This series on Church of God beliefs comes to a close as Pastor David preaches on Matthew 20:1-16, a parable in which Jesus demonstrates the radical generosity of God.
What is faith, really? How can Jesus increase our faith? And what difference does this make to Jesus? Listen to Pastor David’s sermon on Luke 17:5-10.
The news coverage is nonstop. Twenty-four hours a day, we can find the latest information, gossip, analysis, and arguments about why Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump (or Gary Johnson or Jill Stein) should or should not be our next President. One presidential debate took place earlier this week; two more will follow in the next month. As a nation, we can hardly contain our excitement – not to mention our hopes, our disillusionment, our fears, and our anger – about this whole process.
Honestly, I have grown weary of this political season. As I scrolled through my Facebook timeline last night, I saw nothing but aggressive, one-sided posts (supporting either major candidate). I saw people arguing angrily with their friends about one issue or another. I saw memes and jokes that belittled one candidate or another. I saw long, thoughtful articles explaining why we should all vote for one candidate or another.
But I didn’t see much of Jesus in the discussion. Continue reading
Jesus told the story of a rich man and a beggar in Luke 16:19-31. Is this story about describing heaven and hell? And with whom should we identify, the rich man or the beggar? Pastor David’s answers may surprise you… listen in.
In Luke 4:7-14, Jesus teaches us to humble ourselves before God and others. Listen as Pastor David tells the stories of a man and a congregation who did just that. How then should we approach the Lord’s Table?
Pastor David invites us to participate in a healing service and lays out our new plan for youth ministry in this sermon based on Luke 13:10-17. Are we willing to try something new?
Mary chose the better way in Luke 10:38-42 – she simply sat at the feet of Jesus and listened to what he said. Can we do the same in our lives? Listen to Pastor David’s sermon here:
In Luke 10:1-20, Jesus sends out 72 disciples for mission in the local community. What lessons can we learn about the nearness of God’s kingdom in our day and age? Listen to Pastor David’s sermon here.