Receiving Like a Child

October 7, 2018
There is a common theme in today’s lessons: connectedness. Once a relationship has been established, one should not break it off when something goes wrong. Job refuses to curse God…

What to Do about “Them”

September 30, 2018
It is so easy to assume God is on our side—nations do it, political parties do it, religions and even denominations do it. But it is a mistake to consider…

Downward Mobility

September 23, 2018
The call to humility and meekness is prevalent throughout Scripture. Prophets pointed to the suffering Messiah who would be scorned and slaughtered unjustly by, yet for, the people. Jesus humbled…

Taming the Tongue

September 16, 2018
[No Sermon Audio] “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me!” No words ever uttered are as untrue. There is great power—to do good or…

“Don’t Say a Word!”

September 9, 2018
Jesus attracted great crowds of people despite expressly telling them not to say a word to others about him. Perhaps because those drawn to him were desperate. Jesus still attracts…

The One (and Only) Option

August 26, 2018
[No Sermon Audio] Life seems to be filled with uncertainty and deceit; as one high-profile spokesman says, “Not all truth is truth.” Perhaps the answer is for us to be…

“Eat Your Vegetables!”

August 12, 2018
[No Sermon Audio] This week’s theme continues where last week’s left off—Jesus claiming that He is the bread of life. Now He goes even further. He insists that those who…
[No Sermon Audio] Nothing is impossible with God. As Paul says, the power of God working within us is beyond our understanding, imagination, and control. Feeding a giant throng of…
[No Sermon Audio] Shepherds are to gather, tend, nourish, and protect their flock. Of course, we know the Good Shepherd, Jesus Christ, does all that and more. He loves and…
[No Sermon Audio] God unravels political systems, schemes, and nations, using atypical prophets and preachers. God’s chosen messengers stand up to what is wrong and call for repentance. And their…