Today more than ever we are bombarded every day with opportunities to be generous. From GoFundMe pages to panhandlers, it's sometimes overwhelming to know who to give to, where to draw the line, and how to give in a way that doesn't hurt. In this sermon, Pastor Kyle shows us how Jesus' parable of the bags of gold has wisdom for our every questions of generosity.
Do churches really need to talk about money? Why did Jesus talk about finances so much? In this sermon, Pastor Bernard shares how the joyfulness of Jesus’ generosity toward us should impact our generosity toward others.
No one wants to be a stingy person, right? But how do we become more generous in every aspect of our lives? In this sermon, Pastor Kyle shows how modeling our life on the generosity of Jesus, as well as recognizing all of life as a gift from him, gives us the gratitude to be generous ourselves.
Pastor Bernard shares how Jesus’ coming helps us manage the crises in our lives.
We all long for justice to be done? But what exactly is justice? When does it apply and how is it different from revenge? In this sermon, we learn God’s vision for justice through the story of Noah and the coming of Jesus.
All of us gain our purpose from the story that our lives tell. And while so many of us who long for purpose are searching for a bigger part in that story, it may be that we actually need a bigger plot line. In this sermon, we learn why we need a purpose beyond becoming our best selves, having beautiful families, or even making a better world.
Why did Zacchaeus want to see Jesus so bad anyway? What made him want to get up in that tree? Pastor Bernard takes us on an imaginative journey through Zacchaeus’ eyes in this Thanksgiving Sermon.
Is gentleness just allowing yourself to be walked on, passively accepting injustice and powerlessness? Absolutely not. In this sermon, Catherine Evans-Smith shows us how if we follow the way of Jesus, we find a gentleness that is restrained power for the sake of both justice and mercy.
If you want friendships that go deeper than a fun night out, a marriage that will stand the test of time, or just to get to the end of life with joy and gratitude, then you’ll need to learn faithfulness. In this sermon we learn from God what that looks like and how we can become more faithful people.
What is kindness? Well, you probably already know what that looks like. But what is the ultimate act of kindness, and where do see that in real life? Pastor Bernard takes us on a journey with Philemon and Onesimus to show us what kindness at its best really means.
How do you become a patient person with yourself and with others? In this sermon, we explore wisdom from the book of James to learn how to become the patient people we want to be, but don’t often have the patience to become.
We are in desperate need of peace in our world. But what does real peace between people look like? How can we have peace with each other, within ourselves and with God? Pastor Kyle shares some thoughts from an ancient controversy in the church.