Mark 5:21-43 – June 27, 2021

Text: Mark 5:21-43When we have a hero that seems distant, it is not uncommon for us to look for some kind of image or sign that might remind us of them; to reach out and stretch hoping to find something that will bring us closer to that individual. In this passage, we are reminded that…

“Great Results from Small Beginnings” – June 13, 2021

“Great Results from Small Beginnings”Text: Mark 4:26-34We often think about what the Kingdom of God will look like when we get there. However, through parables, Jesus explains how we might see it exhibit itself today when God is able to reign in our lives. The parables of the Growing Seed and the Mustard Seed both…

Trinity Sunday – May 30, 2021

Text: John 3:1-17On Trinity Sunday, we read about Nicodemus’s visit with Jesus. The Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are committed together in what God’s plan and purpose is, and Jesus hints at this idea in this passage. We are born again as the Spirit of God moves through and works in us, radically changing who…

“For Such a Time as This” – May 16, 2021

“For Such a Time as This“Text: Esther 4:1-17This week, we are thrilled to welcome Jon Twitchell as our guest preacher. Jon and his wife Melody faithfully served Cape Elizabeth Church of the Nazarene from 2001 through 2015. He currently serves the Nazarene Foundation as Vice President of Gift Planning. In this message, Jon shares stories…

John 15:1-18 – May 2, 2021

Text: John 15:1-8One of Jesus’ more straight-forward illustrations is the perhaps the vine and the branches. Pastor Tim discusses his main takeaways from this illustration:1. To be tied to the vine is to be consistent – to be one who always knows that as a follower of Jesus, it is important to be true to…

Luke 24:35-49 – April 18, 2021

Luke 24:35-49Our belief in Jesus is always belief in the flesh. We should never hyper-spiritualize our faith, thinking that Jesus is just an idea, a model of behavior, or that the God we follow is just wishful thinking. In this scripture, Jesus shows the disciples His wounded body and eats fish in their presence. This…

“Finding our Voice” – April 4, 2021

“Finding our Voice”Text: Mark 16:1-8The earliest versions of the Gospel of Mark end with the women bewildered and afraid after their encounter at the tomb where they were told Jesus had risen. Pastor Tim suggests that this seemingly incomplete ending is actually a call to us to finish the story. We are the ones who…

John 12:20-33 – March 21, 2021

Text: John 12:20-33Sometimes, the greatest seeds of faith are planted in the fires of trial. The season of Lent is when we remember that there are times in life where things seem unmanageable, but God is still with us and can be glorified while He is doing something new. Our mission is to help people…

John 2:13-25 – March 7, 2021

Text: John 2:13-25This week, we read about Jesus clearing the temple courts of those exchanging money and selling animals. Jesus recognizes that our God is one of grace that meets us in our needs; not one who expects us to first meet a transaction or to have anything to offer first. Instead, worship is about…

Mark 1 : 9-15 – February 21, 2021

Text: Mark 1 : 9-15In times of waiting for God’s grace, there is a call to commit ourselves to Him; oftentimes being asked to make sacrifices. Jesus – who is the Messiah and is the one to usher in the kingdom of God – is baptized into that mission but also finds himself waiting in…