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Essential Oil

As a Christian, are you more pragmatic or compassionate? Judas Iscariot, one of his disciples (the one who was about to betray him) said, “Why was this perfume not sold for three hundred denarii and the money given to the poor?” He said this not because he cared… John 12:4-6. Characters in the Bible sometimes…

Pentecost 11 Worship Preview

Just then a Canaanite woman from that region came out and started shouting, “Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David…” -Matthew 15:22 “We are beggars; this is true,” are reported to be Martin Luther’s last written words. Christians are “beggars” for God’s grace, undeserving but graced nonetheless. Today the Canaanite woman becomes our model,…

Pentecost 9 Worship Preview

Taking the five loaves and the two fish, he looked up to heaven, and blessed and broke the loaves, and gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds. And all ate and were filled; and they took up what was left over of the broken pieces, twelve baskets full. (Matthew 14:19-20)…

Do You Believe in Prayer?

New Day Sermon Pentecost 10 Before listening to the sermon be sure to watch this comical and unorthodox prayer by Tom Hanks in A League of Their Own. Understanding the loving relationship we have with God a large part of prayer.  As we walk the road of life, we do not walk alone.  May God help…

What are your demons?

Traditional Sermon, Pentecost 5 After crossing over the water, Jesus stepped out of the boat, and was met by a man full of demons. They shouted at him, and their name was Legion. Now there’s a bad start to your day, accosted by a naked demon possessed man named Legion. Legion is a military word…