Sermons


19
Feb 2019
Wheat & Weeds: The Patience of God - Pastor Bonnie Wilcox - Matthew 13:24-43

Matthew 13:24-43  The Parable of Weeds among the Wheat He put before them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to someone who sowed good seed in his field; but while everybody was asleep, an enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and then went away. So when the plants came up and bore grain, then the weeds appeared as well. And the slaves of the householder came and said to him, ‘Master, did you not sow good seed in your field? Where, then, did these weeds come from?’ He answered, ‘An enemy......

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12
Feb 2019
Building a Community that Loves Both Saint and Sinner - Pastor Jill Bergman - Matthew 7:24-29

Matthew 7:24-29  Hearers and Doers “Everyone then who hears these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man who built his house on rock. The rain fell, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it did not fall, because it had been founded on rock. And everyone who hears these words of mine and does not act on them will be like a foolish man who built his house on sand. The rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat......

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12
Feb 2019
Who are the blessed ones? – Pastor Jill Bergman – Matthew 5:1-20

Matthew 5:1-20 The Beatitudes When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain; and after he sat down, his disciples came to him. Then he began to speak, and taught them, saying: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. “Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy. “Blessed are the pure in......

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12
Feb 2019
When You Don't Know How to Pray - Rachel James - Matthew 6:7-21

Matthew 6:7-21  “When you are praying, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do; for they think that they will be heard because of their many words. Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him. “Pray then in this way: Our Father in heaven,    hallowed be your name.    Your kingdom come.    Your will be done,        on earth as it is in heaven.    Give us this day our daily bread.    And forgive us our debts,        as we also have forgiven our debtors.    And do not bring us to the time of trial,        but......

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15
Jan 2019
Messy Relationships, Relatable Love - Pastor Jill Bergman - Matthew 3:1-17

Matthew 3:1-17  The Proclamation of John the Baptist In those days John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness of Judea, proclaiming, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.” This is the one of whom the prophet Isaiah spoke when he said, “The voice of one crying out in the wilderness:‘Prepare the way of the Lord,    make his paths straight.’” Now John wore clothing of camel’s hair with a leather belt around his waist, and his food was locusts and wild honey. Then the people of Jerusalem and all Judea were going out to him,......

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02
Jan 2019
Mama Mary & Mama Merganser - Pastor Bonnie Wilcox - Luke 2:15-20

Luke 2:15-20 When the angels had left them and gone into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let us go now to Bethlehem and see this thing that has taken place, which the Lord has made known to us.” So they went with haste and found Mary and Joseph, and the child lying in the manger. When they saw this, they made known what had been told them about this child; and all who heard it were amazed at what the shepherds told them. But Mary treasured all these words and pondered them in her......

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02
Jan 2019
Jesus' Family Tree - Pastor Jill Bergman - Matthew 1:1-17

Matthew 1:1-17  The Genealogy of Jesus the Messiah An account of the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah, the son of David, the son of Abraham. Abraham was the father of Isaac, and Isaac the father of Jacob, and Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers, and Judah the father of Perez and Zerah by Tamar, and Perez the father of Hezron, and Hezron the father of Aram, and Aram the father of Aminadab, and Aminadab the father of Nahshon, and Nahshon the father of Salmon, and Salmon the father of Boaz by Rahab, and Boaz the......

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18
Dec 2018
The Big Picture, and Also Particularity - Pastor Bonnie Wilcox - Isaiah 42:1-9

Isaiah 42:1-9 The Servant, a Light to the Nations Here is my servant, whom I uphold,    my chosen, in whom my soul delights;I have put my spirit upon him;    he will bring forth justice to the nations.He will not cry or lift up his voice,    or make it heard in the street;a bruised reed he will not break,    and a dimly burning wick he will not quench;    he will faithfully bring forth justice.He will not grow faint or be crushed    until he has established justice in the earth;    and the coastlands wait for his teaching. Thus says God, the Lord,    who......

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05
Dec 2018
How Do You Respond to People in Difficult Situations? With Rocks or Coffee? - Nathan Roberts - Luke 1:39-56

Luke 1:39-56 Mary Visits Elizabeth In those days Mary set out and went with haste to a Judean town in the hill country, where she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth. When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the child leaped in her womb. And Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit and exclaimed with a loud cry, “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb. And why has this happened to me, that the mother of my Lord comes to me? For as soon as I heard the sound of your......

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