It is Time to Get Dressed for Battle! (September 8, 2019)

Sermon Text: Ephesians 6:10-20 Pastor Daniel Schmidt  Did you catch the news for today?  We are at war!  I am not talking about our nation being at war with another world power.  But you and I are in a spiritual battle.  Day after day, we as Christians are under attack. Day after day, you and I more…

What Are Your Treasures? (April 28, 2019)

Sermon Text: Luke 16:19-31 Seminarian Barty Cox “Salvation lies within.” Maybe you remember this quote from the movie Shawshank Redemption. Convicted felon Andy Dufresne finds himself facing a surprise cell inspection from the prison guards and warden. As the warden leaves the cell, he gives Andy his Bible back and offers him this memorable quote. more…

KEEP YOUR EYES ON THE PRIZE (April 7, 2019)

Sermon Text: Philippians 3:8-14 Pastor Steven Pagels In the name of Christ Jesus, dear friends: Everyone loves a good story.  And judging from this week’s New York Times best seller list, it is also accurate to say that everyone loves a good true story. According to the most recent non-fiction best seller list, seven of the more…

BRING SALVATION TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH (October 28, 2018)

Sermon Text: Acts 13:38-48 Pastor Steven Pagels In the name of the One who makes us one, dear friends: The journey began almost five months ago, on the last Sunday in May, designated as Trinity Sunday on the Christian calendar.  But Trinity Sunday goes by another name, the first Sunday after Pentecost.  And since that more…

Become Who You Are in Christ: Chosen by God to be His Child (July 15, 2018)

Sermon Text: Ephesians 1:3-14  Pastor Daniel Schmidt 3Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. 4For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight. In love 5he more…