Tag Archives: sin

May 10, 2020: “You are forgiven”

Welcome! Click on the video below for a welcome message from Pastor Michael. Call to Worship Please follow along below as Larissa P. leads us in the call to worship based on Psalm 103. Leader: Bless the LORD, O my … Continue reading

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March 22, 2020: “Show Us Our Blindness”

Ideally, we would gather together in worship, catching up on each other’s lives, being encouraged by each other’s smiles, weeping with each other in our tears, joining our voices in songs of faith and hope and praise, lifting up our … Continue reading

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Come to God’s Feast!

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on March 24, 2019, the third Sunday of Lent, called “Come to God’s Feast!” It focuses on the theme of “repentance,” and it is part of our Lenten series entitled, “Blessed Hunger, Holy Feast.” … Continue reading

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David’s Son or David’s Lord?

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on February 17, 2019, called “David’s Son or David’s Lord?” It is the sixth in a series called “Reading the Bible with Jesus.” The sermon is a reflection on the importance of Psalm 110:1 … Continue reading

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Mercy, Not Sacrifice

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on February 10, 2019, called “Mercy, Not Sacrifice.” It is the fifth in a series called “Reading the Bible with Jesus.” The sermon is a reflection on Jesus’ reference to Hosea 6:6 in Matthew 9:9-13 and 12:1-14. … Continue reading

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The Practice of Merciful Forgiveness

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on April 29, 2018, called “The Practice of Merciful Forgiveness.” The sermon is a reflection on Jesus’ teaching about forgiveness in the Sermon on the Mount. Here is a written excerpt: Earlier, I said … Continue reading

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Nothing Between Us

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018, called “Nothing Between Us.” The sermon is a reflection on the story of Mary Magdalene coming to the tomb of Jesus while it was still dark, and wondering … Continue reading

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Love, not Lust

Here’s the full audio of Pastor Michael’s sermon from January 21, 2018, on Jesus’ teaching in Matthew 5:27-32. This is part of our second series this year on the Sermon on the Mount, this one focused on “Love as the … Continue reading

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Blessed are the Pure in Heart

Here’s the full audio of Pastor Michael’s sermon from October 29, 2017, reflecting on the sixth Beatitude in the Sermon on the Mount: And here’s a written excerpt, looking at what Jesus meant by “purity in heart”: Into this world … Continue reading

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Not Under Law but Under Grace

This past Sunday Pastor Michael preached on Romans 6:12-23, a sermon entitled, “Not Under Law but Under Grace.” Here’s the full audio of the sermon: Here’s a written excerpt: In our Scripture text this morning Paul affirms three things: we … Continue reading

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