2015 Sermons

Each Sunday we seek to preach upon the truth of God's Word, living and active, to our daily lives.

Seeing Where God is Working
December 27, 2015 - Pastor Adam Just

Scripture: John 5:16-27 - including John 4 and John 5:1-15

Visiting With Mary and Elizabeth
December 20, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Luke 1:39-45

The Second Mile
December 13, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Luke 3:8-20

A Voice of One
December 6, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Luke 3:1-7

Are You Faint and Apprehensive
November 29, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Luke 12:25-36

First Fruits of the Harvest
November 22, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Deuteronomy 26:1-11

Thankfulness
November 15, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Luke 17:11-19; Colossians 1:3-8 - Are we thankful?  How can we live thankfully?

Taking Time With Jesus
November 8, 2015 - Pastor Adam Just

Scripture: Luke 14:15-24 - What's at stake?  What's the cost when we don't spend time with Jesus?  What excuses do we have?

Remember Their Chains
November 1, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: John 15:18-21, Hebrews 13:1-3 - Persecution shouldn't surprise us.  Pray for the persecuted.

Reorientation: Free Speech
October 25, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: 1 Timothy 4:9-16 - Paul encourages Timothy to maintain sound doctrine and sound discipline.

Reorientation: Joining In Suffering Together
October 18, 2015 - Pastor Adam Just

Scripture: 2 Timothy 1:8-12 - As a church body we can support each other in suffering.  We all suffer in different ways but need each others support.

Reorientation: Loving the Michigan Fan
October 11, 2015 - Pastor Adam Just

Scripture: Ephesians 4:1-6 - 4 Qualities of a Healthy Christian Community

The Church Universal
October 4, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Matthew 21:33-46 - We are united, one church, universal, around the world

Let All Creation Sing
September 27, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Matthew 6:25-34 - Do not worry, God will take care of you

The Beginning of A Good Work
September 20, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Ephesians 2:1-10 - Created to do good works through Christ Jesus. 

Losing Faith
September 13, 2015 - Pastor Adam Just

Scripture: Colossians 2:1-10 - Struggling, fighting and contending for people for faith. 

In the Same Boat
September 6, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Romans 7:14-25 - We all have made mistakes and are in the same boat.

Are You Ready?
August 30, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Ephesians 6:10-18 - Are you placing yourself in the armor of God each day?

Where is your Treasure?
August 23, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Matthew 6:19-21, 2 Cor. 8:1-15 - Where is your treasure? 

The Unfair Generosity of God
August 16, 2015 - Pastor Adam Just

Scripture: Matthew 20:1-16 - Jesus tells this parable illustrating the incredible and gracious generosity of the Father.

The Old is Going, the New is Coming
August 9, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: 2 Corinthians 5:11-21

Trust, Love, Commitment
August 2, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: John 14:1-14 - "Can't just maintain - we're either growing or we're dying."

The Yoke of Jesus
July 26, 2015 - Pastor Adam Just

Scripture: Matthew 11:28-30 - Do we allow Jesus to place his yoke upon us?

Financial Security - Really?
July 19, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Luke 12: 13-21 - finding security in things and possessions or God?

Everest: Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power
July 12, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: 2 Kings 5:1-19 - The story of Naaman and how through Elisha, God healed him.

The Last Judgment
July 5, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Matthew 25:10-13

Jesus and the Temple
June 28, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Matthew 21:10-13

Jesus and the Prodigal
June 21, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Luke 15:11-32

Isaiah - Send Me
June 14, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Isaiah 6 - God, here I am, send me.

Abraham - God's Faithful Promises
June 7, 2015 - Pastor Adam Just

Scripture: Genesis 15:1-18 - Abraham believed God inspite of doubts.  What doubts do we have?  Is God faithful?

Who's In Control?
May 31, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Philippians 4:10-13 - Who is in control of our lives?

Seeing and Following
May 24, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Acts 2:1-6, 29-39 - Are our hearts open to the Spirit of God?  Do a heart check today.

The Long Haul
May 17, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: John 4:31-38.  Are our eyes open to the harvest?  What food is Jesus feeding off of?

Are You Thirsty?
May 10, 2015 - Pastor Adam Just

Scripture: John 4:4-15, Psalm 63:1-5, Exodus 17:1-7 - What are you thirsty for?  Are you too concerned about convenience for God?

8th Grade Confirmation Presentations
May 3, 2015 - 8th Grade Confirmands

Various topics and scriptures

Stepping Up
April 26, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Judges 2:6-15 - Breaking the cycle of sin. 

Fight for the Light!
April 19, 2015 - Pastor Adam Just

Scripture: 1 Timothy 6:11-16 - Fight the good fight of faith.  What are you fighting for?

Do We Believe?
April 12, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: 1 Peter 1:3-9

Indeed, He is Alive - 10:30 Service
April 5, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: John 20:1-18 - The Lord is Risen so be at peace.

The Resurrection and the Bribe - Sunrise Service
April 5, 2015 - Pastor Adam Just

Scripture: Matthew 28:1-15 - The guards and the women both had fear.  The women responded by living in the power of the resurrection while the guards kept quiet and received the bribe.

Welcoming Skepticism Part 2
March 29, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: 1 Peter 5:5-11

Welcoming Skepticism Part 1
March 22, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: John 20:24-28

Is Faith Blind? Part 2
March 15, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Matthew 16:15-19, Romans 1:18-23

Is Faith Blind? Part 1
March 8, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Acts 4:5-14, 2 Timothy 2:10-17 - How can we be sure of our faith?

Where is God when life falls apart - Part 2
March 1, 2015 - Pastor Adam Just

Scripture: Psalm 34 - We know from scripture that God is close.  Are we paying attention?

Where is God with life falls apart - Part 1
February 22, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: John 16:29-33

Investing Your Life - Series on Stewardship
February 15, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Matthew 25:14-30 - What do we do with what God has entrusted to us?

Ready for the Harvest
February 8, 2015 - Pastor Adam Just

Scripture: Matthew 9:35-38 - Do we steward our resources for the harvest field?

Automatic Payments
February 1, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Proverbs 3:5-10 - Trust in the Lord

God Owns It All
January 25, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Daniel 4 - Our acknowledgement of the Most High God

Called to Follow
January 18, 2015 - Pastor Adam Just

Scripture: Matthew 4:18-25 - Jesus invites us to follow him.  So how do we?

In Praise of Faith
January 11, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Hebrews 11:1-12, 32-40 - Walking with God is living out our faith.

What Gift Can I Bring?
January 4, 2015 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Matthew 2:1-12 - The magi bring gifts to the king.  What gifts do we bring?

Hope and Promise
December 28, 2014 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: 1 Corinthians 15

Jesus: Authority
December 21, 2014 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Ephesians 1:18-23

Jesus: Lord
December 14, 2014 - Pastor Adam Just

Scripture: Luke 2:8-20 - Is Jesus Lord of our lives? 

Jesus: Anointed
December 7, 2014 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Luke 4, 1 Samuel

Jesus: Savior
November 30, 2014 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Matthew 1:18-25

I Believe: The Church
November 23, 2014 - Pastor Adam Just

Scripture: 1 Peter 2:9-10 - We are the Church

I Believe: The Spirit
November 16, 2014 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Genesis 1:1-2, John 14:15-17

I Believe: The Son
November 9, 2014 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: John 1:1-5; Luke 1:26-37

I Believe: The Father
November 2, 2014 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Deuteronomy 6:4-6, Psalm 90:1-2; Matthew 3:16-17

Reformed or Re-Formed?
October 26, 2014 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: John 17:1-5; Philippians 3:7-11

Amazing Grace
October 19, 2014 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: John 5:1-9 - "Do you want to get well?"  Jesus asks this question to the invalid man.  What is our response?

Amazing Love
October 12, 2014 - Pastor Adam Just

Scripture: Hosea 2:14-23 - The amazing love of God that pursues and redeems us.  Told through the story of Hosea and Gomer.

True Devotion
October 5, 2014 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Mark 9:42-50 - Varying levels of obedience and discipleship

Longing to Be Accepted
September 28, 2014 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: Romans 3:21-26 - We all long to be accepted.  We are accepted by our God!

The Signature Verse
September 21, 2014 - Pastor Erich Christman

Scripture: John 3:16-21 - The love of Jesus brings light into the world.  How can you share this love this week?

Beautiful Feet
September 14, 2014 - Pastor Adam Just

Scripture: Luke 8:26-39 - Jesus changed the life of the demon possessed man.  Then he told the man to "Return home and tell people about it." He had "beautiful feet" (Isaiah 52:7).  How can we have beautiful feet this week?

The Authority of Jesus and Our Mission
September 7, 2014 - Pastor Adam Just

Scripture: Matthew 28:16-20 - Jesus has ALL the authority in heaven and on earth.  Then he delegates that authority to us.  What are we to do with it?