding of who Jesus truly is. • Christ Communicates what is happening. He gives us a picture of what victory looks like in the way that He brings it. • His arrival communicates the reality of what is happen …

All In
April 3, 2022

All In Ephesians / Ephesians 1:1–14 Series Intro • Ephesians is effusive. As Paul begins talking about Christ in the opening verses, he can’t contain himself. We will look at that today. He cannot contain himself. • We find in Christ whenever we try to value Christ He is always above. He is always m …

Vision and Where We’re Going
March 20, 2022

Vision Where We Are / 2 Corinthians 5:11–21 Give all for all to find and follow JEsus.   • The good news finding hope is easy. Having enough hope is not a problem. We can’t run out of it. And it turns out that the best way to do that is by living out a faithful life in Christ enough so that you …

Culture Part Two
March 13, 2022

Culture Part Two John Where We Are / Acts 17:16–34 What is Paul saying about Christ?   • Where do you see the culture searching frantically for God? Where does it show up? • How do you sometimes search for God in lesser things in your lives? Hope itself is never far knowing that Christ walks ne …

Culture
March 6, 2022

Culture   Where We’re Going / Acts 17:16–23 • Using one word answers, how would you define the culture we live in? Everything we are searching for is found in Christ Jesus. Everyone is searching for meaning English Standard Version Chapter 17 16 Now while Paul was waiting for them at Athens, hi …

History of the Christian and Missionary Alliance
February 6, 2022

History of the Alliance   AB Simpson’s Fourfold Gospel: https://www.amazon.com/Fourfold-Gospel-B-Simpson-ebook/dp/B00J7X9PBQ/ref=sr_1_7?crid=3SN0V64Q4MS4F&keywords=fourfold+gospel&qid=1644007366&sprefix=fourfold+gospel+%2Caps%2C67&sr=8-7 The short video on the CMA we will watch …

Trust in God’s Steadfast Love: Language of Prayer
January 23, 2022
Tom Jenkins

This Sunday I will be continuing in the Language of Prayer series. We will look at Psalm 13 as David cried out to God out of his anguish and sorrow-wondering when God would act in his life. He concluded this Psalm with a strong affirmation of trust in God's steadfast love.

Rejoice: The Language of Prayer
January 16, 2022

Rejoice John Language of Prayer / Psalm 103   Prayer is the experience of all that God is and all that God does. • we need this because we forget • Our prayer language needs to include all that God is and all that God does. • in your groups answer how the way you pray reflects on what you belie …

Brokenness and Mercy: The Language of Prayer
January 9, 2022

Brokenness and Mercy Language of Prayer / Psalm 51   Background to psalm • David is caught committing adultery and murder • He is confronted by a prophet Nathaniel and is called out • This psalm is the response to David’s sin and repentance. This morning we will find that our brokenness is only …

Majesty: The Language of Prayer
January 2, 2022

Majesty Language of Prayer / Psalm 8   Psalm 8 (ESV) To the choirmaster: according to The Gittith. A Psalm of David. O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens. Out of the mouth of babies and infants, you have established strength bec …

Joy: The Third Sunday in Advent
December 12, 2021

Message 3: Joy John Family Christmas / Luke 1:39–56 Joy is the experience of the fullness of God   • People rejoice all the time. And rejoicing often always has a reason. When we are full of joy it is rarely for joy’s sake. Our joy is often aimed at something. We are joyful for a reason. • Mayb …

Peace: The Second Sunday in Advent
December 5, 2021

Message 2: Peace John Family Christmas / Luke 2:8–15 peace shows up in imperfect situations   Peace Introduced Peace in the Scriptures English Standard Version (Ephesians 1:2) 2 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Peace is a product of being in relationship wit …

Hope: The First Sunday in Advent
November 28, 2021

November 28 Matthew 1:1-17 ESV 1 The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham. 2 Abraham was the father of Isaac, and Isaac the father of Jacob, and Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers, 3 and Judah the father of Perez and Zerah by Tamar, and Perez the father …

Jesus Spoke to Everyone
August 18, 2019
John Smith

This is a sermon about Jesus and his disciples getting into a ship and going to the other side. And when he had sent the multitudes away, he went up into a mountain apart to pray: and when the evening was come, he was there alone. But the ship was now in the midst of the sea, tossed with waves: for the wind was contrary.

Jesus Heals Everyone
June 9, 2019

Review This series is an extension of our study on spiritual parenting and discipleship. Spiritual parenting and discipleship are a return to a focus on the original royal decree: be fruitful and multiply. In sum, God wants kids, lots of them. One of the things that distinguishes humans from other c …

Main Street Jesus
May 6, 2019

This sermon is about the love that Jesus has for everyone, whether the poor or the rich. It doesn't matter at all. We can enter in other text that would go here if you want. If you leave this blank, the first few sentences of your outline will show here.

Writer of Proverbs
April 16, 2019

Introduction It was the writer of Proverbs that said it so well, (Slide) “Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but desire fulfilled is a tree of life.” Proverbs 13:12. Maybe you have experienced that. Maybe At School- When is this semester ever going to end?   Or on a Trip- Are we there yet? Kids and …

This Should Be Invisibles
June 1, 2019
John Smith

This is a sermon about Jesus and his disciples getting into a ship and going to the other side. And when he had sent the multitudes away, he went up into a mountain apart to pray: and when the evening was come, he was there alone. But the ship was now in the midst of the sea, tossed with waves: for the wind was contrary.