April 2024

A Perfect Time to Panic, 2 Timothy 1:3-14

Sermon preached by our pastor Jesse Carr at the Beeson Divinity School. He was honored with the Massey Preaching Award. The James Earl Massey Student Preaching Award is given to one graduating student each semester for his or her excellence in Christian preaching.

The Baptized Life, James 1:14

On a day when our church celebrates new life in Christ through baptism, we consider what it means for baptism to be more than a moment in life but a way of li

March 2024

The Covenant Family part 2, 1 John 3:2-3

Genesis 17 records the story of God renewing his covenant promises to Abraham with the sign of circumcision. The text shows us what it means to be a people who live by faith - defined by our future and not our failures.

Easter Conspiracy, Matthew 28:1-15

As we head towards Easter we are going to study those who experienced the first Easter in real time. How did they struggle to believe and what if they refused to believe?

Thou Shalt Not Lie, Deuteronomy 19:15

In this sermon we see the high value that God places on truth among the people of God.

February 2024

The Covenant Family Part 1, Genesis 15

One of the key themes of scripture is God’s covenants with his people. One of the key stories in the BIble is God’s covenant with Abraham in Genesis 15. In this sermon, we learn what it means for the Bible and for us for God to be a covenant making and covenant keeping God!

Thou Shalt Not Steal, Malachi 3:6-8

“Thou shalt not steal” may be the easiest verse in all of the Bible to understand but what does this command say about God’s concerns and our sin?

Thou Shalt Not Kill, Genesis 9:1-7

Perhaps no Bible verse is more well known than,”Thou Shalt Not Kill”. But what does it really mean to value life and how might this principle actually condemn us more than we think?

Family Feud, James 4:2-3

In the sermon, we analyze our family conflicts in the light of the conflict between Abram and Lot as we learn to trust God’s promises and take the high road of faith.

Honor Your Father and Mother, Ephesians 6:1-3

The fifth commandment tells us to “honor our mother and our father”. What does this mean for our families and why does it matter?