August 14, 2019
Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16 | Ninth Sunday After Pentecost | August 11, 2019 | Dennis Sanders, preaching
Hebrews 11 is a gallery of Old Testament figures who were faithful to God. We learn about Abraham who was faithful to God, which didn't mean that he never doubted. We also learn about the link between faithfulness and obedience. Oh, and we talk about buildings.
August 4, 2019
Luke 12:13-21 and Colossians 3:1-11 | Eighth Sunday After Pentecost | August 4, 2019 | Dennis Sanders, preaching
What do we do with all of our stuff? We learn about a rich farmer whose bountiful harvest "sparked joy" but did not help the poor or please God.
July 28, 2019
Colossians 2:6-19 | Seventh Sunday After Pentecost | July 28, 2019 | Dennis Sanders, preaching
Grace comes first and then comes acts of justice. Paul tells the church to be rooted in Christ and to live a life that speaks to the crucified and risen Lord.
July 16, 2019
Luke 10:25-37 and Colossians 1:1-14 | Fifth Sunday After Pentecost | July 14, 2019 | Dennis Sanders, preaching
We all like to think we would be the Good Samaritan in the parable with the same name, but Pastor Dennis shares that most of us would probably walk on by like the other two characters in this famous story.
July 10, 2019
Galatians 6:1-16 | Fourth Sunday After Pentecost | July 7, 2019 | Dennis Sanders, preaching
Pastor Dennis shares his memories of vacations when he was a young kid, Paul's closing words to the church in Galatia and what is the role of the church in the wider world.
July 1, 2019
Third Sunday After Pentecost | Galatians 5:1,13-25 | June 30, 2019 | Dennis Sanders, preaching
Paul tells the church in Galatia that we are made in free in Christ in order to serve. Paul then talks about the works of the flesh and fruits of the Spirit and we learn about the hearts of two religious figures through their Tweets.
June 24, 2019
Galatians 3:23-29 | Second Sunday After Pentecost | June 22, 2019 | Dennis Sanders, preaching
Paul says in Galatians 3 that there is no male or female, slave or free, Jew or Gentile, but all are one in Christ. Pastor Dennis talks about the holiday of Juneteenth to explain that in Christ we called to live in radical relationship with each other.
June 17, 2019
Romans 5:1-11 | Trinity Sunday | June 16, 2019 | Dennis Sanders, preaching
What is the Trinity all about? What does the musician Prince have to do with it? On this Trinity Sunday, we learn that it is not easily explained but lived in our lives.
June 10, 2019
Acts 2:1-4 and Romans 8:14-39 | Pentecost Sunday | June 9, 2019 | Dennis Sanders, preaching
Life can leave us anxious, but in Romans 8:26-39 Paul reminds us that God is always there with us and nothing separates us from God.
June 3, 2019
Romans 6:1-14 | Seventh Sunday of Easter | June 2, 2019 | Dennis Sanders, preaching
In Romans 6:`-14, Paul says Christians are dead to sin. What does that mean when we still sin? Pastor Dennis Sanders tries to explain.