Sept. 29: "Are We Listening?" by Pastor Steve Baden

“Are We Listening?” was the title of Pastor Steve's Sept. 29 sermon and focused on Luke 16: 19-31 and Matthew 13: 43. The central question was how keenly are we listening to God and the importance of examining our lives to ascertain if we have closed our eyes and shut our ears to God's Word.

Sept. 22: "Living Water" by Pastor Steve Baden

Pastor Steve Baden's September 22 message was titled “Living Water” and focused on John 4: 5-42 and the wellspring of God's Word. In John 5 verse 13-14, Jesus responds to the Samaritan woman at the well that, “Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again, but whoever drinks the water I give them will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give them will become in them a spring of water welling up to eternal life.”

Sept. 15: "Our Hundred Dollar Word" by Pastor Steve Baden

Developing an attitude of praise and gratitude was the focus of Pastor Steve's sermon on September 15. Luke 17: 11-19 tells the story of Jesus' healing of the ten lepers, yet only one returns to thank Jesus for the miracle. In verse 17, Jesus asks, "...Were not all ten cleansed? Where are the other nine?" Thanks is "Our Hundred Dollar Word" and the theme of the sermon.

Sept. 8: "Our Inescapable God" by Pastor Steve Baden

Psalm 139 verses 1-18 were the focus of this sermon on what a comfort it is to know that our all-encompassing God is ever with us. Pastor Steve noted that, even in the midst of struggles, our God and Savior open doors miraculously for us at times. The scripture and stories quoted in this sermon remind Christians to have hope even in the midst of floods of troubles.

Sept. 1: "John 20: 29" by Guest Speaker Carl Revels

Guest Speaker Carl Revels focused on the importance of faith in the Christian walk and encouraged those in attendance to have faith in God and our Savior. To have doubt is a human attribute but Carol quoted several passages of scripture that reassure Christians that God is in control and reveals everything in due time.