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SERMON ARCHIVE :

Why Can’t We Be Friends? You’re One Community Away from It!

Pastor Steve Kramer

Reading — Acts 2:42–47, Confession — Almighty God and Gracious God, I admit that I have not been enthusiastic enough in my discipleship. I have not struggled to understand the great ideas of the faith, nor have I really attempted to give you complete mastery over my life. I have failed in carrying out the… Read more »


Why Can’t We Be Friends? It’s 3 a.m.

Pastor Steve Kramer

Reading — 2 Timothy 4:6–13, Reading — Almighty God, our heavenly Father, we have sinned against you and against our neighbor in thought, word, and deed; through negligence, through weakness, through our own deliberate fault. We are truly sorry and repent of all our sins. For the sake of your son, Jesus Christ who died… Read more »


Why Can’t We Be Friends? 3 Marigold Friends You Need

Pastor Sam Dittrich

Reading — Hebrews 10:24–25, Confession — Gracious God, relationships are important to us and yet we seem to neglect the ones that matter most. Our priorities, unforgiveness, and pride get in the way. Please forgive us. Help us by the power of the Holy Spirit to freely love those who are closest to us and… Read more »


5 Great Reasons to Pray: The Church Did

Pastor Steve Kramer

Reading — Acts 12:1–17, Confession — Gracious God, we confess that we have not lived each day in the faith of Easter. We have been like the disciples, who saw life more in terms of the suffering of Calvary than in terms of the Resurrection that followerd. For the sake of Jesus, forgive our doubt,… Read more »


5 Great Reasons to Pray: You’re Surrounded

Pastor Sam Dittrich

Reading — II Kings 6:8–23, Confession — Gracious God, We confess to you that we have not remembered you enough this week. We have gone our own ways without being mindful of your presence. We have sought our own welfare for the pursuit of our own desires in this world. For the sake of Jesus, forgive… Read more »