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Faith of a child

In today’s sermon the disciples asked Jesus to validate who among them was the greatest. Jesus responds by inviting a young child into the group. Jesus says, “Unless you believe as a child … ” During Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, Pastor Mark Rosenau challenges us to have faith and humility like a child in order to get into he kingdom of Heaven.       

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Corrected not rejected

Think to times when you’ve been bold and courageous and people recognize that. How does it make you feel? Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, Pr. Rosenau explores Peter’s emboldened words to Jesus in Matthew chapter 16 beginning with the 21st verse. Jesus responds with incredible strength and compassion, choosing to correct, not reject Peter. 

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Persistence faith

How persistent are you when it comes to your faith? Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020’s lesson focuses on a mother who’s persistence faith in Jesus healed her daughter. Prayer, persistence, faith are gifts generously given by God available to anyone who believes. 

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Jesus calms the storm

The current pandemic may be likened to a huge storm that’s been raging for months. For some, there is also an inner storm greater and more threatening than what’s going on around them.  In Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020’s sermon, Pastor Rosenau shares that when connecting with the One, Jesus Christ, his power can calm every storm in our lives.  

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Two fish, five loaves and a ton of leftovers

The feeding of the 5,000 is the subject of Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020’s sermon. It’s one of the many miracles Jesus performed during his earthly life. Pastor Rosenau shares that despite his personal grief, Jesus shows love and compassion for the crowd that had gathered to hear him preach that day. It’s a love of others that continues today.

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Divine guidance leads to joy

How do the parables about the hidden treasure and the invaluable pearl relate to Jesus? In July 26, 2020’s sermon, Pastor Mark Rosenau provides some striking parallels. He also shares that by focusing on life’s blessings, rather than discomfort, can lead us to great joy. 

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Sowing the good seed

Parables are described as an earthly story with a Heavenly meaning. In July 19, 2020’s sermon, Joseph Haggas shares how the Parable of the Weeds (Matthew 13:24-30) can serve as a parallel in the lives of Christians. Through hope in Jesus we can grow in our faith and prosper.   

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