Sermons from 2016

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December 24, 2016

The Greeting of God

Speaker: Steve Garcia Series: Advent Topic: Advent Passage: Luke 2:39–2:40

December 18, 2016

The Hero’s Journey: How Mary Moved From Perplexity to Passion

Speaker: Steve Garcia Series: Advent Topic: The Christmas Story Passage: Luke 1:26–1:56

December 11, 2016

Routine Obedience: The Route to Experiencing God

Speaker: Steve Garcia Series: Advent Topic: Obedience Passage: Luke 2:21–2:40

December 4, 2016

God-things of Christmas: The Shepherds

Speaker: Steve Garcia Series: Advent Topic: The Christmas Story Passage: Luke 2:1–2:20

November 27, 2016

God Outside the Camp: The Magi

Speaker: Wes Scheu Series: Advent Topic: How to Be a Wise Guy (or Gal) Passage: Matthew 2:1–2:12

November 20, 2016

Giving Thanks When It's Hard

Speaker: Jill Jones Topic: Thanksgiving Passage: 1 Thessalonians 5:18

November 13, 2016

In Times Like These: Help For the Troubled Heart, Part 3

Speaker: Steve Garcia Series: The Gospel of John Topic: Help For the Troubled Heart Passage: 1 Samuel 10:6, 2 Kings 9:20

November 6, 2016

Help For the Troubled Heart, Part 2

Speaker: Steve Garcia Series: The Gospel of John Topic: Help For the Troubled Heart Passage: John 14:11–14:18

October 30, 2016

Help For the Troubled Heart, Part 1

Speaker: Steve Garcia Series: The Gospel of John Topic: Help For the Troubled Heart Passage: John 14:1–14:8

October 23, 2016

The Hero's Journey

Speaker: Steve Garcia Series: Advent Topic: The Call of God Passage: Luke 5:1–5:11

October 9, 2016

The Judas in You, The Judas in Me

Speaker: Vince Crespin Series: The Gospel of John Topic: Being a Bandwagon Fan in our Faith Passage: John 13:18–13:30

October 2, 2016

A Beautiful Gospel: It Doesn't Come Easy

Speaker: Steve Garcia Series: The Gospel of John Topic: Something Beautiful for God Passage: John 13:1–13:17

September 25, 2016

Your Spiritual Journey (What’s Your Celebration Story?)

Speaker: Steve Garcia Topic: Vision Sunday Passage: Luke 15:1–15:32

September 18, 2016

5 Reasons I Don't Care About What You Give (And 5 Reasons I Do)

Speaker: Steve Garcia Topic: Giving Passage: 2 Corinthians 9:1–9:11

September 11, 2016

The Critical Journey

Speaker: Steve Garcia Series: The Gospel of John Passage: John 12:37–12:50

September 4, 2016

Unmet Expectations: How to Deal with Deep Disappointment

Speaker: Steve Garcia Series: The Gospel of John Topic: Expectations Passage: John 12:12–12:36

August 28, 2016

Worship With Backbone & Heart, Part Two

Speaker: Steve Garcia Series: The Gospel of John Topic: Worship Passage: Luke 7:36–7:50

August 21, 2016

Unswerving Faith: Assembly Required

Speaker: Wes Scheu Topic: Community Passage: Hebrews 10:23–10:25

August 14, 2016

Worship With Backbone & Heart, Part One

Speaker: Steve Garcia Series: The Gospel of John Topic: Worship Passage: John 12:1–12:11

August 7, 2016

Upper Level Leadership: What to Do When The Sheep Bite

Speaker: Steve Garcia Series: The Gospel of John Topic: When Sheep Bite Passage: John 11:45–11:57

July 24, 2016

Special Worship Service: Lectio Devina

Speaker: Wes Scheu Topic: Lectio Devina Passage: John 10:1–10:18

July 17, 2016

Real Recognizes Real

Speaker: Vince Crespin Series: The Gospel of John Topic: Recognizing God's Voice Passage: John 10:22–10:42

July 10, 2016

Stormy Weather

Speaker: Les Avery Topic: Inner Storms Passage: Matthew 8:23–8:34

June 26, 2016

Jesus is the Good Shepherd

Speaker: Steve Garcia Series: The Gospel of John Topic: The Good Shepherd and His Sheep Passage: John 10:1–10:10

June 19, 2016

Heavenly & Earthly Fathers

Speaker: Steve Garcia Topic: Father's Day Passage: Psalm 103:13, Matthew 6:9, 1 Thessalonians 2:11–2:12

June 12, 2016

After We Believe: The Rest of The Story

Speaker: Steve Garcia Series: The Gospel of John Topic: Your Testimony Passage: John 9:1–9:41

June 5, 2016

How to Share Your Survival Story

Speaker: Steve Garcia Series: The Gospel of John Topic: Your Testimony Passage: John 9:1–9:25

May 29, 2016

A Man Born Blind

Speaker: Steve Garcia Series: The Gospel of John Topic: A Testimony of Healing in Marriage Passage: John 9:1–9:12

May 22, 2016

The God-Oriented Heart

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: The Gospel of John Topic: Taking Jesus at His Word Passage: John 8:47–8:59

May 15, 2016

What to Expect When You’re Not Expecting Anything

Speaker: Steve Garcia Topic: Expectations Passage: Genesis 3:1–3:15

May 8, 2016

How Mary Made it Through

Speaker: Steve Garcia Topic: Mother's Day Passage: Luke 1:29–1:30, Luke 2:48–2:52, John 19:25–19:27

May 1, 2016

It’s Not About the Meat

Speaker: Vince Crespin Topic: Community Passage: Romans 14:13–15:4

April 24, 2016

Lies The Father of Lies Told Me

Speaker: Steve Garcia Series: The Gospel of John Topic: Lies and the Damage They Cause Passage: John 8:31–8:44

April 3, 2016

Seven Bees for Better Judging

Speaker: Steve Garcia Series: The Gospel of John Topic: Judging Others Passage: John 7:14–7:28

March 20, 2016

When a Friend Lets You Down

Speaker: Steve Garcia Series: The Gospel of John Topic: Dealing with Betrayal Passage: John 11:1–11:27

March 13, 2016

The Two Paths From FOMO

Speaker: Wes Scheu Series: The Gospel of John Topic: Impatience vs. Submission Passage: John 7:1–7:14

March 6, 2016

The Path, Practice and Promise of Hospitality

Speaker: Jill Jones & Ryan Harrison Series: The Gospel of John Topic: Hospitality Passage: Luke 7:36–7:50

February 28, 2016

Turning Stumbling Blocks Into Stepping Stones

Speaker: Jill Jones Series: The Gospel of John Topic: Difficult Truths Passage: John 6:41–6:71

February 21, 2016

Everybody’s Got a Hungry Heart: Seek Soul Nourishment First

Speaker: Steve Garcia Series: The Gospel of John Topic: Soul Care Passage: John 6:25–6:40

February 14, 2016

Overcoming Inadequacy -- Part 2

Speaker: Steve Garcia Series: The Gospel of John Topic: Overcoming Inadequacy Passage: John 6:16–6:24

February 7, 2016

Overcoming Inadequacy -- Part 1

Speaker: Steve Garcia Series: The Gospel of John Topic: Inadequacy Passage: John 6:1–6:15

January 24, 2016

Stop Fighting God (OR From Healing to Harassment)

Speaker: Steve Garcia Series: The Gospel of John Topic: Fighting with God Passage: John 5:16–5:30

January 17, 2016

Powerful Questions

Speaker: Steve Garcia Series: The Gospel of John Topic: Habits for Healing Passage: John 5:1–5:15

January 10, 2016

Pain, Providence, and the Desperate Dad

Speaker: Steve Garcia Series: The Gospel of John Topic: Providence Passage: John 4:43–4:54

January 3, 2016

The Lost Boy, or Being About Our Father's Business

Speaker: Wes Scheu Passage: Luke 2:41–2:52