Our Sermons

A Turbulent World

October 17, 2021
The Scripture for this Sunday is Psalm 13 & John 16:32-33. Pastor Ron Ropp will be preaching the sermon A Turbulent World. He comments, "Good does not always keep us…
Both texts this Sunday invite us to widen our perspectives on how we relate to others beyond our own tribe. Numbers 11 and Mark 9:38-41 have a lot of complaining…

Welcome a Child

September 19, 2021
In Mark 9:30-37, Jesus again tells his disciples he will be put to death. Again, they don’t understand, but we’re afraid to ask. Instead of talking among themselves in an…
Who is Wisdom? Why is she shouting in the streets? Wisdom concludes this poem: "but those who listen to me will be secure and will live at ease, without dread…

A Hazard of the Profession!

September 5, 2021
We reflect on how our profession of faith brings with it certain hazards. What for you are the hazards of being a Christian? What risks do you take on when…

“What’s inside?”

August 29, 2021
The lectionary texts for Sunday, James 1:19-27, and Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23, invite us to focus on What’s Inside?, not appearances. Jesus’ critics complained that some of his disciples didn’t…

Managing Pigs for God

August 22, 2021
Our worship focus this Sunday is responding joyfully to a generous God by giving intentionally of our material resources. Lyle Miller’s sermon, "Managing Pigs for God," is based on Acts…
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