Past Sunday Messages
John
All Good Things — 3 John: 5-8
December 31, 2023

Pastor Paul discusses how we, as a church family, must mimic that of what John’s friend, Gaius, put forth in his community; to invite strangers into our church, to accept and love them, and to provide support to outsiders.  “Dear friend, you are faithful in what you are doing for the brothers and sisters,[a] even though […]

Luke
Christmas Eve Service – Luke 2:1-20
December 26, 2023

Pastor Paul preaches on Luke 2:1-20, explaining the profound impact that the birth of Jesus had on the known world in the first century. It was an event that left a faithful virgin in wonder, a band of wise men seeking, and a worldly king enraged and afraid of the prospect of a rival king. […]

Luke
Preparing the Way — Luke 3: 1-6
December 10, 2023

Pastor Paul discusses the history of the Bible and the events leading up to Jesus’ birth, giving us context to when and where this all takes place. John the Baptist points out that to prepare for Christ’s birth, we must first become more than just “children of Abraham” or “God’s people,” and instead act on […]

Jeremiah
The Promise of Hope – Jeremiah 33:14-16
December 4, 2023

Pastor Paul preaches on Jeremiah 33:14-16m describing how the grievous sins of ancient Israel led them to a season of sorrowful repentance after they were conquered by the Babylonians. God, however, did not leave them without hope; He foretold a time when a righteous Savior would rescue all of Israel from its misery. Jesus is […]

Luke
Be Ready – Luke 12:35-40
November 27, 2023

Mike Eppel preaches on how to be ready for the return of Christ. When the Messiah came two thousand years ago, He came to save us from our sins but when He returns it will be a time of judgement. Those who are prepared for Christ’s arrival have nothing to fear; the promise of eternal […]

Acts
Christian Community – Acts 2: 42-47
November 12, 2023

Pastor Paul preaches on Acts, speaking about the differences in Christian community as it was beginning and how it has evolved to today, as well as how we need to go back to the roots of what being a Christian community really means. The Fellowship of the Believers 42 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching […]

James
The Power of Prayer – James 5:13-18
November 6, 2023

Pastor Paul preaches on James 5:13-18, discussing how believers should understand prayer. What does James mean when he says that the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well? Although sometimes it is the Lord’s will to provide physical healing to the sick, this is not always the case. On the other hand, […]

Matthew
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 […]

Matthew
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 […]

Matthew
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.