Sermons from May 2016

Jesus Is: Liberator

Has Christianity ever seemed to be confining? Somehow we have the remarkable ability to take the freedom and liberation from Jesus Christ and transform it to bondage and restraint. The freest people in the world are those who know Jesus Christ. As we wrap up our series called “Jesus Is…”, let’s soak in true freedom…

Jesus Is: Head of the Church

Hey, who is in charge around here anyway? Dare we say, Jesus? Well, that is exactly what we say, and it comes with some responsibility and consequence. The good news is that it comes with only good responsibility and consequence! Each of the many titles and names for Jesus is fantastic. Today’s is no exception.…

Jesus Is: Judge

Few things in the Bible have more varied interpretations than passages speaking of the end times. We are certainly in for a roller coaster of dramatic and spectacular happenings. But what about us, today? In light of our current unprecedented political landscape, in light of both ISIS and North Korea, in light of the struggles…

Jesus Is: Moral Teacher

Jesus is: the fulfillment of Scripture, Savior, Victor, supreme Lord, model for suffering, and the Word. Today we look at Jesus as moral teacher. He certainly taught a lot, on many subjects and with colorful examples. As we consider the morality of Jesus’ teachings, we may as well take a look at ourselves and see…

Jesus Is: The Word

There is a pretty powerful assertion in John 1:1-3 in regard to who Jesus is. We may even say it is totally ludicrous, if not for the fact that it is true. These opening verses of the New Testament have some extremely deep implications in theology, but they also have some of the most practical…