Sermons

Sermon — Ready or Not!

Sermon for the Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost
September 24, 2017
Peached by Pastor Gregory Sakal
Texts: Jonah 3:10-4:11, Matthew 20:1-16

HOW Many Times!?

Sermon for the Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost
September 17, 2017
Preached by Pastor Gregory Sakal
Texts: Genesis 50:15-21, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35

Fast and Furious

Sermon for the Eighth Sunday After Pentecost
July 30, 2017
Preached by Pastor Gregory Sakal
Texts: 1 Kings 3:5-12; Romans 8:31b-39; Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52

Sermon for the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

Sermon for the Fourth Sunday After Pentecost
July 2, 2017
“Prophet Wars!”
Preached by Pastor Gregory Sakal
Texts: Jeremiah 20:7-13, Matthew 10:40-42

Sermon for the Third Sunday After Pentecost

Sermon for the Third Sunday After Pentecost
June 25, 2017
“Not as Easy as it Looks”
Preached by Pastor Gregory Sakal
Texts: Jeremiah 20:7-13, Romans 6:1-118, Matthew 10:24-39

Sermon for the 3rd Sunday After the Epiphany

Sermon for the Third Sunday After the Epiphany
January 22, 2017
“Follow Me”
Preached by Pastor Gregory Sakal
Texts: Isaiah 9:1-4, 1 Corinthians 1:10-18, Matthew 4:12-23

Sermon for Christ the King

Sermon for Christ the King, November 20, 2016
“King of What?”
Preached by Pastor Gregory Sakal
Scriptures: Luke 23:33-43

High Summer at The HilThen he said, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.” Jesus replied, “Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in Paradise.”

What kind of a king is this? Stripped of all dignity and power, executed in the most shameful possible way, betrayed by one of his own.

Yet, this is not a king who condemns, but one who forgives, even a criminal who is executed alongside of him.

He welcomes a common criminal into paradise.

This is not a king in the sense that we would understand a leader today, especially in the context of our recent election.
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Sermon–Back to Basics

Sermon for the Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost
August 7, 2016
“Back to Basics”
Preached by Pastor Gregory Sakal
Scripture: Isaiah 1:1, 10-20

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Sermon–How Much Is Enough?

Sermon for the Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost
July 31, 2016
“How Much Is Enough?”
Preached by Pastor Gregory Sakal
Scriptures: Ecclesiastes 1:2, 12-14; 2:18-23; Colossians 3:1-11; Luke 12:13-21

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Sermon — Who’s In Charge Here?

Sermon for the Tenth Sunday after Pentecost
July 24, 2016
Preached by Pastor Gregory Sakal
Scriptures: Genesis 18:20-32, Psalm 138, Luke 11:1-13

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