Sermons

August 2, 2020 Pastor Eric: “Peacemaking 101” (Acts 1:12-14; 2:36-42; 4:23-24, 29b-31 ESV)

July 26, 2020 Pastor Eric:   “The Praying Church” (Acts 1:12-14; 2:36-42, 4:23-24, 29b-31)

July 19, 2020 Pastor Eric:   “First Impressives” (1 Samuel 16:1-13)

July 12, 2020 Pastor Eric:   “The Church:  Who’s and Whose?” (Romans 12:1-5, Ephesians 4:1-6, 11-16)

July 5, 2020 Pastor Eric:  “Allegiance for a Free People”   Scripture – selected/adapted from Daniel 3 (ESV)

June 28, 2020 Pastor Eric:  “God’s Adventurous Future” (Proverbs 2:1-5, 1 Corinthians 1:7-9)

June 21, 2020 Pastor Eric:  Welcome Back Sunday – “God’s Genes”  (Luke 14:15-24, Luke 17:20-21, Romans 7:24-8:16, Revelation 21:5-7, 1 Corinthians 13:12, Isaiah 11:6, Isaiah 65- selected verses)

June 14, 2020 “Story and Sign-Along with Pastor Eric” #8 Celebrating Children’s Day Scriptures from Psalms, Proverbs and the Gospels

June 14, 2020 Pastor Eric: “Where Have All the Children Gone?” Hebrews 5:7-6:2, 9-12

June 7, 2020 “Story and Sign-Along with Pastor Eric” #7  “Who are angels and what do they do?” Genesis 3 and Luke 2

June 7, 2020 Pastor Eric: “Power to the People”  (Mark 9:14-29)

May 31, 2020 “Story and Sign-Along with Pastor Eric” #6  “Camp”  The story of the Hebrews from Genesis and Exodus, a 40-year camping trip.

May 31, 2020 Pastor Eric:  “Memories of Miracles”  (2 Peter 1:1-15 and Acts 2:1-21)

May 24, 2020 “Story and Sign-Along with Pastor Eric” #5 – Seeing and Being Heroes, with Only One Really Super Hero

May 24, 2020 Pastor Eric:  “The Dead, the Debt and the Deliverance”  (Galatians 5:1-25)

May 17, 2020 “Story and Sing-Along with Pastor Eric” #4 – What are You Thinking

May 17, 2020 Pastor Eric:  “Faith on Fire”  (Timothy 1:10)

May 10, 2020 “Story and Sing-Along with Pastor Eric” #3 – Bible Mothers (Genesis 4, Exodus 1, Luke 1, 2 Timothy 1)

May 10, 2020 – Pastor Eric:  “Mothers Are People, Too!”  (2 Kings 4:8-37)

May 3, 2020  “Story and Sing-Along With Pastor Eric” #2 – April Showers Bring…Rainy Day Bible Stories

May 3, 2020 – Pastor Eric:  “If We Had Only Known”  (Mark 14:27-41, 66-72)

April 26, 2020 – Pastor Eric:  “The End Is Our Beginning”  (Numbers 10, 13, 14)

April 21, 2020  “Story and Sing-Along With Pastor Eric”  #1 – (Genesis 1)  “God’s Animal Kingdom in View”

April 19, 2020 – Pastor Eric Fether:  “Harbored Doubt, Healthy Determination”                                         (John 20, Acts 1)

April 12, 2020 – Pastor Eric Fether:  Easter  “Go and Tell…Again!” (Matthew 28:1-10)

April 12, 2020 – Pastor Eric Fether:  Sunrise  “Where are you looking for Jesus?”                                   (Mark 16:1-8)

April 10, 2020 – Pastor Eric Fether:  Good Friday  “Cross Examination” (Matthew 27)

April 5, 2020 – Pastor Eric Fether:   Palm Sunday “The Triumph and the Travesty”                             (Mark 11:1-11)

March 29, 2020 – Pastor Eric Fether: “Do You Believe? …Christian Ideals and Discipline”   (Mark 4:1-20)

March 22, 2020 – Pastor Eric Fether: “Do You Believe? …Love Feast”  (Luke 22:7-20)

3/15/20 –  Pastor Eric Fether: “Do You Believe?…Baptism” (Matthew 3:1-17) NIV

3/8/20 – Pastor Eric Fether: “Do You Believe?…Salvation and the Church” (Hebrews 1:13-14, 2:1-4, 10-11, 14-18) NIV

3/1/20 Pastor Eric Fether: “Do You Believe?…Humanity and Sin” (1 Timothy 1:12-17) NIV

2/16/20 Pastor Eric Fether: “Do You Believe?…Holy Spirit” (John 14:15-21, 25-27, 15:26-27)

2/9/20 Pastor Eric Fether: “Do Your Believe?…God” (John 20:19-21, 12:24-25)

2/2/20 Pastor Eric Fether: “Do Your Believe?…Jesus” (Psalm 19:1-4a, 7-14)

[/audio]6/2/19 – Do Not Slander One Another (James 4:11-12)

5/26/19 – Guest Speaker Dennis Helsel: Christians Need to Celebrate Memorial Day Everyday (Romans 5:6-8)

5/19/19 – Guest Speaker Bob Bilger: Spiritual Blindness (Numbers 22:20-35)

5/12/19 – A Legacy of Faith (2 Timothy 3-12)

5/5/19 – “On a Mission” (Acts Series) Part 12: What I Have I Give to You (Acts 3:1-10)

4/28/19 – Family Service Message: God’s Love Gives Us Hope (John 20:1-18)

4/21/19 – Easter Sunday Message: The Story of Restoration (John 21:1-19)

4/14/19 – Palm Sunday Message: When the Easy Road Gets Tough (Luke 9:51; John 12:12-28)

4/7/19 – “On a Mission” (Acts series) Part 11: A Spirit Filled Church is Born (Acts 2:42-47)

3/31/19 – Family Service Message: “The BEST Laid Plan” (Mark 11:1-11; 14:43-15:47; Prov. 3:6)

3/24/19 – “On a Mission” (Acts series) Part 10: Time to Respond (Acts 2:37-41)

3/17/19 – “On a Mission” (Acts series) Part 9: Know With Certainty (Acts 2:22-36)

3/10/19 – “On a Mission” (Acts series) Part 8: Now is the Time (Acts 2:14-21)

3/3/19 – “On a Mission” (Acts series) Part 7: The Spirit Moves (Acts 2:4-13)

2/24/19 – Family Service Message: Ready for the Test? (Gen. 22:1-14; Heb. 11:11-12, 17-19)

2/17/19 – “On a Mission” (Acts series) Part 6: The Day of Promise Arrives (Acts 2:1-3)

2/10/19 – Guest Speaker Carol Steffen of ELM (Every Life Matters) ministry

2/3/19 – Guest Speaker Cooper Ray: The Glory of God

1/27/19 – Family Service Message: Living God’s Kindness (Acts 9:26-29)

1/13/19 – “On a Mission” (Acts series) Part 5: A Necessary Move Towards Restoration (Acts 1:15-26)

1/6/19 – “On a Mission” (Acts series) Part 4: United For Mission (Acts 1:12-14)

12/30/18 – Guest Speaker Barry Neal: “Where Are We?” (Matthew 13:3-9, 18-23)

12/24/18 – Christmas Eve Message: The Big Reveal

12/23/18 – Made For Love (1 John 4:7-19)

12/15/18 – How to Have Joy (Topical)

12/9/18 – Guest Speaker Barry Neal: “Are You Ready?” (Matthew 6:19-21)


Note: A few minutes did not get recorded in the beginning of the message for some reason

12/2/18 – Wait, Don’t Wait (Topical)

11/25/18 – Family Service: A Simple and Effective Church (Acts 2:42-47)

11/18/18 – “On a Mission” (Acts series) Part 3: The Ascension (Acts 1:9-11)

11/11/18 – “On a Mission” (Acts series) Part 2: Staying Focused on the Mission (Acts 1:6-8)

11/4/18 – “On a Mission” (Acts series) Part 1: Preparing for the Promise as the Mission Continues (Acts 1:1-5)

10/28/18 – Family Service Guest Speaker Cooper Ray: Contentment (Philippians 4:11-13)

10/21/18 – Abide in the Vine (John 15:1-17)

10/14/18 – Guest Speaker: Ken Love of the Gideons

10/7/18 – The Bronze Snake (Numbers 21:4-9)

9/30/18 – Family Service Message: “Initiative: When An Impossible Job Meets a Very Big God (Nehemiah)”

9/23/18 – The Heart of Discipleship: It All Depends (Mark 10:17-31)

9/16/18 – Guest Speaker Dennis Helsel: In the Image of God (Col. 1:15)

9/9/18 – A Man Born Blind Part 2: Eyes Open or Shut? (John 9:13-41)

9/2/18 – A Man Born Blind Part 1: New Eyes, New Sight, New Life (John 9:1-12)

8/26/18 – A Story of Fear, Faith And Intercession (Mark 5:21-24, 35-43)

8/12/18 – Rest For the Weary (Matthew 11:25-30)

8/5/18 – Lost and Found (Luke 19:1-10)

7/29/18 – Jesus Answers the Cry of the Desperate (Mark 10:46-52)

7/22/18 – Guest Speaker David Banaszak: The Cross We Carry (Pastoral Installation and Licensing Message)

7/15/18 – From Law to Love to Life (Luke 10:25-37)

7/8/18 – Guest Speaker Barry Neal: Reunion (1 Cor. 12:12-27)

7/1/18 – Jesus in the Boat: More Than a Fish Story (Luke 5:1-11)

6/24/18 – Time for Action (1 Samuel 13:23-14:23)

6/17/18 – Guest speaker Barry Neal: Father Knows Best (1 Peter 1:13-23)

6/3/18 – “This is How You Should Pray” Part 7: The Necessity of Practicing Forgiveness (Matt 6:12b, 14-15)

5/27/18 – “This is How You Should Pray” Part 6: Getting Serious About Sin (Matt. 6:12a, 13)

5/20/18 – “This is How You Should Pray” Part 5: Forgive us Our Debts (Matt. 6:12a)

5/13/18 – “This is How You Should Pray” Part 4: Give us Our Daily Bread (Matt. 6:11)

5/6/18 – Communion and Baptism (Topical)

4/22/18 – “This is How You Should Pray” Part 3: Your Kingdom Come (Matt. 6:10)

4/15/18 – “This is How You Should Pray” Part 2: Our Father (Matt. 6:7-9)

4/8/18 – “This is How You Should Pray” Part 1: Getting Real About Prayer (Matt 6:5-6)

4/1/18 – Easter Sunday: Hope Shows Up (Luke 24:13-35)

3/25/18 – Palm Sunday: Do Your Job (Luke 19:28-40)

3/18/18 – Family Service Message: Keeping the Peace (Col. 3:15; Rom. 14:9)

3/11/18 – An Example of Faithful Service in Paul’s Concluding Remarks (Eph. 6:21-24)

3/4/18 – Pray Also For Me (Eph. 6:18b -20)

2/18/18 – Stand in Prayer (Eph. 6:18)

2/11/18 – Arm Yourself For Battle (Eph. 6:14-17)

2/4/18 – Stand Strong Against Opposition (Eph. 6:10-13)

1/28/18 – Family Service Message: Fully Committed to God’s Plan (Matt 12:41-44; Luke 21:1-4; 1 Tim. 4:8)

1/21/18 Serving God in Difficult Circumstances (Eph. 6:5-9)

1/14/18 – Kingdom Dynamics in the Family Part 4: Fathers, do not Exasperate Your Children; Instead, Bring Them up in the Training and Instruction of the Lord (Eph. 6:4)

1/7/18 – Kingdom Dynamics in the Family Part 3: Children, Obey Your Parents (Eph. 6:1-3)

12/31/17 – Guest Speaker Dennis Helsel: “The Birth is Over – Now What?”

12/24/17 – Healed by Love (Isaiah 53)

12/17/17 – Good News of Great (And Lasting) Joy! (Luke 2:8-20)

12/10/17 – God’s Gift of Peace (Isaiah 9:6)

12/3/17 – Kingdom Dynamics in the Family Part 2: Husbands, Love Your Wives as Christ Loved the Church (Eph. 5:25-33)

11/26/17 – Guest Speaker Barry Neal: Expanding Our Gratitude (Eph. 5:18-20)

11/19/17 – Family Service Guest Speaker: Sam Kimmel of Last Frontier Ministries (Mark 6:32-34)

11/12/17 – Kingdom Dynamics in the Family Part 1: Wives, Submit to Your Husbands as to The Lord (Eph. 5:22-24)

11/5/17 – Submit to one Another (Eph. 5:21)

10/29/17 – Family Service Guest Speaker – Cooper Ray: “What Really Matters” (Matthew 5:13-16)

10/22/17 – Walking in Wisdom Through Spirit Filled Worship (Eph. 5:19-20)

10/15/17 – Walking in Wisdom by Being Filled With the Spirit (Eph. 5:18)

10/8/17 – Guest Speaker: Dennis Kantz of Gideons International

10/1/17 – Walking in Wisdom (Eph. 5:15-17)

9/24/17 – Family Service Message: A Friend Loves at all Times (Proverbs 17:17; John 15:12-15)

9/17/17 – Walk as Children of Light (Eph. 5:8-14)

9/10/17 – Walk in Purity as God’s Holy People (Eph. 5:3-7)

9/3/17 – Get Rid of Bitterness And Hostility; Put on Kindness And Love (Eph. 4:31-5:2)

8/27/17 – Do Not Grieve The Holy Spirit of God (Eph. 4:30)

8/20/17 – Watch Your Mouth (Eph. 4:29)

8/13/17 – Turn Around And Keep Walking (Eph. 4:28)

8/6/17 – Don’t Let Anger Get the Best of You (Eph. 4:26-27)

7/30/17 – Guest Speaker Dennis Helsel: The First Time Out (Jonah 1:1-4)

7/23/17 – Walk in Truth (Eph. 4:25)

7/16/17 – Walk in Newness of Life (Eph. 4:17-24)

7/9/17 – Guest Speaker: Bruce Boyles

7/2/17 – God’s Gracious Provisions for Growth and Unity (Eph. 4:7-16)

Edit: Just in case it caused some confusion, when discussing Christ “descending” into the grave, it should have been “after the crucifixion”.  I mistakenly said “after the resurrection.”

6/25/17 – Walking Worthy of Our Calling (Eph. 4:1-6)

6/18/17 – Guest Speaker Barry Neal: “The Father’s Gift” (Rom. 12:3-8)

6/4/17 – That We Would Be Filled (Eph. 3:14-21)

5/28/17 – Making the Mystery of the Gospel Known (Eph. 3:1-13)

5/21/17 – A New Covenant People in Christ (Eph. 2:11-22)

5/14/17 – Raised up With Christ by the Grace of God (Eph. 2:1-10)

5/7/17 – A People of Power (Eph. 1:19-23)

4/30/17 – A People of Hope (Eph. 1:17-18a)

4/16/17 – Easter Message: “Don’t Be Afraid” (Matthew 28:1-10, 18-20)

4/9/17 – Our King? (Matthew 21:1-11. 15-16)

4/2/17 – A Plea For More: Paul’s Powerful Example in Prayer (Eph. 1:15-17)

3/26/17 – Family Service Message: Forgiven People Must Forgive (Matt. 18:21-35)

3/19/17 – Sealed in Christ With the Promised Holy Spirit (Eph. 1:13b-14)

3/12/17 – Joined to Christ Through Faith in the Gospel (Eph. 1:13a)

3/5/17 – Included in God’s Eternal Plan (Eph. 1:7-11)

2/26/17 – Family Service Message: Choosing to Love Your Neighbor (Luke 10:25-37)

2/19/17 – Guest Speaker Bruce Boyles: A Voice in the Wilderness

2/12/17 – A Redeemed People in Christ (Eph. 1:4-8)

[Note: due to a power outage a small section of the sermon is missing in the middle, but has been edited to keep continuity as much as possible]

2/6/17 – Union With Christ: Every Spiritual Blessing in Christ Jesus (Eph. 1:3-6)

1/22/17 – To The Saints in Ephesus (Ephesians 1b-2)

1/15/17 – Ephesians: Introduction and Greeting (Eph. 1:1-2)

1/8/17 – The Most Important Miracle (Luke 5:17-26)

1/1/17 – The Pain And Blessing of Change (Isaiah 43:18-19)

12/18/16 – God’s Love For The World (John 3:16-18)

12/11/16 – A Call to Full Dependence Part 4: The Call to Battle And The Promise of Victory (Judges 6:33-7:25)

12/4/16 – A Call to Full Dependence Part 3: An Immediate Call to Action (Judges 6:25-32)

11/27/16 – Guest Speaker: Carol Steffen of ELM

11/20/16 – Family Service Message: The Kindness of God in a Promise Kept (2 Samuel 9:1-11)

11/13/16 – A Call to Full Dependence Part 2: The Promise of Peace And The Fear of The LORD (Judges 6:17-24)

11/6/16 – A Call to Full Dependence Part 1: The Beginning of Faith And Freedom (Judges 6:11-16)

10/30/16 – Family Service Message: Overcoming Fear With Faith (Joshua 1:6, 9)

10/23/16 – Meeting the Challenge of Faith (Judges 6- intro.)

10/16/16 – A Life Changing Touch And a Powerful Testimony (Luke 5:12-16) Note: Some interference in the first 7 minutes or so

10/9/16 – Guest Speaker: Ed Smeltz representing “The Gideons International”

10/2/16 – Emulating Christ’s Attitude in the Church (Philippians 2:1-11)

9/25/16 – Family Service Message: God is Working (Genesis chapters 37, 39-45; Proverbs 3:5-6)

9/18/16 – Finding the “One” in the “many” (Luke 10:38-42)

9/11/16 – The Cure for Plankeye (Matthew 7:1-6) Note: First few minutes are missing

9/4/16 – Learning to Overcome Worry (Matthew 6:25-34)

8/28/16 – Standing Firm (Luke 6:46-49)

Related: Check out this video: Mitch Chwatt – How I Met Messiah

8/21/16 – Lifting Our Eyes to The Harvest (John 4:25-42)

8/7/16 – If You Knew the Gift of God (John 4:1-18)

7/31/16 – Receive the Word (Luke 8:4-15)

7/24/16 – The Power of Persistent Prayer Part 2 (Luke 11:9-13) Note: There is some interference in the first few minutes, but it quickly clears up

7/17/16 – The Power of Persistent Prayer Part 1 (Luke 11:5-8)

7/10/16 – On This Rock (Matthew 16:18-20)

5/15/16 – Who is Jesus to You? (Matthew 16:13-17, 21-24)