Sermons

December 21, 2014 Learning from Mary: 2 Samuel 7 & Luke 1 – Regina Triplett

Going Against the Grain: Discipleship

November 16, 2014 Stewarding Our Gifts – Matthew 25:14-30 – Chris Brown

November 9, 2014 Spiritual Friendship and Direction – Ruth 1, 1 and 2 Timothy (Select verses) – Michael Gehrling 

November 2, 2014 Reading Scripture – 2 Kings 22 – Japa Pallikkathayil

October 26, 2014 Faith at Home – Psalm 78:1-8 & Luke 2:41-52 – Chris Brown

Philippians

2013-11-8 Unity, Joy, and Culture – Philippians 4vv1-9

2013-10-6 Fearing God: Daily Witness and Considering Worship First – Philippians 2:12-18 - Matt Morris

2013-9-29 True Humility and Unity in the Love of Jesus – Philippians 2:1-11 - Chris Brown

2013-9-15 Reflections on a Summer in Egypt – Philippians 1:3-11 - Marc Johnston

2013-9-8 Introduction to Philippians - Chris Brown

Building Up the City of God – The Book of Nehemiah

2013-8-25 A Joyful Conclusion – Nehemiah 12 - Chris Brown

2013-8-18 The World Needs More Saints – Nehemiah 11 - Mike Gehrling

2013-8-4 Being the People of God Means Repentance – Nehemiah 9 - Mike Gehrling

2013-7-28 Renewing the Covenant – Nehemiah 8 - Chris Brown

2013-7-14 The Glory of Hospitality – Nehemiah 7 - Mike Gehrling

2013-7-7 Lessons from Mozambique on Responding to Opposition – Nehemiah 6 - Jordan Otto

2013-6-30 Money, Justice, and Human Trafficking – Nehemiah 5 - Chris Brown

2013-6-23 Who Are Our Spiritual Enemies and How Do We Fight Them? – Nehemiah 4 - Mike Gehrling

2013-6-16 Finding Meaning in Our Work and Doing All for the Glory of God- Nehemiah 3 - Chris Brown

2013-6-2 Introduction to Nehemiah and On Repentance – Nehemiah 1- Chris Brown

Pentecost 2013

2013-5-19 Pentecost 2013 - Mike Gehrling

Eastertide 2013

2013-5-12 John 17:20-26 & Acts 16:16-34- Chris Brown

2013-5-5 John 5:1-15- David McGee

2013-4-28 Fifth Sunday of Easter – God is Making Everything New - Mike Gehrling

2013-4-21 Acts 9:36-43- Chris Brown

2013-4-14 Third Sunday of Easter – Jesus, Peter and Paul - Mike Gehrling

2013-4-7 John 20:1-10,19-31 & Revelation 1:4-8- Chris Brown

Lent 2013: Seek the Lord While He May Be Found

2013-3-17 Philippians 3:4-14 & John 12:1-8- Chris Brown

2013-3-10 Fourth Sunday of Lent – The Prodigal Son - Michael Gehrling

2013-3-3 Isaiah 55:1-9 & Luke 13:1-9- Chris Brown

2013-2-24 Citizens of Heaven- Rachel Luckenbill

2013-2-17 Temptation and Discipline - Mike Gehrling

Epiphany: Manifestations of Christ

2013-1-13 On Christ’s Baptism and Ours- Mike Gehrling

2013-1-6 Epiphany - Shea Cole

2012-12-30 Hebrews 1:1-4 – Nate Wigfield

Advent

2012-12-16 Zephaniah 3:14-20 and Philippians 4:4-7 Luke 3:7-18 – Mike Gehrling

2012-12-9 Malachi 3:1-4 and Luke 1:67-79 - Josh Fisher

2012-12-2 Psalm 25 and Luke 21:25-36 - Chris Brown

Christ the King

2012-11-25 Daniel 7:1-18 and Revelation 1:4-8 - Mike Gehrling

The Vision for the Future of Upper Room

2012-11-18 Malachi 3:6-4:6 & Luke 12:13-34 - Chris Brown

2012-11-11 Isaiah 49 & Luke 15:1-10 - Mike Gehrling

2012-10-28 1 Samuel 3 & Luke 9:1-6,10-11 - Chris Brown

Mark

2012-10-14 Mark 6:1-6a - Chris Brown

2012-10-7 Mark 5:21-43 - Mike Gehrling

2012-9-23 Mark 4:35-41 - Chris Brown

2012-9-16 Mark 4:26-34 - Mike Gehrling

2012-9-9 Mark 4:21-25 - Chris Brown

2012-9-2 Mark 4:1-20 – Mike Gehrling

2012-8-26 Mark 3:31-35 – Chris Brown

2012-8-19 Mark 3:20-30 – Mike Gehrling

2012-8-12 Mark 3:13-19 – Chris Brown

2012-7-29 Mark 2:23-3:6 – Josh Fisher

2012-7-8 Mark 2:13-17 – Chris Brown

2012-6-24 Mark 1:35-45 – Chris Brown

2012-6-17 Mark 1:21-34 – Mike Gehrling

2012-6-10 Mark 1:14-20 – Chris Brown

Pentecost

2012-5-27 Acts 2:1-21, Ezekiel 37:1-14, Romans 8:22-27, and John 15:26-16:15 – Christina Miles, Rachel Luckenbill, Kristin Horner, Dave Witmer

Eastertide

2012-5-20 1 John 5:9-13 and John 17:6-19 – Chris and the whole congregation

2012-5-06 1 John 4:7-21 – Karen Sloan

2012-4-29 1 John 3:16-24 and John 10:7-18 – Chris Brown

2012-4-15 1 John 1:1-2:2 and John 20:19-31 – Mike Gehrling

Easter
2012-4-8 1 Corinthians 15 and Mark 16 – Chris Brown

Palm Sunday
2012-4-1 Mark 11:1-11 - Mike Gehrling. Text available here.

Lent 2012: Covenant, Community, and the Cross
2012-3-25 Jeremiah 31 and Hebrews 5 - Chris Brown

2012-3-18 Numbers 21:4-9, John 3:14-21, & Ephesians 2:1-10 - Mike Gehrling

2012-3-11 Exodus 20:1-17 & 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 - Josh Fisher

2012-3-4  Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16 & Mark 8:27-38 – Chris Brown

2012-2-26  Genesis 9:8-17 & Mark 1:9-15 – Chris Brown

The Prophet Elisha
2012-2-19 Transfiguration Sunday: 2 Kings 2:1-14 & Mark 9:2-9 – Mike Gehrling

2012-2-12 2 Kings 5:15-27 - Chris Brown

2012-2-5 2 Kings 5:1-14 - Josh Fisher

2012-1-29 2 Kings 4:38-44 – Mike Gehrling

2012-1-22 2 Kings 4:8-37 – Chris Brown

2012-1-15 2 Kings 4:1-7 – Mike Gehrling

Baptism of the Lord Sunday:

2012-1-8 Acts 19:1-7 and Mark 1:4-11  - Chris Brown

2012-1-1 The Jesus Prayer- Tim Becker, director of the House of St. Michael the Archangel

Advent 2011

2011-12-24 Isaiah 9:2-7, Titus 2:11-14, and Luke 2:1-20- Chris Brown. Text of the poem is available here.

2011-12-11 Isaiah 61:1-11 and John 1:19-28- Chris Brown

2011-12-04 Isaiah 40:1-11 and Mark 1:1-8- Mike Gehrling

2011-11-27 Isaiah 64:1-9- Chris Brown

Christ the King

2011-11-20 Ezekiel 34:11-24 and Matthew 25:31-46- Mike Gehrling

2011-11-13 Judges 4 and Matthew 25:14-30- Sheldon Sorge

Christian Spirituality: Everything Matters

2011-10-23 1 Corinthians 15:1-28- Mike Gehrling

2011-10-09 1 Corinthians 13- Mike Gehrling

2011-10-02 1 Corinthians 12- Joshua Fisher

2011-09-25 1 Corinthians 11:17-34- Chris Brown

2011-09-18 1 Corinthians 11:1-16- Mike Gehrling

2011-09-11 1 Corinthians 10- Chris Brown

2011-08-28 1 Corinthians 8- Chris Brown

2011-08-21 1 Corinthians 7- Mike Gehrling

2011-08-14  1 Corinthians 6- Chris Brown

2011-08-07  1 Corinthians 5- Mike Gehrling

2011-07-31  1 Corinthians 4- Chris Brown

2011-07-24  John 15:1-8 – Kathy Kinzer

2011-07-17  1 Corinthians 3 – Mike Gehrling

2011-07-10  1 Corinthians 2 – Chris Brown

2011-07-03  1 Corinthians 1:18-31 – Mike Gehrling

For background on Corinth and the setting in which Paul is writing, see Historical Context for Corinth 1 Corinthians.

Trinity Sunday

2011-06-19 Genesis 1- Mike Gehrling

Easter 2011

2011-05-08 Acts 2 & Luke 24:13-35 – Mike Gehrling

2011-5-01 1 Peter 1:3-9 – Chris Brown

2011-04-17 Palm Sunday – Matthew 21:1-11 – Chris Brown

Lent 2011:

2011-04-10 Ezekiel 37:1-14 – Peter Ahn

2011-04-03 John 9:1-41 – Chris Brown

2011-03-27 John 4:5-42 – Mike Gehrling

2011-03-20 John 3:1-17 – Lance Hershberger

2011-03-13 Genesis 3:1-7 and Romans 5:12-19 – Michael Gehrling

Witnesses of the Faith:

2011-02-20 Witnesses in Unity: John 17:20-26 – Chris Brown

2011-02-06 Witnesses in Prayer: Mark 9:14-29 – Chris Brown

2011-01-23 Witnesses of What?: Come and See – John 1:43-51 – Michael Gehrling

2011-01-16 Called to Be Witnesses: From Now On You Will Be Catching People – Luke 5:1-11 – Michael Gehrling

2011-01-9 Baptism of the Lord Sunday – Matthew 3:13-17 – Chris Brown

Advent 2010 - Great Expectations:

2010-12-26 Matthew 2:13-23 – Peter Ahn

2010-12-19 Great Expectations – Isaiah 7:1-16; Matthew 1:18-25 – Chris Brown

2010-12-12 Great Expectations – Isaiah 35:1-10 & Matthew 11:2-11 – Michael Gehrling

2010-12-5 Great Expectations – Isaiah 11:1-10 & Romans 15:4-13 – Chris Brown

2010-11-28 Great Expectations – Isaiah 2:1-5 & Romans 13:11-14 – Michael Gehrling

Sitting at the Feet of Jesus:

2010-11-21 Sitting at the Feet of Jesus – Matthew 7:12-29 – Peter Ahn

2010-11-14 Sitting at the Feet of Jesus – Matthew 7:7-11 – Chris Brown

2010-11-7 Sitting at the Feet of Jesus – Matthew 7:1-6 – Michael Gehrling

2010-10-31 Sitting at the Feet of Jesus – Matthew 6:25-34 – Chris Brown

2010-10-24 Sitting at the Feet of Jesus – Matthew 6:1-18 – Peter Ahn

2010-10-17 Sitting at the Feet of Jesus – Matthew 6:19-24 – Vera White

2010-10-10 Sitting at the Feet of Jesus – Matthew 5:38-48 – Chris Brown

2010-10-3 Sitting at the Feet of Jesus – Matthew 5:17-37 – Michael Gehrling

2010-9-26 Sitting at the Feet of Jesus – Matthew 5:13-16 – Chris Brown

Previously Recorded Sermons:

2010-4-11 – Jesus Changes Everything: Faith and Sight – John 20:19-31 and Revelation 1:4-8 – Michael Gehrling

2010-4-4 – Easter: John 20:1-18 and Acts 10:34-43 – Chris Brown

2010-3-28 – Palm Sunday: Luke 19:28-40 – Michael Gehrling

2010-3-21 – The Trial of Devotion: John 12:1-8 – Chris Brown

2010-3-14 – The Trial of Grace: Luke 15:1-3,11-32 – Michael Gehrling

2010-3-7 – The Trial of Repentance: Luke 13:1-9 – Chris Brown

2010-2-28 – The Trial of Rejection: Luke 13:31-35 – Michael Gehrling

2010-2-21 – The Trial of Temptation: Luke 4:1-13 – Chris Brown

2010-2-14 – When God Says Go: Jonah 4 – Peter Ahn

2010 – 1-31 – When God Says Go: Making Cows Repent – Jonah 3 – Michael Gehrling

2010-1-24 – When God Says Go: Becoming Whale Vomit – Jonah 2 – Michael Gehrling

2010-1-17 -When God Says Go: Why We Say No – Jonah 1 – Chris Brown

2010-1-10 - Swimming With Jesus: Isaiah 43:1-7 and Luke 3:15-17,21,22 – Michael Gehrling

2010-1-03 - Nations Shall Come to Your Light: Isaiah 60:1-6 – Chris Brown

2009-12-27 – Mark 4:14,16-17 – Peter Ahn

2009-12-24  (Christmas Eve) -Peace Begins With Christ – Isaiah 9:2-7 – Mike Gehrling

2009-12-20 - He Shall Be Their Peace – Micah 5:2-5 – Chris Brown

2009-12-13 - Philippians 4:4-7 – Peter Ahn

2009-12-6 – Be Careful What You Wait For – Malachi 3:1-4 – Mike Gehrling

2009-11-29 - Preparing Our Hearts for the Coming Kingdom – Luke 21:25-36 – Chris Brown

2009-11-15 – Passover and the Lord’s Supper – Exodus 12 – Chris Brown

2009-09-27 - Stewardship of Sexuality – 1 Corinthians 6:12-7:9,29-35 – Mike and Chris

2009-09-13 - Stewardship of Creation – Genesis 2:15 – Chris Brown

2009-08-30 - You are Strong – Ephesians 6:10-24 – Chris Brown

2009-08-23 - You Are Relational – Ephesians 5:21-6:9 – Chris Brown

2009-08-02 - You Are One – Ephesians 4:1-16 – Mike Gehrling

2009-06-28 - You Are God’s Masterpiece – Ephesians 2:1-10 – Chris Brown

2009-06-21- You Are Growing – Ephesians 1:15-23 – Mike Gehrling

2009-06-14- Centered in Christ and Intentionally Cross-Cultural – Sarina Meyer

2009-06-07- You are Chosen – Ephesians 1:1-14 – Mike Gehrling

2009-05-31- Who the Church is About – Chris Brown

2009-05-24- Jesus Our Intercessor – Mike Gehrling

2009-05-17 - Jesus Our Friend – Chris Brown

2009-05-10 - Jesus Our Vine – Mike Gehrling

2009-05-03 - Jesus Our Shepherd – Bob Ruefle

2009-04-19 - Jesus Our Lord – Chris Brown

2009-03-29 - Jesus Wash Me White As Snow – Bob Ruefle

2009-03-15 – Living God’s Promise of Grace – Chris Brown