Mark 9:30-37 – September 19, 2021

Text: Mark 9:30-37, Psalm 27:1-6, Job 28:20-28, James 3:13-18Using the “Intersections” method that we have been invited to participate in, Pastor Tim examines multiple passages from our service and finds how they all contribute to our understanding about God. You can find the weekly Bible readings in our bulletin insert (available online at our web…

Mark 8:27-38 – September 12, 2021

Text: Mark 8:27-38When we talk to someone about another person, how we view that person can be colored by that discussion. In Mark chapter 8, Jesus talks to His disciples about what others are saying about Him. The disciples’ understanding of who He is changes based on what they have heard, and how Jesus responds.…

Mark 7:24-37 – September 5, 2021

Text: Mark 7:24-37In our faith journeys, many of us have experienced moments where we’ve felt God is incredibly close. However, the opposite is also true, where we haven’t felt as close to God. The moments that we realize that we have nothing can be exactly what we need, because like the two figures in this…

When Tradition Becomes Troublesome – August 29, 2021

“When Tradition Becomes Troublesome”Text: Mark 7:1-23Today, we study the seventh chapter of Mark. Jesus challenges the Pharisees regarding their understanding of cleanliness and holiness. Holiness is not about what we do or what we don’t do; it’s about how we live among others God has put in our lives.

John 6:51-70 – August 22, 2021

Text: John 6:51-70Two weeks ago, we began reading from John chapter 6 in which Jesus refers to Himself as the Bread of Life shortly after the miracle of feeding the 5000 people. Today, we continue this passage as Jesus expands on this idea, saying that the Bread is His flesh and those who will eat…

Blessed for the World – August 15, 2021

“Blessed for the World”Text: Psalm 67Psalm 67 is all about soaking in the blessings of God, and recognizing the ways God has blessed us and will bless us. Our hope and prayer is that what God does in our lives might in turn become a blessing for others.

John 6:35-51 – August 8, 2021

Text: John 6:35-51In this passage, Jesus refers to Himself as the Bread of Life. When we turn to Him, we find that He sustains us even in the hardest moments of life; when things take a turn for the worse or if it seems like someone has wronged us. Pastor Tim shares some stories about…

August 1, 2021

Text: Psalm 37:1-8, Philippians 4:4-9Today, we welcome Pastor Kim Richardson from “Vision Partners” to the pulpit while Pastor Tim is on vacation. The events of the past year and a half have caused many of us anxiety. Pastor Kim looks at two scripture passages filled with the Good News of God, which tells us to…

2 Samuel 12:1-14 – July 25, 2021

Text: 2 Samuel 12:1-14One of the things that makes Scripture relatable is that it is honest about life, even confessing the mistakes of some of its central figures. In this passage, David’s sin done in private is exposed by God through the prophet Nathan. While the consequences of David’s actions still remain, God offers forgiveness.…

Mark 6:30-44 – July 18, 2021

Text: Mark 6:30-44Today, we look at the Gospel of Mark’s account of Jesus feeding the 5,000 people. Jesus and His disciples were looking to withdraw from the crowds, yet the people followed Him and after teaching, the miracle took place. Pastor Tim offers a new perspective on this familiar story by suggesting that sometimes the…