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Sermons from 2018

Beyond a Flannel Graph Christmas

Far too often, the Christmas story is haunted by the lingering effects of our Sunday School, two-dimensional, “Flannel Graph” understanding of the story. We have sanitized and domesticated the story, stripping it of its politically-charged, scandalous, and awe-inspiring power. We have removed the cultural and socioeconomic dimensions, to safeguard the status quo. And we have…

The Way of Repentance

We conclude our teaching series, “Advent in Narnia,” with a message by Pastor T. C. on Matthew 3.1-12. The Advent season is a time of preparation for Christmastide, when we celebrate the birth of Messiah Jesus, the King and Liberator. During Advent, we take sober inventory of our hearts and lives. John the Forerunner calls…

Through the Wardrobe

This week, Pastor T. C. kicked off the season of Advent and the “Advent in Narnia” teaching series with a message about Advent as a mystery we encounter with humility and wonder, like Lucy stumbling through the wardrobe. At times, we need a spiritual wake-up call, to recapture a sense of child-like faith. Yet, Narnia…

Spiritual Warfare

In the concluding message of the Radicle series, we look at Ephesians chapter 6, verses 10 through 18, a passage about “spiritual warfare.”  Spiritual warfare is a phrase that evokes a lot of different responses from people, depending on one’s experiences. Clearly, one message cannot address all the many aspects of this very complex subject.…