Current Sermon Series

April 8  “Breaking the Barrier of Fear”  Jesus commanded us to go and make disciples, but fear keeps us stuck in place.  With the promise of God’s presence and a spirit of love, we can overcome any fear that keeps us from being the church.  Through the power of the Holy Spirit we can be breaking the barrier of fear, breaking the barriers to being the church.

April 15  “Breaking the Barrier of Pride”  Pride is a serious hindrance to our relationship with God and how we relate and cooperate with others as God’s church.  Jesus calls us to follow him and humbly live in his ways as his people.  Through the power of the Holy Spirit we can be breaking the barrier of pride, breaking the barriers to being the church.

April 22  “Breaking the Barrier of Apathy”  The uncaring and lackadaisical attitude of apathy is a serious hindrance to our relationship with God and how we are to be as His church.  Jesus calls us to care and be zealous for him and his ways.  Through the power of the Holy Spirit we can be breaking the barrier of apathy, breaking the barriers to being the church.

April 29  “Breaking the Barrier of Self-Reliance”  We have a tendency to rely on ourselves instead of God, even in the church.  When we rely on and abide in God, God will make us fruitful.  Through the power of the Holy Spirit we can be breaking the barrier of self-reliance, breaking the barriers to being the church.

May 6 “Breaking the Barrier of Disunity” Paul wrote to the Colossians calling the church “the chosen of God” and instructed them to “put on love, which is the perfect bond of unity.” Jesus prayed that his followers would be unified as he is with God the Father. Disunity in the church is a barrier to fulfilling Jesus’ prayer. Together we can come to unity of faith through the power of the Holy Spirit.

May 13 “Breaking the Barrier of Partiality” Partiality carries the meaning of self-focus with a biased
favoring over others. Jesus is the ultimate example of selflessness for us to follow. Through the power of
the Holy Spirit we can break the barrier of partiality by living in Jesus’ example and love.

May 20 “Spirit-Filled and Empowered” At Pentecost the believers were filled with the Holy Spirit
and empowered to be witnesses of Jesus throughout the world. The Holy Spirit empowers us to do the
same. We can be Spirit-filled and empowered people.

May 27 “Getting Acts Together in the Church” The early church was empowered by the Holy Spirit
and starting to grow at an amazing rate. There are things we can learn from the early church for our being
the church today. Like the early church we can experience the mighty workings of the Holy Spirit among
us.