All posts by John Leafgren

How the Holy Spirit Transforms Lives – Acts 2:1-14, 36-41 (Frison)

Peter, the uneducated one, the betrayer, emerged as the strong and persuasive voice for Christians in Jerusalem during the Feast of Weeks following Jesus resurrection.  Where did he get that power to speak?

Don’t Hoard the Anti-Venom – John 3:11-15 (Lavalette)

What does the bronze serpent lifted up by Moses in the wilderness have to do with Jesus?  Jesus connects the two for Nicodemus in the third chapter of John’s gospel.

If The Lord Wills – James 4:13-17 (Scullion)

James says it is arrogant for us to presume to know the future.  Our foolishness shows when we make plans without considering the counsel of God.

Heaven is real…and so is Hell – John 3:1-10 (Lavalette)

Nicodemus wonders what it means to be born again.  We hear Jesus’ answer in John’s gospel account.  Listen as Jeff Lavalette describes the encounter and its significance.

A Psalm of Worship – Psalm 95 (Scullion)

Psalm 95 contains joyful praise and solemn warning.  Both are needed by God’s people.

Who does Jesus say you are? John 20:19-31 (Frison)

During an appearance to His disciples after His resurrection, Jesus says three things to his disciples.  What are they?

Is It Fair? – Part 2 Romans 3:21-26

Building on his previous sermon two weeks before, Jim Scullion draws on Paul’s letter to the Romans to describe our justification by God through Jesus Christ.

When You Suffer for the Cause of Christ – 1 Peter 4:12-29 (Scullion)

How does Peter advise Christians under fire to respond. Jim Scullion explains the text in chapter 4 of Peter’s first epistle