June 27, 2021 Worship

SERMON TOPIC – Be Doers! – (James 1:22-27) One day Saint Francis of Assisi went down to a village with his monks. Their purpose was to preach the Gospel. When they arrived at the village, they quickly engaged the local folks in conversation and passed their time helping the villagers with their work, sharing stories, entering […]

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June 20, 2021 Worship

SERMON TOPIC – Contemplative Prayer – (Matthew 6:6) A story is told of a churchwarden who opened the small village church early each morning. After many months he realized that soon after opening the doors an elderly lady quietly entered, sat in the back pew and after about half an hour unobtrusively slipped out of the […]

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June 13, 2021 Worship

SERMON TOPIC – Silence & Solitude – (1 Kings 19:1-15; Mark 1:35) Have you ever found yourself feeling or saying something like this? I can’t exercise because I’m too busy. I’m too busy to go out on a date with my spouse this week. I face too much stress and responsibility. My busyness has robbed me […]

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June 6, 2021 Worship

SERMON TOPIC – Building Up the Body of Christ – (Ephesians 4:1-16) As we know, church is not a building. But it is a people who are characterized by their relationship with God and one another. In today’s Ephesians, Apostle Paul calls this kind of people with his unique words – the body of Christ. […]

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May 30, 2021 Worship

SERMON TOPIC – Memorial Day – (John 15:13; Titus 3:1-8) This weekend we observe and celebrate a very special holiday in our nation, which is called  Memorial Day. Memorial Day is a day we set aside once a year to remember those who have given their lives for our country. You see, the core, the […]

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May 23, 2021 Worship

SERMON TOPIC – Church, Be Alive and Soar! – (Acts 2:1-21, 41-47) Have you ever stopped to consider how wonderfully powerful AIR is? I am amazed, knowing it is air that makes it possible for huge planes carrying hundreds of people to cruise at 30,000 feet above sea level. Air also can become devastating winds […]

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May 16, 2021 Worship

SERMON TOPIC – Ascension of the Lord – (Luke 24:44-53; Acts 1:6-11) There is a story of a man who, when a very young boy, was taken to nursery school by his mother. Attentive to his anxiety about being abandoned, the boy’s mother leaned down, kissed her son, and said, “Good bye, my love. No […]

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May 9, 2021 Worship

SERMON TOPIC – A Powerful Influence – (Acts 12:12; 2 Timothy 1:5, 3:14-15)       A few days ago, Shinhea and I went outside to do yard work. While I was busy mowing the grass, Shinhea found a robin’s nest inside a cherry-blossom tree in our front yard. We wanted to know if the nest was […]

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May 2, 2021 Worship

SERMON TOPIC – Staying Connected – (John 15:1-8)    A preacher’s boy inquired, “Daddy, I notice every Sunday morning when you first come out to preach, you sit up on the platform and bow your head. What are you doing?”    The father explained, “I am asking the Lord to give me a good sermon.”    The […]

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April 25, 2021 Worship

SERMON TOPIC – “Parakletos” – (John 14:15-21) In today’s Scripture reading Jesus says, “I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Counselor to be with you forever—the Spirit of truth.” What does he mean? What is this “Counselor”? Here, the word “Counselor” is translated from the Greek word, “Parakletos,” indicating the Holy Spirit. “Parakletos” […]

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