Jul 5, 2020
The Path to Happiness
Psalm 1:1-6
  • Jul 5, 2020The Path to Happiness
    Jul 5, 2020
    The Path to Happiness
    Psalm 1:1-6
  • Jun 21, 2020The Heart and Mind of a Sojourner
    Jun 21, 2020
    The Heart and Mind of a Sojourner
    In this final sermon of the series, we look at the heart and mind of a sojourner.  A faithful sojourner has a humble heart and a clear mind.
  • Jun 14, 2020Equipped for Suffering
    Jun 14, 2020
    Equipped for Suffering
    In this sermon, we are encouraged not to be surprised at the fiery trial.  We talk about how we should think about suffering so we are equipped when it comes.
  • Jun 7, 2020A New Perspective
    Jun 7, 2020
    A New Perspective
    We develop a new perspective as we grow as faithful sojourners.  We have a new perspective on suffering, sin, life & death, and church.
  • May 31, 2020Our Simple Message
    May 31, 2020
    Our Simple Message
    In this sermon we are reminded of our simple, yet powerful, message.  We talk about the death and exaltation of Jesus and our response to Him.
  • May 24, 2020Representing Christ
    May 24, 2020
    Representing Christ
    1 Peter 3:8-17 In this sermon, we discover one of our main purposes as sojourners is to represent Christ.  We are called to represent Him to each other and to the world. 
  • May 17, 2020Marriage for Sojourners
    May 17, 2020
    Marriage for Sojourners
    In this sermon, we discover what marriage looks like for sojourners who want to be faithful to God’s Word.  A lot of this instruction goes against the message we hear from the world.  We have to decide if we will place ourselves under the authority of God and His Word. 
  • May 5, 2020Authority & Submission
    May 5, 2020
    Authority & Submission
    We often think of authority and submission in a negative way.  In this sermon, we learn that God is our ultimate authority, and we obey God by submitting to authority He places over us. 
  • May 3, 2020Who Are Sojourners
    May 3, 2020
    Who Are Sojourners
    In this sermon, we explore who we are as sojourners.  We discover we are His spiritual temple, an honored people, holy priests, and missional exiles.
  • Apr 26, 2020God’s Word for Sojourners
    Apr 26, 2020
    God’s Word for Sojourners
    1 Peter 1:22 - 2:3
    In this sermon we discover God’s Word is a necessary resource for our journey as sojourners.  We look at some of the characteristics of God’s Word that should encourage us.  God’s Word is true and clear, living and enduring, and necessary for conversion and growth.
  • Apr 19, 2020A Faithful Sojourner
    Apr 19, 2020
    A Faithful Sojourner
    1 Peter 1:13-21
    In this series, we have discovered God’s people are sojourners whose ultimate home is in heaven.  We want to be faithful while we are passing through.  In this sermon we discover that a faithful sojourner is hopeful, growing in holiness, and fearing.
  • Apr 12, 2020The Resurrection & The Gospel
    Apr 12, 2020
    The Resurrection & The Gospel
    Series: Specials
    In this sermon, we look at the most central aspects of the Christian faith: the resurrection and the gospel.  We have broken the sermon into three parts and each part is presented by a different minister.  We focus on the problem, the solution, and the response.
  • Apr 5, 2020Praise in the Storm
    Apr 5, 2020
    Praise in the Storm
    In this sermon, we discover we have reasons to praise God even when we experience storms in life. We praise Him because of what He will do (vvv.3-5), what He is doing (vv.6-9), and what He has done (vv.10-12).
  • Mar 29, 2020Standing Firm in the Storm
    Mar 29, 2020
    Standing Firm in the Storm
    In this first sermon of this series, we look at the author, audience, and message of 1 Peter.  We are encouraged to stand firm when we experience storms in life because of our great hope in Christ.
  • Mar 22, 2020A Theology of Desires
    Mar 22, 2020
    A Theology of Desires
    In this sermon we look at the 10th commandment about coveting.  We talk about how this text relates to the two great commands: loving God and loving others.  During this time of experiencing the coronavirus and all its impact on our lives, we are reminded that our desires are not necessarily wrong but they can reveal a lot about us. We discover how to transform our desires so that we become content with Him no matter our circumstances.
  • Mar 15, 2020Nothing But the Truth
    Mar 15, 2020
    Nothing But the Truth
    Exodus 20:16 In this sermon, we discover God values the truth and so we should speak the truth.  We talk about what it means to bear false witness and to speak the truth in love.  We consider exceptions when we might be justified in speaking falsely.  And we talk about how Jesus is the Truth and how He came to rescue us from deception so that we might testify to the Truth. 
  • Mar 8, 2020A Theology of Stuff
    Mar 8, 2020
    A Theology of Stuff
    Exodus 20:15
    In this sermon we look at the 8th command: you shall not steal.  We discover from Ephesians 4:28 a progression of the heart that is necessary for obeying this command.  We are called to not steal, do good work, and give to others.  
  • Feb 23, 2020No Adultery!
    Feb 23, 2020
    No Adultery!
    In this sermon we begin by looking at the biblical picture of marriage.  This command to not commit adultery reveals God values the covenant relationship between a husband and a wife.  We also discover the distorted view of marriage that exists because of sin.  Finally, we talk about the big picture and how marriage ultimately points us to the gospel.
  • Feb 16, 2020No Murder!
    Feb 16, 2020
    No Murder!
    In this sermon, we focus on the 6th commandment, which prohibits murder.  We talk about what this means and what this excludes such as capital punishment, war, and self-defense.  We talk about special issues related to this command such as suicide, abortion, and euthanasia.  We also consider how this commandment relates to Jesus and the gospel.
  • Feb 9, 2020Honor Your Father and Your Mother
    Feb 9, 2020
    Honor Your Father and Your Mother
    In this sermon, we talk about how the 5th commandment is for children and parents. We talk about how children can honor their parents and why parents are responsible for teaching their children to honor them. We also talk about how the ultimate goal of biblical parenting is for us to know God as our Father.