All posts by John Leafgren

Grace and Glory – Titus 2:11-15 (Scullion)

Grace and Glory

 

Faith or Law – Galatians 3:1-9 (Oldaker)

What is the beginning of our faith, the continuation of our faith, and the anchor of our faith?   Listen as Pastor Larry Oldaker answers this from Paul’s epistle to the Galatians.

Faith or Law

 

A King Who Saves – 1 Samuel 11:1-15 (Conrow)

Who is able to save us? The Hebrews of Jabesh-gilead, under seige,  feared they would have no rescuer, just as people throughout the ages, beseiged by sin, have also longed for a savior.  For them, King Saul was their answer.  Who is it for us?  Listen as visiting pastor Alan Conrow explains with the text from 1 Samuel 11:1-15.

A King Who Saves

“The Contrarian Gospel” – Galatians 1:10-14 (Oldaker)

We are often drawn to things that are not good for us, or else we reject things that are good. The gospel is an example of the latter and The apostle Paul describes this in his letter to the Galatians.  Listen to the next installation in our series on Galatians by Pastor Oldaker.

The Contrarian Gospel

Bringing Up the Ark – 1 Kings 8:1-21 (Scullion)

In this week’s text, we see the beginning of the ceremony Solomon decreed to bring the ark to the temple just built in Jerusalem.   This is of great historical interest, but even more, it reveals at least three things in the nature of our God.   Listen as our guest preacher Jim Scullion spells this out.

Bringing Up the Ark

Why Boast in the Lord? – I Corinthians 1:18-31 (Conrow)

Why should we. and how can we, boast in the Lord?  Listen here as visiting pastor Alan Conrow draws on Paul’s letter to the Corinthians to help us with this question.

Why Boast in the Lord

Our Way Directed By God – Psalm 119:1-8 (Burch)

Is the law of God a burden or a blessing?   Visiting preacher Philip Burch introduces us to Psalm 119 and answers this question in his sermon on the first eight verses of this great chapter.

Our Way Directed by God

Guard Your Joy – Philippians 2:1-4 (Lavalette)

How does Apostle Paul urge the Philippian church to protect it’s source of joy?  Listen here as our visiting preacher Jeff Lavalette explains.

Guard Your Joy