Sermons, 2018-2019

2019

Date Title By Scripture  
December 25, 2019
Christmas Day
“Face to Face”Rev. RJ PowellIsaiah 52:7-10; Hebrews 1:1-12; John 1:1-14Listen
December 24, 2019
Christmas Eve
“Shine”Rev. John Mark WiggersIsaiah 9:2-7; Titus 2:11-14; Luke 2:1-20Listen
December 22, 2019“Another Story”Rev. RJ PowellIsaiah 7:10-15; Romans 1:1-7; Matthew 1:18-25Listen
December 15, 2019“What Are You Looking For?”Rev. John Mark WiggersIsaiah 35:1-10; James 5: 7-10; Matthew 11: 2-11Listen
December 8, 2019“The Voice of One Crying”Rev. RJ PowellIsaiah 11:1-10; Romans 15:4-13; Matthew 3:1-12Listen
December 1, 2019“Left Behind”Rev. John Mark WiggersIsaiah 2:1-5; Romans 13:11-14; Matthew 24:36-44Listen
November 28, 2019 “About the Food” Rev. John Mark Wiggers   Deuteronomy 26:1-11; Philippians 4:4-9; John 6:25-35     Listen
November 24, 2019 “Ride On! Ride On In Majesty!”    Rev RJ Powell Jeremiah 23:1-6; Colossians 1:11-20; Luke 23:33-43     Listen
November 17, 2019 “The Whole Story” Rev. John Mark Wiggers   Isaiah 65:17-25; 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13; Luke 21: 5-10     Listen
November 10, 2019 “Who are these Saints?” Rev RJ Powell Daniel 7:1-3, 15-18; Ephesians 1:11-23; Luke 6:20-31     Listen
October 27, 2019 “Lord Have Mercy” Rev. John Mark Wiggers Joel 2:23-32; 2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18; Luke 18:9-14     Listen
October 20, 2019 “Not to Lose Heart” Rev RJ Powell Jeremiah 31:27-34; 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5; Luke 18:1-8     Listen
October 13, 2019 “To Love God” Rev John Mark Wiggers Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7; 2 Timothy 2:8-15; Luke 17:11-19     Listen
October 6, 2019 “A Master Who Serves” Rev RJ Powell Lamentations 1:1-6; 2 Timothy 1:1-14; Luke 17:5-10     Listen
September 29, 2019 “The Joke’s on Us” Rev RJ Powell Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15; 1 Timothy 6:6-19; Luke 16:19-31     Listen
September 22, 2019 “Just Forgive” Rev John Mark Wiggers Jeremiah 8:18-9:1; 1 Timothy 1:2:1-7; Luke 16:1-13     Listen
September 15, 2019 “Who Is Really  Lost?” Rev RJ Powell Jeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28; 1 Timothy 1:12-17; Luke 15:1-10       Listen
September 8, 2019 “Hate Your Possessions” Rev John Mark Wiggers Jeremiah 18: 1-11; Philemon 1-21; Luke 14: 25-33     Listen
September 1, 2019 “Not Just Any Meal” Rev RJ Powell Jeremiah 1:4-10; Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16; Luke 14:1, 7-14     Listen
August 25, 2019 “Bound to be Losed” Rev John Mark Wiggers Jeremiah 2:4-13; Hebrews 12:18-29; Luke 13:10-17     Listen
August 18, 2019 Reading” Rev John Mark Wiggers Isaiah 5:1-7; Hebrews 11:29 – 12:2; Luke 12: 49-56     Listen
August 11, 2019 “Urgent Notice” Rev RJ Powell Isaiah 1:1, 10-20; Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16; Luke 12: 32-40     Listen
August 4, 2019 “Following Jesus” Rev RJ Powell Hosea 11:1-11; Colossians 3:1-11; Luke 12:13-21     Listen
July 28, 2019 “Walk This Way” Rev John Mark Wiggers Jeremiah 45:1-5; Acts 11:27-12:3; Matthew 20:20-28     Listen
July 21, 2019 “Presence is Presence” Rev John Mark Wiggers Amos 8:1-12; Colossians 1:15-28; Luke 10:38-42     Listen
July 14, 2019 “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” Rev RJ Powell Amos 7:7-17; Colossians 1:1-14; Luke 10:25-37     Listen
July 7, 2019 “Identity” Rev John Mark Wiggers 2 Kings 5:1-14; Galatians 6:1-16; Luke 10:1-11, 16-20     Listen
June 30, 2019 “No Law Against Such Things” Rev RJ Powell 2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-14; Galatians 5:1, 13-25; Luke 9:51-62     Listen
June 23, 2019 “Free from Legion” Rev John Mark Wiggers I Kings 19:1-15a; Gal. 3:23-29; Luke 8:26-39     Listen
June 16, 2019 “Trinity: The Escape from Duality” Rev RJ Powell Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31; Romans 5:1-5; John 16:12-15     Listen
June 9, 2019 “How God Chooses” Rev David Berman Acts 2:1-21; Romans 8:14-17; John 14:8-17, 25-27     Listen
June 2, 2019 “The Presence” Rev John Mark Wiggers Acts 16:16-34; Revelation 22:12-14, 16-17, 20-21; John 17:20-26     Listen
May 26, 2019 “Then Encounter” Rev RJ Powell Acts 16:9-15; Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5; John 14:23-29     Listen
May 19, 2019 “Remember When?” Rev John Mark Wiggers Acts 11:1-18; Revelation 21:1-16; John 13:31-35     Listen
May 12, 2019 “Listening To The Shepard’s Voice” Rev RJ Powell Acts 9:36-43; Revelation 7:9-17; John 10:22-30     Listen
May 5, 2019 “Two Fires” Rev John Mark Wiggers Acts 9:1-20; Revelation 5:11-14; John 21:1-19     Listen
April 28, 2019 “From Doubt To Hope” Rev RJ Powell Acts 5:27-32; Revelation 1:4-8; John 20:19-31     Listen
April 21, 2019 Easter “Not The End” Rev John Mark Wiggers Isaiah 65:17-25; Acts 10:34-43; John 20:1-8     Listen
April 19, 2019
Good Friday
“What Makes Today Good?” Rev RJ Powell Isaiah 52:13-53:12; Hebrews 10:16-25; John 18:1-19:42     Listen
April 18, 2019 Maundy Thursday “A Gesture Anyone Can Do” Right Rev Brian Lee Cole Exodus 12:1-14; I Corinthians 11:23-26; John 13:1-7,31b-35     Listen
April 14, 2019
Palm Sunday
“Turn Toward the Darkness” Rev RJ Powell Zechariah 9:9-12; Phillippians 2:5-11; Luke 19:28-40     Listen
April 7, 2019 “Preparing for Death” Rev John Mark Wiggers Isaiah 43:16-21; Phillippians 3:4b-14; John 12:1-8     Listen
March 31, 2019 “The Lost Parable” Rev RJ Powell Joshua 5:9-12; 2 Corinthians 5:16-21; Luke 15:1-13, 11b-32     Listen
March 24, 2019 “Repent or Die” Rev John Mark Wiggers Exodus 3:1-15; 1 Corinthians 10:1-13; Luke 13:1-9     Listen
March 17, 2019 “Go Anyway” Rev RJ Powell Genesis 15:1-12,17-18; Philippians 3:17-4:1; Luke 13:31-35     Listen
March 10, 2019 “Enough” Rev John Mark Wiggers Deuteronomy 26:1-11; Romans 10:8b-13; Luke 4:1-13     Listen
March 6, 2019
Ash Wednesday
“Ash Wednesday” Rev RJ Powell Isaiah 58:1-12; 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21     Listen
March 3, 2019 “Listen” Rev RJ Powell Exodus 34:29-35; II Corinthians 3:12-4:2; Luke 9:28-43a     Listen
February 24, 2019 “Another Way” Rev John Mark Wiggers     Listen  
February 17, 2019 “See Each Other on Level Ground” Rev RJ Powell Jeremiah 17:5-10; 1 Corinthians 15:12-20; Luke 6:17-26     Listen
February 10, 2019 “Who’s Calling?” Rev John Mark Wiggers Isaiah 6:1-13; 1 Corinthians 15:1-11; Luke 5:1-11     Listen
February 3, 2019 “Who Is This Jesus of Nazareth” Rev RJ Powell Jeremiah 1:4-10; 1 Corinthians 13:1-13; Luke 4:21-30     Listen
January 27, 2019 “Today” Rev John Mark Wiggers Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10; 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a; Luke 4:14-21     Listen
January 20, 2019 “I’ll Take Grace” Rev John Mark Wiggers isaiah 62:1-5; 1 Corinthians 12:1-11; John 2:1-11     Listen
January 13, 2019       Recording Unavailable
January 9, 2019 Memorial for Al Minor “Suggestions” Rev John Mark Wiggers Isaiah 25:6-9; Revelation 21:2-7; John 6:37-40     Listen
January 6, 2019 Epiphany “A Star and It’s Rising” Rev RJ Powell Isaiah 60:1-6; Ephesians 3:1-12; Matthew 2:1-12     Listen

2018

Date Title By Scripture  
December 25, 2018 Christmas Day   “The True Gift of Christmas”  Rev. RJ Powell Isaiah 52:7-10; Hebrews 1:1-12; John 1:1-14   Listen
December 24, 2018 Christmas Eve   “Make Christmas Great Again Rev. John Mark Wiggers Isaiah 9:2-7; Titus 2:11-14; Luke 2:1-20     Listen
December 23, 2018 Advent IV   “God’s Impossible Dream”  Rev. RJ Powell Micah 5:2-5a; Hebrews 10:5-10; Luke 1:39-55   Listen
December 16, 2018 Advent III “Suffering and Joy” Rev. John Mark Wiggers Zephaniah 3:14-20; Philippians 4:4-7; Luke 3:7-18   Listen
December 9, 2018 Advent II   “All Flesh Shall See”  Rev. RJ Powell Malachi 3:1-4; Philippians 1:3-11; Luke 3:1-6   Listen
December 2, 2018 Advent I   “Raise Your Heads” Rev. John Mark Wiggers Jeremiah 33:14-16; 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13; Luke 21:25-36   Listen
November 25, 2018   “The King on Trial”  Rev. RJ Powell 2 Samuel 23:1-7; Revelation 1:4b-8; John 18:33-37    Listen
November 22, 2018   “Give Thanks”  Rev. RJ Powell Joel 2:21-27; 1 Timothy 2:1-7; Matthew 6:25-33   Listen
November 18, 2018   “It’s the End of the World as We Know It, and I Feel Fine”  Rt. Rev. Brian Lee Cole 1 Samuel 1:4-20; Hebrews 10:11-25; Mark 13:1-8   Listen
November 11, 2018   “The Widow’s Mite”  Rev. RJ Powell Ruth 3:1-5, 4:13-17; Mark 12:38-44   Listen
November 04, 2018   “Unbound” Rev. John Mark Wiggers Wisdom of Solomon 3:1-9; Revelation 21:1-6a; John 11: 32-44     Listen
October 28, 2018   “Will You Follow?” Rev. RJ Powell Job 42:1-6; 10-17; Hebrews 7:23-28; Mark 10:46-52   Listen
October 21, 2018   “All about Melchizedek”  Rev. John Mark Wiggers Job 38:1-7; 34-41; Hebrews 5:1-10; Mark 10:35-45   Listen
October 14, 2018   “Let Go” Rev. R.J. Powell Job 23:1-9, 16-17; Hebrews 4:12-16; Mark 10: 17-31   Listen
October 07, 2018   “Proper 22 Rev. R.J. Powell Job 1:1, 2:1-10; Hebrews 1:1-4, 2: 5-12; Mark 10: 2-16   Listen
September 30, 2018   “In Jesus Name” Rev. John Mark Wiggers Esther 7:1-6, 9-10, 9:20-22; James 5:13-20, 7-8a; Mark 9:38-50     Listen
September 23, 2018   “Proper 20b” Rev. RJ Powell Proverbs 31:10-31; James 3:13-43, 7-8a; Mark 9:30-37   Listen
September 16, 2018   “Acorns” Rev. John Mark Wiggers Proverbs 1:20-33; James 3:1-12; Mark 8:27-38   Listen
September 9, 2018   “Are You Offended?” Rev. RJ Powell Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22-23; James 2:1-17; Mark 7:24-37   Listen
September 2, 2018   “Who Are You?” Rev. John Mark Wiggers Song of Solomon 2:8-13; James 1:17-27; Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23   Listen
August 26, 2018   “You Have the Words of Eternal Life” Rev. R.J. Powell 1 Kings 8:1, 6, 10-11,22-30,41-43; Ephesians 6:10-20; John 6:56-69   Listen
August 19, 2018   “What Do You Want?” Rev. John Mark Wiggers 1 Kings 2:10-12, 3:3-14; Ephesians 5:15-20; John 6:51-58   Listen
August 12, 2018   “Eat Right and Exercise” Rev. John Mark Wiggers 2 Samuel 18:5-9; Ephesians 4:25-5:2; John 6:35, 41-51   Listen
August 5, 2018   “The True Bread From Heaven” Rev. RJ Powell 2 Samuel 11:26-12:13a; Ephesians 4:1-16; John 6:24-35   Listen
July 29, 2018   “Pilgrimage” Rev. John Mark Wiggers Jeremiah 45:1-5; Acts 11:27-12:3; Matthew 20:20-28   Listen
July 22, 2018   “Feeding God’s People” Rev. Kenneth Sherfick 2 Samuel 7:1-14a; Ephesians 2:11-22; Mark 6:30-34, 53-56   Listen
July 15, 2018   “Who Will We Be?” Rev. John Mark Wiggers 2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19, Ephesians 1:3-14; Mark 6:14-29   Listen
July 8, 2018   “Enough” Rev. John Mark Wiggers 2 Samuel 5:1-5,9-10; 2 Corinthians 12:2-10; Mark 6:1-13   Listen
July 1, 2018   “See in Faith” Rev. R.J. Powell 2 Samuel 1:1, 17-27; 2 Corinthians 8:7-15; Mark 5:21-43   Listen
June 24, 2018   “Peace in the Storm” Rev. R.J. Powell 1 Samuel 17:57-18:5,10-16; 2 Corinthians 6:1-13; Mark 4:35-41   Listen
June 17, 2018   “Allow Notifications” Rev. John Mark Wiggers 1 Samuel 15:34-16:13; 2 Corinthians 5:6-17; Mark 4:26-34   Listen
June 10, 2018   “Do You Really Want a King?” Rev. RJ Powell 1 Samuel 8:4-20, 11:14-15; 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1; Mark 3:20-35   Listen
June 3, 2018   “Breaking the Rules” Rev. John Mark Wiggers 1 Samuel 3:1-20; 2 Corinthians 4:5-12; Mark 2:23‒3:6   Listen
May 27, 2018 Trinity Sunday   “A New Perspective” Rev. RJ Powell Isaiah 6:1-8; Romans 8:12-17; John 3:1-17   Listen
May 20, 2018 Pentecost   “Get the Spirit” Rev. John Mark Wiggers Ezekiel 37:1-14; Acts 2:1-21; John 15: 26-27, 16:4b-15   Listen
May 13, 2018   “Jesus Offers Another Way” Rev. RJ Powell Acts 1:15-17, 21-25; 1 John 5:9-13; John 17:6-19   Listen
May 6, 2018   “If You Love Me” Rev. John Mark Wiggers Acts 10:44-48; 1 John 5:1-6; John 15:9-17   Listen
April 29, 2018   “The Vine” Rev. RJ Powell Acts 8:26-40; 1 John 4:7-21; John 15:1-8   Listen
April 22, 2018   “Joy and Wonder” Rev. John Mark Wiggers Acts 4:5-12; Revelation 22:1-5; John 10:1-18   Listen
April 15, 2018   “What Now?” Rev. John Mark Wiggers Acts 3:12-19; 1 John 3:1-7; Luke 24: 36b-48   Listen
April 8, 2018   “Not the End of the Story” Rev. RJ Powell Acts 4:32-35; 1 John 1:1-2:2; John 20:19-31   Listen
April 1, 2018 Easter Sunday “To Set Us Free” Rev. John Mark Wiggers Isaiah 25:6-9; Acts 10:34-43; John 20:1-18   Listen
March 30, 2018 Good Friday “Chocolate Cross” Rev. John Mark Wiggers Isaiah 52:13-53:12; Hebrews 10:16-25; John 18:1-19:42   Listen
March 29, 2018 Maundy Thursday “Tonight Will Not Make Sense” Rev. RJ Powell Exodus 12:1-14; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26; John 13:1-17, 31b-35   Listen
March 25, 2018 Palm Sunday “Save Us” Rev. John Mark Wiggers Zechariah 9:9-12; Philippians 2:5-11; Mark 11:1-11   Listen
March 18, 2018 “So You Want to See Jesus . . .” Rev. RJ Powell Jeremiah 31:31-34; Hebrews 5:5-10; John 12:20-33   Listen
March 11, 2018   “The Thing that Bites You” Rev. John Mark Wiggers Numbers 21:4-9; Ephesians 2:1-10; John 3:14-21   Listen
March 4, 2018   “Uncomfortable” Rev. John Mark Wiggers Exodus 20:1-7; 1 Corinthians 1:18-25; John 2:13-22   Listen
Feb. 25, 2018   “Deny Yourself, Take up Your Cross” Rev. RJ Powell Genesis 17:1-7; 15-16; Romans 4:13-25; Mark 8:31-38   Listen
Feb. 18, 2018   “Turn and Trust” Rev. RJ Powell Genesis 9:8-17; 1 Peter 3:18-22; Mark 1:9-15   Listen
Feb. 14, 2018 Ash Wednesday   “Your True Self” Rev. John Mark Wiggers Isaiah 58:1-12; 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21   Listen
Feb. 11, 2018   “Let Light Shine” Rev. John Mark Wiggers 2 Kings 2:1-12; 2 Corinthians 4:3-6; Mark 9:2-9   Listen
Feb. 4, 2018   “Jesus Did and So Should You” Rev. RJ Powell Isaiah 40:21-31; 1 Corinthians 9:16-23; Mark 1:29-39   Listen
Jan. 28, 2018   “God is for You” Rev. John Mark Wiggers Deuteronomy 18:15-20; 1 Corinthians 8:1-13; Mark 1:21-28   Listen
Jan. 21, 2018   “The Kingdom is Near” Rev. RJ Powell Jonah 3:1-5, 10; 1 Corinthians 7:29-31; Mark 1:14-20   Listen
Jan. 14, 2018   “Come and See” Rev. John Mark Wiggers 1 Samuel 3:1-20; 1 Corinthians 6:12-20; John 1:43-51   Listen
Jan. 7, 2018   “Into What Then Are You Baptized?” Rev. RJ Powell Genesis 1:1-5; Acts 19:1-7; Mark 1:4-11   Listen