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Celebration & Tragedy

Matthew 2:1-18 They all heard the same prophecy. But their reactions were world’s apart. The magi had asked a question that apparently no one was anticipating: “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.” These foreigners, asking that […]

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Worshiped & Hated

Luke 2:21-35 Many of us have full December calendars. There are special kids’ programs, Christmas parties at work, holiday family gatherings, the Christmas Eve service . . . Whew! Lots of holiday interactions with co-workers, friends, and family members. For others of us, our holiday calendar is a bit less full, but we’ll probably all have […]

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Rich Became Poor

2 Corinthians 8:9 Everyone loves a good rags-to-riches story. It’s inspiring to hear of people who were born with nothing but worked hard to improve their lot in life. In elementary school, many kids learn about Abraham Lincoln, who was born to a poor family in Kentucky but ended up living in the White House as the 16th President […]

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God Became Man

John 1 The coming of God the Son to this fallen world is filled with paradoxes, isn’t it? The eternal One stepped into time. He was both welcomed and rejected. He was loved and hated. He who was rich became poor. Join Pastor Larry McCall as he leads off our new sermon series at Christ’s Covenant […]

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Our Confidence As a Church

Matthew 16 Our church has the opportunity to move forward into “new territory.” After having the same governing documents (our “polity”) for the last 32 years, the elders are proposing a new document that they believe will better serve our church moving forward. Our commitment to Christ and the Word of God remain unchanged, but […]