From Death to Life

In Ephesians chapter 2 verses 1-10 Paul described the transition from death to life of those who have faith. While everyone starts off spiritually dead, God’s mercy brings spiritual life to those who accept his Grace. But this new life doesn’t merely...

Understanding the Authority of Jesus

In Ephesians 1:15-23, Paul prays that the believers in Ephesus will have their eyes opened to understand the authority of Jesus and the enormity of his victory. While his audience came from a pagan background, they had come to faith in Jesus Christ. But this...

Blessed and Adopted

This is the first video in a series exploring the book of Ephesians. In this sermon, Peter looks at Ephesians 1:3-14. The emphasis is that God has blessed and adopted believers from both the Jews and the Gentiles. While the division between Jews and Gentiles no longer...

The Faithfulness of God

As we close out the 2010s and look forward to the 2020s we have an opportunity to reflect on The Faithfulness of God. While some of us have powerful stories of God’s goodness, others see only difficulty, hardship and suffering. How do we make sense of these...

Love Like God Does

The Incarnation Challenges to Love Like God Does What would Make Jesus willing to come to earth and live as a human being at the margins of society? The birth of Baby Jesus is an expression of God’s love for the world. But it is also a template for the church,...

Joy In Uncertain Times

Joy, unlike happiness, is a disposition that we can have all the time. It can be challenging to have joy in uncertain times. But to have joy, we must have something that can’t change or be taken away. The birth of Jesus serves as such a source of joy....