Sermons

Interdependence In the Church

In Ephesians Chapter 4, Paul lays out a vision for Christian leadership that values interdependence in the church. Since we tend to evaluate leadership by the skills of individual leaders, Paul asks the church to change paradigms. Rather than trying to create singular...

Showing Mercy to the Least of These

In Matthew 25 Jesus says that he will judge believers according to whether they showed mercy to those at the margins. What is going on here? It seems that Jesus is telling believers that they must treat others like family. Since the church is a family its members...

Proclaiming the Gospel

What does 'Proclaiming the Gospel' Mean? The gospel is the good news of what God has done and is doing in the world. But it is also a way of viewing reality differently. Just as natural eyes see Jesus' death as a failure, eyes of faith see it as God's greatest...

Reconciliation

At times, Christians are not sure if they're supposed to be for justice or reconciliation. After all, God is just, be he is also loving. But biblical justice isn't about retribution, but rather reconciliation. Since God's greatest desire is to restore broken...

The Lord’s Supper

The Lord's Supper This week we'll be starting a new sermon series looking at disciplines that prepare the church for mission. To do this, we'll structure the series around David Fitch's book Faithful Presence: Seven Disciplines that Shape the Church for Mission. The...

The Importance of Church Unity

The Bible says that the church should be unified, but that can be hard in today’s fractured society. In this sermon, Peter Law examines why unity is so important (the church’s unity reflects the collective nature of the three-in-one God) and how individuals must work together in a coordinated way to bring about the church unity necessary for the church’s work to be successful in the world. 

The Life We Are Called to Live: Love Vs. Law

The church spends a great deal of time talking about how under Christ, Believers are free from the law and under grace. At the same time, the church spends a great deal of time talking about how people should behave? How do we understand ethics (the way we ought to live) in light of grace? What does it mean to live a holy life?

The Gospel – The Hope That We Share

The Gospel, Christianity's central teaching, is not just about what happens to us after we die. So in this sermon, Peter examines how the gospel should impact the day-to-day life of believers. What does it mean to receive the Kingdom of...

New Pastor Commissioning

Peter Law has just joined Crossings Community Church as its new lead pastor. This week we celebrated his commissioning. Charlie Mashinter, Team Leader for Be In Christ Church of Canada Community Churchs, shares some thoughts from Joshua 3 and Pastor Peter responds with a meditation from Pslam 137 on Singing God’s Songs in a Foreign Land

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