Sermon Notes (Page 19)

Sermon Notes (Page 19)

Nearly every week, Sermon Notes are provided to help us prepare for upcoming sermons.  Feel free to use these Sermon Notes in your personal study or in a group!

Death

As a human who has spent more than a minute on this earth, I have experienced death. What can we learn from loss and death and how can we be shaped by these lessons?

Fire

The story of Moses begins with fire, a divine experience that inspired Moses to grow into one of the greatest leaders of all time.

Step Toward… Your Siblings in Abraham

We continue Paul’s letter with a reminder that the gifts of the Spirit cannot be recalled or undone. Paul’s reminds us that the covenant with Abraham extends to all of Abraham’s descendants. 

Step Out… into Faith

This Sunday we begin a new short series that explores Romans 10-12 and three steps we might consider as people of faith.

Promise

This Sunday we conclude our series “The Apostles Tale.” To watch/hear previous sermons from this series, click here. In this closing sermon in the series, we transition from an appropriate conversation about our duties as persons of faith to care for the marginalized and the underprivileged (as Jesus reminds us to care for the hungry and thirsty, as well as the stranger in Matthew 25) to an exploration of God’s promise – a promise made available to all of God’s…

Intercession

This Sunday, Pastor Christopher will build on last week’s teaching on “suffering with Christ” with the recognition of the difficulty of seeing the breadth of suffering in our world today.

Groaning

Continuing our series, The Apostle’s Tale, we explore the problem of selfishness and examine how we might turn more toward the Divine in hope.

Freedom

This Sunday we begin a new series that parallels Paul’s letter to the church of Rome alongside Margaret Atwood’s novel, The Handmaid’s Tale – a disturbingly dystopian vision of religion and power gone toxic.

Legacy

This Sunday of the series wraps up the story of Abraham and Sarah and turns to the story of Isaac. Are all the problems over? What is the legacy left behind?