Sermon Archives

Pastor Steven Mitchell
August 5, 2013

Coming Home

Coming Home

The story of the Prodigal son is the story of forgiven sin.  In this study we look at the implications of the life and choices of the prodigal son.  We see that although the man separated himself he was welcomed home.  God likewise welcomes us home when we “come to our senses”.

July 22, 2013

Extravagant Generosity

Extravagant Generosity

The story of the Widow’s mite is one of the most amazing stories in all of scripture. Jesus shows us the heart of the father in the faithful response of a widow with two small coins. The money is not what God wants. God is after our heart and through faith we can learn to trust Christ and give our very lives to him.

July 15, 2013

Risk Taking Mission and Service

Risk Taking Mission and Service

Mission and service is the church.  The church does not send missionaries, God sends the Church to be his hands and feet.  In this fourth sermon in the series Five Practices of a Fruitful Congregation we explore what mission is and how “risk taking” fits into the mission of the church. For the entire worship […]

July 8, 2013

Intentional Faith Development

Intentional Faith Development

Intentional faith development is, well, intentional.  It is not easy to make time in our busy society to study alone and with the community but it is what God desires for us.  We are able to grow and mature in our faith only through intentional faith development.  As Methodists we have a rich history of […]

June 30, 2013

Passionate Worship

Passionate Worship

If we are to be passionate worshipers of God we must recognize what worship truly is.  Worship is the response of the people of God to God’s desire for relationship.  In this sermon we seek to understand God’s heart toward worship by looking at Psalm 29:1-11 as well as 2 Samuel 6:12-22.  In both of […]

June 23, 2013

Radical Hospitality

Radical Hospitality

When following Christ standard hospitality just will not cut it.  By standard hospitality it is reaching out to those you know and like.  Christ calls us to reach out to the stranger and yes even to those we do not like!  Christ’s example of reaching out to the sinner and outcast are not easily overlooked […]

June 16, 2013

Master Plan

Master Plan

Jeremiah tells us that God has a plan for each of our lives. His plan can have many twists and turns along the way but following the plan allows us to work with God to build up His kingdom.

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