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Recent Sermons

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Oct. 26, 2014: “Found Faithful in Little”

John 6:1-14 Does the little good I do in the world make any difference?  Few of us feel we can contribute enough to make the world better.  Sometimes we wonder if what we do helps at all.  This week we’ll take another look at the story of a boy who was faithful with a small […]


Oct. 19, 2014: “How To Be a Faithful Citizen in 2014″

Matthew 22:15-22 Most of us have heard Jesus’ saying “Render unto Caesar…” But what kind of citizens should Christians be? How is it possible to participate in society and be set apart from it as people called by God? What does Jesus teach about our attitude toward civil government? Jesus’ teaching on paying taxes gives […]


Oct. 12, 2014: “The Mind of Christ and Your Co-Workers”

Phil. 4:1-9 Did you ever wonder how to react at work when a situation with your co-workers makes it challenging for you to behave in a Christian way?  In this week’s passage Paul addresses a situation where two of his co-workers in the church can’t get along.  He gives us very practical advice on how […]


Oct. 5, 2014: “Commandments to Love”

Exodus 20:1-17 We are all required to follow a seemingly endless number of laws and rules and commandments in life.  What is the point? This well-known passage presents ten of the over six hundred commandments God gives to Moses.  The point of these commandments is not to control human behavior, but to teach us how to […]

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Sept. 28, 2014 – Youth Sunday: “Have the Mind of Christ”

Phil. 2:1-13 Our youth once again led us in worship.  They assisted with the sermon, which is a challenge to people in the church to focus on having Jesus’ mindset.  What is Jesus’ mindset? Paul tells us not to look to our own interests, but the interests of others.  Jesus did just that when he […]