Sermons from October 2018

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Throne Of Grace


Reading: Hebrews 4:14-16 Dear Friends, Have you ever thought about this phrase?  It’s full of tension.  When we think “throne” we think power.  Authority.  We are  intimidated.  When we think grace we think “nice”. Forgiving. Accepted.  I love the tension that collides in Jesus.  He sits on a throne of grace – with acceptance and with challenge for how we live.  Let’s sit […]

Hear His Voice Today


Reading: Hebrews 3:7-19 Dear Friends, Today!  The writer of Hebrews has a lot to say about today.  In these verses he gives a warning for today based on the failed “today’s” of the past.  Let’s take some time to understand the warning and some time to be a little proactive. Peace, Pastor Dave

It’s HARD When We Are Out Of Control

Readings: Hebrews 3:12-19 & Mark 10:17-22 Dear Friends, Have you ever despaired because your Christian faith didn’t fix all of your or all of your kid’s challenges.  Are you struggling because of your inability to describe or even begin to understand what it means not only to come to faith but remain in an engaged […]

The Devil

Reading: 1 Peter 5:6-11 Dear Friends, Peter has already talked about struggles from outside sources. A world that wants to take advantage of disciples.  He’s already talked about struggles within the community of  disciples.  How we behave together.  He’s also talked about internal struggles.  Sinful desires that wage war against our hearts.  NOW? He talks about a very real struggle […]

Tale Of Four Shepherds


Reading: 1 Peter 5:1-5 Dear Friends, Peter encourages the elders to “shepherd the flocks of God.” Today we will listen to four stories of four very different shepherds. Peace, Pastor Dave