Sermon 6-10-18

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Pastor Edward Brouwer 6-10-18 Fruits of the Spirit- Self Control Galatians 5:13-25 Self Control There’s a famous experiment on self-control called the Marshmallow Test. The test was first administered at Stanford University’s Bing Nursery in the 1960’s by a researcher named Walter Mischel. Imagine a little kid starring down at a marshmallow. She’s been told […]

Sermon 6-3-2018

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Pastor Edward Brouwer 6-3-18 Fruit of the Spirit: Gentleness Galatians 5:13-25 Gentleness What does it look like to be gentle? Is it an attitude? Is it an action? When you put your clothes in the washing machine and set it to gentle cycle, you understand a couple of things. The clothes need special treatment, a […]

Sermon 5-27-18

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Pastor Edward Brouwer 5-27-18 “FAITHFULNESS” Galatians 5:13-25 Faithfulness In the Bible we read of many stories of people who were faithful to God—right up to the end, and even unto death. Hebrews 11 is the Martyrs (faithful Witnesses) Hall of Fame. The New Testament is full of stories of Christians, faithful to Jesus despite persecution. […]

Sermon 5-20-18

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Pastor Edward Brouwer 5-20-18 Fruit of the Spirit – Goodness Galatians 5:13-25 Goodness Many say that today, Pentecost, is the birthday of the church. In Jesus’ high priestly prayer in the Gospel of John, Jesus tells his disciples “if you love me keep my commandments….I am leaving to go to be with my Father but […]

Sermon 5-6-18 Fruit of the Spirit: Kindness

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Pastor Edward Brouwer 5-6-18 Galatians 5:13-25 Fruit of the Spirit: Kindness Kindness Kindness is the quality of being friendly, generous and considerate. Paul is giving pastoral advice to the churches in Galatia and is showing how the gospel leads to true freedom to peace—peace with God and peace with others. Don’t live for yourself he […]

Sermon 4-29-2018

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Pastor Edward Brouwer 4-29-18 “Patience” Galatians 5:13-25 Patience How many of you have ever struggled with being impatient? The typical scenario is that you are on a time crunch and someone is holding you up. You pick the line at the grocery store that you think will be the quickest and it turns out that […]

Sermon 4-22-18

Posted by on Apr 23, 2018 in Sermons | No Comments

Our apologies, due to technical difficulties, we were unable to create an audio recording of the sermon. PEACE The story goes that there was a young man who’d never flown in a plane before. Being a bit of a worrywart and concerned about the possibility of the plane crashing he was stuck because he needed […]

Sermon 4-15-18 “JOY”

Posted by on Apr 15, 2018 in Sermons | No Comments

Pastor Edward Brouwer 4-15-18 “JOY” John 15:1-12 Joy We continue in our Pentecost series on the Fruit of the Holy Spirit. And today we look at joy. Joy is the hallmark of the believer. Why? Because Jesus lives in us by His Spirit, he has given us his joy and the joy of the Lord […]

Sermon 4-8-18

Posted by on Apr 10, 2018 in Sermons | No Comments

Pastor Edward Brouwer 4-8-18 “LOVE” 1 Corinthians 13 Love In Vacation Bible School we used to sing a little ditty to help remember the 9 “fruits” of the Spirit. I recall a big basket of fruit including oranges, apples, mangoes and bananas (to mention a few) that illustrated the variety of fruit. As I have […]

Sermon 4-1-2018 EASTER

Posted by on Apr 1, 2018 in Sermons | No Comments

Pastor Edward Brouwer 4-1-18 “Traveling with Jesus: on the road to Emmaus” Luke 24:13-35 Traveling with Jesus: To Emmaus Introduction—He is worthy to break the seal and open the scroll. Because Christ crushed death to death in His resurrection all power and authority has been given to Him. He died to put to death–death itself, […]