Sermons by Rev. Dr. Robert Collins

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March 24, 2019: “Reclaiming Repentance”

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“Reclaiming Repentance” Luke 13:1-9, Psalm 63:1-8 The word ‘repentance” has fallen out of favor for most people. Understandably, when the church uses it to control people, those people aren’t going to like the word or its meaning. But repentance was always meant to be some-thing that made our lives better, not worse. The time has […]

March 3, 2019: “The God Who Rescues”

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“The God Who Rescues” Exodus 3:1-6 This season of Lent we will be exploring the nature of God as a rescuer. That divine characteristic can be seen in God’s earliest interactions with humanity, such as the time Moses stumbled upon a burning bush that never seemed to actually burn.

February 24, 2019: “The Start of Something Big”

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When Abraham encountered the three strangers, he couldn’t have known how much his life would change. Most of us don’t see the impact of a moment until many years later. The story of God saving the world was not new, it started a long time ago, and it was the start of something big.

February 17, 2019: “Choose Love”

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“Choose Love” John describes love as the central characteristic of God. For John, Knowing God means knowing love. Choosing love is more than a bumper sticker; it’s an action that carries the potential of change to the world. Scripture: 1 John 4:7-11

February 10, 2019: “The Power of Light”

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‘The Power of Light’ Light is a powerful thing. It heats our world, it feeds our plant life, and it melts the snow (we hope). John calls God light, so much so that darkness is completely absent. What does this mean for our lives and the way we follow Christ? Join us as we think […]