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A lesson on humility

People want what’s fair or what they deserve. Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020’s sermon focuses on the parable of the vineyard owner in Matthew 20. Pastor Lonnie Jacobsen walks us through the chapter and Jesus’ response to Peter’s question of “What do I get in return for this?” Jesus responds by saying, “The first will be last will the last will be first.”

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A guide to forgiveness

Forgiveness is hard. The Bible has a roadmap and it starts with the word go. In Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020’s sermon Pastor Lonnie Jacobsen walks us through Matthew 18 starting with the 15th verse and explains why practicing forgiveness is important.  

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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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