Media

Sermon

Not The Sorcerer's Apprentice

February 3rd, 2019

The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a sermon on Jeremiah 1:4-10, in which Jeremiah receives his calling from God. Unlike fantasy heroes, God's servants are not given a great mission to accomplish. We are given a great accomplishment to proclaim: Jesus' victory for sinners.

Jeremiah 1:4-10

Sermon

Favor for the Broken

January 27th, 2019

The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a sermon on Nehemiah 8, in which the Israelites break down after hearing the law, and Luke 4, in which Jesus proclaims the year of the Lord's favor. Though the law always oppresses, the Gospel sets us free.

Nehemiah 8, Luke 4

Sermon

The God Who Speaks

January 20th, 2019

The Rev. Nick Lannon talks about tossing virgins into volcanoes and getting eaten by a grizzly bear. Also, he shares the Good News about a God who does not hesitate to speak to us, and the better news that Jesus Christ is his Word for you.

1 Corinthians 12, John 2

Sermon

A Life Good Enough

January 13th, 2019

The Rev. Nick Lannon talks about a dying man's burden, Tom Hanks' heavy yoke, and director Kenneth Lonergan's hopeless world. We also celebrated Good News: Jesus' finished work for a worn-out world.

Matthew 11:25-30

Sermon

That A-Ha Moment

January 6th, 2019

The Rev. Nick Lannon shares earth-shattering, life forever-changing news that God came into the world pouring out grace for sinners.

Matthew 2:1-12

Sermon

God's Final Word

December 30th, 2018

The Rev. Nick Lannon explores the great hidden genre of evil Santa Claus horror films, imagines Jesus coming with a flame-thrower, and announces that God's word of grace overcomes (every time) his word of demand.

John 1:1-18

Sermon

That One Guy

December 24th, 2018

The Rev. Nick Lannon's Christmas Eve sermon, in which he tells Madonna's story (the other one), lauds Homer Simpson, Biblical interpreter, and announces once more the finished work of Christ for a worn-out world. Merry Christmas!

Luke 2:1-14

Sermon

A Joy to Sinful People

December 23rd, 2018

The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a sermon on Matthew 1:18-25, in which an angel appears to Joseph to comfort him about the birth of Jesus. Jesus, it turns out, can always be found where there is discomfort, failure, and sin.

Matthew 1:18-25