Your Faith has Transformed You

Posted on 09 Oct 2016, Pastor: Adam
  The afternoon of Christmas Day had a distinct feeling in my childhood. All the presents had been opened. The adults had all retreated to reclining chairs or bedrooms for a midday nap after the long hours of Christmas Eve. The odors of Christmas Dinner, still to come, were coalescing in
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Increase our Faith

Posted on 02 Oct 2016, Pastor: Adam
  If I only had more faith. How many of us here this morning have not thought that very thing at some point or another in our lives? It may be the most relatable thing the disciples ever said. Lord, increase our faith. They had already shown so much faith. Everyone left something behind.
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What does the chasm sound like?

Posted on 25 Sep 2016, Pastor: Adam
  Already a chasm has been fixed between you and us. Almost exactly one year ago, I was in Arizona at a retreat and workshop. In the early mornings before breakfast, I would go out on a hike through a small canyon carved away through time by a tiny desert stream. At one point along…
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You are Welcome Here

Posted on 13 Sep 2016, Pastor: Adam
  Good morning my friends. It is truly wonderful to be with you here this day. Though it is not officially a holiday in the church, I always look forward to the first Sunday of the fall program year. I look forward to it because it is fantastic to see and hear the children back…
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The Cost of Discipleship

Posted on 04 Sep 2016, Pastor: Adam
  S ometimes our minds make funny associations. When I read today’s story, the association I make is with a little kid begging their parents for a puppy. “If you get a puppy, you’ll have to feed it, take it on walks, train it, and play with it. Puppies are lots of work!” Yes,
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Who will you invite to the banquet feast?

Posted on 28 Aug 2016, Pastor: Adam
In just about three weeks, my middle brother is getting married. As you might imagine, this impending event is occupying a lot of my family’s time and attention. Whenever I call home, I receive an update on some aspect of the plans from my mom: the progress on the gardens—because this will be
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