Sermons by Pastor Marc Goodwin

Comfort and Affliction

Preaching from 2 Corinthians 1:1-11, Pastor Marc begins our new series, by sharing how gospel of Christ teaches us not to conceal our weaknesses, but to to celebrate them. There are lessons about comfort and affliction that surface here at the beginning of the letter, which will resurface again and again throughout the series.

Waypost 5: Identity

Listen to this fifth sermon from our Wayposts series. Pastor Marc preaches from Colossians 3:1-4 about how important it is for young believers to find their identity in Christ. He argues that knowing who we are is essential to living as we ought.

Waypost 4: Internalization

Listen as Pastor Marc preaches on Waypost #4, which we call “Internalization.” Preaching from 1 Samuel 3:1-10, he shares how each young person who grows up around the gospel must make a conscious choice to believe it for him/herself.

Waypost 3: Inform

In this third sermon from our Wayposts series, entitled “Inform,” Pastor Marc preaches from 2 Timothy 3:14-17. As we think about grade school children, we see from this text how important it is that we teach them the story of the gospel. We see that the Scriptures come from God, point us to Christ, and […]

Waypost 2: Instruct

In this second sermon from our “Wayposts” series, Pastor Marc shares about the responsibility we have with toddlers and pre-schoolers to teach them their need of the gospel. Preaching from Proverbs 3:1-12, he shares about the importance of the Law, the primacy of the heart, and the practicalities of discipline in the life of young […]

Waypost 1: Incubate

In this sermon from Psalm 91:1-6, Pastor Marc kicks off our “Wayposts” series, which aims to help us think biblically about how to disciple the next generation from infancy to adulthood. This first sermon helps us think through our ministry to infants, recognizing the opportunity that we have to teach them the safety of the […]

Treasure Them Up

In this sermon from Luke 2:1-20, Pastor Marc shares the birth narrative of Jesus–focusing particularly on his mother Mary, and how she sought to “treasure up” the things she was experiencing, as fuel for future faith. He shares about how we should follow in her footsteps, both remembering and recounting the works of God that […]

In Remembrance of His Mercy

In this sermon, Pastor Marc recounts Mary’s visit to Elizabeth and her prayer, known historically as the Magnificat. Focusing particularly on her closing words, we see that we can trust God’s promises not because we remember them, but because He does.

20/20

In this sermon, Pastor Marc kicks off our Advent series called “Hindsight.” Preaching from Psalm 77, he shares from the experience of Asaph, explaining that “when the present brings confusion, and the future raises concern, the past provides clarity.”

The Time of the End

Pastor Marc preaches the final installment in our Daniel series, walking us through the book’s conclusion. The angelic visitor tells Daniel about what to expect at the time of the end: the rise of the Antichrist, the resurrection of the dead, and the resolve of the faithful. And then he leaves Daniel with a reassurance […]