Training for Glory

“Training for Glory… or Skating By” – February 6, 2022

Training for Glory… or Skating ByText: 1 Corinthians 9:14-27We continue our Olympics-inspired sermon series “Training for Glory” by looking at another of Paul’s letters to the Church in Corinth. He reminds us that unlike an athlete’s glory which is perishable, we are seeking an imperishable glory. Our faith cannot be achieved through a quick fix,…

Faith Promise: “Dangerous Prayers” – January 23, 2022

Faith Promise: “Dangerous Prayers”Text: Hebrews 12:1-3As we consider how God is calling us to be involved in missional work both globally and locally, we welcome Hank Dunn as our Faith Promise speaker. Hank is the Executive Director of the Transformation Project based in Westbrook, Maine which helps those coming out of correctional facilities do life…

How We Are Known – January 16, 2022

“How We Are Known”Text: Isaiah 62:1-12Have you ever felt like you’ve had to vindicate your name before someone? That is the situation the people of Israel find themselves in – they are going to be an unknown, forgotten people. And yet God speaks through the prophet Isaiah and promises to them that how people are…

“Participating in the Prophetic Voice” – January 9, 2022

“Participating in the Prophetic Voice”Text: Isaiah 61:1-11Although we completed our “Christmas Prophecy” series last week, we will continue to look at the words of the Old Testament prophets for the next few weeks. Today, Pastor Tim shares a message of good news from Isaiah. By the power of the Holy Spirit poured out to the…

Christmas Prophecy: For the World – January 2, 2022

“Christmas Prophecy: For the World”Text: Revelation 12:1-17Today we conclude our “Christmas Prophecy” series by looking at a passage from Revelation. The passage uses the imagery of a dragon to illustrate the evils and distractions of the world. Ultimately, the dragon is defeated. These words of hope to the early Church ring true to us today…

Christmas Prophecy: Hope – December 26, 2021

“Christmas Prophecy: Hope”Text: Isaiah 9:1-7As we enter the Christmas season, we continue to look at the words of the Old Testament prophets. This week, we examine Isaiah, who presents a message of hope to the people of Israel in the midst of darkness. Could they have dared to hope for what he shared; that the…

Christmas Prophecy: Liberation – December 19, 2021

“Christmas Prophecy: Liberation”Text: Micah 5:2-6We continue our Advent study of the prophets by looking at the book of Micah. Micah is speaking to the remnants of the people of Israel during their exile – at this time, they don’t have anything to look forward to. Micah’s words of Hope remind the people of Israel and…