On this Ash Wednesday, Pastor David spoke about the “Jesus Prayer,” an ancient Christian prayer that has its roots in the parable Jesus told in Luke 18:9-14.
Ash Wednesday 2018: The Jesus Prayer
1 Kings 19 records the story of Elijah retreating with God and being sent back into the world on God’s mission. How can this encounter be a template for our own spiritual formation? Listen to Pastor David’s sermon on this text.
Hannah’s prayer for a son dramatically shaped and changed her life – and the lives of all who came after her. How might our spiritual practices serve a role in our own spiritual formation? Listen to Pastor David’s sermon on 1 Samuel 1:1-2:11.
After a glorious worship experience in Revelation 7, the first verse of chapter 8 records thirty minutes of silence in heaven. What role can silence play in our spiritual lives? Listen to Pastor David’s sermon here:
Jesus, the Silence-Bringer
Jesus’s prayer in John 17 is a commissioning prayer for his disciples. How does Jesus create a community of people to follow in his footsteps? Listen to Pastor David’s sermon on this passage.
Jesus, the Community-Maker
Luke 4:14-30 records Jesus’s sermon in his hometown Nazareth, which was met with mixed responses. In this story, Jesus shows his remarkable skill at involving his listeners in his message. Listen to Pastor David’s sermon on this foundational sermon!
Jesus, the Preacher
In this first sermon in Pastor David’s Doctor of Ministry professional project, we explore the notion of Jesus as the Word of God while we walk through John 1.
Jesus, the Word of God
As we close 2017 and begin a new year – our congregation’s 75th anniversary year – Pastor David introduces our theme for 2018. All who are born of the Spirit are “driven by the wind.” Listen to his message on John 3:1-8.
Driven by the Wind
On this final Sunday of Advent, Pastor David preaches from Psalm 85 on the topic of peace. How does this psalm point us to God’s activity in the past, present, and future? How is it fulfilled in Jesus Christ?
When Will We Have Peace?
Psalm 98 points us to God as the Lord of all nations, as the bringer of eternal salvation. Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth! How do we do that when our circumstances aren’t great? Listen to Pastor David’s sermon here.
When Will We Be Joyful?