Alone

6/11/17

6/11/17

Description:Faith brings us many gifts - not the least of which is knowing we are never alone. A message on Matthew 28:16-20 by Richard Hong.

Control

6/4/17

6/4/17

Description:The church sometimes inhibits what it should be nurturing: creativity. A message for Pentecost on Numbers 11:24-30 by Richard Hong

Finish

5/28/17

5/28/17

Description:Jesus gave us a job to do. Not only do we have to start, we have to finish. A message on John 17:1-11 by Richard Hong.

Empathy

5/21/17

5/21/17

Description:Paul's greatest strength was understanding the people he wanted to convince. A message on Acts 17:22-31 by Richard Hong

Destination

5/14/17

5/14/17

Description:Jesus isn't a means to an end, Jesus is the end. A message on John 14:1-14 by Richard Hong.

Glad

5/7/17

5/7/17

Description:The community of the early church was so authentic it scares many folks. A message on Acts 2:42-47 by Richard Hong.

Repent

4/30/17

4/30/17

Description:Repent. It's not a warning, it's an invitation. A message on Acts 2:29-41 by Richard Hong

Outcomes

4/23/17

4/23/17

Description:Jesus' death and resurrection assures our salvation - but how does that affect us now? A message on 1 Peter 1:3-9 by Richard Hong.

Ecclesia

4/16/17

4/16/17

Description:To find Jesus, we have to both go and gather. A message for Easter on Matthew 28:1-10 by Richard Hong.

Success

4/9/17

4/9/17

Description:Success is deceptive. We often don't see it for what it is. A message on Matthew 21:1-11 by Richard Hong

Illusions

3/26/17

3/26/17

Description:Our eyes can deceive us - yet what we see determines what we do. A message on 1 Samuel 16:1-13 by Richard Hong

Mnemonic

3/19/17

3/19/17

Description:The way to trust God going forward is to remember the past. A message on Exodus 17:1-7 by Richard Hong.

Generations

3/12/17

3/12/17

Description:Sometimes God calls you to a task that won't be finished in your lifetime. Are you game? A message on Genesis 12:1-4 by Richard Hong

Resist

3/5/17

3/5/17

Description:Temptation is often a lot more subtle than we think it is - and that's why it's dangerous. A message on Matthew 4:1-11 by Richard Hong.

Listen

2/26/17

2/26/17

Description:What's scary isn't what Jesus does - it's what he says. A message on Matthew 17:1-9 by Richard Hong.

Aim

2/19/17

2/19/17

Description:If you want to be a different person, first decide what you want to be. A message on Matthew 5:38-48 by Richard Hong.

Fundamentals

2/12/17

2/12/17

Description:People who are great at anything have mastered the fundamentals. What are the fundamentals of faithful living? A message on Matthew 5:21-37 by Richard Hong.

Appearances

2/5/17

2/5/17

Description:Jesus warned about salt that looks like but isn't. Are we that kind of Christian? A message on Matthew 5:13-20 by Richard Hong

Code Words

1/29/17

1/29/17

Description:Christians have a tendency to use words without thinking too hard about what they mean. A message on Matthew 5:1-12 by Richard Hong.

Identity

1/15/17

1/15/17

Description:When you come to faith, you don't just discover who God is, you discover who YOU are. A message on John 1:29-42.

Outsiders

1/8/17

1/8/17

Description:Most of us are Gentiles and it's hard to believe we were once outsiders to the faith. Why would we make others feel like outsiders? A message on Ephesians 3:1-12 by Richard Hong.

Thank Yous

12/25/16

12/25/16

Description:After gifts come thank yous. How do you say thank you for the gift of Jesus? A message on Titus 2:11-14 by Richard Hong.

A Children's Story

12/24/16

12/24/16

Description:Christmas is for kids - for the rest of their lives. A Christmas Eve message by Richard Hong.

Benched

12/18/16

12/18/16

Description:When it comes to God, are you truly a team player? A message on Matthew 1:18-25 by Richard Hong.

Offspring

12/4/16

12/4/16

Description:We're all products of our childhoods. But too often our faith is stuck there. A message on Matthew 3:1-12 by Richard Hong.

Oblivious

11/27/16

11/27/16

Description:Jesus warned us to be ready when he comes. Are we oblivious to what we should be doing? A message on Matthew 24:36-44 by Richard Hong.

Alternate Universe

11/20/16

11/20/16

Description:Faith isn't just about the choices you make, it's about seeing new choices. A message on Luke 23:33-43 by Richard Hong.

Preparation

11/13/16

11/13/16

Description:Jesus warned of calamities to come - but gave us an unusual instruction on how to prepare for them. A message on Luke 21:5-19 by Richard Hong.

Legacy

11/6/16

11/6/16

Description:How does eternal life change the way you should think about your legacy? A message on Luke 20:27-38 by Richard Hong.

Reckless

10/30/16

10/30/16

Description:Has your faith ever made you feel so much joy that you were reckless in your response? A message on Luke 19:1-10 by Richard Hong

Measures

10/23/16

10/23/16

Description:Do you measure up? The only valid yardstick is God's, not other people. A message on Luke 18:9-14 by Richard Hong.

Justice

10/16/16

10/16/16

Description:What do you do when the world seems to be in a tailspin? Keep working for justice. A message on Luke 18:1-8 by Richard Hong.

Live

10/9/16

10/9/16

Description:What do you do when your world is turned inside-out? Live. A message on Jeremiah 29:1,4-7 by Richard Hong.

Expected

10/2/16

10/2/16

Description:How much of what you're capable of doing are you responsible for doing? A message on Luke 17:5-10 by Richard Hong.

Reaping

9/25/16

9/25/16

Description:Actions have consequences. Eternal consequences. Whether we like it or not. A message on Luke 16:19-31 by Richard Hong.

Gut Reactions

9/18/16

9/18/16

Description:We often have gut reactions to things we see, but we rarely challenge why we have them. A message on Luke 16:1-13 by Richard Hong.

Grumbling

9/11/16

9/11/16

Description:Are you a grumbler or a rejoicer? A message on Luke 15:1-10 by Richard Hong

Committed

9/4/16

9/4/16

Description:What does it mean to be a "committed Christian"? A message on Luke 14:25-33 by Richard Hong.

Sowing

8/28/16

8/28/16

Description:What does it mean to be humble? A message on Luke 14:1,7-14 by Richard Hong, delivered at Crossroads, our contemporary service on August 28, 2016.

Sabbath Delight

8/21/16

8/21/16

Description:Are you still clinging to old notions of Sabbath? Jesus upended our notion of what Sabbath should be. A message by the Rev. Kellie Anderson-Picallo.

Decide

8/14/16

8/14/16

Description:We love good choices, while hard choices often paralyze us. A message on Luke 12:49-56 by Richard Hong.

Unpredictable

8/7/16

8/7/16

Description:We would like the future to be predictable, but it won't be. Our only certainty is Jesus. A message on Luke 12:32-40 by Richard Hong.

Enough

7/31/16

7/31/16

Description:What's your number? That's a question financial planners ask, but Jesus wouldn't. A message on Luke 12:13-21 by Richard Hong.

Persistence

7/24/16

7/24/16

Description:Who knows what you need? God does. A message on Luke 11:1-13 by Richard Hong.

Destinations

7/17/16

7/17/16

Description:Sometimes we want to move so fast we don't know where we're going. A message on Luke 10:38-42 by Richard Hong.

Scattered and Smothered

7/10/16

7/10/16

Description:It isn't about open/closed, on/off - it's about increasing our capacity. A message on Luke 10:25-37 by Kellie Anderson-Picallo.

Your Choice

7/3/16

7/3/16

Description:You are not responsible for anyone else's choices, just your own. A message on Luke 10:1-11 by Richard Hong.

Tools

6/26/16

6/26/16

Description:Tools are great - but only when you use them for what they were designed to do. A message on Luke 9:51-62 by Richard Hong.

Unhealed

6/19/16

6/19/16

Description:We often see physical healing stories in the Bible. But do we want our souls to be healed? A message on Luke 8:26-39 by Richard Hong.