As we journey through lent we journey with Mary, the mother of Jesus, as her perception of her Son is transformed from the Jewish view of the coming Messiah to the reality of Jesus, the Son of God. Preached by Pastor Mark Kleinheksel on March 17, 2019.
During the season of Lent we journey with Mary, the mother of Jesus, as she is transformed by the life and testament of Jesus. Jesus has transformed our lives through His saving grace. Let this season of Lent be one of remembrance and repentance. Sermon preached by Pastor Mark Kleinheksel on March 10, 2019.
GEMS Sunday | March 3, 2019 Blessings are often seen as money, family, time, energy, and health…the ‘good things’ in the world. Pastor Mark talks about what the blessing of God really looks like in our world.
Final sermon in the series “Living the Five” preached on February 24, 2019 by Pastor Mark Kleinheksel. Worship is so much more than the service on a Sunday morning, so much more than the ‘worship music’ that we sing together. God calls us to a living that is radically different than the world around us, […]
Pastor Mark Kleinheksel continues his series called “Living the Five.” Scripture passages are – Luke 10:1-2 and Romans 10:1-17.
This message is from our “Living the Five” Sermon Series.
Acts 9:1-31 Coming into contact with the Living God causes something inside human beings to change. Our desires for God begin to overtake our desires for the things of this world. This growth in Christ causes us to change and in turn desire for those around us to change. Preached by Pastor Mark Kleinheksel on […]
Sermon preached on January 27, 2019 by Pastor Mark Kleinheksel. This is the second sermon in our series “Living the Five” where we are looking at what Scripture says about how we are meant to live our lives. We are called to love God and love others, how do we do that?
Living the Five is a study on what it means to be the Church – the family of God – the Body of Christ. Pastor Mark, on January 20, preached on Romans 12 about what it looks like to live as a functional body. Each person is called to use their gifts for the good […]
Sermon by Pastor Mark Kleinheksel on 1 Corinthians 9:8 given on January 13, 2019. We have all been immensely blessed by God so that we can in turn be a blessing to others. We find so many excuses as to why we cannot be a blessing to others; God tells us a different narrative.
Sermon by Chad Benkert on January 6, 2019. As we begin 2019, Chad urges us to break down our fences (or masks or facades) and allow others to really see and experience who we really are. The Church needs real community. Authenticity is the only way this truly happens.
Preached by our Worship Director and Seminarian, Cameron Beidler, on December 30, 2018. Both John the Baptist and Jesus spent time in the wilderness, preparing for the future, before beginning their public ministry. This preparation allowed them to hold true to the truth when facing their personal deserts. Knowing God and loving God give us […]
Preached on December 24, 2018 by Mark Kleinheksel. The Savior of the world was born into the world in order to save the world. God in flesh has come to make all things new. Jesus is the Messiah – the Christ – the anointed one – the lord – the chosen one. Luke 2:1-21
Preached by Mark Kleinheksel on December 23, 2018. John the Baptist, cousin of Jesus, was born to pave the way for Jesus. This is a big job, but John had the Holy Spirit with Him to guide Him. In this message, Mark Kleinheksel talks about our need to make ourselves smaller while making God bigger. […]
Preached by Mark Kleinheksel on December 16, 2018. The events of the Christmas season did not come about my chance, but by the work of the Holy Spirit, the third person of the Trinity. The birth of John and Jesus happened by the power of God. The Spirit was at work in the world back […]
Preached by Mark Kleinheksel on December 9, 2018. The birth of our Savior has been spoken of years before He was born. This message looks from the prophets to the angel Gabriel revealing God’s plan to Mary and Joseph, the parents of Jesus. Luke 1:26-38
Preached by Mark Kleinheksel on December 2, 2018. In Luke 1:5-25, the birth of John, the cousin of Jesus, is foretold to Zechariah. Anything that God promises, God fulfills. This is the beginning of our journey through the Christmas story through the lens of God’s faithfulness. Next week we will take a look at the […]
Our Thanksgiving Eve Service focuses on our young adults. Young people are experiencing and interacting with God in extraordinary ways; in this service we hear testimonies from a handful of young adults. We have an amazing God; we have a lot to give Him thanks for!
Sermon preached by Pastor Mark Kleinheksel titled, “Be the Best Neighbor,” in which Mark brings us through the parable of the Good Samaritan. This parable challenges us to stop looking for the loopholes in the law and strive to be the best neighbors. Growing Young is about helping young people grow their passion for the […]
Sermon preached by Pastor Mark Kleinheksel titled, “Bleeding Young,” in which Mark explores how Jesus centered His Kingdom on children and what that means for the church today. Growing Young is about helping young people grow their passion for the Church and use their gifts to serve God and each other. This sermon looks at […]