Past Sunday Messages
Let the Children Come—Matthew 19:13-15
July 14, 2024

Pastor Paul discusses the children of the Bible—how mention of them stops in the New Testament, as the prophesized Son of God, Jesus, has arrived; how children were and still are so integral to religion and its practices; and how people today debate whether or not children should be involved in sacraments such as baptism. […]

The Great Commission—Matthew 28: 16-20
April 14, 2024

Pastor Paul teaches us that to serve the Lord our God, we must do as Jesus commands and spread his word everywhere we go, whether that be to our neighbor, to our community, or to the ends of the earth. No matter how big or small, each Christian should carry God’s word with them through […]

Feeding 5,000—Matthew 14: 13-21
March 26, 2024

Pastor Paul preaches two scriptures today: Jesus feeding the five thousand and Jesus arriving in Jerusalem to a celebration and the waving of palms in his honor. He discusses the circumstances in which Jesus arrives—gentle, riding on a baby donkey, arriving in a huge city where people claim him to be a king, the son […]

Forgiveness Is Divine – Matthew 18: 21-35
October 29, 2023

The Parable of the Unmerciful Servant 21 Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?” 22 Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times.[a] 23 “Therefore, the kingdom of heaven is like a king who wanted to […]

Hard Sayings – Matthew 18: 7-9 & 15-20
October 22, 2023

Pastor Paul preaches from Matthew about how we should address conflict with others, as well as within our selves, in our lives. 7 Woe to the world because of the things that cause people to stumble! Such things must come, but woe to the person through whom they come! 8 If your hand or your foot causes you […]

The Journey – Matthew 6:25-34
October 16, 2023

Mary Beth Obetz preaches on Matthew 6:25-34, sharing her testimony of how God was always there for her as she and her husband moved from state to state during uncertain times.

The Children – Matthew 18
October 9, 2023

Pastor Paul preaches on Matthew 18, discussing why we must humble ourselves like little children if we are to enter the kingdom of heaven. It is through this child-like humility that we willingly listen to our Father in heaven, which prevents us from leading ourselves or our children astray.

An Odd Recounting – Matthew 17:24-27
September 25, 2023

Pastor Paul preaches on Matthew 17:24-27 on the significance of Jesus extracting the four drachma coin from a fish to pay the temple tax. Jesus was not frivolously using his power pay taxes, but was indicating how He himself would be the payment for humanity’s sinful debt to God.

What About the Demons? – Matthew 17:14-23
September 18, 2023

9/17/2023 – Pastor Paul preaches on Matthew 17:14-23 on why demonic activity seems to have been so prevalent in the early church and offers several insightful explanations as to why demons are largely unnoticed in the modern era.

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