Special Sunday Sermon


Clergy and guest preachers deliver special sermons to mark days and events throughout the year.

Best Story Ever: The Answer to All the Questions

April 21, 2019 by Barry Parker

Start by reading the scripture passage(s) the sermon is based on.  You can find the references on the website. Explore questions guide us in a process of discovery, learning what the scripture passage is teaching. Connect questions help us personally apply the scripture for every day life. Explore: What words or phrases catch your attention? What feelings does the reading(s) evoke? Can you identify a theme to the reading? Try summarizing the passage in 2-3 sentences. Does this passage raise any questions for you? If so,…

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Best Story Ever: Don't Skip this Part

April 19, 2019 by Robert Hurkmans

Start by reading the scripture passage(s) the sermon is based on.  You can find the references on the website. Explore questions guide us in a process of discovery, learning what the scripture passage is teaching. Connect questions help us personally apply the scripture for every day life. Explore: What words or phrases catch your attention? What feelings does the reading(s) evoke? Can you identify a theme to the reading? Try summarizing the passage in 2-3 sentences. Does this passage raise any questions for you? If so,…

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Best Story Ever: The Humility of Greatness

April 18, 2019 by Mark Regis

Start by reading the scripture passage(s) the sermon is based on.  You can find the references on the website. Explore questions guide us in a process of discovery, learning what the scripture passage is teaching. Connect questions help us personally apply the scripture for every day life. Explore: What words or phrases catch your attention? What feelings does the reading(s) evoke? Can you identify a theme to the reading? Try summarizing the passage in 2-3 sentences. Does this passage raise any questions for you? If so,…

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Best Story Ever: The Story Begins

April 14, 2019 by Robert Hurkmans

Start by reading the scripture passage(s) the sermon is based on.  You can find the references on the website. Explore questions guide us in a process of discovery, learning what the scripture passage is teaching. Connect questions help us personally apply the scripture for every day life. Explore: What words or phrases catch your attention? What feelings does the reading(s) evoke? Can you identify a theme to the reading? Try summarizing the passage in 2-3 sentences. Does this passage raise any questions for you? If so,…

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Ash Wednesday 2019

March 6, 2019 by Barry Parker

Start by reading the scripture passage(s) the sermon is based on.  You can find the references on the website. Explore questions guide us in a process of discovery, learning what the scripture passage is teaching. Connect questions help us personally apply the scripture for every day life. Explore: What words or phrases catch your attention? What feelings does the reading(s) evoke? Can you identify a theme to the reading? Try summarizing the passage in 2-3 sentences. Does this passage raise any questions for you? If so,…

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Unlocking Generosity

February 3, 2019 by Mark Regis

Start by reading the scripture passage(s) the sermon is based on.  You can find the references on the website. Explore questions guide us in a process of discovery, learning what the scripture passage is teaching. Connect questions help us personally apply the scripture for every day life. Explore: What words or phrases catch your attention? What feelings does the reading(s) evoke? Can you identify a theme to the reading? Try summarizing the passage in 2-3 sentences. Does this passage raise any questions for you? If so,…

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Finding Jesus

December 30, 2018 by Robert Hurkmans

Start by reading the scripture passage(s) the sermon is based on.  You can find the references on the website. Explore questions guide us in a process of discovery, learning what the scripture passage is teaching. Connect questions help us personally apply the scripture for every day life. Explore: What words or phrases catch your attention? What feelings does the reading(s) evoke? Can you identify a theme to the reading? Try summarizing the passage in 2-3 sentences. Does this passage raise any questions for you? If so,…

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A Flip the Script Christmas

December 25, 2018 by Mark Regis

Start by reading the scripture passage(s) the sermon is based on.  You can find the references on the website. Explore questions guide us in a process of discovery, learning what the scripture passage is teaching. Connect questions help us personally apply the scripture for every day life. Explore: What words or phrases catch your attention? What feelings does the reading(s) evoke? Can you identify a theme to the reading? Try summarizing the passage in 2-3 sentences. Does this passage raise any questions for you? If so,…

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Christmas Party Etiquette

December 24, 2018 by Robert Hurkmans

Start by reading the scripture passage(s) the sermon is based on.  You can find the references on the website. Explore questions guide us in a process of discovery, learning what the scripture passage is teaching. Connect questions help us personally apply the scripture for every day life. Explore: What words or phrases catch your attention? What feelings does the reading(s) evoke? Can you identify a theme to the reading? Try summarizing the passage in 2-3 sentences. Does this passage raise any questions for you? If so,…

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True Hope

November 11, 2018 by Sandra Seaborn

Start by reading the scripture passage(s) the sermon is based on.  You can find the references on the website. Explore questions guide us in a process of discovery, learning what the scripture passage is teaching. Connect questions help us personally apply the scripture for every day life. Explore: What words or phrases catch your attention? What feelings does the reading(s) evoke? Can you identify a theme to the reading? Try summarizing the passage in 2-3 sentences. Does this passage raise any questions for you? If so,…

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Living Between the Already and Not Yet: A Living Hope

April 8, 2018 by Barry Parker

Below is a set of questions that can be used for just about any passage of Scripture used as our "preaching passage". Feel free to use them for small group study and prayer as well as your own Personal devotions. These broad questions will give you a good starting point and will help bringthe discussion or your thoughts back on track if things meander a bit. Beyond that, these questions will help you to have a deeply meaningful and prayerful conversation with others asyou seek to follow Jesus. If you want to hear the se…

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Easter Day—So What?

April 1, 2018 by Barry Parker

Below is a set of questions that can be used for just about any passage of Scripture used as our "preaching passage". Feel free to use them for small group study and prayer as well as your own Personal devotions. These broad questions will give you a good starting point and will help bringthe discussion or your thoughts back on track if things meander a bit. Beyond that, these questions will help you to have a deeply meaningful and prayerful conversation with others asyou seek to follow Jesus. If you want to hear the se…

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Good Friday

March 30, 2018 by Sandra Seaborn

Below is a set of questions that can be used for just about any passage of Scripture used as our "preaching passage". Feel free to use them for small group study and prayer as well as your own Personal devotions. These broad questions will give you a good starting point and will help bringthe discussion or your thoughts back on track if things meander a bit. Beyond that, these questions will help you to have a deeply meaningful and prayerful conversation with others asyou seek to follow Jesus. If you want to hear the se…

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The Call to Real Love

March 29, 2018 by Mark Regis

Below is a set of questions that can be used for just about any passage of Scripture used as our "preaching passage". Feel free to use them for small group study and prayer as well as your own Personal devotions. These broad questions will give you a good starting point and will help bringthe discussion or your thoughts back on track if things meander a bit. Beyond that, these questions will help you to have a deeply meaningful and prayerful conversation with others asyou seek to follow Jesus. If you want to hear the se…

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The God Who Invented Christmas

December 24, 2017 by Barry Parker

Below is a set of questions that can be used for just about any passage of Scripture used as our "preaching passage". Feel free to use them for small group study and prayer as well as your own Personal devotions. These broad questions will give you a good starting point and will help bringthe discussion or your thoughts back on track if things meander a bit. Beyond that, these questions will help you to have a deeply meaningful and prayerful conversation with others asyou seek to follow Jesus. If you want to hear the se…

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Water and Mission

November 26, 2017 by Barry Parker

Below is a set of questions that can be used for just about any passage of Scripture used as our "preaching passage". Feel free to use them for small group study and prayer as well as your own Personal devotions. These broad questions will give you a good starting point and will help bringthe discussion or your thoughts back on track if things meander a bit. Beyond that, these questions will help you to have a deeply meaningful and prayerful conversation with others asyou seek to follow Jesus. If you want to hear the se…

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The Shape of Sunday Service

November 19, 2017 by Sandra Seaborn

Below is a set of questions that can be used for just about any passage of Scripture used as our "preaching passage". Feel free to use them for small group study and prayer as well as your own Personal devotions. These broad questions will give you a good starting point and will help bringthe discussion or your thoughts back on track if things meander a bit. Beyond that, these questions will help you to have a deeply meaningful and prayerful conversation with others asyou seek to follow Jesus. If you want to hear the se…

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Why We Need to Remember!

November 5, 2017 by Stephen Andrews

Below is a set of questions that can be used for just about any passage of Scripture used as our "preaching passage". Feel free to use them for small group study and prayer as well as your own Personal devotions. These broad questions will give you a good starting point and will help bringthe discussion or your thoughts back on track if things meander a bit. Beyond that, these questions will help you to have a deeply meaningful and prayerful conversation with others asyou seek to follow Jesus. If you want to hear the se…

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