Messages from May 2021

Messages from May 2021

Born of the Spirit

It is Trinity Sunday, the Sunday after Pentecost. It is also Memorial Day Weekend. Our text this morning is the familiar John 3:1-17. But what does it mean to be “born again?” Join us as we explore the meaning of the this well known and well worn phrase. If you watch our worship service, we will pray a blessing over the home buckets that we collected for Ishe Anesu mission in Zimbabwe and we pray a special prayer in honor of…

Spirit Poured Out

Winds howling and whooshing, flames descending and alighting, what did it mean then? What does it mean now? How does this act empower the church today? Join us as we explore Pentecost.

Ascension 2021

When Jesus ascended to heaven, he left instructions for his disciples to go, teach, and remember. What do those instructions mean for his followers today?

Jesus is our Friend

When Jesus declares to his disciples that they are now friends, what does that mean? Are they buddies? Or does he mean something else entirely? Join us as Pastor Wayne explores some possible cultural insights into Jesus’ statement in John 15:9-17.

Viniculture for Dummies

According to Webster’s Dictionary, viniculture is “the cultivation or culture of grapes, especially for wine making.” When Jesus told his audience that he was the vine and they were the branches, they had a clue about the meaning of his message. Grapes were an important crop in Israel and most people had knowledge of all that was involved in growing grapes.