September 20 Title: “Deliverance as Assignment” Scripture: Exodus 16:2-15 Matthew 20:1-16 Theme: God grants deliverance, but that deliverance by God, can be an assignment from God. Q: What challenges go with your assignment to serve/love God?
September 13 Title: “Deliverance in Action” Scripture: Exodus 14:19-31, Matthew 18:21-35 Theme: God sets us free in our actions. Q: Do you ever have doubts about God’s activity in the world?
August 23 Title: “Who do you say?” Matthew 16:13-20 and Romans 12:1-8 Theme: Grace Q: Does God’s grace bring you joy?
August 16 Title: “To the Lost Sheep” Psalm 133 and Romans 11:2a, 29-32 Matthew 15:21-28 Theme: Inclusion Q: Do you offer grace to everyone?
August 9 Title: “The Word is Near You” Romans 10:5-15 and Matthew 14:22-33 Theme: We have joy in our lives because of Christ. Q: Do you speak words of joy?
August 2 Title: “You Give them Something” Romans 9:1-5 and Matthew 14:13-21 Theme: Compassion Q: How do you care for others?
July 26 Scripture: Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 Sermon Title: Miraculous Growth Theme: There is a growth of God’s purposes among us. Question: What do you see God doing among our community of faith?
July 19 Scripture: Romans 8:12-25 Sermon Title: Saved in Hope Theme: Nothing can separate us from Christ Jesus. Question: What parts of your life need Jesus?
July 5 Scriptures: Romans 7:15-25 and Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30 Sermon Title: The Beauty of Interdependence Theme: Connection with God and others is crucial. Question: Do you value independence over interdependence with God and others?
June 28 Sermon Title: The Rewards of Receptivity Scripture: (Focus Scripture) Matthew 10:40-42 and Genesis 22:1-14 Theme: God blesses/rewards those who trust in God and serve the world. Q: How does God bless you in the ministry you do?
June 21 Sermon Title: From Death to Life Scriptures: Romans 6:1-11 Theme: We are dead to sin but alive for God in Jesus Christ. Q: Do you live like you are alive in Christ?
June 14 Sermon Title: God’s Peace Scriptures: Romans 5:1-8 Theme: Jesus’s peace is to be shared with the world. Q: Can you feel the peace of Jesus Christ as He works in your life?
June 7 Sermon Title: Authorized Scriptures: Psalm 8 and Matthew 28:16-20 (using Trinitarian Benediction) Theme: God makes close encounter with us so that we can go out and represent God. Q: How do you do God’s work in the world?
May 31 Scripture: Acts 2:1-21 Title: The Power of Communication Theme: God speaks in whatever language we need to hear. Q: In what creative ways have you seen the Spirit at work in the world?
May 24 Scripture: Luke 24:44-53 Title: Bearing Witness Theme: We are commanded to share the stories of what we’ve seen. Q: In what ways have you seen Jesus in the world?
May 17 Scripture: John 14:15-21 Title: The Air We Breathe Theme: We live, move and have our being in God’s freedom. Q: Do you see every breath we take as immersing ourselves in God?
May 10 Scriptures: John 14:1-14 & Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 Title: Even Though You Didn’t Know Theme: We can be effective disciples Q: Do you know that the Lord has created work for you to do?
May 3 Scriptures: John 10:1-10 and Psalm 23 Title: The Voice, the Gate Theme: God’s voice directs us and watches over us. Q: How has God jumpstarted your life lately?
April 26 Sermon Title: When Jesus Drops In Luke 24:13-35 Theme: Jesus brings the disciples much needed healing, re-energizing them for the work that lies ahead. Q: When Jesus drops in, will you be ready to receive Him?
April 19 Sermon Title: Eyewitness Talk John 20:19-31 Theme: Jesus comes to us. Blessed are those who believe. Question: How do you witness the presence of the Lord?
April 12 (Easter Sunday) Sermon Title: Agents of Easter Matthew 28:1-10 Theme: The crucified Christ is raised from the dead and sets in motion for his followers to “Go” Q: Who will you tell that “Jesus has risen?”
April 5 (Palm Sunday) Sermon Title: “A Servant’s Heart” Matthew 21:1-11 and Philippians 2:5-11(Focus Scripture) Theme: Like Jesus, we are invited to choose a servant’s obedience Q: Has following Christ humbled you?
March29,2020 Lenten Sermon Series “Boot Camp for the Soul” Part 5: “Dead Ends” Theme: When all hope seems lost, God revives Q: How has God revived your life?
March 22, 2020 Lenten Sermon Series “Boot Camp for the Soul” Part 4 “Redefined” Theme: We are more than we appear to be. Q: How have you experienced a new identity in Christ?