AUDIO SERMONS

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  • Out on a Limn*”--This is a brief segment near the beginning of our worship where we prepare ourselves for each week's “big idea.”  We do this by raising thought-provoking questions, considering the implications for our lives, whetting our appetites, giving visual and practical handholds for the concepts, etc. Due to the visual nature and/or participatory aspects of some “Limns,” they may not be included as audio downloads below--sometimes, you just had to be there.

*limn--“to describe, illuminate or depict by painting or drawing”

 

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STAND-ALONE & SPECIAL SERMONS
 

   
 
       
11.10.13
"Seeing Discipleship Clearly"(Bitzer)(Mk10:46-52)

 Sermon  
11.3.13
"State of the Ministry" (Acts 2:42 - 47)
 Sermon  




 



   

THE EXTRAORDINARY EXPLOITS OF ELISHA THE PROPHET


   
       
           
8.17.14
"Fearless Exploits of Elisha (2Kings 6:8-17)
   Sermon    
8.3.14
"Unusual Exploits of Elisha" (2 Kings 4:38-44)
   Sermon    
7.27.14
"Astonishing Exploits of Elisha"(2Kings 4:27-37)
   Sermon    
7.20.14
"Loving Exploits of Elisha" (2 Kings 4:1-7)
   Sermon    
6.22.14
"Shocking Exploits of Elisha"(2Kings 2: 23-25)
   Sermon    
           
           
THE BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT        
       
6.15.14
"Paul's Prayer for Us" (Col. 1:9-14)
   Sermon    
 6.8.14 "Finishing Well" (Col. 4:7-18)    Sermon  Out on a Limn
 
 6.1.14 "The Opportunity" (Col. 4:2-6)    Sermon    
5.25.14
"A Master in Heaven (part 2) (Col. 3:22-4:1)
   Sermon    
5.18.14 "A Master in Heaven (Col 3:22 - 4:1)
   Sermon    
5.11.14 "Risen Relationships (part 3)" (Col. 3:18-21)    Sermon    
5.4.14 "Risen Relationships (part 2)" (Col. 3:18-21)
   Sermon    
4.27.14 "Risen Relationships (part 1)" (Col 3:18-21)    Sermon    
4.13.14
"Life After Doubt" (John 12:12-19)
   Sermon
   
4.6.14
"The Risen Character (part 2) (Col. 3:12-17)    Sermon    
3.30.14
"The Risen Character (part 1)  (Col. 3:12-17)
   Sermon  Out on a Limn
 
3.23.14 "The Question of Ought" (Col. 3:5-11)
   Sermon    
3.16.14 "Raised Now and Forever" (Col. 3:1-4)    Sermon    
3.9.14 "Truth and Doubt" (Col. 2:16-23)
   Sermon    
 3.2.14 "Truth and Grace" (Col. 2:8-15)
   Sermon    
 2.23.14 "By Grace, By Faith, By Gratitude" (Col. 2:6-8)    Sermon    
 2.16.14 "The Mystery of Christ in You" (Col. 1:21-2:5)
   Sermon
 Out on a Limn
 
 2.9.14 "The Image of the Incomparable" (Col.1:15-23)
   Sermon    
 2.2.14 "The Way Forward" (Col. 1:9-14)    Sermon  Out on a Limn
 
           
           
THE FIRST CHRISTMAS        
       
12.29.13
"Christmas Begins with the End" (Rev. 11:15-18)
   Sermon    
12.15.13
"Christmas Begins with the Promise" (Is. 9:6-7)    Sermon    
12.8.13 "Christmas in the Garden" (Gen.1:24-28)
   Sermon    
12.1.13 "Christmas Begins with the Trinity" (Eph. 3:1-10)    Sermon    
           
           

THANKSGIVING


   

   
11.17.13
"The Priority of Thanksgiving" (Psalm 95)
 Sermon  
           
           
STORIES WITH A BITE
   

   
10.27.13 "The Cost of the Kingdom" (Matt. 13:44-46)
 Sermon  
10.20.13
"The Parable of Two Lost Sons" (Luke 15:11-24)

 Sermon  
10.13.13
"The Audacity of the Midnight Friend" (Lk 11:5-10)

 Sermon  
10.6.13
"The Unforgiving Servant" (Matt. 18:23-35)
 Sermon  
9.22.13
"Case of the Scheming Steward"(Luke 16:1-13)

 Sermon  
9.15.13 "A Vineyard Full of Grace" (Matt. 20:1-16)
 Sermon  
9.8.13 "The Trap" (Matt. 13:1-12)

 Sermon  
   
   
   
   
BEHIND THE CURTAIN

   

   
9.1.13 "Providence,Prayer & Predicaments" (Joel 2:12-17)
 Sermon  
8.25.13
"A Queen, A Priest & an Urban Planner (4:12-14)

 Sermon  
8.18.13
"Being a Person of Influence" (Esther 4:12-14)
 Sermon  
7.14.13
"The Importance of Being Esther" (Esther 4:1-14)
 Sermon  
7.7.13
"Behind the Curtain" (Esther 1:1-12)

 Sermon
 
   
   
   
   
COMPASSIONATE LIVING

   

   
6.30.13
"A Church Committed to Compassion(Mt.25:34-45)
 Sermon  
6.23.13 "Grace and Our Neighbor  (Luke 10:25-37)
 Sermon  
6.16.13
"A Father's Gift:Raising Children (Is. 42:1-2)
 Sermon  
6.9.13
"Scandalous Justice" (Is. 58:6-9)

 Sermon  Out on a Limn
6.2.13 "Compassionate Living" (Micah 6:6-8)

 Sermon  
   
   
   
   
LIVING INTENTIONALLY

   

   
5.26.13
"Living Gratefully" (Col. 3:16-17)

 Sermon  
5.19.13 "When Things are Difficult" (Eph. 5:8-10, 15-17)
 Sermon  
5.12.13 "Intentional Parenting" (Eph. 6:1-3)
 Sermon  
5.5.13
"Working with a Salt & Light Purpose" (Eph. 6:5-9)
 Sermon  
4.28.13 "Living with a Salt & Light Purpose" (Matt.5:13-16)

 Sermon  
4.21.13
"Speaking With a Purpose" (Col. 4:2-6)

 Sermon
 
4.14.13
"Living With a Purpose" (Eph. 5:15-17)
 Sermon  Out on a Limn
4.7.13
"The Sent Out Ones" (Matt. 28:16-20)

 Sermon
 
   
   
   
   
OFF TO A GOOD START
   

   
 1.27.13 "Greater than John" (Matt. 11:2-15)

 Sermon  
 1.13.13 "A Prophet Looks at Justice" (Luke 3:7-20)

 Sermon  
   
   
   
   
 THE ESSENTIAL OT

   

   
8.26.12
"Back to Wisdom & Worship" (Psalm 100)

 Sermon  
8.19.12
"The Kingdom Come" (Dan. 2:36-35)
 Sermon  
8.12.12
"The Grace of God Becomes Visible"(Jer.31:31-34)

 Sermon  
8.5.12 "The Invisible God Becomes Audible" (Jer. 2:5-13)

 Sermon  
   
   
   
   
 THE TURN

   

   
 3.25.12  "The Turn Outward 3" (Matt. 20:24-28)

 Sermon  
 3.18.12  "The Turn Inward 3" (1 John 2:15-17)

 Sermon  
 3.11.12 "The Turn Outward 2" (Col. 3:12-14)

 Sermon
 
 2.26.12 "The Turn Inward 2" (James 7:3-5)

 Sermon
 
 2.19.12
"The Turn Inward" (James 3:13-18)

 Sermon
 
 2.12.12
"The Turn of God" (Phil. 2: 1-11)
 Sermon  Out on a Limn
   
   



 
KINGDOM BUILDING
 
 
10.23.11
"The Outward Looking Church" (Matt. 5:13-16)
 Sermon  
10.16.11
"The Call of the Church" (Jer. 29:4-7)

 Sermon  
   
   




LIVING AS IF NOT

   

   
2.13.11
"The God Who Heals" (2 Cor. 1:3-11)
 Sermon  
2.6.11
"The God Who Removes Sin" (Heb. 10:11-18)

 Sermon  
1.30.11
"The God Who Raises the Dead" (2 Cor. 1:3-11)

 Sermon  Out on a Limn
1.23.11
"Living in Light of His Coming" (2 Peter 3:10-14)

 Sermon  Out on a Limn
1.16.11 Living "Defined by Another" (Col. 3:1-5)

 Sermon  Out on a Limn
1.9.11  Living "As if Not" (I Cor. 7:26-35)

 Sermon
 Out on a Limn
   
   
   
   
   
   

READING 2.0 -- FOR LIVING OUT LOUD


   
6.20.10
 "Reading for Transformation" (James 1:22-25)

 Sermon  
6.13.10  "Reading for Wisdom" ( Col. 1:9-10)

 Sermon  Out on a Limn
 6.6.10  "Reading for Salvation" (2 Tim. 3:14-17)

 Sermon  
 5.30.10  "Reading to Worship-Part 2" (Psalm 115:1-13)

 Sermon  
 5.23.10  "Reading to Worship" (Psalm 115:1-13)

 Sermon  Out on a Limn
 5.16.10  "Reading to Pray" (Jude 20-21)

 Sermon  
 5.9.10 "Repentance & Grace-Pt 2"(Hos. 14:1-5,8)

 Sermon  
 5.2.10 "Reading: Repentance & Grace"(Hos. 14:1-5,8)

 Sermon
 
4.25.10
"Reading for What" (2 Cor. 5:18-21)

 Sermon  
4.18.10  "Reading So That" (2 Tim. 3:14-17)

 Sermon  
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
                           
   









rooted. growing. grace.

“Like a tree planted by streams of water. . . .”

—Psalm 1:3