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God’s Established Order: 5 Roots of Authority in 1 Corinthians 11:2-16

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Audio: Text: A lot of people today really hate the concept of authority. We think that this problem is just for kids who don’t want to listen to their parents – freaking out in the cereal aisle or complaining about a gift when they don’t get what they want. It’s just more obvious in children […]

The Context of 1st Corinthians

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Welcome to the first week of our series on 1st Corinthians! I’ve been really excited to start this series for two reasons. First, I really enjoy teaching books of the bible, and second, because I believe that the content of this series is going to be not only extremely interesting, but also very helpful. As […]

Same Gospel, Different Responses (The Parable of the Sower)

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Please open up to Luke 8:4-15, the Parable of the Sower. I figure that this is the last of the “Building Faith during Difficult Times Series” that I started at the beginning of the pandemic lockdown and it’s time to get back into the expositional study of the Gospel of John that we were doing […]

Bridging the Great Divide: The Gospel and the “isms” of Our Day

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Service Video: Podcast Audio: Sermon Text: A lot of things sort-of collided this week. First, of course, we’ve got this pandemic looming over us with all that entails – including the enforced social distancing rules that are making daily life increasingly stressful and depressing. Next, I had a few people texting me and asking about […]

Stay in the Word (God Speaks to You Personally Through the Bible)

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  Service Video: Podcast Audio:  A Living and Active Word Most of you know the passages I read at the beginning of service – the Call to Worship and the weekly Scripture Reading – are chosen long before I read them on Sunday mornings. Around the beginning of December each year I usually take a […]

The Persistent Love of God (A Mother’s Day Sermon)

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  Podcast Audio:   “Before I was a Mom” By Suzana Haertzen Before I was a Mom…I made and ate hot meals. I had unstained clothing. I had quiet conversations on the phone. Before I was a Mom… I slept as late as I wanted and never worried about how late I got into bed. […]

Fear, Worry & The God Who Raises the Dead

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Service Video: Podcast Audio:   Please open up to 2 Corinthians 1:3-10 and let’s read it together. “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are […]

Fear Leaves Scars (How to Fight Fear)

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Service Livestream:   Sermon Audio:   The song I played earlier is called “The Voice of Truth” and it’s by a Christian band called “Casting Crowns”. It’s a song that has meant a lot to me over the years – especially in my first years of being a pastor. You see, when I was in […]