For the Teachers

August 13, 2017
Our children are always learning. If we do not show them what it means to be the church, what lessons will they draw?

The Hero-Goat Curve

March 29, 2015
What turns the crowd from adoring Jesus to attacking Jesus? Why does he go from being a hero to a goat? Perhaps the realization that he did not represent a…

Just Ask Brandon Marshall

September 21, 2014
Bible Text: Matthew 20:1-16 | Preacher: Nathan Willard It is sometimes hard to accept people who come late to the project of bringing about change. Those who have been working for a long time can resent people who join late. At the same time, people who did not join early sometimes feel it is too late to make a difference. We even paint pictures of ourselves that make it different to admit change is necessary. Jesus tells us that the reward is the same for all people and that no one is beyond transformation. So as we look at the cycle of domestic abuse, know that admitting the transformational power of the holy spirit is difficult, and takes work, but makes all things possible. If you are just tuning in for the first time, stick with the sermon. It starts slowly.

Stones for Christ

May 18, 2014
Bible Text: 1 Peter 2:2-10 | Preacher: Nathan Willard What sort of stones shall we be? Building stones, or weapons?

When Your Cheek is Sore

February 23, 2014
Bible Text: Matthew 5:38-48 | Preacher: Nathan Willard Remember, an eye for an eye is a restriction on escalation. It is to remind us that no matter how angry we are, there are limits to the punishments people deserve. Jesus takes this message a step further to remind that no one deserves violence.