Nov 28, 2021
The Return of the King – Luke 21:25-36
First Sunday in Advent. In a world that is darkened by disease, war and violence, the promise of God is renewed. Christ will come again. At Olivet, Jesus reassured his disciples that when it seemed darkest, they must remain hopeful and alert. Pastor Frank Reeder preaching.
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  • Nov 28, 2021The Return of the King – Luke 21:25-36
    Nov 28, 2021
    The Return of the King – Luke 21:25-36
    First Sunday in Advent. In a world that is darkened by disease, war and violence, the promise of God is renewed. Christ will come again. At Olivet, Jesus reassured his disciples that when it seemed darkest, they must remain hopeful and alert. Pastor Frank Reeder preaching.
  • Nov 21, 2021What is Truth? – John 18:33-38
    Nov 21, 2021
    What is Truth? – John 18:33-38
    Christ the King Sunday. Jesus is asked by Pilate, "What is truth?" And Jesus refuse to engage him in that conversation. Their world views are too far apart. How close is your world view to that of Jesus? Pastor Frank Reeder preaching.
  • Nov 14, 2021Faith Quakes – Mark 13:1-13
    Nov 14, 2021
    Faith Quakes – Mark 13:1-13
    Twenty-fifth Sunday after Pentecost. Jesus wants his followers to be ready for anything. When injustice knocks us down, God's faithfulness picks us up. The disciples learn this as they gaze upon the magnificence of Herod's Temple and Jesus informs them not to be too enamored by it. It would be destroyed in just a few years. Pastor Frank Reeder preaching.
  • Oct 24, 2021The Making of a Miracle – Mark 10:46-52
    Oct 24, 2021
    The Making of a Miracle – Mark 10:46-52
    Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost. How do miracles work? Is all God or do we have a part in it? The story of Blind Bartimaeus gives us some clues. Pastor Frank Reeder preaching.
  • Oct 17, 2021Life with EZ Pass – Mark 10:35-45
    Oct 17, 2021
    Life with EZ Pass – Mark 10:35-45
    Twenty second Sunday after Pentecost. James and John had an unusual request for Jesus. They wanted to have the good seats, to breeze through life as the privileged companions of Jesus. Jesus' disciples, including us, don't get a pass through hardship. It's not life with EZ Pass. Pastor Frank Reeder preaching.
  • Oct 10, 2021Through the Eye of a Needle – Mark 10:17-31
    Oct 10, 2021
    Through the Eye of a Needle – Mark 10:17-31
    Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost. How many people gain the the whole world and lose their souls? Jesus' conversation with a rich young official is reealing about the radically different ways of God's Kingdom from the kingdom of this world. Pastor Frank Reeder preaching.
  • Oct 3, 2021Tender Hearts – Mark 10:2-16
    Oct 3, 2021
    Tender Hearts – Mark 10:2-16
    Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost. With all the rancor and unkindness in our world, Jesus speaks a word to married couples that can apply to all relationships. Develop tender hearts, ask for God's help and see what kind of healing comes to our families and communities. Pastor Frank Reeder preaching.
  • Sep 26, 2021Whatever It Takes – Mark 9:38-50
    Sep 26, 2021
    Whatever It Takes – Mark 9:38-50
    Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost. Communities tend to be either inclusive or exclusive. Jesus speaks plainly to John while the others learn Jesus' priority in enlisting as many people as possible in the mission overcoming evil. Pastor Frank Reeder.preaching.
  • Sep 12, 2021The Tongue of a Disciple – Isaiah 50:4-9
    Sep 12, 2021
    The Tongue of a Disciple – Isaiah 50:4-9
    Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost. The world remembers that fateful day 20 years ago when airplanes became weapons. Families and friends around the world grieved as air travel became more difficult. What does the prophet have to say to us as he sings the Song of the Servant? Pastor Frank Reeder preaching.
  • Aug 29, 2021Virtual Morality – Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 20-23
    Aug 29, 2021
    Virtual Morality – Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 20-23
    "Virtual Morality" by Pastor Frank Reeder.