Category: Sermons

The Gift that Lasts a Lifetime

Craig St. John / December 16, 2018
Advent, Sermons

By Deana Rogers When I was a young, my fifth grade Sunday school teacher challenged our little class of five or six ten-year-old […]

It’s the Most Wonderful Time . . . Always

Craig St. John / December 9, 2018
Advent, Sermon

By Craig St. John It’s the most wonderful time of the year—words sung by the late Andy Williams that we can’t seem to […]

Skin in the Game

Craig St. John / December 3, 2018
Advent, Sermons

By Josh Butler At Christmas, we celebrate that God’s got “skin in the game.” Literally. The Creator entered his creation in a unique […]

Our Expectations v. God’s Plan for Us

Craig St. John / November 25, 2018
Exiles, Sermons

By Susanne Gonzalez God has rarely met my expectations. Growing up around church, I vaguely knew of him and thought of him mostly […]

For He is my Delight, and I am His

Craig St. John / November 18, 2018
Exiles, Sermons

By Shelia Jones I’m writing about joy, the real joy that comes from connectedness. So, do me a favor. Don’t read these words […]

Powerful Community

Craig St. John / November 11, 2018
Exiles, Sermons

By John Crawford “An epidemic of loneliness.” This is the diagnosis of American society, according to a new study.[1] People in America are […]

Believing in Something Really Does Mean Being Willing to Sacrifice Everything

Craig St. John / November 4, 2018
Exiles, Sermons

By Pastor Riccardo Stewart “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.” I love this quote. It’s something I’d love to put […]

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions: The Desire to Consume

Craig St. John / October 28, 2018
Exiles, Sermons

By Sari Klontz As twenty-first century Americans, we value choice. Decaf or caf? Public school or private? Gluten-free or whole grain? Free-range or […]