Jesus says some comforting and challenging words in Luke 12:22-34: do not worry but trust in God; sell your possessions and give to the poor. How does this passage shape our perspective on life and service? Listen to Pastor David’s sermon on this passage.
In his final hours, Jesus was betrayed by one of his closest friends and denied by another. His example of sacrificial love, even to his enemies, stands as an amazing example for us. Listen to Pastor David’s reflection on John 13:18-38.
Isaiah 58:1-12 is a powerful passage that calls God’s people to serve the oppressed. What might that look like in today’s world? Will you make serving others a priority for your spiritual growth in 2017? Listen to Pastor David’s sermon here.
On a dreary, bleak morning, Pastor David preaches on the amazing compassion of Jesus, our loving King. Listen to this sermon based on Luke 7:11-17.
A couple of weeks ago, on November 1, I preached on Romans 12:1-2. The sermon, part of our series on evangelism, was a call for us to experience deep transformation in Jesus Christ and then to live into the perfect will of God. The sermon led directly into sharing the Lord’s Supper together, an experience of deep transformation in which we encounter the crucified and living Christ in a mysterious, powerful way.
In the sermon’s conclusion, I spoke these two sentences:
The world’s way of living is to ignore the mercy of God and to live for our own comfort and preservation. When we separate ourselves from those who are not like us, we are simply accommodating to the pattern of the world.
I would like to expand on those thoughts with you now. Especially now, in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris. Continue reading