Sermon for 07/25/2021 – “Summer Baggage: Fear”

Psalm 23:1-6; 139:7-12 In the series “Summer Baggage” In this series, we are considering extra baggage we carry with in life that can weigh us down. Previously, we’ve reflected on the baggage of bitterness and anger and of pride. Today we consider another unnecessary piece of baggage: fear. It seems that almost every time I

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Sermon for 06/20/2021 – “Keep Your Eyes on Jesus”

KEEP YOUR EYES ON JESUS                         JUNE 20, 2021 Mark 4:35-41 By Pastor Cathy Davis         Happy Father’s Day  to all the fathers and also those that may not be a father but have people that you have been a big influence in their

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Sermon for 03/03/2019 – “Unafraid: Living with Fear, Yet Unafraid”

Living with Fear, Yet Unafraid Psalm 111:7-10; Matthew 8:23-27 Last in the series “Unafraid: Living with Courage and Hope” When you lay awake at night, what is on your mind?  Is it fear or anxiety?  Are you weighed down with the unknown?  Do you struggle with disappointment or rejection?  Are you worried that your past

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Sunday, February 24, 2019 – “Praying through our Fears”

Sorry, but there is no sermon transcript for this date.  Today we conducted a prayer service during which we prayed about fears in six different areas of life, including:  Living in a Fearful and Anxious Time; Fear of the Other; Fear of Loneliness; Fear of Disappointment, Criticism and Rejection; Fear of Health and Death; and

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Sermon for 02/17/2019 – “Unafraid: Fear of the Future”

Fear of the Future Psalm 46:1-3, 7-10; Jeremiah 29:10-14a In the series “Unafraid” Experts often look into the future and try to predict what will happen.  Sometimes their forecasts are not very accurate: [1] An American engineer named John Elfreth Watkins in 1900 predicted that by 2000, “There will be no C, X or Q

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Sermon for 02/10/2019 – “Unafraid: Fear of the Last Enemy”

Fear of the Last Enemy 1 Corinthians 15:50-58; John 11:17-27 In the series “Unafraid” Before we started this series, we sent out email invitations asking for people to complete an online poll fear.  Thank you for the great responses – we had an almost 50% response rate.  Today we look at three related topics that

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Sermon for 02/03/2019 – “Unafraid: Desperate to Please” by Rev. Becky Schofield Motter

Desire to Please Ephesians 2:1-10 and Matthew 5:11-12a In the series “Unafraid” By Rev. Becky Schofield Motter Several years ago when I was leading a youth group in the church I was serving, the youth did something, which now escapes my memory, that they knew I would not be happy with. We had a conversation

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Sermon for 01/13/2019 – “Unafraid: Fear of the Other”

Fear of the Other Psalm 27:1-8, 14 In the series “Unafraid” Thank you for coming to worship today, despite the first snowfall of the new year and cold weather.  And thank you for joining our worship community through our Internet live stream and through our live broadcast on WFIN.  Your presence, in person or via

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Sermon for 01/06/2019 – “An Age of High Anxiety”

An Age of High Anxiety Matthew 6:25-34 In the series:  “Unafraid: Living with Courage and Hope” Heart beating faster, racing in your chest, feeling like it might explode.  Dry mouth. Cold, clammy hands and feet.  Shallow, short breaths.  Dilated pupils.  Stomach feels nauseated. General feeling of unease or panic. Have you ever experienced anything similar

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