Posts tagged with ‘Pastor Rebecca A. Henry’

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1/8/2017 Flip the Switch

by Deanna DeBruin

Preaching:  Pastor Rebecca Henry Date Presented:  Sunday, January 8, 2017 Scripture Reference: Isaiah 60:1-6 Sermon: Spiritual Affective Disorder: Flip the Switch   Most people know that I am not much of a morning person, especially in these winter months when it is darker and colder. It is hard to get up and get going when […]

12/11/2016 The Life of Christmas Present: Look Upon Me

by Deanna DeBruin

Preaching:  Pastor Rebecca Henry Date Presented:  Sunday, December 11, 2016 Scripture Reference: Deuteronomy 15:7-11, Matthew 2:1-18 Sermon: The Redemption of Scrooge: The Remembrance of Christmas Present: Look Upon Me   In Charles Dickens’ story, A Christmas Carol, Ebenezer Scrooge is met by the ghost of his friend Marley and 3 other ghosts: The Ghosts of […]

12/4/2016 The Remembrance of Christmas Past: Hope from Heartbreak

by Deanna DeBruin

Preaching:  Pastor Rebecca Henry Date Presented:  Sunday, December 4, 2016 Scripture Reference: Isaiah 9:2, 6; Luke 2:8-14 Sermon: The Redemption of Scrooge: The Remembrance of Christmas Past: Hope from Heartbreak   My sister, Sarah, is someone who lives with a great deal of fear and anxiety. Her doors are always securely locked. Anytime we stay […]

11/27/2016 Bah Humbug! Making Change

by Deanna DeBruin

Preaching:  Pastor Rebecca Henry Date Presented:  Sunday, November 27, 2016 Scripture Reference: Isaiah 9:6-7, Luke 1:46-47, 52-55 Sermon: The Redemption of Scrooge: Bah Humbug! Making Change   It is officially the start of the holiday season. There are light decorations to enjoy, trees appearing in windows, shopping that has begun, and cookies to bake. In […]

11/20/2016 Committed to Christ: Service

by Deanna DeBruin

Preaching:  Pastor Rebecca Henry Date Presented:  Sunday, November 20, 2016 Scripture Reference: I Corinthians 12:4-11, Matthew 25:37-39, Romans 14:18-19 Sermon: Committed to Christ: Service   Lately Jacob has been telling us that he wants to be a knight or a jockey when he grows up. When we are little we start to think about what […]

11/6/2016 Committed to Christ: Financial Giving

by Deanna DeBruin

Preaching:  Pastor Rebecca Henry Date Presented:  Sunday, November 6, 2016 Scripture Reference: I Timothy 6:6-11, 17-19 Sermon: Committed to Christ: Financial Giving   This week we continue in our series, Committed to Christ. It is a series that I know has challenged me personally to take my commitment to Christ seriously, not just take it […]

10/30/2016 Committed to Christ: Witness

by Deanna DeBruin

Preaching:  Pastor Rebecca Henry Date Presented:  Sunday, October 30, 2016 Scripture Reference: John 1:35-46, Colossians 4:5-6 Sermon: Committed to Christ: Witness   [https://vimeo.com/113327885] This video certainly gets me thinking. It leads you down this path, this story, of seeing all the ways this young man’s life changes all because the other guy made the most […]

10/23/2016 Committed to Christ: Worship

by Deanna DeBruin

Preaching:  Pastor Rebecca Henry Date Presented:  Sunday, October 23, 2016 Scripture Reference: Matthew 7:16-20 Sermon: Committed to Christ: Worship   I am certain this was not a scripture many would have anticipated hearing when our focus on a life of being committed to Christ includes worship. Rather we probably expected to hear words like, “Come […]

10/16/2016 Committed to Christ: Bible Reading

by Deanna DeBruin

Preaching:  Pastor Rebecca Henry Date Presented:  Sunday, October 16, 2016 Scripture Reference: James 1:19-25 Sermon: Committed to Christ: Bible Reading   It is said that everyone loves a good story, and you can’t get much better than the Bible. As Albert Outler describes it, “It is the story of what God has been doing and […]

10/9/2016 Committed to Christ: Prayer

by Deanna DeBruin

Preaching:  Pastor Rebecca Henry Date Presented:  Sunday, October 9, 2016 Scripture Reference: Matthew 6:5-15 Sermon: Committed to Christ: Prayer   This past week I had to go to a conference in Chicago by O’Hare, and even though I am pretty familiar with the area from having lived there, from family reunions by the hotel, and […]