May 22, 2022 – Worship

Being Born Again – (John 3:1-17)  One day, when I was in my college years, I was reading the newspaper in the library lobby. A guy whom I had never met before approached me and asked, “Hello, I have a couple of questions for you. Do you believe in Jesus?”    Well, assuming he was […]

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May 15, 2022 – Worship

What Is Faith? – (Matthew 14:22-33 / Hebrews 11:8-9, 17-19)        Three years ago I visited South Korea. During my visit, I had a chance to meet with two of my old friends—my college buddies. One of them was a long-time Christian, and the other friend was sort of a beginner in faith who had […]

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May 8, 2022 – Worship

Is God Real? – (Acts 17:24-28) “Is God real?” This is the central religious question in our modern culture. When I use this question as the title of today’s sermon, I do not mean the question about whether God exists or not. But it’s more about how we “see” God – how we think of […]

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May 1, 2022 – Worship

Beyond Doubt – (John 20:19-31)       Let me share with you my childhood memory of my dad who did a specific thing before he went to bed. It was sort of his daily routine that played out every night. It happened around midnight that I used to hear the familiar footsteps of my dad walking […]

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April 17, 2022 – Easter

Beyond the Empty Tomb – (John 20:1-18) One Easter a pastor and a taxi driver both died and went to heaven. St. Peter was at the Heavenly gates waiting for them. “Come with me,” said St. Peter to the taxi driver. The taxi driver did as he was told and followed St. Peter to a […]

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April 15, 2022 – Good Friday Cantata

Good Friday Service – April 15, 2022 Welcome Michael Tomcik Hymn “Tell Me the Stories of Jesus” # 277 Narration We Sang our Glad Hosannas Narration Tis Midnight and on Olive’s Brow Go to Dark Gethsemane Jesus Walked This Lonesome Valley Narration King of Kings and Lord of Lords Narration When I Survey the Wonderous […]

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April 10, 2022 – Worship

Self-Emptying – (Luke 19:28-40)         Let me begin the sermon, sharing with you this mind-blowing event. On December 4, 1977, the world witnessed the most splendorous coronation ceremony. At precisely at 10:10 A.M., the procession started with the blast of trumpets and the drum rolls. The first to walk down the red carpet was eight of […]

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April 3, 2022 – Worship

Mary’s Love – (John 12:1-8) I have a friend of mine living in Virginia. He is a Korean Methodist pastor who has a wife and two children. My family and I visit them and spend time with them several times a year. They are good people. They always welcome us heartily and give us hospitality […]

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March 27, 2022 – Worship

Choices  – (Luke 15:11-24)  Today’s gospel passage is about a familiar story, the story of “the prodigal son.” The story begins with the son who wanted to make his own choices in life. He chose to ask his father for his share of the property. Then he chose to leave his father and the family, […]

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