Sermon Archives

Spirit
March 31, 2019

The Joy of Forgiveness

(Please note the title change from the morning bulletin) We know that with God there is always forgiveness for those who repent and seek God’s grace. In Jesus Christ we have a Savior who came to show us a better way to live, and who died to make that new life possible, free of sin. […]

May 20, 2018

The Holy Spirit Guide Service

On this Pentecost Sunday, we remember that when the Holy Spirit Guide arrived, he launched the disciples on a new adventure. Following Jesus is never about retreating from the world to a tropical island and “getting away from it all,” but about following the way, the truth and the life of Jesus to reorient the […]

May 6, 2018

Spirit-Driven Disruptions

Our challenge as Christians is to reach new people as well, following the example of Jesus and the inspiration of the Spirit. Our Spirit-driven acceptance of diversity and our Christ-inspired purity of love is something that the world needs now, more than ever. When we welcome the Spirit’s disruptions, we create a space for people […]

February 18, 2018

PGI Time

Our souls and our spiritual health are things worth protecting. Often, our spirit is revived and strengthened by finding a culture or location where it can best grow and develop. At any time when the forces of existence weigh upon us so that we feel we are in a deserted place, we can and should […]

September 24, 2017

Take Ownership

Spiritual mourning names particular sins, stating them clearly without excuse and without evasion. Declaring them and admitting that they are an offense before God is the first step toward repentance. As we read God’s Word, we begin to see as God sees and begin to know what grieves and offends God. Once we name the […]

September 17, 2017

Bring Nothing

When we feel we have something to offer God, we come to God with our hands full; and as long as our hands are full, we are not in a position to receive the blessing of God’s presence. When we are poor in spirit – humble – we bring nothing to God, trusting God for […]