Sermons on Advent

Prince of Peace

In a world filled with violence and rumors of war, it’s difficult to see how a promise from 2700 years ago could be real.  But physical safety, material stability, and political harmony don’t necessarily reflect the kind of peace Jesus brings.  Listen and find out more. Key text: Isaiah 9:6

Mighty God

In the birth of Jesus, the fullness of God and the fullness of humanity collide and unite to make incarnate a Savior who is the Mighty God—this Christmas present brings the presence of One who is able to rescue the weak and the lost. Key text: Isaiah 9:6

Wonderful Counselor

What if something beyond anything we have ever seen was able to lead us to make life decision that are wise beyond our circumstances and years?  This is the promise found in Isaiah 9 . . . the promise of Christmas . . . the promise of Jesus. Key text: Isaiah 9 “For Unto us…

Jesus brings PEACE to our unsettled world

Jesus was born bringing deep and lasting peace.  Jesus brings peace in many forms, but ultimately his peace moves beyond mere “peace after conflict” or “peace from conflict” toward a deeper, richer, and longer lasting peace. A lasting peace that happens when God and people are reconciled to each other.   Message by Rev. Chris Stallings…

Jesus gives JOY to our Fearful World

Right after the angel told the shepherds not to be afraid, the angel told them that he was bringing good news that would bring great joy to all people.  The angel was referring to the birth of Jesus.  How does the good news bring joy to our fearful world? Key Scripture: Luke 2:8-20