To know and love God and our neighbor through relationship, service and witness
To know and love God and our neighbor through relationship, service and witness

2014 Sermons

The Ghosts of Christmas


December 21

The Ghost of Christmas Future

December 14

The Ghost of Christmas Present

December 7

The Ghost of Christmas Past

Blue Christmas

December 21

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year



Gettin' Some Cold Cuts

Apocalyptic Literature 

and the Book of Revelation


November 23

A Proclamation of Hope

November 16

Interpretive Lenses

November 9

The Unveiling

November 2

The Little Apocalypse

Five Practices of Fruitful Living


October 26

Extravagant Generosity

October 19

Risk-Taking Mission and Service

October 12

Intentional Faith Development

October 5

Radical Hospitality

September 28

Passionate Worship



September 21

Forgiving God

September 14

Forgiving Yourself

September 7

Forgiveness in Families

August 31

Guest Preacher

August 24

Steps of Forgiveness

August 17

Carrying Stones: What is Forgiveness

Sermons by Request


The congregation was asked for particular passages they wanted to hear a sermon on, or questions they had about the faith.


June 29

State of the Church: Setting the Future

June 22

Being Reborn

June 15


June 8

Pentecost: Get Out of the Room

June 1

Guest Preacher


May 26

The Bible and the Quadrilateral

May 18

Sheep and Goats

May 11

Death, Life and Motherhood

May 4

Breaking Bread

April 27

Noah: Captain Sumeria


April 20

Grasping the Ungraspable


April 6


March 30

Song as Prayer

March 23

Metaphors for God

March 16

Lord's Prayer

March 9

Lord Teach Us to Pray

On February 15, Pastor John's 9-year-old nephew, whose family lived with them, and who was a member of this congregation, died after a short illness. In response, he preached this sermon.


February 23

When Why is not the Right Question

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