Standalone Sermons

Who We Are

Text: 1 Peter 2: 9-10 Happy Vision Sunday! What is a church? Why do churches even have a vision in the first place? A church is not a body made up of individuals with individual missions, but rather a body of believers who come together to work toward the mission of God together. Is not…

Suffering Well

Text:   1 Peter 5: 6-11 Peter is writing to Christians who are suffering terribly for the name of Jesus, so he weaves the theme of suffering throughout his letter. Not many of us will be persecuted like Peter’s original audience, but we will all suffer as we face our own challenges, trials, and struggles in…

The Cost

Text: Luke 14: 25-35 Great crowds were following Jesus. He didn’t turn and encourage them or try to hold on to their affection but rather gave them one of the most challenging charges we see from Jesus: “Count the cost” “Take up your cross”. While the grace of the Gospel was won by Christ and…

A Vision Letter

Text: Luke 2:22-35 On this Christmas Eve morning we witness a profound encounter with a man named Simeon and the baby Jesus. As Simeon held the infant in his arms he spoke about the future mission of this child and the stunning effect his life would have on his mother. This moment was the culmination…

The Other Nine

Text: Luke 17: 11-19 Happy Thanksgiving! The American thanksgiving holiday was established on the last Thursday in November during the administration of President Abraham Lincoln as a day of “thanksgiving and praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the heavens”. Today most of our citizens see this holiday as a time to enjoy family,…