For 2,000 years, followers of Jesus have experienced God's grace through water baptism and Communion. In this sermon, pastor Luke explores what the relationship between the Spirit and the Sacraments are.
In Acts 2 we read that after the Holy Spirit was poured out on the Church, the Church was in unity around Jesus and his mission. Yet often times when we speak about the Spirit, we speak only in terms of salvation and empowerment. What about the need to discuss the Spirit's role in the midst of conflict?
The topic of the Baptism of the Spirit has been controversial in recent years. In this sermon, pastor Luke suggests that we should integrate the various approaches on Spirit baptism in an attempt to take all of Scripture as formative and not just a few select verses.
Who is the Holy Spirit? And how is the Holy Spirit active in our lives? In this sermon summary, pastor Luke shares four things about the Holy Spirit that are important for us to know. We had some technical difficulties, so Luke recorded a summary just for you
The Resurrection of Jesus changes everything! In this sermon, pastor Luke looked to 1 Corinthians 15:1-7, 14, and 17. The resurrection transforms the cross from a symbol of despair to a symbol of hope! And it is why we celebrate Easter!
Colossians 4:2-6 teaches us to live our lives in a winsome way? As we build bridges of friendship, what specifically should characterize our friendship?
Steve Nicholson, Senior Pastor of the Evanston Vineyard, shared a message on how everyone can be involved in doing "naturally supernatural" ministry in the world around us. Starting with five things we need to know about people, Steve then shared ten practical ways to get involved in helping people meet Jesus.
Twenty years ago, our church community experienced a terrible tragedy when Lisa and Art Sandberg's 16 year old son, Cory, was killed in a car accident. The level of disappointment that the Sandberg's experienced was unimaginable. And if we're honest, everyone experiences disappointments over the course of life. In 1 Peter 5:10-12, the author writes that God will help those who suffer, but how does he do this? And how are we deal with disappointment? In this sermon, pastor Luke shared Cory's story while talking about how to deal with disappointment, which includes always trusting Jesus -- because we don't know the whole story.