Sermon Archives

February 3, 2013

A Larger God

A Larger God

One Sunday morning last summer while on vacation, I visited another church not far from here. This isn’t a Mennonite church, but a church that belongs to another denomination. I had never been to this church before, so my first decision was how to dress—in particular, whether or not to wear a tie. I decided […]

January 27, 2013

Christ Caring for People through People

Christ Caring for People through People

Each Wednesday evening, for the last 5 months, 6 Stephen Minister trainees and 2 Stephen Leaders have been meeting together here at the church to learn about Stephen Ministry. You’ve already met 5 of them earlier in the service. Twila Leichty is also part of this group, but was unable to be here this morning. […]

January 13, 2013

Praying with Isaiah 43

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Praying with Isaiah 43

Instead of a sermon, we want to introduce you today to one way of praying with the Bible. Most churches, whether Mennonite, Baptist, Lutheran, or something else, assume two things about good church-going Christians. First, they assume good church-going Christians already know how to pray. And second, good church-going Christians pray frequently throughout the week. […]

January 6, 2013

Defending the Poor

Defending the Poor

I don’t know how it is for you, but sometimes when I read the Bible I get tired of all its talk about justice, righteousness, and peace. Throughout the English Bible, the word “justice” pops up 147 times, the word “righteousness” 241 times, and the word “peace” 256 times. Usually these three words appear in […]

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