2019

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“Leaving and Following” 2-10-19

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Luke 5:1-11      “Leaving and Following”  (Jeff Moore, preaching)     Jesus encounters fishermen at their workplace as they’re doing what they know best, and invites them to reconsider.  They listen and respond, and find themselves surprised and amazed.  They leave everything and follow him.  What has Jesus asked us to reconsider?  What would it mean […]

“Church – Love ≠ Church” 2-3-19

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1 Corinthians 13:1-13   “Church – Love ≠ Church”     (Jeff Moore and Keiler Swartz, preaching)   These well-known verses are often heard in the setting of the beginning of a marriage.  They are strong and important thoughts as we consider personal relationships.  But what’s more is that Paul’s discussion of love is directed to a […]

 “The First Sign – Mighty Fine” 1-20-19

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John 2:1-11  “The First Sign – Mighty Fine”   John’s gospel tells us that Jesus’ presence is a manifestation of God.  It changes things – our celebrations, our understandings, our expectations.  How might this sign of the wedding wine provide us with a glimpse of his glory?  What witness will we give to Jesus’ presence […]

“Seeking Refuge” 1-6-19

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Matthew 2:13-23   “Seeking Refuge”  (Jeff Moore, preaching)   Jesus was born into a dangerous situation.  His story proceeds directly from the gifts of the wise ones to a journey across borders.  Even though his ancestral land was likely his family’s first and best choice for his infancy and early childhood, political threats and violence […]