Celebrating Pentecost one week early, Reverend Susannah Pittman shares the true meaning of Pentecost, how we should celebrate this extraordinary holiday in the life of the church, and the celebrations that happen in everyday church life through which the spirit of Pentecost shines.
Daniel Jackson explores the concept of what worship REALLY is.
"Now" is always the time to do what is right and what is good!
Being a super disciple isn't just about being strong in the faith, but carrying it out. Finding your strengths and using those gifts to honor Christ is an incredible significant part of being a super disciple!
Being a super disciple isn't a job reserved for specific people - anyone can become a super disciple, including YOU!
Guest speaker A.J. Thomas shares his message of how root determines fruit with the congregation at Assurance UMC.
This sermon will conclude our “I AM” series. This is also the Easter sermon for 2016, and the message will of course focus on the power of Christ resurrected and what that means for us now and for all eternity. Jesus is alive!
This sermon will focus on the idea that Jesus is the vine and we are the branches. We depend on him as we try to display the fruit of a life lived in faith. Discipleship is not about us, but instead about us leaning on Jesus is every way and in every area of life.
This sermon will look at the famous and even controversial statement by Jesus that he is the way, thetruth, and the life. But what exactly do these three things mean for us?
Looking at one of the most famous sayings in the Bible, this sermon will build off the previous week’s sermon by looking at the concept of Jesus as the Good Shepherd who protects his flock with love and grace. He is also the shepherd who literally put down his right to life for us in every way possible...like a good shepherd does for his sheep.
The sermon will focus on the idea that Jesus is the gate from which sheep come and go. The shepherd was responsible for keeping watch over the sheep at night. He would literally become the gate by sitting down and blocking the entrance in and out. Jesus is our gate.
This sermon will focus on the concept of Jesus being the light of the world in the midst of so marchdarkness.
This sermon will focus on the idea of Jesus being the bread of life (which goes far beyond physical nourishment).
Today is the day to make a difference.Why put off tomorrow, what you can start today for God’s kingdom?
We doubt God can work through us, and we sometimes doubt our work makes a difference. We are also scared of what we may encounter when we step out and step up.
Part of being “selfless” is allowing God to work through you. This requires a death to self and trusting that God can do amazing things through you and your work for God’s kingdom.
Meaning, are you are receiver of God’s word and what it means for your life?
The importance of laughter for the Christian...in good and bad times (especially in the bad times).
This single sermon looks at grace as the heart and foundation of our faith. God loves us because of who God is—not because of what we’ve done or what we deserve. And nothing can separate us from God’s love. When we live by and out of this grace, God can accomplish amazing things in and through us.
This single sermon will introduce Susannah to the congregation and invite the congregants to consider their own faith journeys and the way that God is calling them.