Journey to the Risen Christ
April 9th, 2023
“The Journey to the Risen Christ” Easter, 4-9-23 Matthew 28:1-10, Acts 10:34-43By Pastor Teddie McConnellMatthew began the story of the resurrection with the two Marys going to the tomb. T...
The Stone the Builders Rejected
April 6th, 2023
2023-4-2 Sermon The Stone the Builders Rejected Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29 and Matthew 21:1-11 by Pastor Teddie McConnellIt might surprise you to learn that verses 22 and 23 of Psalm 118 are the mo...
Sharing Hands, Sharing Hearts
March 26th, 2023
One Great Hour of Sharing “Sharing Hands, Sharing Hearts” Adapted from a sermon by Rev. Rosemary C. Mitchell (retired) by Pastor Teddie McConnell and based on Matthew 25:31-36 and 1 John 1:1-4Th...
Believing is Seeing
March 19th, 2023
One myth people believed in Jesus’ day was that illness and physical suffering resulted directly from someone sinning. They didn’t know about genetics, bacteria and viruses. If a baby was born with a ...
Restored and Reconciled
March 13th, 2023
Jesus stopped to rest by Jacob’s well in the city of Sychar while the disciples went to buy lunch. He was dusty and thirsty from the journey. A woman approached, let’s call her Sarah, since the story ...
Receive and Believe
March 8th, 2023
“Receive and Believe” John 3:1-17 and Romans 4:1-5, 13-17People have a strong need to feel like they belong to something. Isolation damages us, which is why solitary confinement is such a ...
Becoming More Like Jesus
February 28th, 2023
Lent is a season that can be emotionally difficult, because we focus on the last days of Jesus and what He went through so we could be saved. I find imagining the humiliation, torture, and death of Je...
Listen to Him!
February 21st, 2023
“Listen to Him!” February 19, 2023 Matt. 18:1-9 & Exodus 24:12-18 No one in our Exodus passage was transfigured in the same way Jesus was, but there are many similariti...
February 16th, 2023
Moses knew he wouldn’t make it into the promised land with the Israelites. He had one last chance to give them a sermon about how to live God’s way before they would go on without him. The passage...
February 7th, 2023
“God’s Priorities” 2-5-23 Isaiah 58:1-9a, Matthew 5:13-20 Pastor Teddie McConnellHere’s a story from Behavior of Belief by Spiros Zodhiates. A man sat through a church service and t...
But God Chose Us
January 31st, 2023
Does the Gospel make sense? Is it logical? Or is it a paradox?Here are two examples of paradox:There is nothing constant except change.The more honest you are about your faults, the more people will t...
Darkness into Light
January 25th, 2023
Isaiah 9 begins in the dark, with the people in anguish under a burdensome yoke, living in the shadow of death. Isaiah predicted a great light, the light of the world, coming to them. Thei...