Sermons by Series
How to Fight Nice in a World Gone Mad! (Reloaded)
Long-lasting relationships in marriage, family, and the body of Christ require the power to accept each other despite signfficant differences that don't go away. This series explores the wisdom of Romans 14-15 and the gospel call to accept each other despite profound issues of conscience that threaten to divide us.
Ignatious of Loyala, founder of the Society of Jesus, developed a biblical approach to discerning God's will. This series explores this time tested model for making decisions.
A series on experiencing God in dialogue with the findings of Tanya Luhrmann, a psychological anthropologist who studied how people in two Vineyard churches (in Chicago and the Bay Area) deal with the challenges of discerning God's presence in and through the human mind and thoughts. Her research is detailed in the award winning, When God Talks Back.
Social groups (family, churches, schools, workplaces, society) are in a heightened state of anxiety thanks to the rapid pace of change in the modern world. This series explores ways to love others in light of the anxiety that characterizes our relationships with each other.
A series especially for those who may have come to church for the first time on Easter or responded to our Lenten outreach efforts. Background: Robert Putnam’s American Grace reveals the largest forms of Christian faith losing credibility with the fastest growing sector of the American spiritual landscape (the nones.) Faith seems to speak to our deepest longings, but we’re put off by the destructive-harmful aspects of faith in our world. How can we sift for a faith that's real? This series will be a study of the Letter to James, which is present a sober view of the promise and pitfalls of religion.