The Conquering Cross

September 19, 2021
At this point in Matthew’s gospel, the disciples are beginning to understand who Jesus is. Peter’s great confession names Him as the Christ, the Son of the living God. But…

False Doctrine

September 12, 2021
We tend to think of truth and love as opposites, or at least in tension with one another. Truth is cold, hard, and probably mean—to be truly honest is to…

Bread for the World

September 5, 2021
Jesus came as the Jewish messiah to save “the lost sheep of the house of Israel”. All the disciples are Israelites, and He tells them to stay within Israel when…


September 5, 2021
It’s easy to think of the scribes and Pharisees as an impossibly self-righteous sect that neither you nor anyone you respect could ever become—like spiritual orcs. But they probably descended…

The Sovereign Householder

August 22, 2021
Sermon from guest preacher, Pastor Chris Wiley, at Emmanuel Camp 2021, Black Lake Bible Camp.

Lord of the Storm

August 15, 2021
The miracles Jesus’ performs in the gospels are never raw feats of strength to prove His divinity. If we read the gospels closely, the works always reveal who God is,…
Man-centered evangelism makes people the object of God’s worship rather than God the object of theirs. Thus the goal at many “seeker events” is to get a verbal affirmation, a…

Wield the Tongue

July 25, 2021
Sermon from guest preacher, Andrew Becham, of Redeemer Church, Lynwood, WA.

Seeds & Leaven

July 18, 2021
The parable of the sower reveals the fertility of God’s kingdom. Three soils are barren (wayside, stony, thorny), but three other seeds go into good ground and bear fruit a…
Beginning on March 22, 2020 we chose to stream online services instead of meeting in person because Governor Inslee said we were in danger of overwhelming regional medical resources due…

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