Not Having Enough

November 11, 2018
11 Nov 2018

(1 Kings 17: 8-16; Mark 12: 38-44)

By Dr. Joel Alvis

The truth is that this poor widow gave more to the collection than all the others put together. Mark 12: 43 [The Message]

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Deciding What Is Important

November 4, 2018
04 Nov 2018

(Ruth 1: 1-18; Mark 12: 28-34)

By Dr. Joel Alvis

“Which commandment is the first of all?”  Jesus answered, “The first is, ‘Hear, O Israel: the Lord our God, the Lord is one. You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength.’  The second is this, ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.”

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What Can I Do for You?

October 28, 2018
28 Oct 2018

(Job 42: 1-6, 10-17;  Mark 10: 46-52)

By Dr. Joel Alvis

Job and Bartimeaus called out to God in their need. God’s responses offered provision.

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Whose Are You?

October 21, 2018
21 Oct 2018

(Job 38; Mark 10: 35-44)

By Rev. Jennie Sankey

In God’s grand creation, we can feel insignificant. Instead of wondering “who am I?” in the vastness of the universe, what if we asked “whose” am I?

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A Camel’s Journey

October 14, 2018
14 Oct 2018

(Psalm 90: 12-17; Mark 10: 17-31)

By Dr. Joel Alvis

Getting to know Jesus allows us to confront some amazing challenges and also find the path of grace.

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The Enemy Within

September 30, 2018
30 Sep 2018

(Psalm 124; James 5: 13-16)

By Rev. Jody Andrade

How does an authentic church address mental health challenges?

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The Attitude of Moving On

September 23, 2018
23 Sep 2018

(Exodus 17: 1-7; Matthew 21: 23-32)

By Dr. Joel Alvis

There are all sorts of reasons to complain and call out. Yet even then, God provides.

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Getting What You Ask For

September 16, 2018
16 Sep 2018

(Proverbs 1: 20-33; Mark 8:27-38)

By Dr. Joel Alvis

How would you answer the question from Jesus to his disciples – ‘Who would you say I am?’

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Open Eyes, Open Hearts

September 9, 2018
09 Sep 2018

(Proverbs 22, selected verses; Mark 7:24-37)

By Dr. Joel Alvis

God opens our eyes, hearts, and hands through encounters and events in life. In this way, we connect our faith with everyday life.

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Arise, My Love, and Come Away

September 2, 2018
02 Sep 2018

(James 1: 22-27; Song of Solomon 2: 8-13)

By Rev. Jody Andrade

What does the lush love poetry of the Bible mean for our congregation today?

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