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August 23, 2020: “Coming Out of Exile”

Preparing for Worship Today we reflect on God’s word to Israel during their time in Exile, bringing assurances of God’s presence and faithfulness, and promises of God’s good purposes being fulfilled. Join us in worship as we seek to hear … Continue reading

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The Testimony of Christ

A meditation by Michael Pahl on January 19, 2020, called “The Testimony of Christ.” It’s a reflection on the titles given to Jesus in the New Testament, in particular the four confessions of Jesus found in John 1:29-42. Here is … Continue reading

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The Heavens Were Opened

A meditation by Michael Pahl on January 12, 2020, called “The Heavens Were Opened.” It’s a reflection on the baptism story of Jesus in Matthew 3:13-17 and its connection to the Servant Song of Isaiah 42:1-9. Here is a written … Continue reading

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A Secret Message

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on February 3, 2019, called “A Secret Message.” It is the fourth in a series called “Reading the Bible with Jesus.” The sermon is a reflection on Jesus’ reference to Isaiah 6:9-10 to describe his use … Continue reading

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Rejoicing in Justice

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on December 16, 2018, the Third Sunday of Advent, called “Rejoicing in Justice.” It is a reflection on Luke 3:1-18. Here is a written excerpt from the conclusion: “Prepare the way of the Lord! … Continue reading

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Blessed are the Peacemakers

Here’s the full audio of Pastor Michael’s sermon from November 12, 2017, reflecting on the seventh Beatitude in the Sermon on the Mount: And here’s a written excerpt, exploring the “peacemaking” Jesus calls us to: As Christians we know the … Continue reading

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