Sermon Archives (Page 2)

The Call of Christmas – The Call of God to Follow

Our Advent series, The Call of Christmas continues with Joseph—A Call to Faithfully Follow. From Joseph’s story, we see that following Gods plans means that your plans are going to change: “Joseph her husband was a righteous man and did not want to expose her to public disgrace, he had in mind to divorce her quietly. But after he had considered this,…

The Call of Christmas – The Call of God’s Provision

Our Advent series, “The Call of Christmas,” continues with the Virgin Mary—the Call of God’s Provision. Upon hearing the angel Gabriel’s message, Mary “was greatly troubled at his words and wondered what kind of greeting this might be” Luke 1:29. Some possible fears could have been: what will everyone think, the fear of the supernatural and the fear of change. Mary is…

Treasures of Grace

Teaching from the Old Testament book of Malachi and the Gospel reading about the thief on the cross, Pastor Shawn shares that we are treasures of God’s grace in Christ. Malachi proclaims that we are of great value to God “‘They will be mine,’ says the LORD Almighty, ‘in the day when I make up my treasured possession.” Malachi 3:17a (NIV). Also,…

Signs of the Time

Pastor Don Ehlers fills-in and speaks on the second coming of Christ, encouraging us not to be worried about the signs of Christ’s coming, but be confident in Christ love and care for us, as His beloved people in Christ. You can also listen to the children’s message for the day: kid’s message.

Reformation Sunday!

On October 31, most everybody focuses on Halloween, but we actually have something far greater to celebrate on October 31—Reformation day! It commemorates what was perhaps the greatest move of God’s Spirit since the days of the Apostles. Martin Luther nailed his ninety-five theses to the church door on October 31, 1517. This provoked a debate that culminated in what we call…

Living with Integrity

Base on Luke 18:9-10: “To some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everybody else, Jesus told this parable: 10 ‘Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector…’” Pastor Shawn speaks about living with Christ-like integrity. Integrity in Christ is found in humility, and it brings spiritual health…

October 16 Message

From Genesis 32, Pastor Shawn talks about the time when Jacob wrestled God. We wrestle with giving control to God. The Spirit of God in Christ leads us to say, “Uncle” to God. We can confidently say, “God, you’ve got this; You are good!”