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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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Focus on peace

Has the COVID-19 pandemic has left you wrestling with high levels of anxiety and discontent? Has it left you feeling critical and unforgiving? God’s word provides help to deal with these feelings. In the Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020 sermon, Pastor Mark Rosenau shares that through God’s guidance he provides inner peace that’s greater than another regardless of what’s going on in our world.    

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Twisted

During Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020 the church is celebrating its first anniversary of a congregation and sharing God’s love in the community. Pastor Mark Rosenau’s message centers on twisting God’s word always leads to sin. He cites several examples that lead back to Adam and Eve. Despite taking what God says and twisting it to our advantage, God pours out his love and grace richly to all of us and forgives us of our sins.   

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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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