Messages from January 2022

Messages from January 2022

The Greatest of These

Our Scripture this morning is 1 Corinthians 13, known as the love chapter. It is probably one of the most famous chapters in all of the New Testament. It is also one of the most misunderstood chapters of scripture. Paul was writing to a church that he dearly loved. It was a church in turmoil over what was important. Paul’s instruction was that the only thing that is important to a disciple is that love must be the foundation for…

You Are The Body

This week, we continue the discussion in 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a. Gifts of the Spirit are not meant to divide, but they are for the entire body. Join us as Pastor Wayne continues this series Love Never Ends: Being the Body of Christ.

Varieties of Gifts

Paul was concerned about the church at Corinth. He started this congregation of Gentile believers only a few short years ago. However, in his absence, the church was losing sight of who they were and more importantly, whose they were. They were forming cliques and other things that were detrimental to the community of believers. Paul writes to gently correct them and urge them to focus on what was most important, serving each other in love. Join us on this wintry…

In You I am Well Pleased

*** Due to technical issues, this morning’s service was not recorded. The following message is from January 12, 2020. This was the last time that we celebrated Baptism of the Lord. *** And a voice from heaven said, “This is my Son, the Beloved, with whom I am well pleased.” (Luke 3:15-17, 21-22, NRSV) Baptism… being adopted into the family of God, the family where Christ is our brother and we are beloved children. This morning we come to the…

Three Kings and a Savior

We are celebrating Epiphany Sunday on this ninth day of Christmas, otherwise known as the Second Sunday of Christmas. On this day we remember the Wise Men who visited the Christ Child and brought the strange gifts. What did these Gentile Wise Men see that the Jewish people who longed for Messiah missed? What do we miss? Where should our focus be as we enter this new year?