Sermon: Around the Table

I invite you to open your Bibles with me to Exodus 25:23-30. Exodus is the second book of the Bible – Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy. Exodus 25:23-30. This winter we are listening together to God’s instructions in the building of the tabernacle to explore how God desires us to worship and how it related…

Sermon: Go In & Go Out

I invite you to turn with me in your Bibles to Exodus, chapter 30. Exodus 30:17-21. Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy. This winter we are exploring the intersection of worship and mission. We are looking at how God instructed his people to worship in the tabernacle, how that pointed ahead to Christ, and what that…

Sermon: The Altar

I invite you to turn in your Bibles with me to Exodus, chapter 27. Exodus is the second book in the Bible – Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy. Exodus 27, beginning in verse 1. This winter, we are looking at the shape of worship and mission by taking a long look at the tabernacle God…

Sermon: Upside Down for the Good

The story of Christ is a shocking story. A couple weeks ago I was in a discussion with a  couple friends about the conception and birth of Jesus. We were looking at what the Bible said and what we had been hearing, when one of my friends commented on just how stunning this story is.…

Sermon: Move Toward the Darkness

We have just heard the beautiful, amazing, and true story of Christmas. How God sent his son to be born in a humble manger for us. This evening, after hearing that story, we are going to set that story alongside another story of God’s coming to us. It is a story that shares surprising similarities.…

Sermon: Not You, but Y’all

Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, as we hear your word this morning, may we receive it as what it really is, not a human word, but God’s word. As we do, may it work in us and not return empty, but bear fruit for your kingdom. In Jesus’ name, Amen. Christians are always in Advent.…