Sep 27, 2020
Disputed and Tested – Exodus 17:1-7
Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost. Folks can be heard grumbling about leadership just about anywhere you go. Moses was not immune from it nor was Jesus. How does Moses deal with it when his people are ready to stone him? How do we deal with adversity? Pastor Frank Reeder preaching.
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  • Sep 27, 2020Disputed and Tested – Exodus 17:1-7
    Sep 27, 2020
    Disputed and Tested – Exodus 17:1-7
    Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost. Folks can be heard grumbling about leadership just about anywhere you go. Moses was not immune from it nor was Jesus. How does Moses deal with it when his people are ready to stone him? How do we deal with adversity? Pastor Frank Reeder preaching.
  • Sep 20, 2020Unhappy Servants – Matthew 20:1-16
    Sep 20, 2020
    Unhappy Servants – Matthew 20:1-16
    Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost. What is God's idea of justice? It should be no surprise that God's Kingdom ethics are very different from our average social order. Jesus' Parable of the Laborers in the Vineyard makes those ethics clear. Pastor Frank Reeder preaching.
  • Sep 13, 2020Can’t Get No Satisfaction – Philippians 3:1-14
    Sep 13, 2020
    Can’t Get No Satisfaction – Philippians 3:1-14
    Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost. Folks keep looking for a good time, something that will make them happy. There are many avenues that people seek. God's Word to us is that only one relationship will fill the deepest cry of our hearts. Message by Rev John Koch.
  • Sep 6, 2020The Best Blood Donation – Exodus 12:1-14
    Sep 6, 2020
    The Best Blood Donation – Exodus 12:1-14
    Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost.  Jesus' blood donation on a Roman cross sets anyone free who looks to him. He changes the sacrificial system, no longer requiring the blood of a lamb. But he does ask us to get involved in the sacrificial community that stands between those who would steal another's freedom and the open door to a new world. Sermon by Pastor Frank Reeder.
  • Aug 30, 2020How Are You at Carrying Wood? – Matthew 16:21-28
    Aug 30, 2020
    How Are You at Carrying Wood? – Matthew 16:21-28
    Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost. Not too many of us like self-denial, that is, the ability to say no to our desires. Jesus wants us to learn how to say yes to his kingdom ways, which involves carrying some wood. Pastor Frank Reeder preaching..
  • Aug 23, 2020Stronger Than Hell – Matthew 16:12-21
    Aug 23, 2020
    Stronger Than Hell – Matthew 16:12-21
    Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost. Can you imagine having the keys to put away injustice and to set free those who are falsely accused and convicted? Jesus takes Peter's confession and tells us that if we declare him our anointed King, he will give us those keys. Pastor Frank Reeder preaching.
  • Aug 16, 2020When Tradition Met It’s Match – Matthew 15:21-28
    Aug 16, 2020
    When Tradition Met It’s Match – Matthew 15:21-28
    Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost. This story is one one the most confusing recounts of Jesus talking with a Gentile woman. In it Jesus uses a racial slur and if you don't know his heart, you might judge him as way off base. Listen to the whole story told between the lines and know the context. Jesus is challenging the traditions that hold people down. Pastor Frank Reeder preaching.
  • Aug 9, 2020A World Without Correction – Matthew 7:1-5
    Aug 9, 2020
    A World Without Correction – Matthew 7:1-5
    What happens in a world where no one is willing to take correction? The result is a chaotic mess where standards are erased and everybody walks all over everyone else.  Rev. Dr. Merrit Marsango preaches.
  • Aug 2, 2020Social Security – Matthew 14:13-21
    Aug 2, 2020
    Social Security – Matthew 14:13-21
    Ninth Sunday after Pentecost - The term social security usually brings a monthly check or a direct deposit to mind. For Jesus, true social security is more about compassion and trust. You cannot put those things in the First National Bank. But we can deposit them in the vault of the Kingdom of God. The investment is returned i the unsearchable riches of Christ. Pastor Frank Reeder preaching.
  • Jul 26, 2020The Kingdom of Heaven is Like – Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52
    Jul 26, 2020
    The Kingdom of Heaven is Like – Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52
    Eighth Sunday After Pentecost. What is Jesus' view of the Kingdom of Heaven? Does he indicate that we have to wait for it or can we experience it here and now? Pastor Frank Reeder preaching.