Weekly Sermons

“Real Life”

In our Fuel services, we are following the topic of “uncomfortable” and how following Jesus is not a call to a comfortable lifestyle.  Matthew 16: 24 – “If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.  For whoever wants to save his life will lose it,… more »

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“Giving to God what is God’s”

The Gospels for the current Sundays in the Church Year come from Matthew – today, Matthew 22: 15 – 22, where Jesus is asked the tricky question of paying taxes to Rome.  He concludes this exchange with the Pharisees with the words: “Give to Caesar what is Caesar’s, and to God what is God’s.”  You… more »

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“Come to the Feast”

“The kingdom of heaven is like a king who prepared a wedding feast for his son.”  These are words from the Gospel Lesson for today – Matthew 22: 1 – 14 – the story of the wedding feast, which I am using as the basis for my message today. Does your family still have meals… more »

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“Trusted Tenants”

The story of the tenants in the vineyard, Matthew 21: 33 – 46, is the Gospel Lesson for this Sunday.  My address today is based on some of the verses from this story: ‘The tenants seized his servants; they beat one, killed another, and stoned a third.  And when they saw the son of the… more »

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