In her sermon on the parable of the sower, Rev. Holleman begins by describing her family garden when she was a child in Connecticut. She uses that image to help us think through the things that can keep us from bearing the fruit of the Spirit in our walk with Christ.
On Pentecost Sunday, Fr. Marc describes the coming of the Holy Spirit from the 2nd chapter of Acts. Drawing from this and other passages of Scripture, he teaches us about the Spirit’s life-changing work in the heart of the believer.
Fr. Marc begins a new series by teaching us the importance of consecration. From Israel’s days of wandering in the desert and entering the Promised Land to the apostles waiting in Jerusalem for the gift of the Holy Spirit, consecration is a theme that runs throughout the Scriptures and remains a central part of the…
From the beginning of Creation, God has created a divine order for the universe and everything within it. Fr. Marc encourages us to live with wisdom, which aligns our lives with God’s order and plan for us. This will ultimately lead us to the Cross, which is “foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who…
Throughout the Old and New Testament, we see encounters with God taking place on mountains. Fr. Marc reminds us of several of these Biblical encounters and challenges us to encounter God ourselves–not by visiting mountaintops, but through a life of prayer.
Fr. Marc starts off with a brief description of Deism and the early history of the Church, leading up to the story of Philip and the Ethiopian eunuch. He reminds us that we must, like Philip, get up and go in order to do God’s will and bring glory to Him.
Drawing from the story of Jesus’ baptism in the Jordan River, Fr. Marc discusses the three baptisms in the Christian life: birth, the baptism of water for repentance, and the baptism of the Holy Spirit that empowers us to live out our faith in Christ.
Special guest Carrie Hamilton joins us for Pentecost Sunday, reminding that Pentecost shows us God’s passion to speak to everyone in their own language. She reminds us of the wonderful, powerful Holy Spirit living within us, and calls us to reach out with God’s love to the people He has put in our lives.