Sermon Audio

What is a Boundary? – Rev Dr Ricky James

Based on the best-selling work of Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend, this series is a look at Biblically based principles of establishing healthy relationships in our homes, at work, and at school. Learning that the concept of boundaries comes from the nature of...

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Light – Rev Dr Ricky James

Isaiah 60:1-6 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Ingathering of the Dispersed 1 Arise, shine; for your light has come,     and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you. 2 For darkness shall cover the earth,     and thick darkness the peoples; but the Lord will...

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Waiting – Rev. Sharonda Medina

Luke 2:21-38 Jesus Is Named 21 After eight days had passed, it was time to circumcise the child; and he was called Jesus, the name given by the angel before he was conceived in the womb. Jesus Is Presented in the Temple 22 When the time came for their purification...

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Herod – Rev Dr Ricky James

Herod has it all: a crown, a palace, an army (and massive insecurity). He sees everyone as a potential threat. He’s begged, borrowed, and stolen his way to the throne; which is why when three mysterious visitors from the east come to worship the new king, Herod is not...

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The Shepherds – Rev Dr Ricky James

What would you do if in the middle of your work day, the heavens opened and a glowing person suddenly appeared before you? I’d be more than terrified, I’d pass out. The shepherds are afraid, so much so that before the angel can say anything else, he has to calm them...

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The Innkeeper – Rev Dr Ricky James

The innkeeper tells Mary and Joseph that there’s no room for them to stay. How do you tell a woman in labor to go away? Even if they were strangers, wouldn’t we expect the innkeeper to make room in such a situation? But what if they weren’t strangers at all? What if...

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Joseph – Rev Dr Ricky James

Joseph learns the disappointing news that his fiancé has been unfaithful (so he thinks). He decides to quietly break off the engagement rather than to bring on public shame and ridicule. How often are we motivated by what other people think? What would have happened...

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Joyful – Rev Dr Ricky James

Gratitude doesn’t just happen. If we want to have lives that are more thankful, peaceful, and joyful we have to take concrete steps in that direction. We have to plant before we harvest. As we draw closer to Thanksgiving, perhaps we can grow gratitude in our lives....

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