Series: Lectionary

9/9/2018 Faith & Works

Faith and Works          Sept 9, 2018 Show me your works!  Faith without works is dead!  Does James really value works over faith? Some reading this passage from James could think that.  The Great Reformer Martin Luther felt that way. He…

8/28/2018 Dressed for Faithfulness

    Dressed for Faithfulness Ephesians 6:10-20   Have you ever noticed just how confusing life can get sometimes? The simplest things can all of a sudden become so complex. Do you remember back to the Bush and Gore election…

8/19/2018 Exposing the Darkness

Exposing the Darkness Ephesians 5:8-14   While in college, a group of us from the geology club, went spelunking. Don’t worry spelunking isn’t against the law nor is it some college drinking game. Spelunking in short is the hobby of…

8/5/2018 Embracing Your Higher Calling

Embracing Your Higher Calling Ephesians 4:1-16 You and I have received a higher calling. Every person here this morning is going to be challenged to live according to a higher calling. There is a story of a couple who lived…

7/22/2018 The Peace We Have in Christ

THE PEACE WE HAVE IN CHRIST Ephesians 2:11-22   When we think about peace, we often think of it as being the absence of sort of conflict. Often we want to make into a Kum Ba Ya moment.  Biblically speaking peace…

7/15/2018 Personal Relationship with God

Personal relationship with God   2 Peter 1:3   His divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness   What speaks to…

7/8/2018 Never Give Up!

Never Give Up! Mark 6:1-6 Mark Klaisner   When I was doing my seminary internship in Belfast, Northern Ireland I had to have some minor surgery. While I was in Hospital my friends bought me a humorous book to help…

7/2/2018 The Healing Community

The Healing Community Mark 5:21-43 Pastor Mark S. Klaisner Roy Howard, in his book “The Purpose of Healing”, shares a powerful testimony. He writes that while visiting someone in a nursing home he stepped out of the elevator and found…