Text: Matthew 5:1-12 – Pastor Win continues our series on the Sermon on the Mount from Matthew 5 as he focuses on the first Beatitude. Jesus teaches us that kingdom character begins with self-evaluation and recognizing our spiritual depravity. Then, in deepest humility, we understand how desperately we need God for grace and salvation.
Text: Matthew 5:1-12 – The Beatitudes describe the kind of character Jesus expects from his followers. They represent God’s standard for true happiness. In this introduction to the Beatitudes, Pastor Win reminds us that each of these character traits are to be lived out by all followers of Jesus – not just the “all-star” team.
Text: Matthew 5:1,2 & Matthew 7:28,29 – When Jesus gave the Sermon on the Mount, he was teaching his disciples and the crowds. They were in awe because he spoke with authority. As Pastor Win continues in this series in the Sermon on the Mount, he reminds us that Jesus has that same authority to […]
Text: Galatians 5:16-26 – Pastor Win begins a new series on the Sermon on the Mount. When Jesus began his teaching ministry, he frequently spoke about the “kingdom of heaven”. In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus teaches us what it looks like to be Kingdom Citizens. In this message, Pastor Win highlights that at the […]
Text: Ruth 1-4 – On this Mother’s Day, Pastor Win preaches from the book of Ruth. In this story, we see an amazing relationship develop between Naomi, an Israelite woman, and her foreign daughter-in-law, Ruth. Through her faith and trust in the loving kindness of God, Naomi models a love and commitment that leads Ruth […]
Text: Psalm 40 – During times of loss or difficulty, or when we are facing uncertainty, it can be easy to take our eyes off God and as a result, our confidence can be shaken. As our church begins a journey of transition, Pastor Win reminds us that we can have confidence that God is in […]
Text: Ephesians 1:15-23 – During this COVID pandemic, physical distancing restrictions have limited our ability to connect with one another. One thing that has not changed, however, is our ability to connect with God through prayer. Prayer is a vital part of the Christian life. In this message, Pastor Win walks us through the Apostle Paul’s […]
Text: Matthew 5:14-16 – During this coronavirus pandemic, Pastor Russ reminds us that we are called to be a light in a world that is filled with fear and anxiety. There are two contexts here – being a light on a hill and being a lamp in a home. Jesus is calling his followers to […]
Text: 1 Corinthians 15 – On this Easter Sunday, Pastor Russ reminds us that often we find ourselves living in the here and now and lose sight of eternity. As followers of Jesus, however, we have been marked for eternity. The resurrection guarantees us an eternal future that should motivate us to spend less time […]
Text: Psalm 121; Matthew 21: 1-11 – On this Palm Sunday, Pastor Russ connects the Old Testament song of ascent the Jews sang on their way up to Jerusalem with the crowd’s reaction to Jesus’ Triumphal entry into the city to begin his Passion Week. In a time when we face uncertainty, I’m sure many are […]