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The Original Flavor

Message Title:  The Original FlavorTheme: Baptism of JesusSeason: EpiphanyMain Text: Acts 8:14-17Scripture Reading: ALLRCL Scripture: Isaiah 43:1-7; Psalm 29; Acts 8:14-17; Luke 3:15-17, 21-22Focus: God claims us not just through waters but also through the Baptism of the Holy Spirit.  Function:To learn some basics about baptism, consider baptism or ‘remember’ our baptism.Other Notes: introduction to … Continue reading The Original Flavor

Welcome to the Family

Message Title: Welcome to the FamilyTheme: Christian 101Season: 12 Days of ChristmasMain Text: John 1: 10-18Scripture Reading: Ephesians 1:3-14;RCL Scripture: Jeremiah 31:7-14; ; Psalm 147:12-20; Ephesians 1:3-14; John 1:(1-9), 10-18Focus: Jesus is God incarnate who came to earth to adopt all.Function: To recognize there isn’t a chosen race but the family of God.Other Notes: Communion … Continue reading Welcome to the Family

Living Out the Plan

Message Title: Living out the PlanTheme: back to basicsSeason: AdventMain Text: allScripture Reading: allRCL Scripture: Micah 5:2-5a; Psalm 80:1-7; Hebrews 10:5-10; Luke 1:39-55Focus: Multiple prophetic voices point to Jesus as the plan for restoration.Function:To shape our lives as prophetic voices pointing towards Christ. Other Notes: INTRODUCTION: New Beginnings— Previously: ice breakers (benefit of being a … Continue reading Living Out the Plan

One True King!

11/21/2021 Message Title: One True King!Theme: CHRIST THE KING SUNDAYSeason: OrdinaryMain Text: John 18:33-37Scripture Reading: 2 Samuel 23:1-7;RCL Scripture: 2 Samuel 23:1-7; Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14; Psalm 93; Psalm 132:1-12, (13-18); John 18:33-37; Revelation 1:4b-8Focus: Jesus is the one True King!Function: To reject powers, authorities, companies that claim Jesus’ endorsement.Other Notes: SCRIPTURE READING: 2 Samuel 23:1-7 … Continue reading One True King!

The Reconciliation Plan

Message Title: The Reconciliation PlanTheme: Back to basicsSeason: AdventMain Text: allScripture Reading: allRCL Scripture: Zephaniah 3:14-20; Isaiah 12:2-6; Philippians 4:4-7; Luke 3:7-18Focus: God’s plans are of reconciliation.Function: To put our actions where our mouth is.Other Notes: to include all creation; to be humble hearts acting on Gods love, NOT judging the worthiness of others INTRODUCTION: … Continue reading The Reconciliation Plan

My Place in the Plan

We did not get a video this week, however, we have a recording on FB. 12-5-2021 Message Title: My Place in the PlanTheme: Back to basicsSeason: AdventMain Text: allScripture Reading: allRCL Scripture: Malachi 3:1-4; Luke 1:68-79; Philippians 1:3-11; Luke 3:1-6Focus: The role of God’s people in The Plan is participation.Function: to serve, love, and spread … Continue reading My Place in the Plan

The Big Plan

Message Title: The Big PlanTheme: Back to the BasicsSeason: Advent 1RCL Scripture: Jeremiah 33:14-16; Psalm 25:1-10; 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13; Luke 21:25-36Focus: Christmas isn’t about a baby, it’s about a Savior fulfilling God’s plan.Function: To prepare our hearts for the fulfillment of that plan and actively wait, living faithfully.Other Notes: God wants all creation restored (think … Continue reading The Big Plan

Not The King

Message Title: Not the KingTheme: ThronesSeason: OrdinaryMain Text: Mark 13:1-8Scripture Reading: Hebrews 10:11-14, (15-18), 19-25RCL Scripture: 1 Samuel 1:4-20 or Daniel 12:1-3 or 1 Samuel 2:1-10** Psalm 16 Hebrews 10:11-14, (15-18), 19-25 Mark 13:1-8Focus: Jesus warns his disciples to not be led astray by false teachers.Function: To raise caution towards our allegiances and loyalties by … Continue reading Not The King

Dexter F. King

Our puppy boy- Old Man Dexter- is sick. Yes, he’s 12 years old. Yes, he’s had lots of surgeries and vet visits for a wide variety of needs but we’re still sad. The doctor is uncertain if he has cancer or simply a blood clot. They said 99% likely it’s cancer but they will give … Continue reading Dexter F. King

The Hallmark Original

Message Title: The Hallmark OriginalTheme: RuthSeason: OrdinaryMain Text: Ruth 1:1-18Scripture Reading: Hebrews 9:11-14RCL Scripture: Deuteronomy 6:1-9 or Ruth 1:1-18 Psalm 119:1-8 or Psalm 146 Hebrews 9:11-14 Mark 12:28-34Focus: The story of Ruth is first and foremost the story of love between Naomi & Ruth.Function: To develop friendships and relationships that will encourage your growth as … Continue reading The Hallmark Original

Open Mouth, Insert Foot

Message Title: Open Mouth, Insert FootTheme: In Our SorrowsSeason: OrdinaryMain Text: Job 42:1-6, 10Scripture Reading: Hebrews 7:23-28RCL Scripture: Job 42:1-6, 10-17 or Jeremiah 31:7-9 Psalm 34:1-8, (19-22) or Psalm 126 Hebrews 7:23-28 Mark 10:46-52Focus: Job responds to God with faith and humility.Function:  To find our own humility in suffering or prosperity, leaving the justice to … Continue reading Open Mouth, Insert Foot


Message Title: GOD EXPLAIN YOURSELF! Theme: In Our Sorrows Season: Ordinary Main Text: Job 38:1-7, 34-41 Scripture Reading: Hebrews 5:1-10 RCL Scripture: Job 38:1-7, (34-41) or Isaiah 53:4-12 Psalm 91:9-16 or Psalm 104:1-9, 24, 35c Hebrews 5:1-10 Mark 10:35-45 Focus: God responds to Job’s questions without justifying himself. Function: To stop justifying God’s action in … Continue reading GOD EXPLAIN YOURSELF!

Stage Left is Satan?!

Message Title: Stage Left is Satan?!Theme: In Our SorrowsSeason: OrdinaryMain Text: Job 1:1, 2:1-10Scripture Reading: Hebrews 1:1-4, 2:5-12RCL Scripture: Genesis 2:18-24 or Job 1:1, 2:1-10 Psalm 8 or Psalm 26 Hebrews 1:1-4, 2:5-12 Mark 10:2-16Focus: Job is a parable told through two vantage points.Function: To reframe our brains about the Parable of Job and consider … Continue reading Stage Left is Satan?!

Mama’s Wisdom

Message Title: Mama’s WisdomTheme: Words of WisdomSeason: Ordinary TimeMain Text: Proverbs 31:10-31Scripture Reading: James 3:13 – 4:3, 7-8;RCL Scripture: Proverbs 31:10-31; Jeremiah 11:18-20; Psalm 1; Psalm 54; James 3:13 – 4:3, 7-8a; Mark 9:30-37Focus: A mother reflects to her son about a wise partner.Function: To celebrate the wise people in our lives and to pursue … Continue reading Mama’s Wisdom

A Lady’s Wisdom

Message Title: A Lady’s WisdomTheme: Words of WisdomSeason: Ordinary TimeMain Text: Proverbs 1:20-33Scripture Reading: James 3:1-12RCL Scripture: Proverbs 1:20-33 or Isaiah 50:4-9a Psalm 19 or Psalm 116:1-9 James 3:1-12 Mark 8:27-38Focus: Proverbs opens with an image of wisdom depicted as a woman.Function: To accept God’s invitation into a fuller life.Other Notes: HOMECOMING & COMMUNION Homecoming … Continue reading A Lady’s Wisdom

Praising Wisdom

Post-Preaching Notes: I preached off of a simple outline this week. I knew what I wanted to say but didn’t write it all down because *excuses* the video has much more details than the notes. Message Title: Praising WisdomTheme: Words of WisdomSeason: Ordinary TimeMain Text: Psalm 146Scripture Reading: James 2:1-17RCL Scripture: Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22-23; … Continue reading Praising Wisdom

The Beauty of Wisdom

Message Title: The Beauty of WisdomTheme: Words of WisdomSeason: Ordinary TimeMain Text: Song of Solomon 2Scripture Reading: James 1:17-27RCL Scripture: Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-9; Song of Solomon 2:8-13; Psalm 45:1-2, 6-9; Psalm 15; James 1:17-27; Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23Focus: The book Song of Songs shows the beauty of life as a form of wisdom.Function: To remember … Continue reading The Beauty of Wisdom

Season Finale

Message Title: Season FinaleTheme: Reruns & Glory DaysSeason:  Ordinary TimeMain Text: 1 Kings 8:(1,6,10-11), 22-30, 41-43Scripture Reading: Ephesians 6:10-20RCL Scripture: Joshua 24:1-2a, 14-18 or 1 Kings 8:(1,6,10-11), 22-30, 41-43 Psalm 84 or Psalm 34:15-22 Ephesians 6:10-20 John 6:56-69Focus: Solomon builds the templeFunction: To become a listening people who walk with intention, guided by God’s spirit.Other … Continue reading Season Finale

The Beginning of a New Era

8/15/2021 Message Title: The Beginning of a New EraTheme: Reruns & Glory DaysSeason: Ordinary DaysMain Text: 1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14Scripture Reading: Ephesians 5:15-20RCL Scripture: 1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14 or Proverbs 9:1-6 Psalm 111 or Psalm 34:9-14 Ephesians 5:15-20 John 6:51-58Focus: David dies and Solomon inherits the monarchy. Function: To acknowledge the faith legacy we inherit … Continue reading The Beginning of a New Era

Don’t Trust the Narrator

Post preaching: I was quite sick while preaching this week. In hindsight, I should have called in pulpit supply. Let this be a lesson to any other preachers out there–take the rest day. **The Sermon will contain a brief moment of sensitive content. Please use discretion for younger audiences or those with trauma history.** Message … Continue reading Don’t Trust the Narrator

Pt 2 Bathsheba’s Pain

**The Sermon will contain some sensitive content. Please use discretion for younger audiences or those with trauma history.** Message Title: Pt 2 Bathsheba’s PainTheme: Reruns & Glory DaysSeason: Ordinary TimeMain Text: 2 Samuel 11:26 – 12:13aScripture Reading: Ephesians 4:1-16RCL Scripture: 2 Samuel 11:26 – 12:13a or Exodus 16:2-4, 9-15 Psalm 51:1-12 or Psalm 78:23-29 Ephesians … Continue reading Pt 2 Bathsheba’s Pain

The Beginning of David’s Fall Pt 1

**The Sermon will contain some sensitive content. Please use discretion for younger audiences or those with trauma history.** Message Title: The Beginning of David’s Fall Pt 1Theme: Reruns & Glory DaysSeason: Ordinary TimeMain Text: 2 Samuel 11:1-15 Scripture Reading: Ephesians 3:14-21RCL Scripture: 2 Samuel 11:1-15 or 2 Kings 4:42-44 Psalm 14 or Psalm 145:10-18 Ephesians … Continue reading The Beginning of David’s Fall Pt 1


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