“Family Values”

On November 4, Pastor Laura preaches on Ephesians 1:15-23. 15 I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints, and for this reason 16 I do not cease to give thanks for you as I remember you in my prayers. 17 I pray that the God of our Lord […]

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“Holy Abundance”

On Oct. 7, Pastor Laura preaches on 2 Corinthians 9:6-8. 9:6 The point is this: the one who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the one who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. 7 Each of you must give as you have made up your mind, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful […]

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“Got Questions? — Why?”

On July 8, Pastor Laura preaches on John 11:32-37. 32 When Mary reached the place where Jesus was and saw him, she fell at his feet and said, “Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died.” 33 When Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who had come along with her […]

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“We Only Get to Heaven in a Crowd”

On April 29, Pastor Laura preaches on John 15:1-8. In the last of his “I Am” sayings recorded in the Gospel of John, Jesus declares that “I am the Vine; you are the Branches.” Jesus’ metaphor reminds us that, through the Holy Spirit, we are connected to – and dependent upon – Jesus Christ. But that’s not all! […]

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“Just What I Wanted”

On December 31, Pastor Laura preaches on Matthew 2:1-12. Our nativity scene is complete today, as the Magi arrive in Bethlehem under star-lit skies, bearing gifts for the newborn Son of God. By now, the gifts under our trees are unwrapped – put away or traded in for something we really wanted. In this season […]

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“God, Where Are You?”

On August 6, Pastor Laura preaches on Jeremiah 8:18-9:1. Jeremiah, the weeping prophet, stands at the edge of the Babylonian exile, weeping in deep distress over the complete destruction to come. God’s people—and Jeremiah himself—wonder where God’s saving presence is. Perhaps you wonder, too.

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