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Date Sermon Title Scripture
  ↓  2019  ↓  
Dec. 29th  "Honor Christmas All Year Long"  
Dec. 24th  "A Christmas of Miracle Transformations"  
Dec. 22nd  "Making It a Good Christmas"  
Dec. 15th  "Reawakening Joy"   Luke 2:8-20
Dec. 8th  "Valuing Relationships"   Luke 1:39-45
Dec. 1st  "Breaking the Chains Forged In Life"   Galatians 6:7-8
Nov. 24th  "Praise Your King"   Matthew 2:1-12
Nov. 17th  "A Living and Holy Sacrifice"   Romans 11:33-12:2
Nov. 10th  "More than Conquerors"   Romans 8:31-39
Nov. 3rd  "The Love of God In Christ Jesus"   Romans 8:28-39
Oct. 27th  "Life In the Spirit - Assurance"   Romans 8: 9-17
Oct. 20th  "No Condemnation"   John 8: 1-11,
  Romans 8: 1-2
Oct. 13th  "Set Free from Sin"   Romans 6:1-4
Oct. 6th  "Peace With God"   Romans 5: 1-11
Sept. 29th  "Righteous by Faith"   Romans 4: 1-8 & 13-17
Sept. 22nd  "Justified by His Grace"   Romans 3: 19-26
Sept. 15th  "The Condition of the Heart"   Romans 2: 17-29
Sept. 8th  "The Power of God for Salvation"   Romans 1: 1-17
Sept. 1st  "Jesus: the High Priest and Apostle of Our Faith"   Hebrews 3: 1-6
Aug. 25th  "Redirection and Transformation"   Galatians 1: 11-24
Aug. 18th  "Dealing With Failure"   2 Corinthians 5: 16-21
Aug. 11th  "Zeal and Action: James, John, Jude, Simon the Zealot"   Luke 9: 51-56 &
  Mark 3: 13-19
Aug. 4th  "Stewards of the Mysteries of God: Nathaniel and Matthew"   Matthew 9: 9-13 &
  John 1:43-51
July 28th  "Noticing People - Andrew, Philip, James the Less"   John 1:35-46 &
  John 12:20-22
July 21st Pastor Larry Smith: "Only One Thing is Needed!"   Luke 10:38-42
July 14th Josh Goodman: "Counter-Cultural"   Philippians 2: 3-4,6-8
July 7th "Modeling and Abiding In Love"   1 Corinthians 13:1-13
June 30th "God's Delight"   Matthew 5:43-48
June 23rd  "God Abhors Evil"   Matthew 3: 1-12
June 16th  "God's Loving Kindness"   Micah 6:6-8
June 9th  "God's Summoning Love"   Acts 2:1-21
June 2nd "The Eternal Love of God"   Lamentations 3:22-26
May 26th "The Loyal Love of God"   Psalm 136:1-14
May 19th   Andrea Clark-Guest Speaker-
  "Bringing the Light of the Gospel Back
  to Northern England"
  Romans 10:13-15 & 17
May 12th  "The Holy Love of God"   1 John 4:7-12
 May 5th   "Loving Jesus and Feeding Sheep"   John 21:15-19
 Apr. 28th   "Questions About Forgiveness"   Matthew 18:21-35
 Apr. 21st   Easter Sunday—"Running to Jesus"   John 20:1-10
 Apr. 19th   (Good Friday Service will be at Calvary UMC, Elkhart)  
 Apr. 18th  Maundy Thursday—"Making Preparations and Washing Feet"   Matthew 26:1-46
 Apr. 14th   Palm Sunday—"Rejoicing and Rejection"   Luke 19:11-42
 Apr. 7th   "Mountaintop Listening"   Matthew 17: 1-8
 Mar. 31st   "Be Careful Whom You Rebuke"   Matthew 16:21-24
 Mar. 24th   "The Great Confession"   Matthew 16:13-21
 Mar. 17th   "Walking With Jesus In The Storms"   Matthew 14:22-33
 Mar. 10th   "At Home With Jesus"   Mark 1: 29-39
 Mar. 6th  Ash Wednesday: "Following Jesus"  
 Mar. 3rd   "Foreshadowing Glory"   Luke 9:28-36
 Feb. 24th   "Transformed In My Vocational Health"   Genesis 39: 1-6
 Feb. 17th   "Transformed In My Financial Health"   Luke 12:13-21
 Feb. 10th   "Transformed In My Relational Health"   John 15: 9-15
 Feb. 3rd   "Transformed In My Emotional Health"   Philippians 4: 4-7
 Jan. 27th   "Transformed In My Mental Health"   Daniel 1:7-17
 Jan. 20th   "Transformed In My Physical Health"   Daniel 1:7-17
 Jan. 13th   "Transformed In My Spiritual Health"   Romans 12:1-2
 Jan. 6th   Guest Speaker Paul Law "We Are Blessed To Be A Blessing"   Genesis 12:1-4
  ↓  2018  ↓  
 Dec. 30th  "Covenant Renewal"   2 Kings 23:1-3 RSV
  2 1 Peter 1:13-25
 Dec. 24th  "Minding His Business - In Absolute Fullness"  Various
 Dec. 23rd  "Minding His Business - By Faith-Filled Obedience"   Luke 1:76-79
 Dec. 16th  "Minding His Business - With Exuberant Joy"   Luke 2:15-20
 Dec. 9th  "Minding His Business - Out of Extraordinary Love"   Luke 1: 39-49
 Dec. 2nd  "Minding His Business - Through Passionate Worship"   Luke 1:57-69
 Nov. 25th  "Who Do You Say He Is"   Luke 6:46-49
 Nov. 18th  "Developing An Attitude of Gratitude"  Luke 17:11-19
 Nov. 11th  "The Army of the Lord"   Ephesians 6:10-18
 Nov. 4th  "Dwelling In the House of the Lord Forever"   1 Thessalonians 4:13-18
 Oct. 28th  "Goodness and Mercy Shall Follow Me"   Psalm 139: 1-10
 Oct. 21st  "My Cup Runs Over"   Psalm 23 (NASB)
 Oct. 14th  "You Anoint My Head with Oil"   Luke 4:14-21
 Oct. 7th  "You Prepare a Table"   Psalm 23 (KJV)
 Sept. 30th  "Thy Rod and Staff Comfort Me"   Matthew 25:31-46
 Sept. 23rd  "Thou Art With Me"   Psalm 23
 Sept. 16th  "The Paths of Righteousness"   Philippians 2:5-11 (NASB)
 Sept. 9th  "He Restores My Soul"   Psalm 22:1-3
  Psalm 22:7-8
  Psalm 22:16-24 (NKJV)

 Sept. 2nd  "Quiet Waters"   John 7: 37-39 (NASB)
 Aug. 26th  "Green Pastures"   Psalm 23 (NASB)
 Aug. 19th  "I Shall Not Want"   Psalm 23 (NASB)
 Aug. 12th  "The LORD is My Shepard"   John 10: 11-18
 Aug. 5th Guest Speaker: Steve Riikonen, Bashor Children’s Home— "Leave your Troubles at the Altar"   Psalm 25: 16-21
 July 29th  Guest Speaker: Bruce Giggy, "A Good Day to Die"  Matthew 10: 37-42
 Philippians 2: 1-11
 July 22nd  "The Old Rugged Cross / When I Survey the Wondrous Cross"  Romans 6:1-11
 July 15th  "Trust and Obey / Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus"  Mark 16:1-20
 July 8th  "Easter & Christmas in July"  John 20: 11-18
 July 1st  "America the Beautiful / All Creatures of Our God and King"  Psalm 19
 June 24th  "What a Friend / Blessed Assurance"  John 15:12-17
 Colossians 1:1-13
 June17th  "Great Is Thy Faithfulness"  1 Corinthians 1: 1-9
 June 10th  "Hymn Sing"  Colossians 3: 16
 June 3rd  "How Great Thou Art / Crown Him With Many Crowns"  Jeremiah 29: 10-13
 May 27th  "It Is Well With My Soul / Jesus Paid It All"  Psalm 42: 1-6, 11
 May 20th  "Holy, Holy, Holy"  Acts 2:1-17
 May 13th  "Amazing Grace"  2 Corinthians 3: 7-18
 May 6th  "The Power of Jesus' Name"  Acts 3:1-10
 Apr. 29th  "Affirming God's Direction"  Hebrews 11:1-10
 Apr. 22nd  "Repentance: New Direction"  Romans 11:33,12:2
 Apr. 15th  "Experiencing Corporate Forgiveness"  Nehemiah 1:1-6, 11
 Apr. 8th  "Discerning God's Will"  Romans 11: 33, 12: 1-2
 Apr. 1st  Easter-"Final Glorification"  Mark 16:1-20
 Mar. 25th  Scriptural Christianity 6-"The Means of Grace"  John 12:12-19
 Mar. 18th  Scriptural Christianity 5-"Character/Community/Change" Guest Speaker: Jason Thompson, NG3  Luke 10:25-37
 Mar. 11th  Scriptural Christianity 4-"Sanctifying Grace"  Ephesians 4: 17-24
 Mar. 4th  Scriptural Christianity 3-"Assurance"  Matthew 7: 21-29
 Feb. 25th  Scriptural Christianity 2-"Justifying Grace"  Romans 5: 1-11
 Feb. 18th  Scriptural Christianity 1-"Prevenient Grace"  Ephesians 2: 1-10
 Feb. 14th  Ash Wednesday-"Practical Divinity - Experiential Faith"  
 Feb. 11th  "Spiritual Integrity"  John 17: 1-5
 Feb. 4th  Prayer 5-"Temptation and Deliverance"  Luke 11:1-13
 Jan. 28th  Prayer 4-"Forgiven and Forgiving"  Matthew 18: 21-35
 Jan. 21st  Prayer 3-"Daily Bread"  Matthew 6:5-8
 Jan. 14th  Prayer 2-"Praying In the Kingdom"  Luke 11:1-4
 Jan. 7th  Prayer 1-"Hallowing The Name"  Philippians 2:5-13
  ↓  2017  ↓  
 Dec. 31st  "Be It Resolved..."  Matthew 2:1-12
Dec. 24th Christmas Eve—"Come and Worship"  Luke 1:26-38,
 Matthew 1:18-25,
 Luke 2:1-7,
 Luke 2:8-20
Dec. 24th 4th Sunday of Advent—"The Ultimate Gift"  Luke 2:1-11
Dec. 17th 3rd Sunday of Advent—"Welcome Home"  Matthew 1:18-25
Dec. 10th 2nd Sunday of Advent—"Weighing the Risks"  Luke 1:26-38
Dec. 3rd 1st Sunday of Advent—"Growing On Purpose"  Luke 1:5-7
Nov. 26th "The King Is Coming"  Matthew 25:1-13
Nov. 19th "I Am Your Provider"  Genesis 22:1-14
Nov. 12th "War Room"   John 15:18-21
Nov. 5th "Celebrating Reformation"  Ephesians 2:1-10
Oct. 29th "Jesus Is Our Deliverer"  1 Thessalonians 1:1-10
Oct. 22nd "Grander Vision Living"  Luke 5: 27-32
Oct. 15th Just Walk Across the Room-4 "Grander Vision Living"  Hebrews 10: 1-14
Oct. 8th Just Walk Across the Room-3 "The Power of Story"  Luke 8: 26-39
Oct. 1st Just Walk Across the Room-2 "Living In 3D"  John 4:27-42
Sept. 24th Just Walk Across the Room-1 "The Single Greatest Gift"  John 3:1-17
Sept. 17th "Just Walk Across the Room"  Matthew 5:1-16
Sept. 10th Hero Sunday - 9/11 Remembrance "Life in the Midst of Destruction"  Luke 9:18-23
Sept. 3rd "The Call to Labor"  Genesis 2:1-3 & 15
Aug. 27th Guest Speaker-Lester Taylor
 1 John 4: 17-19
Aug. 20th Hymn Sing Service
Aug. 13th You Asked For It-3 "All Things Through Christ"
 Philippians 4:10-20
Aug. 6th Back to School "Blessing Children"
 Deuteronomy 6:4-7
July 30th You Asked For It-2 "Baptism Is For You"
 1 Peter 3:13-22
July 23rd You Asked For It-1 "Dealing with Anxiety"
 Philippians 4:4-9
July 16th Hebrews Excellence-4 "The Excellence of Holiness"
 Hebrews 12:7-14
July 9th Hebrews Excellence-3 "The Excellence of Our Great High Priest"
 Hebrews 2:14-3:1
July 2nd Hebrews Excellence-2 "The Excellence of the New Covenant"
 Hebrews 9:23-28
June 25th Hebrews Excellence-1 "The Excellence of the Son"
 Hebrews 1:1-5
June 18th "Iron Sharpens Iron"
 Colossians 3:12-17
June 11th Don Young, Gideon Representative
 Hebrews 4:6-16
June 4th Pentecost Sunday—"Spirit Filled"
 Acts 10: 34-48
May 28th Eric & Ashley Fults from Ball State University  John 20: 19-22
May 21st Amazing Mercy 5 "Mercy Extends to Your Family"
 Jude 20-25
May 14th Amazing Mercy 4 "Mercy Is Central to Your Ministry"
 1 Corinthians 13: 1-7
May 7th Amazing Mercy 3 "Mercy Matters Because You Matter to God"
 Luke 15: 1-24
Apr. 30th Amazing Mercy 2 "Mercy Offers Forgiveness"
 Matthew 5:1-10
Apr. 23rd Amazing Mercy 1 "Dealing with Failure"  John 21:12-19
Apr. 16th Easter Sunday—The Church Works - 8
"While Anticipating a Great Future"
 Matthew 16:13-21
Apr. 9th Palm Sunday—The Church Works - 7
"By Encountering the Living God"
 Matthew 21:1-13
 Acts 4:23-31
Apr. 2nd The Church Works - 6
"At Serving a Broken World"
 Acts 16:6-15
Mar. 26th The Church Works - 5
"At Modeling Integrity"
 Acts 5:1-11
Mar. 19th The Church Works - 4
"At Empowering Every Believer"
 Acts 18:24-28
Mar. 12th The Church Works - 3
"At Reaching to All People"
 Acts 10:1-16
Mar. 5th The Church Works - 2
"Captures the Heart of the Community"
 Acts 5:12-16
Mar. 1st Ash Wednesday—The Church Works-1
"Works at Being a Caring Community"
 Acts 2:42-47
Feb. 26th Holiness of Heart and Life 2—"Acts of Mercy"  Micah 6:6-8
Feb. 19th Holiness of Heart and Life 1—"Acts of Piety"  Matthew 6:1-6
Feb. 12th Making Prayer Our First Language 6—"Clothed with Prayer"  Luke 24:44-53
Feb. 5th Making Prayer Our First Language 5—"Joy in Jesus' Name"  John 16:16-24
Jan. 29th Making Prayer Our First Language 4—"Marking the Way with Prayer"  Genesis 12:1-9
Jan. 22nd Making Prayer Our First Language 3—"Pray with Jesus"  John 17
Jan. 15th Making Prayer Our First Language 2—"Praying Through"  Luke 18:1-8
Jan. 8th Making Prayer Our First Language-1—"Anointed Prayer"  Matthew 3:1-17
Jan. 1st "Paying Attention"  Matthew 2:1-12
  ↓  2016  ↓  
Dec. 25th "The Advent of Life"  Matthew 1:18-25, John 1:1-5
Dec. 24th "The Advent of Light"  Luke 1:26-38,
Matthew 1:18-25,
Isaiah 9:2 & 6,
Luke 2:1-20
Dec. 18th "The Advent of Peace"  Luke 2:14-18
Dec. 11th "The Advent of Joy"  Luke 1: 39-49
Dec. 4th "The Advent of Love"  John 15: 9-17
Nov. 27th "The Advent of Hope"  Romans 15:4-6, 13
Nov. 20th "Christ the Victor"  Philippians 2: 5-13
Nov. 13th "Persecuted for Christ"  Daniel 3:1-12 & 16-18
Nov. 6th "Thank God for the Saints"  Hebrews 11:1-10
Oct. 30th "Ascended Like No Other"  Acts 1:1-14
Oct. 23rd "Resurrected Like No Other"  John 20:10-18
Oct. 16th "A Death Like No Other"  Psalm 22:1-19
Oct. 9th "A Life Like No Other"  John 1: 1-13
Oct. 2nd "Power Like No Other"  Mark 4: 35-41
Sept 25th "Teaching Like No Other"  Matthew 7:24-29
Sept 18th "A Birth Like No Other"  Matthew 1:18-25
Sept 11th "Promised Like No Other"  Isaiah 53:1-12
Sept. 4th "The Sabbath Rest"  Genesis 2:1-3
 Exodus 20:1-3 & 8-11
Aug. 28th "More Than Conquerors"  Romans 8:28-39
 Colossians 2:13-15
Aug. 21st Go for the Goal: "Receiving the Crown"  Revelations 2:8-10
Aug. 14th Go for the Goal: "Witness for Christ"  Hebrews 12:1-3
 Proverbs 25:27
Aug. 7th Go for the Goal: "Reach for the Goal"  Philippians: 3:7-16
July 31st Go for the Goal: "Run with Perservance"  Hebrews 12:1-3
July 24th Go for the Goal: "Remove Hinderances"  Hebrews 12:1-3
July 17th Go for the Goal: "Surrender to Divine Discipline"  Hebrews 12:7-14
July 10th Go for the Goal: "Qualifications"  Hebrews 12:1-3
July 3rd Guest Speaker: Jeff Ziegler, Jimtown HS Principal  Psalm 78:1-8
June 26th Guest Speaker: Sean McCrindle, Bashor Home  Mark: 10:13-16
June 19th Our American Heritage:"The Faith of Our Founding Fathers"  Hebrews 11:1-10
June 12th Our American Heritage: "Revival and Reformation"  Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 9-13
June 5th Our American Heritage: "Early American Education"  Proverbs 9:1-10
May 29th Our American Heritage: "A Blessed Nation"  Psalm 33:12-22
May 22nd Message by J. D. Eash, Gideon Representative  2 Timothy 3: 12-17
May 15th Raising Christians: "The Spirit of Holiness"  Joel: 2:28-29
 Acts: 2:1-12
May 8th Raising Christians: "On a Need to Know Basis"  Luke: 2:41-52
May 1st Raising Christians":Parenting With Consistency and Grace"  Ephesians 6:1-4
Apr. 24th Youth Sunday-"Christian Parenting: A Kid's Perspective"
Message by Jake Biller
 Psalm 139:13-16
 Matthew 18:12-14
Apr. 17th Raising Christians"Parenting With Authenticity and Forgiveness"   Ephesians 4:17-32
Apr. 10th Raising Christians"Parenting Well Takes Time Together"   Deuteronomy 6:4-9
Apr. 3rd Raising Christians"Parenting Well Takes Parents"   Deuteronomy 6:4-9
Mar. 27th Upward-Easter Sunday: "Look Up to Overcome"  John: 20:1-17
 Colossians 2:8-15
Mar. 20th Upward-Palm Sunday: "Lift Up the Healed-Witness to God's Healing"  Luke 19:28-38
Mar. 13th Upward-Lent #5: "Lift Up the Hurting with Prayer and Presence"  Luke 5:12-26
Mar. 6th Upward-Lent#4: "Take Up the Charge-Go Make Disciples"  Matthew 28:16-20
Feb. 28th Upward-Lent #3: "Take Up the Challenge-Love One Another"  John 13:31-35
Feb. 21st Upward-Lent #2: "Give Up Indifference"  Matthew 22:1-14
Feb. 14th Upward-Lent #1: "Give Up Excess"  Matthew 6:1-6 & 16-18
Feb. 7th Broken Together: "Marriage is Established by God"  Mark 10:1-9
Jan. 31st Broken Together: "A Covenant Promise"  Mark 10:1-9
Jan. 24th Broken Together: "Respect"  Ephesians 5:21-33
Jan. 17th Broken Together: "Love"  Ephesians 5:21-32
Jan. 10th Broken Together: "Mutual Submission"  Ephesians 5:15-21
Jan. 3rd Broken Together: "Dependence and Dependability"  Genesis 2:18-25
  ↓  2015  ↓  
Dec. 27th "New Life in Christ"  2 Corinthians 5:16-21
Dec. 24th Christmas Eve—"Christmas Can Change Your Eternity"  John 1:1-14
Dec. 20th 4th Sunday Advent—"Christmas Changed the World"  Matthew 2:1-12
Dec. 13th 3rd Sunday Advent—"Celebrating Family at Christmas"  Luke 1:39-56
Dec. 6th 2nd Sunday Advent—"Christmas Makes Every Day Better"  Message by Tammy Sue Moore  Luke 2:1-20
Nov. 29th 1st Sunday Advent—"Christmas Surprises"  Luke 1:5-25
Nov. 22nd "KING OF KINGS & LORD OF LORDS"  Philippians 2: 1-11
 Revelation 19: 11-16
Nov. 15th  Nehemiah—"Celebrate God's Victories"  Nehemiah 8:1-12
Nov. 8th  Nehemiah—"The House of God"  Nehemiah 10:28-31 & 37-39
Nov. 1st  Nehemiah—"Nehemiah and The Word of God"  Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 9-12
Oct. 25th  Nehemiah—"Focus (Stay the Course)"  Nehemiah 2:9-10
Oct. 18th  Nehemiah—"God's Provision"  Nehemiah 2:1-8
Oct. 11th  Nehemiah—"Vision"  Nehemiah 2:1-5
Oct. 4th  Nehemiah—"Foundational Prayer"  Nehemiah 1:1-11
Sept. 27th  Nehemiah—"On A Mission"  Nehemiah 1:1-3
Sept. 20th  "Jesus Memory"  Jeremiah 31:31-34
Sept. 13th   We are the Church—"The New Jerusalem-Bride of Christ" Revelation 21:1-5
Sept. 6th    We are the Church—"A Holy Temple-House of Prayer" Ephesians 2:19-22
Mark 11:15-18
Aug. 30th   We are the Church—"Fruitful Vine" John 15:1-8
Aug. 23rd   We are the Church—"Following the Good Shepard" Psalm 23
John 10:1-15
Aug. 16th   We are the Church—"Living Body" 1 Corinthians 12:4-11
Aug. 9th   We are the Church—"Disciples" Matthew 28:16-20
Aug. 2nd   We are the Church—"Building"  1 Peter 2:1-12
July 26th  We are the Church—"Treasured Possession"  1 Peter 2:1-12
July 19th  We are the Church— "Children of God"  John 1:6-13
July 12th  "My One Desire" by Pastor Steve Loft  1 Corinthians 2:1-5
July 5th  “Change ”- Tammy Sue Moore & Gary Buss  Malachi 3:6
 Hebrews 13:8
June 28th  "KISS-Keep It Super Simple"- Steve Allen  Matthew 22:34-40

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