#struggles: Recovering Contentment

Pastor Steve Kramer

Reading — Philippians 4:10–13, Confession — Gracious God, have mercy on me. In your compassion forgive my sins, known and unknown, things done and left undone. Uphold me by your Spirit so that I may live and serve you in newness of life, to the honor and glory of your holy name; through Jesus Christ… Read more »

Following Jesus in a Selfie-Centered World

Pastor Steve Kramer

Reading — Mark 12:28–31, Confession — Most merciful God, I confess that I have sinned against you in thought, word, and deed by what I have done and what I have left undone. I have not loved you above all things. I have not loved my neighbor as myself. For the sake of Jesus, forgive… Read more »

Reconnections: What Matters Most in Your Life

Pastor Steve Kramer

Reading — Ephesians 1:15–21, Confession — Lord, I admit that I have not been consistent in my discipleship. I have not struggled to understand the great ideas of the faith. I have been lacking in spending time with you in Bible study and prayer. I have never really attempted to give you mastery over my… Read more »

Reconnecting to One Another

Pastor Christian Huntley

Reading — Hebrews 10:19–25, Confession — Our Father and our God, as we stand at the beginning of this new year, we confess our need for Your presence and Your guidance as we face the future. We each have our hopes and expectations for the year ahead, but You alone know what it holds for… Read more »

What Child is This? The 4 H of Christmas

Pastor Johan Hinderlie

Reading — Matthew 1:18–25, Confession — Father in heaven, we have sinned against you by what we have done and by what we have left undone. We have fallen short of your glory in our thinking, in our speaking, and in our behavior. We need your help. Forgive us for our sins. Cleanse us from… Read more »

What Child is This? The Awaited King

Pastor Christian Huntley

Reading — Matthew 11:2–6, Confession — God of Mercy, we confess that like Adam and Eve we take matters into our own hands, rather than trusting you. We confess that like Thomas we doubt you and your truth. Please forgive us. Meet us in our impatience and disbelief. Through your Holy Spirit help us trust… Read more »