Tag Archives: kingdom of god

What Is the Church?

A sermon by Michael Pahl on September 8, 2019, called “What Is the Church?” reflecting on Matthew 16:13-19. This is the first in a five-part series called “Together we are a Church.” Here is a written excerpt: The word “church” … Continue reading

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Radical (a.k.a. Ordinary Christian) Hospitality

A sermon by Michael Pahl on September 1, 2019, called “Radical (a.k.a. Ordinary Christian Hospitality,” reflecting on Luke 14:1, 7-14 and Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16. Here is a written excerpt: You see the importance of this kind of hospitality early in the … Continue reading

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The Gospel is for All People

A sermon by Michael Pahl on August 11, 2019, called “The Gospel is for All People,” reflecting on Colossians 3:1-17.  It is the fourth and last in our summer series on “Colossians: The Fullness of the Gospel.” Here is a … Continue reading

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The Coming Son of Man

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on March 3, 2019, called “The Coming Son of Man.” It is the seventh and last in a series called “Reading the Bible with Jesus.” The sermon is a reflection on Jesus’ use of … 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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Jubilee!

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on January 27, 2019, called “Jubilee!” It is the third in a series called “Reading the Bible with Jesus.” The sermon is a reflection on Jesus’ fulfillment of Isaiah’s promise of Moses’ law of Jubilee … Continue reading

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From Death to New Life

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on October 21, 2018, called “From Death to New Life.” The sermon is the sixth in a series exploring our church vision and mission statements. Here is a written excerpt: Our Scripture passages this … Continue reading

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