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Exemplary

Has the pandemic’s rules, restrictions and safety precautions left you weary and fatigued? Jesus says, “Come to me all who are weak and heavy ladened. During Oct. 18, 2020’s sermon, Pastor Mark Rosenau talks about “model Christians” in Thessalonica. They loved others AND were obedient to God. Can it be true that love without obedience in God is not love at all?       

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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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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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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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