Sermons

February 11, 2018

The Art of Listening to Jesus

The Art of Listening to Jesus

In this message Pastor David Ball focuses on the importance of listening and the myriad of self-help books coaching us in this skill.  Most critically, Scripture records God himself admonishing us to listen to Jesus, His beloved Son. We are to hear what Jesus says, understand what he’s doing and trust him with our lives.

February 4, 2018

Served to Serve

Served to Serve

In this winter season during which so many are dying from the flu, Scripture reminds us that Jesus reigns over both the physical and spiritual worlds, this week with the healing of Simon Peter’s mother, last week with the healing of a demon-possessed man. Pastor David Ball explains that these afflictions strike because we live […]

January 28, 2018

Good and True

Good and True

In this message the Rev. David Ball explains that we must know Christianity is good before we understand its truth, a pattern or progression displayed by Jesus as he described the Kingdom of God. Also during the teaching, missionary Carol Stephens shared stories about her work with preschoolers in the mountains of the Dominican Republic. […]

January 21, 2018

Called, Invited, Repurposed

Called, Invited, Repurposed

In this message Pastor David Ball takes his cue from the first chapter of Mark which tells the story of Jesus gathering his disciples. They were called, as we are called. They were invited with urgency into the Kingdom of God as Simon and Andrew were. There they were repurposed for the Glory of God. […]

January 14, 2018

The Joy of Being Found

The Joy of Being Found

In this message Pastor David Ball shares some personal anecdotes about being lost as a child and the joy of being found, which is the theme of the John 1 passage featured in today’s readings. Philip, Nathanael, Jesus  — all play out the wonder of being found in this passage, a picture of the central […]

January 7, 2018

A Resolution of Grace

A Resolution of Grace

In this message Pastor David Ball compares those who quickly break their New Year’s resolutions to those who don’t center their lives on the grace of God. Those who believe primarily in their own confidence fail because our confidence cannot come from within, but only from God. Our resolution should be to live by grace […]

December 31, 2017

Desperate Need, Gracious Provision

Desperate Need, Gracious Provision

In this homily Pastor David Ball reminds us that despite the “stuff” we are gifted with at Christmas, a week or two later we realize we are bored. No amount of this “stuff” can satisfy the emptiness in our hearts. Only God can do that and he graciously does just that.

December 24, 2017

Finding the True Christmas

Finding the True Christmas
December 24, 2017

Christmas Eve Children’s Message

Christmas Eve Children's Message
December 24, 2017

Favor With God

Favor With God

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