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Called to Shine

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“Called to Shine”

Delivered by pastor, Rev. Dr. Dan De Leon

January 15, 2017 Isaiah 49:1-7

Martin Luther King, Jr. is known most famously for his “I Have a Dream Speech.” It was delivered in front of the Lincoln Memorial at what […]

A Baptism of Resistance

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“A Baptism of Resistance”

Delivered by pastor, Rev. Dr. Dan De Leon

January 8, 2017 Matthew 3:13-17

Today is Baptism of Christ Sunday. It’s that day in the Christian calendar year when we remember what all four gospels of the New Testament speak […]

The Empire Strikes Back

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“The Empire Strikes Back”

Delivered by associate pastor, Rev. Trent Williams January 1, 2017 Matthew 2:13-23

When I was a junior in high school, I decided to try my hand at acting, and so I tried out for our school’s fall play. […]

From Terror to Amazement

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“From Terror to Amazement”

Delivered by pastor, Rev. Dr. Dan De Leon Christmas Eve December 24, 2016 Luke 2:8-20

When was the last time you were amazed? Let me back up. It might be easier to ask, when was the last time […]

Asking for Normalcy

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“Asking for Normalcy”

Delivered by pastor, Rev. Dr. Dan De Leon The Second Sunday of Advent December 4, 2016 Isaiah 11:1-10

When we moved into our home eleven years ago, there was a majestic post oak tree in the backyard. It was […]

Taking Off Our Helmets in the New Tribalism

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“Taking Off Our Helmets in the New Tribalism”

Delivered by pastor, Rev. Dr. Dan De Leon November 27, 2016 Isaiah 2:1-5

I hope everyone enjoyed a good Thanksgiving. However you may have spent the last few days, today feels like an extension […]

Uncommon Power

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“Uncommon Power”

Delivered by Associate Pastor, Rev. Trent Williams

November 20, 2016 Luke 23:33-43

In a remote and isolated mountain in the Sinai desert, the place where the ancient Israelites wandered after the Exodus, now part of modern-day Egypt, there lies an […]

A Laboratory for Peace: Part IV in a Sermon Series Based on “If the Church Were Christian”, by Philip Gulley

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“A Laboratory for Peace: Part IV in a Sermon Series Based on If the Church Were Christian, by Philip Gulley”

Delivered by pastor, Rev. Dr. Dan De Leon November 6, 2016 2 Samuel 9

I want to share a story with you […]

Salvation in Jeopardy: Part III in a Sermon Series Based on “If the Church Were Christian”, by Philip Gulley

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“Salvation in Jeopardy: Part III in a Sermon Series Based on If the Church Were Christian, by Philip Gulley”

Delivered by pastor, Rev. Dr. Dan De Leon October 30, 2016 Luke 6:20-21; Ephesians 3:18-19

Psalm 24 says, “The earth is the Lord’s, and […]

Saint & Sinner

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“Saint & Sinner”

Delivered by Associate Pastor, Rev. Trent Williams October 23, 2016 Luke 18:9-14

There’s a story about a little Southern Baptist church that had an elderly deacon who always nodded off during the sermon. The pastor would preach for 30 or […]