Sermons


“What Is Your Cross?”

March 4, 2018 | Mark 8:27-37

Then Jesus called the crowd, with his disciples, and said to them: “If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves, and take up their cross, and follow me.”  This is where the story in Mark’s gospel takes a sharp turn.  People are following Jesus in mobs because he is powerful.  He teaches […]

“Oh, the Places You Will Go”

February 18, 2018 | Mark 1: 9-14

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“Evicting Unclean Spirit”

January 28, 2018 | I Corinthians 8; Mark 1:21-28

While Jesus was teaching in the synagogue, there was a man with an unclean spirit who recognized him as the Holy One of God and cried out to him saying:  “What have you to do with us?  Have you come to destroy us?”  Rather than call the ushers to throw the guy out so he […]

“Love Keeps Calling”

January 21, 2018 | Jonah 3:1-10; Mark 1:14-20

(This sermon was preached on the day that we ordained and installed elders and deacons to be servant leaders of our congregation) The word of God came to Jonah a second time, saying, “Get up, go to Nineveh.”  This is take two for the prophet Jonah.  The first time God spoke, he ran in the […]