SERMONS ARCHIVE

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Escaping From Vanity Fair

Category: Blessings, Minimalism

October 18, 2020

Scripture: Isaiah 55:1-9 (NRSV) As Christian and his companion Faithful travel to another town called “Vanity Fair” they are met with speculation as they won’t participate in the excess and frivolity.  How does Christian’s experience...

Refreshed Are Those Who Refresh

Category: Justice, Relationships

October 11, 2020

Hunger Awareness Sunday! Scripture: Proverbs 11:25 (NLT); 14:21, 31; 22:9, 22-23; 31:8-9 (read more) October 16th is World Food Day and this Sunday’s focus is upon Hunger Awareness. Jesus showed us the importance of human...

Traversing the Valley of Humiliation

Category: Encouragement, Faith, Jesus, Spiritual Growth, Struggles

October 4, 2020

Scripture: Romans 10:9-13 (NLT) The adventures keep coming Christian’s way—lions and a fearful creature named Apollyon that combined all the worst features of a bear and dragon. But with the guidance of fellow travelers and...

Climbing the Hill of Difficulty

Category: Christ, Encouragement, Hope, Peace, Spiritual Growth, Struggles

September 27, 2020

Scripture: Romans 5:1-5 (NRSV) Last week, Christian finally found release from his heavy burden at the cross. But his journey is not over, in fact it is just beginning. This week Christian, and a number...

Kneeling at the Cross Beside the Holy Way

Category: Faith, Forgiveness, God, Healing/Renewal, Jesus, Repentance, Struggles

September 20, 2020

Scriptures: Micah 7:18-20 and 1 Peter 2:24-25 (NRSV) Last episode, Christian made it through the Swamp of Despond with the help of the character Help. As Christian’s journey continues, he encounters Evangelist, Goodwill, and Interpreter...

Forging Through the Swamp of Despond

Category: Doubt, Encouragement, Faith, Hope, Prayer, Sin, Worship

September 13, 2020

Scripture: Psalm 40:1-5 REB (see text below) Our new sermon series is loosely based around John Bunyan’s classic The Pilgrim’s Progress (1678). Next to the Bible, this work is one of the most read books...