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Listening to God's Story

As theologian Mike Goheen notes in his book, A Light to the Nations: The Missional Church and the Biblical Story, preaching is an element of worship that deserves special attention. It is a powerful means by which God’s people may be nurtured and empowered for their missional calling.

Every Sunday, we seek to preach Christ and for us this means at least three things: “First, wherever we are in the Biblical story, our preaching will be oriented to and from Christ. The goal of preaching is to make Jesus Christ present. Second, Christ himself comes clothed in the gospel, and so the message is more than words; it is the power of God unto salvation. The message itself becomes the power of God to transform lives.” And third, as Lesslie Newbigin has noted, “The business of the sermon is to bring the hearers face to face with Jesus Christ as he really is.” Jesus is not simply a personal savior. He is Creator, Lord of history, Redeemer of all things, and final Judge.

The sermons below are embedded in recordings of the entire service. It's our sincere hope and prayer that as you listen to these sermons you will be touched by the power, presence, and person of Jesus. Enjoy!

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Sermons from August 2020

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August 30, 2020

Welcome Home

Speaker: Ron Vanderwell Series: Church Together Topic: Sermon Passage: Matthew 19:13-14, James 1:27, Isaiah 43:1-7

August 23, 2020

Waiting in Hope

Speaker: Kaitlyn Givens Topic: Sermon Passage: Psalm 130

August 16, 2020

Be Not Anxious

Speaker: Justin Ruddy Topic: Sermon Passage: Matthew 6:25-34

August 9, 2020

Partnering With God

Speaker: Ron Vanderwell Series: Broken Together Topic: Sermon Passage: Philippians 2:1-13

August 2, 2020

Brokenness and Self Esteem

Speaker: Ron Vanderwell Series: Broken Together Topic: Special Services Passage: Psalm 51