2016 Sermon Series:  Alive in the Spirit

May 15, 2016

Day of Pentecost

Sermon Title:  "Being a church the Saddleback Valley Is Asking For"

Texts:  Genesis 11:1-9;  Psalm 104:24-34;  Acts 2:1-21; and John 14:8-17

Theme:  People want redemption from all sorts of things, including eternal separation from God.  But we must take it to the people in forms that are first order in nature.

May 29, 2016

Second Sunday after Pentecost

Sermon Title:  "Being a church Requires Starting"

Texts:  1 Kings 18:20-21, 30-39;  Psalm 96;  Galatians 1:1-12; and Luke 71-10

Theme:  Thereis no "good news" in a system of belief that stifles freedom in Christ, saps the strength of the Spirit, and imprisons us behind the bars of the law.

May 22, 2016

Trinity Sunday

Sermon Title:  "Being a church Sent"

Texts:  Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31;  Psalm 8:  Romans 5:1-5; and John 16:12-15

Theme:  Truth is Relational

Jun 05, 2016

Third Sunday after Pentecost

Sermon Title:  "Being a Non-Consumer Driven church"

Texts:  1 Kings 17:8-16;  Psalm 146; Galatians 1:11-24; and Luke 7:11-17

Theme:  We do not choose Christ.  Christ has chosen us.

Jun 12, 2016

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

Sermon Title:  "Being a Faith Forming church"

Texts:  1 Kings 21:1-10, 15-21a;  Psalm 5:1-8;  Galatians 2:15-21;  Luke 7:36-8:3

Theme:  Power struggles, exclusionary tactics, ecclesial face-offs do not form faith.  They crush it.

Jun 19, 2016

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

Sermon Title:  "Being a Gathered and Scattered church"

Texts:  1 Kings 19:1-4, 8-15a;  Psalms 42 and 43;  Galatians 3:23-29;  Luke 8:26-39

Theme:  The soul of the church is hidden when the church is stubbon and self-centered.  The soul of the church is known when it leaves the cocoon of autonomy and engages the hurting world.

Jun 26, 2016

Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

Sermon Title:  "Being a Morphing church"

Texts:  2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-14;  Psalm 77:1-2, 11-20;  Galatians 5:1, 13-25;  Luke 9:51-62

Theme:  The freedom in Christ is not evidenced by results but by the character of Christians.

Jul 03, 2016

Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

Sermon Title:  "Being a Gathered and Not Gathered church"

Texts:  2 Kings 5:1-14;  Psalm 30;  Galatians 6:7-16;  Luke 10:1-11, 16-20

Theme:  All litmus tests must be removed and no longer placed in a the way of those who want to drink from the well of God's grace.

Jul 10, 2016

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

Sermon Title:  "Being a Legacy church"

Texts:  Amos 7:7-17;  Psalm 82;  Colossians 1:1-14;  Luke 10:25-37

Theme:  Each Genevan must gain insight to how we have been rescued from some kind of darkness.

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