Sermon Archives

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Date Title Speaker
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
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
6/19/2016 Valued

Society's values may differ from what God values.

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
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
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
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
4/5/2015 Movements

How do Mary's movements outside the empty inspire our own movements?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
4/2/2015 Just As

How Jesus has loved us gives guidance for how we ought to love one another.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
3/29/2015 Responding to a Different Kind of Reign

We explore a kingly title for Jesus that leads to praise or ridicule (and death).

Kirby Lawrence Hill
3/22/2015 Time for You to Leave, Jesus

What is it about Jesus' presence that is so uncomfortable?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
3/15/2015 Light Hearted

How God's love opens our hearts to God's light

Kirby Lawrence Hill
3/1/2015 Ending the Protest

How can we come to the point of accepting where Jesus will go in leading us?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
12/24/2014 A Response to Good News

When good news isn’t very new, what is to be our response to it?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
12/21/2014 A Powerful Combination

When we allow our lives to align with God’s plan, something powerful will happen.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
12/7/2014 Appropriate Preparation

How we prepare not for the season, but for the reason for the season.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
11/30/2014 Waiting for the Revelation

How our waiting for God can be instructive.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
7/6/2014 Faith and Freedom

Our faith calls us to focus not only on freedom from something, but freedom for something.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
6/15/2014 Saying and Seeing

What creation tells us about the One who creates.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
6/8/2014 Why is Pentecost our Birthday?

Why is the coming of the Spirit considered to be the beginning of the church?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
5/25/2014 Called Alongside

In Jesus’ absence, there is One ‘called alongside’ of God’s people.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
5/4/2014 Recognition

How might we recognize the risen Lord in our midst?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
4/27/2014 A Living Hope

The resurrection indicates that we don’t have to be afraid of hope.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
4/20/2014 Do Not ...

What does the resurrection of Jesus tells us about how we should respond to it?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
4/17/2014 Proclaiming the Lord’s Death

What does it mean to proclaim the Lord’s death when we observe the sacrament of holy communion?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
4/13/2014 Two Realities

Jesus’ entrance into Jerusalem shows the different understandings of reality that are possible.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
4/6/2014 If the Lord Had Been Here

A time to lament and a time to understand where the Lord is when we suffer loss

Kirby Lawrence Hill
3/30/2014 What Do We See?

What is the cause of multiple cases of visual impairment?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
3/23/2014 Thirsty

God gives us certain appetites and needs, along with wonderful ways to meet them.

Kirby Lawrence Hill
3/16/2014 In Order That the World

How broad is the purpose of God’s initiatives engaging humanity?

Kirby Lawrence Hill
2/9/2014 One In Christ

Through our unity in Christ we are empowered to do so much more than we on our own can imagine

Jan Moody
12/24/2013 A Child

The difference the child sent by God makes.

Kirby Lawrence Hill

Sing of a people who gratefully give in want and plenty that others may live, showing compassion for people in need. Faith without works is a poor faith indeed. We are this people. The church is our home! Through us may Christ make the love of God known.

Horman/Keithahn Hymn