God: The Promise Attach-er

Bible Text: Matthew 5:1-12 | Preacher: Pastor Gregory Alms | Sermon for All Saints’ Day 2021

What’s _NOT_ in “A Mighty Fortress”

Bible Text: Psalm 46 | Preacher: Pastor Gregory Alms

A Blind Beggar Role Model

Bible Text: Mark 10: 46-52 | Preacher: Pastor Gregory Alms

Impossible Camels

Bible Text: Mark 10:23-31 | Preacher: Pastor Gregory Alms

The Great Cover Up

Bible Text: Mark 7: 1-13 | Preacher: Pastor Gregory Alms | We all like to hide our faults, cover up our failures, make ourselves look righteous. God knows & sees the truth, but — amazingly — still loves us on account of Christ.

Mary, Our Hero

Preacher: Pastor Gregory Alms | We usually pick big strong successful heroes. The Scriptures point in a different direction. Humble estate. Lowly. The Lord blesses her with the gift of Jesus. And she magnifies the Lord. Mary. Our hero.

Under the Tree with Elijah

Preacher: Pastor Gregory Alms | Elijah ended up with nothing. Spent. Powerless. We end up there too. God comes to us with a simple word: Eat.

Burger King Messiah?

Bible Text: John 6: 22-35 | Preacher: Pastor Gregory Alms | Sometimes people ( us!) look at Jesu as if he were a Burger King messiah here to fill our bellies and give us whatever we want. Jesus sets the record straight.

Feeling Left Out

Bible Text: Mark 5: 21-43 | Preacher: Pastor Gregory Alms | Series: Church Sermons | Jesus’ miracles can make us feel left out. If Jesus healed a woman who had been sick 12 years or a young girl who was actually dead, why doesn’t he do that for me?

The Most Amazing Thing About Jesus and the Boat

Bible Text: Mark 4 | Preacher: Pastor Gregory Alms | The most amazing thing about Jesus calming the storm is not that he commands the waves or the wind. It is that he fell asleep when the disciples needed him most.