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Date Title Speaker
4/30/2017 Recognizing the Presence

How can we be assured that the Risen Lord is with us?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
4/23/2017 Heartfelt

An expression of deep gratitude

Kirby Lawrence Hill
4/16/2017 Proclaiming Resurrection

What happens to enable Mary to be the first to proclaim resurrection and what would it mean for us to proclaim it as well?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
4/9/2017 Welcoming the Lord's Approach

How does our Lord approach life and death, not just the Holy City?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
3/26/2017 Sight

Kirby Lawrence Hill
3/19/2017 Divine Initiative

What are the possibilities when God's loving initiative reaches out to us?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
3/5/2017 Remembering Whose We Are

Who is the God to whom we belong?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
3/1/2017 Who is the Audience?

Can we take on spiritual practices that will reflect God's love whole-hardheartedly?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
2/26/2017 Less Fully Confirmed

What about those of us who didn't hear the voice from above?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
2/19/2017 The Identity of our Neighbor

How far is our love supposed to go?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
2/12/2017 Getting All the Way There

God wants even more than a Promised Land for us.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
2/5/2017 Fast Living

What happens when we live within heavenly constraints and according to God's commands?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
1/29/2017 Blessed

What does it mean to understand one's life as being blessed by God?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
1/22/2017 Follow and Fish

What is the relationship between following Jesus and proclaiming the gospel?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
1/15/2017 Come and See

When we follow Jesus, it requires going where he goes, with a willingness to see things in a new way.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
1/8/2017 Beloved

What do the waters of baptism communicate?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
12/25/2016 Full of Grace and Truth

Why it matters that Jesus was full of grace and truth.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
12/24/2016 A Higher Decree

The Roman Caesar put out his decree about everyone being registered. God puts out a more significant decree that still registers with us today.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
12/11/2016 On Display

What the glorious redemptive work of God looks like.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
12/4/2016 A Spirited Shoot

New life is coming that brings a certain spirit and deep knowledge of the Lord - what difference will that make?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
11/27/2016 The Light of the Lord

Those who seek God's light see where they are, where they are going, and see the reasons to have confidence in God's presence.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
11/20/2016 Reigning From a Cross

What an odd throne - the cross! What does that say about the One who rules our lives?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
11/13/2016 Giving Empowers Love

Love that does not give of itself is anemic; but giving that is based in love changes the world.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
11/6/2016 The Eternals and Internals

God offers us comfort so we won't be overwhelmed, and gives us hope so we won't give up on working for positive change.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
10/30/2016 Unconditional

How God's unconditional love and commitment opens the way of transformation.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
10/23/2016 To Whom Do We Pray

The identity of the One to who whom we pray shapes us in our approach.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
10/16/2016 More Powerful Than Cynicism

There is much in the world and even in God's silence that could lead us to cynicism - but there is somewhere else to go.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
10/9/2016 Another Good Samaritan

Here is another Samaritan who shows us how to live - accepting God's unexpected gifts with gratitude.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
10/2/2016 A Spirit Of...

What would be a Spirited response to the challenges of today's world?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
9/25/2016 The Life That Really Is Life

Where should our love be directed - toward God and humanity or toward money?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
9/11/2016 Whose Turn

Who takes the initiative when we turn our hearts toward God?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
9/4/2016 In Our Business

How much freedom do we have to leave God out of our lives?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
8/28/2016 No More Leaky Lives

A lot of what we count on doesn't hold water. What's an alternative?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
8/21/2016 Impediments

How do we keep impediments to ministry from blocking us?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
8/14/2016 Firestarter

Jesus is against peace and quiet????

Kirby Lawrence Hill
7/31/2016 Rich

What is wealth that lasts and how can we attain it?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
7/24/2016 A Credible Creed?: The Life Everlasting

God is forever - what about us?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
7/17/2016 A Credible Creed?: The Resurrection of the Body

Spiritual just has to do with the non-physical? Right? Maybe not!

Kirby Lawrence Hill
7/10/2016 A Credible Creed?: The Forgiveness of Sins

Turning away from self-deception, we can be forgiven and cleansed.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
7/3/2016 A Credible Creed?: The Communion of Saints

With whom are we in communion? How does that keep us from growing weary or losing heart?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
6/26/2016 A Credible Creed?: The holy catholic church

What does it mean to believe in a church that is holy and universal?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
6/19/2016 Valued

Society's values may differ from what God values.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
6/12/2016 Debtors

What is an appropriate response for what God has done for us?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
5/29/2016 The Competition

What competes for our time, attention, and commitment?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
5/22/2016 Peace, Hope, and Love

How do we experience the Triune God?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
5/15/2016 The Adopter

What should we expect from this Spirit of God at work?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
5/8/2016 The Need to be Freed

What liberation might God have in store for you?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
5/1/2016 Untroubled, Unafraid

How is it that our hearts might be untroubled and unafraid?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
4/24/2016 Ain't Gonna Hinder

How do we put ourselves in accord with what God is doing?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
4/17/2016 The Shepherd Who Comes

What does the shepherding God want for us and from us?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
4/10/2016 Encounters With the Risen Lord

What does one who has returned from the dead have to say to us?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
3/27/2016 No Longer Idle

How does the resurrection story become our story?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
3/24/2016 What Kind of Meal?

What was the significance of the Last Supper meal and what does it signify for us?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
3/20/2016 GLORY AND PEACE

How the One who came into our world and into the gates of Jerusalem demonstrates and brings God’s glory and peace.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
3/13/2016 WE HAVE NOT ARRIVED

What keeps us moving in our journey in service to God?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
3/6/2016 LOVE THAT MAKES A HOME

WE know our priorities, but what are God's priorities and how do they impact us?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
2/28/2016 TRULY BOLD! TRULY EXTRAVAGANT!

Extravagant acts in praise of God.

Dottie LaPenta
2/21/2016 Unrelenting

A look at the Jesus who would not give up on those who needed his ministry, and what that says about God's approach to us.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
2/14/2016 First

What and who do we put first in our lives?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
2/10/2016 Now

There are plenty of reasons to put off rededicating ourselves to God - there are better reasons to do so now.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
2/7/2016 Astounding Greatness

It's one thing to be 'aglow' with the presence of the Lord; it is another to show that God's presence brings wholeness.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
1/31/2016 Love That Keeps Running

The challenge of a loving God

Kirby Lawrence Hill
1/17/2016 A Rejoicing God

What does it mean for us that we have a God who rejoices in humanity?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
1/10/2016 A Resilient Identity

What can enable the identity God gives each one of us to be a resilient one?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
1/3/2016 God's Word Fleshed Out

How do we flesh out our encounter with a God in the flesh?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
12/24/2015 Good News of Great Joy

God's initiative takes place and its spreading impact is good news of great joy.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
12/20/2015 Fulfillment

What blessings come through believing in the promises of the Lord?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
12/13/2015 Why Are We Singing?

Why Are We Singing?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
12/7/2015 What Shall We See?

What will we see when God's saving action appears?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
11/29/2015 Abounding Love, Strengthened in Holiness

What is to be our focus when we think about the coming of our Lord?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
11/22/2015 Not From Here

What is the nature of Jesus' reign over against human kingdoms?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
11/15/2015 What Shall We Render to the Lord?

What shall we give as individuals and as a church and why?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
11/8/2015 Two Whys

Two of the most vulnerable commended for giving all they had - how does that make sense?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
11/1/2015 Why Two?

Why does Jesus list two great commandments when he is asked for one?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
10/25/2015 Take Heart

As we look to Jesus for vision & direction, there is reason for us to take heart.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
10/18/2015 Last Place

What is the true meaning of last place?

Dorothy Churn LaPenta
10/11/2015 The Invulnerable

The spiritual dangers that come with wealth and what we can learn about our lives from that.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
10/4/2015 The Vulnerable

How much we can learn about how to live by focusing on the vulnerabilities of living things and the ones around us.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
9/20/2015 From Above and From Beneath

Where do we look in order to grow in greatness?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
9/13/2015 Who Do You Say?

How do we grow in our understanding of who Jesus is and who we are as his followers?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
9/6/2015 A Dogged Faith

When does determination add to faithfulness and when it is just being stubborn?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
8/30/2015 An Enemy Within

How do we deal with the enemy that lives within us?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
8/23/2015 Under Armor

How do we protect ourselves as people of faith?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
8/16/2015 Bread of Life

What are signs of Christ's presence as a living word in the world today?

Jan Moody
8/9/2015 Stories of Joseph: God's Intentions

How do we understand God's activity in shaping our lives?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
8/2/2015 Stories of Joseph: Restoration

How our relationship with God can bring healing to human relationships.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
7/26/2015 Stories of Joseph: God's Provision

How is that there is going to be enough to meet human needs?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
7/19/2015 Stories of Joseph: When Things Gone Awry

How to respond when life doesn't seem to be going our way.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
7/12/2015 Stories of Joseph: Jealousy

How jealousy can tear apart human relationships.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
7/5/2015 Traveling Light

What Jesus says to take for a mission trip and what that means for us.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
6/21/2015 The Other Side

How far does the good news go when impediments arise?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
6/14/2015 Rejecting Cynicism

What is the nature of a faithful hope and how can we have one?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
6/7/2015 Insiders and Outsiders

How does Jesus respond to resistance to his message?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
5/24/2015 Spirited Words

The works of the Holy Spirit can lead to words that connect.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
5/17/2015 Hope, Riches, Greatness

What are the hopes, riches and greatness to which God calls us?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
5/10/2015 FOJ

What does it mean to be a friend of Jesus?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
5/3/2015 The Source

Jesus is the loving source of our growing identity and fruitfulness

Kirby Lawrence Hill
4/26/2015 Giving Notice

What does love that puts itself on the line look like?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
4/19/2015 Sacred

How do we understand what is sacred in light of Jesus' resurrection?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
4/12/2015 Life in Jesus' Name

How does believing in the resurrected life of Jesus lead to life in his name?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
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