Learning to Love – November 17, 2019

“Learning to Love”Text: Genesis 4:1-16This week, Pastor Tim goes through the story of Cain and Abel. Although Cain is cursed and driven away from the land after killing Abel, the Lord still gives him an interesting and maybe even unexpected word of hope. God’s mercy is evident when Cain is marked so that he is…

It’s All About Priorities – Or Is It? – November 3, 2019

“It’s All About Priorities – Or Is It?”Text: John 17:1-6, 13-19; 1 Thessalonians 5:23-24Guest preacher Rev. Kim Richardson joins us this week with the following question: How do we live with an undivided heart toward God? We tend to think of our relationship with God as being one of the many different priorities in our…

Crossing Into The Promise

“Crossing Into the Promise” – October 27, 2019

“Crossing Into the Promise”Text: Joshua 1:1-9Dr. Stephen DIllman, District Superintendent of the Maine District of the Church of the Nazarene, joins us this Sunday as we officially install Rev. Tim George as our pastor. Dr. Dillman outlines the similarities between the leadership change of the Israelites from Moses to Joshua with our transition today, reminding…

Luke 18:1-8 – October 20, 2019

Text: Luke 18:1-8Continuing our study of the parables of Jesus found in the Gospel of Luke, we examine the Parable of the Persistent Widow. This parable is about how we should stay persistent in our faith and prayer even when it seems like no one is listening. Even in the midst of being distracted by…

Give Thanks

Luke 17:11-19 – October 13, 2019

Text: Luke 17:11-19We continue our look at the Gospel of Luke with the story of Jesus healing ten men who had leprosy. Only one of the ten who had been healed came back to Jesus to thank Him. This man serves as a model for us, since there is something missing if we share God’s…

Luke 17:5-10 – October 6, 2019

Text: Luke 17:5-10As we continue our study of the Gospel of Luke, we are reminded that even when we are ready to give up hope or lament what is happening in the world, God will do great things if we have faith the size of a mustard seed.

Luke 16:19-31 – September 29, 2019

Text: Luke 16:19-31We continue our study of the Gospel of Luke by looking at another one of Jesus’ parables. This week, we look at the story of the rich man and the beggar Lazarus. It is a call for us to learn to live anew with compassion and grace, and to take hold of the…

Luke 16:1-13 – September 22, 2019

Luke 16:1-13Over the next few weeks, we will be spending some time in the Gospel of Luke, studying some of the stories Jesus told to the disciples. This week, Pastor Tim reads the Parable of the Shrewd Manager, and explains how this passage reveals how different God’s economy is to the world’s.

FOR: Sacrificial Living – September 15, 2019

“FOR: Sacrificial Living”Text: Acts 20:17-38This week’s scripture passage is Paul’s occurs shortly before journeying to Jerusalem and reads as almost a farewell. Despite not knowing what will happen when he arrives, his goal is to remain testifying to God’s grace. When we approach life with God’s grace and love, it changes who we are, and…