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 »

What Child is This? He’s a Lifechanger!

Pastor Steve Kramer

Reading — Matthew 3:1–12, Confession — Almighty God, compared with your will, my ways are crooked and not straight; my desires are selfish and not generous; my devotion is shallow and not deep. I have used your name without seriousness and have lived without gratitude for all your gifts. For the sake of Jesus, forgive… Read more »

The 4 Gs of Giving: Glory

Pastor Steve Kramer

Reading — II Corinthians 9:11–15, Confession — God of mercy and grace, I come before you this day confessing my many shortcomings in love and life. I have not loved you above all things. I have not loved my neighbor as myself. For the sake of Jesus, forgive me, renew me, and lead me through… Read more »

The 4 Gs of Giving: Gratitude

Pastor Steve Kramer

Reading — John 12:1–8, Confession — O Lord our God, even as we come blundering into your presence in prayer, we are haunted by memories of duties unperformed, promtings disobeyed, and beckonings ignored. Opportunities to be kind knocked on the door of our heart and went weeping away. We are sorry, O Lord, and tired of… Read more »