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Past Sermons


Following are transcripts of past sermons.  Digital recordings of the Sunday services are available from the church office in CD format. To purchase a CD for $1, please contact the church office.

Date

Bulletins

Preacher

Sermon Titles

Passage

February,
9, 2014
02-09-2014
Rev. Jason Alspaugh Life Under the Bushel Basket
Isaiah 58:1-12, Matthew 5:13-16
February,
2, 2014
Dr. Rodney Kennedy For Christians Only
Micah 6:1-8, Matthew 5:1-12
January,
26, 2014
01-26-2014
Dr. Rodney Kennedy Caught By God
Isaiah 9:1-4, 1 Corinthians 1:10-18, Matthew 4:12-23
January,
20, 2014
01-20-2014
Dr. Rodney Kennedy

MLK Banquet Sermonic Address

 
January,
19, 2014
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
1 Corinthians 1:1-9, John 1:29-42
January,
12, 2014
Dr. Rodney Kennedy Down to the River
Isaiah 42:1-9, Acts 10:34-43, Matthew 3:13-17
January,
5, 2014
Rev. Jason Alspaugh

Searching for Christ 

Isaiah 60:1-6, Matthew 2:1-12

December,
29, 2013
Rev. Jason Alspaugh
All Is [Not] Lost
Psalm 148, Hebrews 2:10-18, Matthew 2:13-23
December,
24, 2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Christmas Eve Worship
Luke 2:1-20
December,
22, 2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
From the Graveyard to the Barnyard
Matthew 1:1-25
December,
15, 2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Questions from Jail and Other Assorted Places
Matthew 11:2-11
December,
8, 2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Advent Regime Change
Isaiah 11:1-10, Jeremiah 23:5-6, Zechariah 9:9-10, Haggai 2:6-9,Isaiah 35:1-6, Luke 1:26-35, 38, Matthew 3:1-12
December,
1, 2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Teaching Advent
Isaiah 2:1-5, Matthew 24:36-44
November,
24, 2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Christ Holds It All Together
Colossians 1:11-20, Luke 1:68-79
November,
17, 2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Isaiah 65:17-25, 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13, Luke 21:5-19
November,
10, 2013
Rev. Jason Alspaugh
God of The Living
Psalm 145:1-10 and Luke 20:27-40
November,
3, 2013
11-3-2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy I ‘Got’ Questions!
Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:1-4 and Luke 19:1-10
October,
27, 2013
10-27-2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy

Restore the Years!

Joel 2:23-32, Luke 18:9-14

October,
20, 2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Sweet Words!

Jeremiah 31:31-34, 2 Timothy 4:1-5, Luke 18:1-8

October,
13, 2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy

Avoiding Boredom

2 Kings 5:1-3, Luke 17:11-19

October,
6, 2013
Rev. Jason Alspaugh
Rekindle the Gift
Psalm 137, 2 Timothy 1:1-14
September,
29, 2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy

Godly Contentment or Greedy Discontent? 

1 Timothy 6:6-19, Luke 16:19-31

September,
22, 2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
1 Timothy 1:18:2-7, Luke 16:1-13
September,
15, 2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy

Mercy for You and Mercy for Me

Exodus 32:7-14, 1 Timothy 1:12-17, Luke 15:1-10

September,
8, 2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
The Bible Tells Me So, Right?
Jeremiah 18:1-11
Psalm 139
Philemon
Luke 14:25-33
September,
1, 2013
9-1-2013
Rev. C. Roland Marcus
Place Cards
Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16 and Luke 14:1, 7-14
August,
25, 2013
8-25-2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy

Worship & Picnic at Triangle Park

Luke 13:10-17
August,
18, 2013
8-18-2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy A Fiery Baptism
Luke 12:49-56
August,
11, 2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy

Supporting Faith

Hebrews 11:1-16

August,
4, 2013
Rev. Jason Alspaugh
Inseparable
Hosea 11:1-11 and Luke 12:13-21
July,
28, 2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
10 Good Persons

Genesis 18:20-33 and Luke 11:1-13

July,
21, 2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Get Rid of the Preacher
Amos 8:1-12 and Luke 10:38-42
July,
14, 2013
7-14-2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Luke 10:25-37
July,
7 , 2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy

Joyful Disciples of Jesus Christ

Luke 10:1-11, 16-20

June,
30, 2013
Rev. Jason Alspaugh

Allegiances

Psalm 77:1-2, 11-20 and Luke 9:51-62

June,
23, 2013
Dr. Andrew Black
Thirsty for God?
 
June,
16, 2013
Rev. Jason Alspaugh

The Church Interrupted

Psalm 32 / Luke 7:36-50

June,
9, 2013
Rev. Jason Alspaugh

Formerly Known As

 
June,
2, 2013
Rev. Jason Alspaugh
Revelations of Jesus
 
May,
26, 2013
David Sofian
Who is Honki and Why Should I Care?  
May,
19, 2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy

I believe one holy catholic and apostolic church

Acts 2:1-21
May,
12, 2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy

Cultural Jailbreak

Acts 16:16-34
May,
5, 2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Do We Have A Vision?
Acts 16
April,
28, 2013
Rev. Jason Alspaugh
Hindering God?
 
April,
21, 2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Can There Be Joy In The Valley?
Psalm 23
April,
14, 2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy

When The Good News Becomes Bad News

 
April,
7, 2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
John 20:19-31
March,
31, 2013
3-31-2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Luke 24:1-12
March,
24, 2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Did Jesus Have To Die?
Luke 23:1-47
Philippians 2:5-11
March,
17, 2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Crazy Religion
John 12:1-8
March,
10, 2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Luke 15:11-32

March,
3, 2013

Rev. Jason Alspaugh
Luke 13:1-9
February,
24, 2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18 
Luke 13:31-35
February,
17, 2013
2-17-2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Deuteronomy
26:1-11
Psalm 91:1-2, 9-16
Luke 4:1-13
February,
10, 2013
Dr. John Paddock
Listening to God
 
February,
3, 2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Jubilee Has Come
Luke 4:20-31
January,
27, 2013

Dr. John Paddock

Who Are You Reading?

 
January 20, 2013   Rev. Jason Alspaugh Are We Out of Wine? John 2:1-11
January,
13, 2013
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
You Are Blessed
Luke 3:1-21
January,
6, 2013

The Rev. Mark Craig

I Have Seen the Light, and the Light Is Us

 
December,
30, 2012
Rev. C. Roland Marcus
Evangephobia  
December,
24, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy

Luke 2:8-14

December,
23, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Luke 1:39-57
December,
16, 2012
12-16-2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy

The Odd Man of Advent

Luke 3:7-18

December,
09, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Philippians 1:3-11
December,
02, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy

Enlarging Our Territory

I Thessalonians 3:9-13

November,
25, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy King of Kings
Revelation 1:4-8
November,
18, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy

The Ties That Bind

I Samuel 1 and Hebrews 10:24-29
November,
11, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
From Disgust to Delight
 
November,
4, 2012
Rev. Jason Alspaugh
Close to the Kingdom
 
October,
28, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Mark 10:46-52
October
21, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Mark 10:35-45
October
14, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
 
October
7, 2012
Rev. Jason Alspaugh Keep On Walking  
September
30, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy

Who Is On the Lord's Side?

Mark 9:38-50
September
23, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Psalm 1
September
16, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Mark 8:27-38
September
9, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy

Lesson in Holiness 

Mark 7:24-37; James 2:1-10
September
2, 2012
Rev. Jason Alspaugh
Breaking with Tradition
 
August
26, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
John 6:56-69
August
19, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy

Why the Church Exists

Ephesians 5:15-20
John 6:51-58

August
12, 2012
Rev. Jason Alspaugh
 
August
5, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Ephesians 4:1-7
July
29, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
John 6:1-21
July
22, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Is There a Prophet at Your Door?
2 Samuel 7:4
July
15, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy

Mark 6:14-29

July
8, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
II Corinthians 12:1-11
July
1, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
II Samuel 2:1-27; II Corinthians 8:1-15
June
24, 2012

Rev. Tim Forbess

Hosea and the Faithful Harlot

 
June
17, 2012
Rev. Jason Alspaugh
Stories for the Hard Hearted  
June
10, 2012

Rev. Mark Craig

Putting the 'Fun' back in Dysfunctional

 
June
3, 2012
     
May
27, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy

Minding Pentecost Business

Acts 2:1-21
May
20, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
John 17:6-19 and Psalm 1
May
13, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Psalm 98, Psalm 149, I John 5:1-6
May
6, 2012
Rev. Jason Alspaugh Abide In God's Love  
April
29, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
 
April
22, 2012
Guest Speaker:  Rabbi David Sofian
Three Stories
 
April
8, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy

John 20:1-20

Maundy Thursday, April 5, 2012   Rev. Jason Alspaugh Now You Know John 13:1-17
April
1, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
John 12:1-15
March
25, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy

Jesus and Mixed Messages

John 12:20-33
Hebrews 5:5-10
March
18, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Numbers 21:4-9 Ephesians 2:1-10 John 13:14-21
March
11, 2012
Rev. Jason Alspaugh

Not Here Not There

John 2:13-22
March
4, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Mark 8:31-38
February
26, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Genesis 9:8-17 and I Peter 3:13-22
February
19, 2012
2-19-2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy

2 Corinthians 4:3-6
II Kings 2:1-12
Mark 9:2-9

February
12, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Two Kinds of Expectations
2 Kings 5:1-17
February
5, 2012
2-5-2012
Rev. Jason Alspaugh
Servant to All, Yet Free

1 Corinthians 9:1-2; Mark 1:35-39

January,
29, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
I Corinthians 8:1-13
Mark 1:21-28
January
22, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
God Loves the City
Jonah 3:1-5, 10
January
15, 2012
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Is a Prophetic Witness Possible for the Church?
I Samuel 3:1-2, John 1:43-51
January
8, 2012
Rev. Jason Alspaugh
Mark 1:4-11;       Acts 19:1-7
January,
1, 2012
Rev. C. Roland Marcus
20/20 Foresight
 
December 25, 2011
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
John 1:1-14
December 24, 2011
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Luke 2:1-21
December 18, 2011
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Luke 1:47-56
December 11, 2011      

December
4 , 2011

Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Gentle and Tender

Isaiah 40

November
27, 2011
11-27-2011
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Mark 13:31-46
November
13, 2011
Dr. Rodney Kennedy

Matthew 25:14-30

November
6, 2011
Rev. Jason Alspaugh Matthew 5:1-12; Psalm 34
October
30, 2011
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Matthew 23 and I Thessalonians 2
October
23, 2011
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Loving Other Christians

Matthew 22:34-40
October 23, 2011

October
16, 2011
10-16-2011
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Exodus 33:12-23
October
9, 2011
10-9-2011
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Idols and Impostors
Exodus 32
Matthew 22:1-14October 9, 2011
October
2, 2011
10-2-2011
Rev. Jason Alspaugh
The Rejected One  
September
25, 2011
Dr. Rodney Kennedy

Matthew 21:23-32
Philippians 2:1-12

September
18, 2011
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Matthew 20:1-16
September
11, 2011
Dr. Rodney Kennedy

Romans 14:1-12

September
4, 2011
Rev. Jason Alspaugh
Matthew 18:1-20
August
28, 2011
Dr. Rodney Kennedy

Exodus 3:1-15
Matthew 16:21-28
Romans 12

August
21, 2011
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
The Church Withstanding the Gates of Hell Matthew 16:13-20 and Romans 12:1-8
August
14, 2011
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
The Strength of Vulnerability

Matthew 15:10-28

August
7, 2011
Rev. Jason Alspaugh
Lord, Save Us! Matthew 14:22-33
July
31, 2011
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
How Big is Our Heart?
Romans 9:1-5
Psalm 17:1-7
Matthew 14:1-21
July
24, 2011
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52
July
17, 2011
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Long Live The Weeds
Genesis 28:10-19a
Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Psalm 139
Romans 8:12-25
July
10, 2011
Rev. Jason Alspaugh
Does Love Win?

Matthew 20:1-16

July
3, 2011
Rev. Jason Alspaugh
Matthew 11:16-19; 25-30
June
26, 2011
Rev. C. Roland Marcus
Testing The Test  
June
19, 2011
Rev. Tim Forbess Looking for a Big Win Acts 8:26-40
June
12, 2011
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Acts 2:1-42
June
5, 2011
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
I Corinthians 11:17-33
May
29, 2011
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Can Smart People Believe in God?
Acts 17:1-33
May
22, 2011
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Acts 6 - 7, I Peter 2:1-11, John 14:1-14 
May
15, 2011
Dr. Rodney Kennedy
Psalm 23 and John 10:1-10
May
8, 2011
     
May
1, 2011
Rev. Jason Alspaugh
Enough to Believe John 20:19-31
April
24, 2011
Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy
John 20:1-18
April
22, 2011
Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy
Good Friday
 
April
21, 2011
Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy
Maundy Thursday
 
April
17, 2011
Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy

Isaiah 50:4-9, Philippians 2:5-11, Psalm 118, and Matthew 21:1-17

April
10, 2011
Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy
John 11:1-44
April
3, 2011
4-3-2011
Rev. Jason Alspaugh
Psalm 23, John 9:1-41
March
27, 2011
Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy
John 4:1-42
March
20, 2011
Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy
John 3:1-10
March
13, 2011
Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy
Matthew 4:1-11, Genesis 3
March
9, 2011
 
Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy
Matthew 6:1-6
March
6, 2011
3-6-2011
Rev. Jason Alspaugh
Holy Places
Matthew 17:1-9; Exodus 24:12-18; 2 Peter 1:16-19
February
20, 2011
Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy
Being Perfect

Matthew 5:38-48

February
13, 2011
Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy
Matthew 5:33-37
February
6, 2011
Rev. Jason Alspaugh

Matthew 5:13-16 Isaiah 58:1-12

January
30, 2011
Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy
Matthew 5:1-12
January
23, 2011
Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy
A Particular Following Matthew 4:12-23
January
16, 2011
Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy
America’s Prophet: Martin Luther King, Jr.
John 1:29-41
January
9, 2011
Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy
Isaiah 42:1-9
Matthew 3:13-17
January
2, 2011
Rev. C. Roland Marcus
The Magi and the GPS
 
December
26, 2010
Rev. Jason Alspaugh
The Days After Christmas
Matthew 2:13-23
Isaiah 63:7-9
December
24, 2010
Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy
Isaiah 9:1-9
Luke 2:1-20
December
19, 2010
Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy
Matthew 1:18-25
December
12, 2010
Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy
Matthew 11:2-12
Isaiah 35.1-10
December
5, 2010
Rev. Jason Alspaugh
Matthew 3:1-12
November
28, 2010
Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy
Isaiah 2:1-5
Romans 13:11-14
Matthew 24:26-34
November 21, 2010
Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy
Are We Still Pilgrims? Deuteronomy 26:1-11
Psalm 100
Philippians 4:4-9
John 6:25-35
November 14, 2010
Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy
Isaiah 65:17-25
Psalm 98 II Thessalonians 3:6-13
Luke 21:5-19
November 7, 2010 Rev. Jason Alspaugh The Broken Rule Luke 6:20-31
October 31, 2010 Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy Habakkuk 1:1-4, 2:14 and Luke 19:1-10
October 24, 2010 Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy Faith as Fight and Race II Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18  and Luke 18:9-14
October 17, 2010 Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy Not Losing Heart Luke 18:1-8, II Timothy 3:14 - 4:5
October 10, 2010 Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy Worship – A Sunday Choice Luke 17:11-19
October
3, 2010
Rev. Jason Alspaugh How Can We Sing? Psalm 137
September 26, 2010 Guest speaker: Dr. Marva Dawn Worship the LORD, Whose Care We Imitate Psalm 146
September 19, 2010 Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy Show Me The Money Luke 16:1-13
September 12, 2010 Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy God and Smart People Psalm 14:1-7
September 5, 2010 Rev. Jason Alspaugh Love God More Luke 14:25-33
August
29, 2010
Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy Three Ways to Live in a Poor Economy Jeremiah 2:4:13, Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16, Luke 14:1, 7-11
August
22, 2010
Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy Do We Believe in Miracles Luke 13:101-7
Hebrews 12:28-39
August
15, 2010
Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy Jesus as TROUBLE Luke 12:49-56
August
1, 2010
  Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy Don't Call Us Greedy Luke 12:12-21 and Colossians 3:1-11
July
25, 2010
  Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy Lessons in Praying from the Jews  
July
18, 2010
  Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy Dinner with Jesus  
July
11, 2010
  Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy The Good Samaritan as Economic Justice Luke 10:25-37
July
4, 2010
  Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy Mending America's Flaws II Kings 5:1-14, Luke 10:1-10, 16-21
June
13, 2010
  Rev. Jason Alspaugh Forgiven Debtors Luke 7:36-50
April
18, 2010
  Rev. Jason Alspaugh Persecuting Jesus Acts 9:1-20
March
14, 2010
  Rev. Jason Alspaugh The Great Welcome Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32
February 7, 2010   Rev. Jason Alspaugh A Love Supreme 1 Corinthians 15:1-11; Luke 5:1-11
May
31, 2009
  Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy Lawyer for the Defense Acts 2:1-4; Romans 8:22-27; John 15:26-27, 16:4b-11
May
17, 2009
  Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy The Purposes of God John 15:9-17
May
10, 2009
  Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy Is Jesus Still Good News? Acts 8:26-40, I John 4:13-21, John 15:1-8
May
3, 2009
  Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy Keeping Faith Between the Ditches 1 John 3:16-24 and John 10:11-18
April
19, 2009
  Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy Bring Your Doubts to Church Acts 4:32-35, 1 John 1:1-4, John 20:19-31
April
12, 2009
  Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy May God Easter In Us 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18
April
5, 2009
  Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy Subvert the Paradigm Isaiah 50:4-9, Mark 11:1-11
March
29, 2009
  Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy Hold Up Your Heads Jeremiah 31:31-34, Psalm 51:1-12, John 12:20-33
March
22, 2009
  Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy Lifting Up Snakes and God's Son Numbers 21:4-9 and John 3:14-21
March
15, 2009
  Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy A Different Kind of Church Cleaning Exodus 20:1-17, 1 Corinthians 1:18-25, John 2:13-22
March
8, 2009
  Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy Covenants and Crosses Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16; Romans 4:13-25; Mark 8:31-38
February 22, 2009   Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy The Bible: Best Selling Least Read Book Mark 9:2-9
February 15, 2009   Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy A Good Muslim Can Out Pray a Christian Any Day 1 Corinthians 9:24-27
February 8, 2009   Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy An Evangelistic Church 1 Corinthians 9:16-23
February 1, 2009   Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy A Culture of Discipline 1 Corinthians 8:1-13
January 25, 2009   Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy The Church Not City Hall! Jonah 3
January 11, 2009   Dr. Rodney W. Kennedy The Holy Spirit In the Church Genesis 1:1-5 and Acts 19:1-7

 

 

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