Media

Sermon

The War is Won at Christmas

December 24th, 2019

The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a Christmas sermon, focusing on Isaiah 9. The great wars of life, between men and women, people and animals, the way things are and the way they ought to be, and even the war between you and God...these wars are all won at Christmas, when savior is born to us.

Isaiah 9

Sermon

Engraved on God's Hands

December 22nd, 2019

The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a sermon on Isaiah 49, in which God promises never to forget his people. He takes that promise so seriously that, many years later at a place called The Skull, he'll forget--for a moment--his beloved son...all so he can remember you.

Isaiah 49

Sermon

God is Your Home

December 15th, 2019

The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a sermon on Isaiah 35, in which the prophet describes a holy road, upon which God's redeemed people are going home. But how will they get there? The Messiah, Jesus Christ, will come and bring them.

Isaiah 35

Sermon

Shoot and Root

December 8th, 2019

The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a sermon on Isaiah 11, in which the Messiah is described both as a root emerging from the stump of Jesse and as the root of Jesse. This shows the Good News that Jesus is both God and man, both righteous enough to bear the sin of the world and eligible to stand in our place.

Isaiah 11

Sermon

The Mountain of the Lord

December 1st, 2019

The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a sermon on Isaiah 2, in which the people of God are described as streaming up the mountain of the Lord, excited to receive his law. How did a sinful nation reach this point? It is by the announcement of the Good News, that their sins, which are like scarlet, will be made white as snow.

Isaiah 2

Sermon

One Christ, Two Kings

November 24th, 2019

The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a sermon for Christ the King Sunday, on Colossians 1 and Luke 23, which present Jesus as two very different kinds of kings: one who wears a golden crown as Lord of Heaven and Earth, and one who wears a thorny crown as redeemer of the world.

Colossians 1, Luke 23

Formation

Reasonable Faith (Part 12): The Christian Faith Makes Sense

November 24th, 2019

Dr. Michael Nicholson concludes his class on introductory apologetics, Reasonable Faith, with a summary discussion of the general reasonableness of the Christian faith. In the end, he concludes that, yes, the Christian faith makes sense.

Sermon

Jesus is Your Defense and Defender

November 17th, 2019

The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a sermon on Luke 21:5-19, in which Jesus tells his followers not to prepare their defense in advance because he himself will be their defense. In Christ, there is no need for self-defense. The Good News is that he is our defender.

Luke 21