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Acts of the Spirit: The Spirit Promotes Koinonia - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
This morning, Pastor Heather offers a message from Acts 2:42-47: “The Spirit Promotes Koinonia.” What does the Greek word “koinonia” mean and how does it apply to us today?
27:30
June 12, 2022
Acts of the Spirit: The Holy Spirit Comes at Pentecost - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
This morning, we celebrate Pentecost and acknowledge how the Holy Spirit has been poured out onto the church. Pastor Heather will kick off our summer worship series on the Acts of the Spirit with a message from Acts 2:1-13, "The Holy Spirit Comes at Pentecost". 
22:34
June 05, 2022
On the Road to Emmaus - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
This morning, Pastor Heather offers a message from Luke 24:13-35: “On the Road to Emmaus.”
27:40
May 22, 2022
Jesus Meets Us In Our Failures - Rev. Matt Postma
This morning we welcome Rev. Matt Postma to share a message from John 21:1-19, "Jesus Meets Us In Our Failures". 
23:43
May 15, 2022
The Tower of Babel - Joel Lawrence
This morning we welcome Joel Lawrence to share a message from Genesis 11:1-8 on the Tower of Babel.
18:09
May 08, 2022
Jesus Walks on the Sea - Rev. Doug Wood
This morning we welcome Rev. Doug Wood to bring us a message from John 6:16-21 "Jesus Walks on the Sea". 
46:34
May 01, 2022
Spritual Disciplines: Celebration - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
This morning Pastor Heather concludes our sermon series on the Spiritual Disciplines with a message about Celebration from Luke 2:8-20. What gives you joy? Do you need help cultivating more celebration in your life?
21:46
April 24, 2022
He Has Risen - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
This morning we celebrate Easter, the resurrection from the dead of Jesus Christ! Pastor Heather will offer a message from Matthew 28:1-8: “Christ Has Risen".
16:05
April 17, 2022
Journey to the Cross: Worship - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
This morning we wave palm branches in honor of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem. Pastor Heather continues our series “Journey to the Cross” with a message from Luke 19:28-40 on the Spiritual Discipline of Worship
24:18
April 10, 2022
Journey to the Cross: Dwelling in Scripture - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
This 5th Sunday in Lent, Pastor Heather continues our series “Journey to the Cross” with a message from Isaiah 55 on the Spiritual Discipline of Dwelling in Scripture. How is God’s word like snow and rain? like a quilt? like bread?
27:36
April 03, 2022
Journey to the Cross: Simplicity - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
This 4th Sunday in Lent, Pastor Heather continues our series “Journey to the Cross” with a message from Matthew 6:19-21 on the Spiritual Discipline of Simplicity. How can living simply impact our relationship with Jesus?
24:20
March 27, 2022
Journey to the Cross: Remembrance - Rev. Matt Postma
This 3rd Sunday in Lent, Local Missionary Rev. Matt Postma continues our series “Journey to the Cross.” Pastor Matt serves with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship at GVSU and will offer a message from Genesis 12:1-8 on the Spiritual Discipline of Remembrance.
29:24
March 20, 2022
Journey to the Cross: Prayer - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
This 2nd Sunday in Lent, Pastor Heather continues our series “Journey to the Cross” with a message from Mark 1:35-39 on the Spiritual Discipline of Prayer. What does it mean that Jesus himself invested time in prayer?
25:35
March 13, 2022
Journey to the Cross: Spiritual Disciplines - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
This morning Pastor Heather begins our Lenten sermon series “Journey to the Cross: Spiritual Disciplines.” We will hear a message from Psalm 42, celebrate Holy Communion, and be encouraged to commit to a spiritual practice during the season of Lent as we seek to grow in our relationship with Jesus, both individually and as a church community.
22:49
March 06, 2022
Robust Hospitality is Grace Overflowing - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
This morning Pastor Heather concludes our series on hospitality by offering a message from Luke 7:36-50 “Robust Hospitality Is Grace Overflowing.” Once again, hospitality shows up unexpectedly. What is one thing will you take away from our hospitality series? Consider asking someone else the same question.
31:36
February 27, 2022
Robust Hospitality Is Being Fully Present - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
This morning Pastor Heather continues our series on hospitality by offering a message from Luke 10:38-41: “Robust Hospitality Is Being Fully Present.” The Spirit offers a word of encouragement through the story of Martha and Mary.
24:01
February 20, 2022
Robust Hospitality Is Sharing Our Resources - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
This morning Pastor Heather continues our series on hospitality by offering a message from Matthew 14:13-21 on sharing our resources. In our worship we will draw near to God through singing Spirituals that originated during American slavery.
33:17
February 13, 2022
Robust Hospitality Is Making Room at the Table - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
This morning, Pastor Heather continues our hospitality series by offering a message from Luke 22:14-23: Robust Hospitality Is Making Room at the Table. Whether the communion table, the church potluck, or a simple meal, biblical hospitality often involves food. What is God saying this morning about being a robustly hospitable community?
24:26
February 06, 2022
Rejoice and Remember - Matthew Guichelaar
This morning, third-year Calvin Seminarian Matthew Guichelaar will bring a message on Ecclesiastes 11:7-12:8, “Rejoice and Remember.” We can rejoice in the good gifts God gives us which strengthen and encourage us so that in the days of darkness we do not despair.
22:47
January 30, 2022
Robust Hospitality Is Valuing the Overlooked - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
This morning Pastor Heather continues our hospitality series by offering a message from Luke 19:1-9, exploring how Jesus demonstrates Robust Hospitality in the life of the tax collector Zacheaus.
22:43
January 23, 2022
Robust Hospitality Is Loving Sincerely - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
This morning Pastor Heather begins a sermon series called “Robust Hospitality Is . . .” exploring biblical hospitality. This week’s passage, Romans 12:9-13, addresses hospitality’s relationship to loving sincerely. May a Trinitarian Spirit of hospitality inspire our worship together.
24:43
January 16, 2022
We Have Come to Worship - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
This morning we observe Epiphany, an event associated with the revelation of Christ in connection with the visit of the Magi. Pastor Heather will offer a message from Matthew 2:1-12.
19:40
January 09, 2022
For Us And Our Salvation - Joel Lawrence
This morning, on the 2nd Sunday of Christmas, Joel Lawrence will offer a message from John 1:1-18, “For us and for our Salvation.” 
22:35
January 02, 2022
Great Is Your Faithfulness - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
This morning during worship we acknowledge God’s faithfulness as we spend time reflecting on this past year through thanksgiving, praise, and lament, and leaning into our hope for the future. Pastor Heather offers a message from Lamentations 3:19-26.
28:47
December 26, 2021
Light in the Dark: Love Comes from God - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
Pastor Heather continues our sermon series “Light in the Dark” with a message from 1 John 4:7-10: “Love Comes from God.”
22:31
December 19, 2021
Light in the Dark: Joyful Reconciliation - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
This morning Pastor Heather continues our sermon series “Light in the Dark” with a message from Luke 1:39-45: “Joyful Reconciliation.” On this 3rd Sunday of Advent, when we celebrate the Light of the Joy, news of Jesus’ upcoming birth travels across the miles. How does the Joy of the Gospel continue to travel in the world today?
19:51
December 12, 2021
Light in the Dark: Favor, Power, Shadows, and Peace - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
Pastor Heather continues our sermon series “Light in the Dark” with a message from Luke 1:26-38: “Favor, Power, Shadows, and Peace.” On this 2nd Sunday of Advent, when we celebrate the Light of Peace, an angel visits Mary, a woman on the margins of society, to set in motion extraordinary events. What does Mary’s response show us about God?
22:19
December 05, 2021
Light In the Dark: The People Walking Through Darkenss - Rev. Noah Kruis
This morning, we begin a new Advent Series on “Light In the Dark” with a message from Rev. Noah Kruis on Isaiah 9:2-7, “The People Walking Through Darkness”. As we reflect on the Hope of the Advent Season, we remember that hope is only tangible when there is something to hope for.
34:29
November 28, 2021
Ten Thousand Reasons for Giving Thanks
Pastor Heather shares a Thanksgiving Day message from Philippians 1:3-11 on "Ten Thousand Reasons for Giving Thanks".
09:39
November 25, 2021
Being the Church: Serve One Another - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
This morning, we conclude the One Another series on being the church with a message from Pastor Heather on I Peter 4:7-11: Serve One Another. In serving one another we return to the first message in our series, Love One Another. Through loving and serving we live out the church’s identity that brings glory to God.
31:45
November 21, 2021
Being the Church: Accept One Another - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
This morning, Pastor Heather continues our One Another sermon series on Being the Church by looking at Romans 5:7-13: “Accept One Another.” It’s not difficult to accept those who like what we like and live like we live. But what does accepting one another “just as Christ accepted us” actually require followers of Jesus to do? May the Holy Spirit encourage our hearts as we open God’s word together.
31:47
November 14, 2021
Being the Church: Forgive One Another - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
Pastor Heather continues our One Another sermon series on Being the Church by looking at Ephesians 4:25-32: “Forgive One Another.” As a forgiven people, forgiving one another is a fundamental Christian discipline. Yet, to forgive those who’ve hurt us can be incredibly difficult. God has encouragement for us today as we strive to be the church through forgiving one another.
31:47
November 07, 2021
Being the Church: Bear With One Another - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
This morning, Pastor Heather continues the five-week sermon series on Being the Church by looking at Ephesians 4:1-6 “Bear With One Another”. Paul commissions the church in Ephesus to be a unified people who reflect Christ in the way they live. When people of the Church bear with one another in love, we image Christ together.
25:50
October 31, 2021
Being the Church: Love One Another - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
This morning, Pastor Heather kicks off a five-week sermon series on Being the Church by looking at John 13:34-35: "Love One Another." As followers of Jesus, how can the church do this well, when the church is made up of . . . people? We also have the privilege of hearing Creston community members, Bradon and Marie, share how they have experienced God's abundant love while living in a House of Hospitality in France. 
36:14
October 24, 2021
Take Up a Stone - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
By nature our minds are prone to forget, including the good things, including God's faithfulness. Yet the Lord does not abandon us to our forgetfulness. Today we complete our series "The Living God Is Among You" by exploring Joshua 4:1-9, where Joshua instructs the Israelites to build a memorial so people will remember.
20:18
October 10, 2021
Stand in the River - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
This morning during our worship, we continue our sermon series "The Living God Is Among You" by looking at Joshua 3 when the Israelites endeavor to cross the Jordan River at flood stage. Together we will hear God's word to the Israelites and to us when in the midst of uncertain circumstances.
21:13
October 03, 2021
Show Kindness - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
This morning we continue our sermon series "The Living God Is Among You" by looking at Joshua 2 and exploring God's extravagant kindness in the life of Rahab. Do we experience such extravagant kindness in our own lives as well? May the Holy Spirit guide us as we explore God's Word together.
34:29
September 26, 2021
Be Strong and Courageous - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
We are kicking off a four-week sermon series, "The Living God Is Among You", in the book of Joshua . This morning, Pastor Heather is preaching from Joshua 1:1-9 in a message titled "Be Strong and Courageous". After forty years of wandering in the desert, the Israelites are about to enter the Promised Land, but fear and anxiety abound. How will God meet them during these critical moments on their journey as a people, and what word does God have for the Creston Church community? May the Spirit move in our hearts as together we pursue the Living God.
28:36
September 19, 2021
Learning Trust - Rev. Susan LaCleaer
We welcome Rev. Susan LaClear, Women's Leadership Director at the CRCNA, to preach this morning in honor of Pastor Heather's Installation. Rev. LaClear will be leading us in message from John 6:26-36 on "Learning Trust".
44:02
September 12, 2021
Be Loved, Be Kind, Be You - Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
This morning we celebrate Pastor Heather's first Sunday at Creston Church, as well as a special service to mark our annual "Back to School Blessing". In this message, Pastor Heather preaches from Ephesians 2:4–10. 
24:29
August 29, 2021
Doing Love — Pastor Beverly Weeks
We hear from Pastor Beverly as she finishes her series on Psalms and Proverbs. This morning she preaches from Luke 10:25–37 in a sermon titled "Doing Love." This is a parable—The Good Samaritan. The expert in the law asks a testing/debating question of Jesus about what is required in order to inherit eternal life. Jesus teaches and expands the understanding of the expert in the law about how to inherit eternal life – by loving God and neighbor.
24:04
August 22, 2021
Praise and More Praise — Pastor Beverly Weeks
We hear from Pastor Beverly as she continues her series on Psalms and Proverbs. This morning she preaches from Psalm 66 in a sermon titled "Praise and More Praise." Psalm 66 is a grand hymn of praise and thanks. God tested his people with trouble and hardship. And then God did a great thing: He saved his people!
24:14
August 15, 2021
Kingdom Entrance — Pastor Beverly Weeks
We hear from Pastor Beverly as she continues her series on Psalms and Proverbs. This morning she preaches from Matthew 21:28–32 in a sermon titled "Kingdom Entrance." The elders and chief priests didn’t want to acknowledge John the Baptist’s message about the kingdom (God’s rule). So, Jesus told them a parable about the two sons. God requires repentance and faith when he grants a status of righteousness for entrance to the kingdom. 
25:30
August 08, 2021
Presence and Protection — Pastor Beverly Weeks
We hear from Pastor Beverly as she continues her series on Psalms and Proverbs. This morning she preaches from Psalm 46 in a sermon titled "Presence and Protection." The psalm describes both tumult in nature (vv. 2–3) and in political or military strife (vv. 6–9). God is present with us and gives us protection in times of trouble.
24:43
August 01, 2021
God, Building Christ's Kingdom Through Men and Women — Pastor Jerome Burton
We welcome Pastor Jerome Burton from Coit Community CRC. This morning he preaches from Luke 2:36–38 in a sermon titled "God, Building Christ's Kingdom Through Men and Women."
26:54
July 25, 2021
A Father and His Two Sons — Pastor Beverly Weeks
We hear from Pastor Beverly as she continues her series on Psalms and Proverbs. This morning she preaches from Luke 15:11–32 in a sermon titled "A Father and His Two Sons." The younger son loses everything and the elder son has everything, but neither one is aware of the father’s love for both of them. The loving Father welcomes his wandering younger son and encourages his elder son.
26:42
July 18, 2021
Mystery — Pastor Beverly Weeks
We hear from Pastor Beverly as she continues her series on Psalms and Proverbs. This morning she preaches from Psalm 44 in a sermon titled "Mystery." This psalm is a prayer of the community (a communal lament, per PFAS). God’s current action of permitting defeat does not coincide with his past faithfulness. The faith contained in the prayer invites an understanding of suffering as a service to the kingdom of God. 
22:25
July 11, 2021
Reverse Action — Pastor Beverly Weeks
We hear from Pastor Beverly as she continues her series on Psalms and Proverbs. This morning she preaches from Psalm 30 in a sermon titled "Reverse Action." God brings a reversal of the psalmist’s troubles, for which the writer gives thanks.
18:17
June 27, 2021
Putting up with Weeds — Pastor Beverly Weeks
Pastor Beverly begins a new summer series on the Psalms and Proverbs. This morning she preaches from Matt. 13:24-30; 36-43 in a sermon titled "Putting up with Weeds". Evil is everywhere – what should we do about it?  Realize that God will take care of evil at the end of the age.
30:19
June 20, 2021
The Sound of Dry Bones Rattlin' — Pastor Heather Stroobosscher
Today we hear from Pastor Heather Stroobosscher as she preaches from Ezekiel 37:1-14 in a sermon titled "The Sound of Dry Bones Rattlin'." God breathes life into the dead and dying through the Holy Spirit, restoring hope when hope is gone. What new thing is God bringing to life in our lives, in the church, in the world?
26:44
June 13, 2021
Along the Way — Pastor Mary Stegink
Today we hear from Pastor Mary Stegink as she preaches from Luke 24:15-35 in a sermon titled "Along the Way." This message is for those who found it challenging to find joy on Easter morning. It’s about Jesus walking with us—meeting us where we are—and offering his presence along the way.
26:05
June 06, 2021
Sights and Sounds of the Holy Spirit — Pastor Beverly Weeks
Today we hear from Pastor Beverly as she preaches from Acts 2:1-11 in a sermon titled "Sights and Sounds of the Holy Spirit." The disciples are waiting for the Holy Spirit – together…praying, without power – when strange things begin to happen.  The Holy Spirit fills them so they can speak about God’s power.
23:28
May 23, 2021
Taken Up — Pastor Beverly Weeks
We welcome Pastor Beverly Weeks to teach from Acts 1:1-11 in a sermon titled "Taken Up." After forty days of Spirit-led teaching by Jesus, God the Father takes Jesus up to heaven, and sends angels with a promise that Jesus will come back.
19:36
May 16, 2021
Even for Them and Us — Pastor Beverly Weeks
We welcome Pastor Beverly Weeks to teach from Acts 10:44-48 in a sermon titled "Even for Them and Us." The Holy Spirit comes upon the uncircumcised God-fearing Gentile listeners of Peter’s presentation of the gospel, prompting their baptism as evidence of the pouring out of the Holy Spirit.
16:39
May 09, 2021
Spirit-Led Gospel-Telling in a Chariot — Pastor Beverly Weeks
We welcome Pastor Beverly Weeks to teach from Acts 8:26-40 in a sermon titled "Spirit-Led Gospel-Telling in a Chariot." The Spirit leads Philip to tell the gospel to the Ethiopian in the chariot in the desert.
20:37
May 02, 2021
The Rich Fool — Matthew Guichelaar
Today we welcome Matthew Guichelaar to teach from Luke 12:13-21 in a sermon titled "The Rich Fool." 
21:07
April 25, 2021
God—The Great Fixer-Upper — Pastor Beverly Weeks
We welcome Pastor Beverly Weeks to teach from Acts 3:11-26 in a sermon titled "God—The Great Fixer-Upper." God provides the rescue plan from sin through repentance and faith in Jesus’ name.
28:57
April 18, 2021
Great Power, Great Grace — Pastor Beverly Weeks
Today we welcome Pastor Beverly Weeks to teach from Acts 4:32-35 in a sermon titled "Great Power, Great Grace." God’s great (mega) power enabled the resurrection testimony of the apostles and his great (mega) grace or favor enabled provision for all who were needy in the church.
23:43
April 11, 2021
Reminders of the Gospel — Pastor Beverly Weeks
On this Easter Sunday, we welcome Pastor Beverly Weeks to teach from I Cor. 15:1-11 in a sermon titled "Reminders of the Gospel." Paul reminds the Corinthians of the gospel: Christ died, was buried, arose, and appeared to witnesses.
17:46
April 04, 2021
2021.03.28 "The Message in the Alabaster Jar" - Rev. Denise Posie
We welcome Rev. Denise Posie to teach today from Mark 14:1-10 in a message titled "The Message in the Alabaster Jar". 
34:52
March 31, 2021
2021.03.21 "The Right Person for the Job" - Pastor Beverly Weeks
Today we welcome Pastor Beverly Weeks to teach from Hebrews 5:1-10 in a sermon titled "The Right Person for the Job". Aaron and his line of descendants are not the best for the job of high priest, for all time.  God chooses Christ to be the great high priest, the best person for the job.
19:01
March 22, 2021
2021.03.14 "God's Show and Tell" - Pastor Beverly Weeks
Today, we welcome Pastor Beverly Weeks to teach from Ephesians 2:1-10 in a sermon titled "God's Show and Tell." We, the disobedient, were dead in our sin, and deserved the wrath of God. God shows the riches of his grace by saving us by grace through faith in Christ Jesus and raising us up with Christ.
20:59
March 15, 2021
2021.03.07 "Foolish Message" - Pastor Beverly Weeks
Today, we welcome Pastor Beverly Weeks to teach from I Corinthians 1:18-25 in a sermon titled "Foolish Message." The message of the cross is foolishness to those who do not believe. God saves believers through the foolish, preposterous preached message of the crucified Christ.  He is the power of God and the wisdom of God.
22:25
March 09, 2021
2021.02.28 "Not Just Red" - Hannah Lee
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. We welcome Hannah Lee to teach on Romans 4 in a sermon titled “Saving Suffering". 
46:30
March 02, 2021
2021.02.21 "Saving Suffering" - Beverly Weeks
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. We welcome Pastor Beverly Weeks to teach on I Peter 3:18-22 in a sermon titled “Saving Suffering". Christ, the righteous one, suffered, died, and arose for the unrighteous, to save them, which is illustrated by the cleansing symbol of baptism.
38:13
February 23, 2021
2021.02.14 "Mountaintop Experience" - Beverly Weeks
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. We welcome Pastor Beverly Weeks to teach on Mark 9:2-9 in a sermon titled “Mountaintop Experience". Jesus leads Peter, James, and John to witness the transfiguration of Jesus when he meets with Moses and Elijah on a high mountain.
40:33
February 16, 2021
2021.02.07 "Ministry Plan" - Beverly Weeks
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. We welcome Pastor Beverly Weeks to teach on Mark 1:29-39 in a sermon titled “Ministry Plan". Jesus models a 3-part plan for his disciples – service, prayer, and preaching.
01:01:24
February 09, 2021
2021.01.31 "A Fortress of Faithfulness" - Emily Colledge-Perlman
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. We welcome Emily Colledge-Perlman to teach on Psalm 91:1-10 in a sermon titled “A Fortress of Faithfulness".
45:57
February 02, 2021
2021.01.24 "From Fishing, To Following, To Fishing" - Pastor Beverly Weeks
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. We welcome Pastor Beverly Weeks to teach on Mark 1:14-20 in a sermon titled “From Fishing, To Following, To Fishing". Jesus calls Simon, Andrew, James and John.  God leads the 4 disciples from fishing, to following, to fishing – including them as part of his kingdom plan.
48:26
January 24, 2021
2021.01.17 "Findings" - Pastor Beverly Weeks
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. We welcome Pastor Beverly Weeks to teach on John 1:43-51 in a sermon titled “Findings". Jesus found Philip, who found Nathanael, and they both make a statement of belief.
48:44
January 17, 2021
2021.01.10 "Baptism Gifts" - Pastor Beverly Weeks
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. We welcome Pastor Beverly Weeks to teach on Mark 1:4-11 in a sermon titled “Baptism Gifts". God uses baptism as a sign that through Jesus, he gives forgiveness, assurance of salvation, and the power of the Holy Spirit.
42:19
January 12, 2021
2021.01.03 "Light and Life" - Pastor Beverly Weeks
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. We welcome Pastor Beverly Weeks to teach on John 1:1-18 in a sermon titled “Light and Life". The Word is life and light, which overcomes the darkness.
01:01:34
January 02, 2021
2020.12.27 "God's Family Grows" - Rev. Noah Kruis
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. We welcome Rev. Noah Kruis to teach on Galatians 4:4-7 in a sermon titled "God's Family Grows". 
40:43
December 27, 2020
2020.12.25 "Preparation Outcome: Glory Revealed" - Pastor Beverly Weeks
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. We welcome Pastor Beverly Weeks to teach on Luke 2:8-20 in a sermon titled “Preparation Outcome: Glory Revealed". God appears in his glory, and his angel proclaims Good News to the shepherds, who spread the news and glorify God.
49:43
December 27, 2020
2020.12.20 "Prepare the Way: Kingdom Life" - Pastor Beverly Weeks
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. We welcome Pastor Beverly Weeks to teach on Matthew 25:31-46 in a sermon titled “Prepare the Way: Kingdom Life". Jesus gives the inheritance of eternal life to the blessed of the Father, who have unknowingly, also given of themselves to those who struggle.
51:02
December 20, 2020
2020.12.13 "Prepare the Way: The Big Reveal" - Pastor Beverly Weeks
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. We welcome Pastor Beverly Weeks to teach on Luke 24:36-49 in a sermon titled “Prepare the Way: The Big Reveal". God removes doubt and disbelief in the hearts and minds of the disciples, and replaces them with the truth of the Scriptures regarding the death and resurrection of the Messiah, and the preaching of repentance and forgiveness all around the world.  The disciples will receive the power of the Holy Spirit to do this preaching.
47:16
December 15, 2020
2020.12.06 "Prepare the Way: Repent" - Pastor Beverly Weeks
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. We welcome Pastor Beverly Weeks to teach on Psalm 51 in a sermon titled “Prepare the Way: Repent". God cleans the filth of David’s sin, and gives David a fresh opportunity to live for God.
01:04:35
December 15, 2020
2020.11.29 "Comfort from the Creator" - Pastor Beverly Weeks
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. We welcome Pastor Beverly Weeks to teach on Isaiah 40 in a sermon titled “Comfort from the Creator". The tribe of Judah is enduring the punishment for their sin and hardship of captivity.  Because God is the almighty creator, he is able to and does give comfort and strength to his people, who are weak and weary, if they put their hope in him.
49:43
December 15, 2020
2020.11.22 "Promises of the Sovereign Lord" - Pastor Beverly Weeks
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. We welcome Pastor Beverly Weeks to teach on Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24 in a sermon titled “Promises of the Soverign Lord". Yahweh promises protection and a king to the sheep, the people.
51:36
December 15, 2020
2020.11.15 "Nearness of the God of Peace" - Pastor Beverly Weeks
A recorded audio of a live service. We welcome Pastor Beverly Weeks to teach on Philippians 4:1-9 in a sermon titled “Nearness of the God of Peace". There is disagreement between members of the church in Philippi.  God guards their hearts and minds with his peace and is present with them, and Paul gives guidance in order to resolve disagreement.
25:19
December 15, 2020
2020.11.08 "A Different Kind of Accounting" - Pastor Beverly Weeks
A recorded audio of a live service. We welcome Pastor Beverly Weeks to teach on Philippians 3:4b-14 in a sermon titled “A Different Kind of Accounting". God gives Paul the power to press on toward God’s prize of resurrection from the dead, by means of faith in the righteousness of Christ, and not by means of his personal resume.
26:31
December 15, 2020
2020.11.01 "Lavished Love " - Pastor Beverly Weeks
A recorded audio of a live service. We welcome Pastor Beverly Weeks to teach on I John 3:1-3 in a sermon titled “Lavished Loved", detailing how God has lavished his love on us, his children.
02:22:09
December 15, 2020
The Covenant King
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. Today we welcome Intern Matthew Guichelaar to teach on 2 Samuel 9 in a sermon titled “The Covenant King".  
51:42
October 26, 2020
Grace, Humility and Exaltation
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. Today we welcome Pastor Beverly to teach on Philippians 2:1-13 in a sermon titled “Grace, Humilty and Exaltation".  The powerful realities of God’s grace form the basis for Paul’s plea for Philippian unity.  The humility of Jesus is the model for pursuing that unity.  The Father exalts Jesus to the highest place.
50:04
October 19, 2020
All For Christ
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. Today we welcome Pastor Beverly to teach on Philippians 1:21-30 in a sermon titled “All for Christ”.  God cares for the spiritual formation of the Philippians through the life and ministry of Paul.
01:02:53
October 15, 2020
God-Sent Life-Saver
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. Today we welcome Pastor Beverly to teach on Genesis 45:1-15 in a sermon titled “God-Sent Life-Saver” as a part of a sermon series on Genesis.  God enables a weeping-filled reunion to celebrate God's sending Joseph ahead in order to save lives.
01:01:16
October 05, 2020
Loving the World
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. Today we welcome Pastor Chadd Huizenga to teach on I John 2:15-17 in a sermon titled “Loving the World”. 
50:35
October 02, 2020
Love and Hate in Jacob's Family
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. Today we welcome Pastor Beverly to teach on Genesis 37:1–4 and 12–28 in a sermon titled “Love and Hate in Jacob’s Family” as a part of a sermon series on Genesis. God wrestles/struggles with Jacob during the night. God works through the love and hate in Jacob’s family to preserve Joseph’s life.
57:29
September 20, 2020
Nighttime Wrestling
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. Today we welcome Pastor Beverly to teach on Genesis 32:22–32 in a sermon titled “Nighttime Wrestling” as a part of a sermon series on Genesis. God wrestles/struggles with Jacob during the night. God gives Jacob a new name (Israel, meaning "he struggles with God) and a limp—symbols of both strength and weakness.
58:16
September 13, 2020
Encounter with God
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. Today we welcome Pastor Beverly to teach on Genesis 28:10-19a in a sermon titled “Encounter with God” as a part of a sermon series on Genesis. God encounters Jacob in a dream. God introduces himself and makes promises to Jacob.
01:08:45
September 06, 2020
Remembering Who We Are
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. Today we welcome Micah Schuurman to teach on Esther 4 in a sermon titled “Remembering Who We Are.”
01:04:15
August 30, 2020
Struggle Between the Twins
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. Today we welcome Pastor Beverly to teach on Genesis 25:19–34 in a sermon titled “Struggle Between the Twins” as a part of a sermon series on Genesis. The twins struggle with each other, even before birth. God foretells the outcome of the conflict between Esau and Jacob. Despite Esau being the firstborn, Jacob purchases the “rights” of being first.
54:40
August 23, 2020
Christ is Restoring Creation
Today on the first Sunday of Advent, we welcome Chadd Huizenga to teach from Isaiah 11 in a sermon entitled "Christ is Restoring Creation."
26:07
August 22, 2020
Arranged Marriage
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. Today we welcome Pastor Beverly to teach on Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49 and 58-67 in a sermon titled "Arranged Marriage." A proper wife needs to be found for Isaac, Abraham’s son of promise. God chooses Rebekah to be Isaac’s wife.
55:10
August 16, 2020
Rescue of Hagar and Ishmael
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. Today we welcome Pastor Beverly to teach on Genesis 21:8-21 in a sermon titled "Rescue of Hagar and Ishmael." Sarah wants Ishmael sent away because Ishmael stands in the way of Isaac becoming the favored son, and the one through whom God will name or mark Abraham’s descendants. God heard and saves Ishmael, in order to make him into a great nation. God keeps his promises to preserve and bless Ishmael, for Abraham’s sake.  
56:22
August 09, 2020
Extraordinary Promise
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. Today we welcome Pastor Beverly to teach on Genesis 18:1-15 and 21:1-7 in a sermon titled "Extraordinary Promise." God keeps his promise to give a son to Abraham and Sarah.
01:14:17
August 02, 2020
Finding Your Story
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. Today we welcome Reverend Lee to the pulpit to teach on Genesis 38:1-11, 19, 23, 26 in a sermon titled "Finding Your Story."
45:26
July 26, 2020
No Fear
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. Today we welcome Pastor Beverly to teach on 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 in a sermon titled "No Fear." The Thessalonian believers do not need to be afraid of the coming of the day of the Lord. They have status as children of the light and are elected by God to obtain salvation and eternal life.
48:54
July 19, 2020
Hope-Filled Grief
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. Today we welcome Pastor Beverly to teach on 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 in a sermon titled "Hope-Filled Grief." God gives encouragement to grieving Thessalonian believers through these hope-filled words of Paul about how Christians who have already died will experience the return of Jesus. They will be the first to rise, and they won’t miss a thing!
57:47
July 12, 2020
Word and Work
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. Today we welcome Pastor Beverly to teach on 1 Thessalonians 2:9-13 in a sermon titled "Word and Work." The Thessalonians differentiated between man's work and words and God's work and word, received it, and accepted it. Paul thanks God for the ongoing work of God's word in the lives of these believers.
01:00:42
July 05, 2020
A Tale of Two Trees
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. Today we welcome Joel Lawrence to teach on Genesis 22:1–18 in a sermon titled "A Tale of Two Trees."
47:49
June 28, 2020
Paul's Delight
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. Today we welcome Pastor Beverly to teach on 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8 in a sermon titled "Paul's Delight." The motivation of Paul’s ministry to the Thessalonians is criticized. So, Paul defends his motivation of his approved-by-God ministry, which is love. God approves and enables Paul, Silas & Timothy to lovingly bring the gospel of God’s love to the Thessalonians.
43:41
June 21, 2020
A Church with a Great Reputation
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. Today we welcome Pastor Beverly to teach on 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 in a sermon titled "A Church with a Great Reputation." God's love and election enable the Thessalonians to turn to him, to mature in their faith formation, and to serve God.
50:24
June 14, 2020
The Great Commission Counteracts our Doubt
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. This Trinity Sunday, we welcome Pastor Beverly to teach on Matthew 28:16-20 in a sermon titled "The Great Commission Counteracts our Doubt." God, in the person of Jesus, gives great claim, commission and comfort to counteract the doubt of the disciples.
01:33:31
June 07, 2020
The Power of Pentecost
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. This Pentecost Sunday, we welcome Pastor Jerome Burton to teach on Acts 2:1-13 in a sermon titled "The Power of Pentecost."
58:53
May 31, 2020
Lifted Up to Be Seated
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. This Ascension Sunday, we welcome Pastor Beverly to teach on Ephesians 1:15-23 in a sermon titled "Lifted Up to be Seated." God gives wisdom and revelation so the Ephesians may know what is the hope, the inheritance, and the power of Christ, as evidenced by resurrection and ascension
57:01
May 24, 2020
God's Forever Gifts
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. Today we welcome Pastor Beverly to teach on John 14:15-21 in a sermon titled "God's Forever Gifts." God, as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, loves us and remains present with us forever, while we love and obey him.
51:44
May 17, 2020
No More Trouble
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. Today we welcome Pastor Beverly to teach on John 14:1-6 in a sermon titled "No More Trouble." Jesus is preparing a place for his disciples, so they don’t have to be troubled by his absence.
52:13
May 10, 2020
Shepherds and Gates
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. Today we welcome Pastor Beverly to teach on John 10:1-10 in a sermon titled "Shepherds and Gates." Jesus, the shepherd/gate, calls with his voice to his sheep to listen to him and know him, and leads the sheep to follow him in order to receive life.
01:04:52
May 03, 2020
Don't Worry, Trust God: He's Got this
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. Today we welcome Pastor Jerome Burton to teach on Matthew 6:24-34 in a sermon titled "Don't Worry, Trust God: He's Got This." 
52:24
April 26, 2020
Easter Gifts
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. Today we welcome Pastor Beverly to teach on John 20:19-31 in a sermon titled "Easter Gifts." The disciples are huddled in fear that first Easter Sunday evening.  Jesus replaces that fear with many gifts during the first week after his resurrection.
01:04:03
April 19, 2020
The Tomb is Empty!
A pre-recorded service, highlighting a number of Creston friends leading us in worship. This Easter Sunday, we welcome Pastor Beverly to teach on John 20:1-18 in a sermon titled "The Tomb is Empty!" Mary, Peter, & John are saddened and discouraged that Jesus is dead, after a time of torment, agony, and a gruesome crucifixion. God shows Peter, John, and Mary that Jesus is alive.
01:00:26
April 12, 2020
Gethsemane
A pre-recorded service for Good Friday. Today, we welcome Pastor Beverly to meditate on Luke 22:39-46 titled "Gethsemane."
33:37
April 10, 2020
The Humble Entry
A pre-recorded service. This Palm Sunday, we welcome Pastor Beverly to teach on Matthew 21:1-11 in a sermon titled "The Humble Entry." A big fuss is made about Jesus, riding on a donkey. Who is he? He's a humble King, who comes to save his people.
45:37
April 05, 2020
Passing on the Grace of God
A pre-recorded service. Today, we welcome Pastor Jerome Burton to teach on 2 Kings 7:3-11 in a sermon titled "Passing on the Grace of God."
57:19
March 29, 2020
God Pursues, God Provides
A pre-recorded service. Today, we welcome Linnea Scobey to teach on Psalm 23 in a sermon titled "God Pursues, God Provides."
40:35
March 22, 2020
Water!
A pre-recorded service. Today, we welcome Pastor Beverely to teach on John 4:5-42 in a sermon titled "Water!" At the water well, Jesus offers living water, invites non-Jews to worship God in spirit and in truth, and prompts the workers. He is the Savior of the world and gives eternal life.
32:38
March 15, 2020
Two Teachers Have a Late-Night Meeting
Today we welcome Pastor Beverly Weeks to teach from John 3:1-17 in a sermon entitled “Two Teachers Have a Late-Night Meeting.” God renews our hearts and minds through the process of being born again of water and spirit.
29:21
March 08, 2020
Written in the Book
Today on the first Sunday of Lent, we welcome Pastor Beverly Weeks to teach from Matthew 4:1-11 in a sermon entitled “Written in the Book.” God equips Jesus to resist the devil’s temptations with Old Testament Scripture.
33:52
March 01, 2020
Pay Attention
Today on Transfiguration Sunday, we welcome Reverend Jerry Blom to teach from Matthew 17:1-9 in a sermon entitled "Pay Attention."
28:37
February 23, 2020
Balaam and His Donkey
Today, we welcome Reverend Shannon Jammal-Hollemans to teach from Numbers 22:1–41.
22:29
February 16, 2020
The Fast That I Choose
Today, we welcome Reverend Denise Posie to teach from Isaiah 58:1-12 and Matthew 5:13-20 in a sermon entitled "The Fast That I Choose."
24:57
February 09, 2020
On The Journey
Today, we welcome Reverend Noah Kruis to teach from Genesis 12:1-9 in a sermon entitled "On the Journey."
27:46
February 02, 2020
Remembering God
Today, we welcome Reverend Shannon Jammal-Hollemans to teach from Ecclesiastes 12:1-14 in a sermon entitled "Remembering God."
23:41
January 26, 2020
Facing the Meaningless
Today, we welcome Reverend Shannon Jammal-Hollemans to teach from Ecclesiastes 4:1-12 in a sermon entitled "Facing the Meaningless."
26:16
January 19, 2020
Marking Time
Today, we welcome Reverend Shannon Jammal-Hollemans to teach from Ecclesiastes 3:1-14 in a sermon entitled "Marking Time."
22:36
January 12, 2020
Grace
Today on Epiphany Sunday, we welcome Pastor Sean Baker to teach from Luke 7 in a sermon entitled "Grace." This is Pastor Sean’s final Sunday at Creston CRC.
20:08
January 05, 2020
Sharing Hope through Giving Thanks and Storytelling
Today, we welcome Micah Schuurman to teach from I Peter 3:13–17 in a sermon entitled "Sharing Hope through Giving Thanks and Storytelling."
29:18
December 29, 2019
Unrequited Love
Today on the fourth Sunday of Advent, we welcome Pastor Sean Baker to teach from Philippians 2 in a sermon entitled "Unrequited Love."
20:55
December 22, 2019
Creston Church is: Growing in With Our Neighbors, Part 2
Today on the third Sunday of Advent, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Hebrews 2 in a sermon entitled "With our Neighbors, Part 2" as a part of the sermon series Creston Church is…
21:52
December 15, 2019
Creston Church is: Growing in Serving Each Other
Today on the second Sunday of Advent, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from I Corinthians 12 in a sermon entitled "Serving Each Other" as a part of the sermon series Creston Church is…
24:37
December 08, 2019
Mountain Revelations, Weapon Transformations, Prophetic Imaginations
Today on the first Sunday of Advent, we welcome Linnea Scobey to teach from Isaiah 2:1–5 in a sermon entitled "Mountain Revelations, Weapon Transformations, Prophetic Imaginations."
29:49
December 01, 2019
Creston Church is: Growing in Relational Witness
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Acts 1 in a sermon entitled "Relational Witness" as a part of the sermon series Creston Church is…
26:43
November 24, 2019
Seen and Loved
Today, we welcome Mark Scheffers to teach from Mark 10:17–31 in a sermon entitled "Seen and Loved."
24:49
November 17, 2019
God With Us
Today, we welcome Joel Lawrence to teach from I Kings 6:14–38 in a sermon entitled "God With Us."
26:17
November 10, 2019
Creston Church is: Growing in Honest Worship and Prayer
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Psalm 51 in a sermon entitled "Honest Worship and Prayer" as a part of the sermon series Creston Church is…
24:06
November 03, 2019
Creston Church is: Growing in Christ-centered Diversity
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Ephesians 2 in a sermon entitled "Christ-centered Diversity" as a part of the sermon series Creston Church is …
27:08
October 27, 2019
Creston Church is: following Jesus in every part of life
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Colossians 1 in a sermon entitled "following Jesus in every part of life" as a part of the sermon series Creston Church is…
25:50
October 20, 2019
Jesus Heals – Jesus Saves
Today, we welcome Noah Kruis to teach from Luke 17:11–19 in a sermon entitled "Jesus Heals – Jesus Saves."
27:10
October 13, 2019
Creston Church is: with our neighbors
Today on All Nations Day, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Psalm 145 in a sermon entitled "with our neighbors" as a part of the sermon series Creston Church is…
27:07
October 06, 2019
Creston Church is: all together
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Zechariah 8 in a sermon entitled "all together" as a part of the sermon series Creston Church is…
24:42
September 29, 2019
Creston Church is: living in Christ
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from John 15 in a sermon entitled "living in Christ" as a part of the sermon series Creston Church is…
24:27
September 22, 2019
Creston Church is: becoming an intentional community of disciples
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Genesis 2 and Acts 2 in a sermon entitled "an intentional community of disciples" as a part of the sermon series Creston Church is…
25:35
September 15, 2019
Creston Church is: ...becoming
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from 2 Peter 1 in a sermon entitled "... becoming..." as a part of the sermon series Creston Church is…
21:50
September 08, 2019
The Journey is Too Much for You
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from I Kings 19 in a sermon entitled "The Journey is Too Much For You" as a part of the sermon series Testimony to Otherwise.
26:52
August 25, 2019
Stay the Course
Today, we welcome Reverend Denise Posie to teach from Hebrews 11:29–12:2 in a sermon entitled "Stay the Course."
35:37
August 18, 2019
Confrontation
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from 1 Kings 18 in a sermon entitled "Confrontation" as a part of the sermon series Testimony to Otherwise.
25:15
August 11, 2019
Idolatry's Dead End
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from 1 Kings 21 in a sermon entitled "Idolatry’s Dead End" as a part of the sermon series Testimony to Otherwise.
27:44
August 04, 2019
Jesus, the Last Adam
Today, we welcome Reverend Dr. Laura Smit to teach from 1 Corinthians 15:12–28, 42–49 in a sermon entitled "Jesus, the Last Adam."
26:12
July 28, 2019
The Son of Man Lifted Up
Today, we welcome Noah Kruis to teach from John 3:1–17 in a sermon entitled "The Son of Man Lifted Up."
21:57
July 21, 2019
God of Grace
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from 1 Kings 17 in a sermon entitled "God of Grace" as a part of the sermon series Testimony to Otherwise.
18:06
July 14, 2019
God in Charge
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from 1 Kings 17 in a sermon entitled "God in Charge" as a part of the sermon series Testimony to Otherwise.
22:48
July 07, 2019
It's Me
Today, we welcome Hannah Lee to teach from Matthew 14:22–33 in a sermon entitled "It’s Me."
20:46
June 23, 2019
Truth to Power, Trust in Weakness
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from 1 Kings 16 & 17 in a sermon entitled "Truth to Power, Trust in Weakness" as a part of the sermon series Testimony to Otherwise.
26:41
June 16, 2019
Choose Otherwise
Today on Pentecost Sunday, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Joshua 24 in a sermon entitled "Choose Otherwise" as a part of the sermon series Testimony to Otherwise.
21:25
June 09, 2019
Jesus Prayers for Our Witness to the World
Today, we welcome Reverend Denise Posie to teach from John 17:20–26 in a sermon entitled "Jesus Prayers for Our Witness to the World."
39:38
June 02, 2019
Hope and Hype
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from 1 Kings 11 in a sermon entitled "Hope and Hype" as a part of the sermon series Testimony to Otherwise.
22:03
May 26, 2019
A Dream of Heaven
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Revelation 21–22 in a sermon entitled "A Dream of Heaven" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
24:51
May 19, 2019
A New Way to See
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Acts 9 in a sermon entitled "A New Way to See" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
23:14
May 12, 2019
God Sends Help
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Acts 1–2 in a sermon entitled "God Sends Help" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
31:08
May 05, 2019
Going Home
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Luke 24:50–53 and Acts 1:1–11 in a sermon entitled "Going Home" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
30:44
April 28, 2019
Everything Sad Will Come Untrue
Today on Easter Sunday, we welcome Joel Lawrence to teach from Luke 24:1–49 and John 20:24–29 in a sermon entitled "Everything Sad Will Come Untrue" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
21:07
April 21, 2019
I Want to Fly First Class
Today on Palm Sunday, we welcome Reverend Jerry Blom to teach from Matthew 27:45–56 in a sermon entitled "I Want to Fly First Class" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
29:16
April 14, 2019
A Dark Night in the Garden
Today, we welcome Reverend Shannon Jammal-Hollemans to teach from Luke 22:39–46 in a sermon entitled "A Dark Night in the Garden" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
23:16
April 07, 2019
The Servant King
Today, we welcome Linnea Scobey to teach from John 13:1–20 in a sermon entitled "The Servant King" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
26:09
March 31, 2019
A Beautiful Mess
Today, we welcome Hannah Lee to teach from Mark 14:3–9 and Luke 7:36–50 in a sermon entitled "A Beautiful Mess" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
23:46
March 24, 2019
The Father and the Two Lost Sons
Today, we welcome Joel Lawrence to teach from Luke 15:1–31 in a sermon entitled "The Father and the Two Lost Sons" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
30:56
March 17, 2019
The Hurrier I Go, the Behinder I Get
Today on the first Sunday of Lent, we welcome Reverend Jerry Blom to teach from Joshua 10:1–15 in a sermon entitled "The Hurrier I Go, the Behinder I Get" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
29:54
March 10, 2019
Lord, I Want to See
Today, we welcome Lance Krai to teach from Luke 18:18–19:27 in a sermon entitled "Lord, I Want to See" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
35:19
March 03, 2019
Not "Like a Child" but as a Child
Today, we welcome Hannah Lee to teach from Mark 10:13–16 in a sermon entitled "Not ‘Like a Child’ but as a Child" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
23:24
February 24, 2019
Filled Full
Today, we welcome Linnea Scobey to teach from Mark 6:6–12 and 30–46 in a sermon entitled "Filled Full" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
27:48
February 17, 2019
Going on a Treasure Hunt
Today, we welcome Reverend Jerry Blom to teach from Matthew 13:44–46 in a sermon entitled "Going on a Treasure Hunt" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
33:33
February 10, 2019
The Captain of the Storm
Today, we welcome Libby Huizenga to teach from Mark 4:35–41 in a sermon entitled "The Captain of the Storm" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
22:51
February 03, 2019
The Sermon on the Mount: Jesus the Lawgiver
Today, we welcome Lance Krai to teach from Matthew 5:13–20 in a sermon entitled "The Sermon on the Mount: Jesus the Lawgiver" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
34:44
January 27, 2019
How to Pray
Today, we welcome Noah Kruis to teach from Matthew 6:5–15 in a sermon entitled "How to Pray" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
32:12
January 20, 2019
A Little Girl and a Poor Frail Lady
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Luke 8 in a sermon entitled "A Little Girl and a Poor Frail Lady" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
25:20
January 13, 2019
Turn and Go
Today on Epiphany Sunday, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Mark 1 in a sermon entitled "Turn and Go" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
30:30
January 06, 2019
Let's Go!
Today, we welcome Noah Kruis to teach from Matthew 4:1–11 in a sermon entitled "Let’s Go!" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
28:09
December 30, 2018
Heaven Breaks Through
Today on Christmas Day, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from John 1 in a sermon entitled "Heaven Breaks Through."
18:31
December 25, 2018
The King of All Kings
Today on the fourth Sunday of Advent, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Isaiah 11:1–9 in a sermon entitled "The King of All Kings" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
20:41
December 23, 2018
Christmas is Nice. But Why?
Today on the third Sunday of Advent, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Luke 18:15–17 in a sermon entitled "Christmas is Nice. But Why?" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
20:49
December 16, 2018
He's Here: Mary UnChristmas Song
Today on the second Sunday of Advent, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Luke 1 in a sermon entitled "He’s Here: Mary’s UnChristmas Song" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
24:10
December 09, 2018
Get Ready!
Today on the first Sunday of Advent, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Nehemiah 8 in a sermon entitled "Get Ready!" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
28:51
December 02, 2018
Wholehearted Worship
Today, we welcome Linnea Scobey to teach from Deuteronomy 6:4–9 in a sermon entitled "Wholehearted Worship."
29:55
November 25, 2018
Jonah: God's Messenger
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Jonah in a sermon entitled "Jonah: God’s Messenger" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
25:18
November 18, 2018
Living in Exile
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Daniel in a sermon entitled "Living in Exile" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
26:40
November 11, 2018
Operation: No More Tears!
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Isaiah in a sermon entitled "Operation: No More Tears!" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
34:04
November 04, 2018
Grace in Unexpected Places
Today, we welcome Linnea Scobey to teach from 2 Kings 5 in a sermon entitled "Grace in Unexpected Places" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
30:38
October 28, 2018
The Good Shepherd
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from 2 Samuel 7 in a sermon entitled "The Good Shepherd" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
21:34
October 21, 2018
The Young Hero and the Horrible Giant
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from 1 Samuel 17 in a sermon entitled "The Young Hero and the Horrible Giant" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
31:47
October 14, 2018
The Teeny Weenie True King
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from 1 Samuel 16 in a sermon entitled "The Teeny Weenie True King" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
25:24
October 07, 2018
The Warrior Leader
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Joshua 6 in a sermon entitled "The Warrior Leader" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
27:57
September 23, 2018
Ten Ways to be Perfect
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Exodus 19–20 in a sermon entitled "Ten Ways to be Perfect" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
26:26
September 16, 2018
God Makes a Way
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Exodus 14–25 in a sermon entitled "God Makes a Way" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
28:56
September 09, 2018
God to the Rescue!
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Exodus 1–2 in a sermon entitled "God to the Rescue!" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
29:48
September 02, 2018
From Everyone Who Has Been Given Much
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Luke 12 in a sermon entitled "From Everyone Who Has Been Given Much" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
21:55
August 26, 2018
Life in the Circle of Grace
Today, we welcome Reverend Eric Kas to teach from John 2:23–3:17 in a sermon entitled "Life in the Circle of Grace" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
35:35
August 19, 2018
Life in Egypt
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from select verses in Genesis 40–49 in a sermon entitled "Life in Egypt" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
24:46
August 12, 2018
The Lord Was With Joseph?
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Genesis 39 in a sermon entitled "The Lord Was With Joseph?" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
24:12
August 05, 2018
Can You Spare Your Only Son?
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Genesis 38 in a sermon entitled "Can You Spare Your Only Son?" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
27:17
July 29, 2018
Family Dysfunction
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Genesis 37 in a sermon entitled "Family Dysfunction" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
26:21
July 22, 2018
Jacob Wrestles With God
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Genesis 32 in a sermon entitled "Jacob Wrestles With God" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
22:51
July 15, 2018
Citizenship
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Genesis 17 in a sermon entitled "Citizenship" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
20:60
July 08, 2018
Two Daughters Restored
Today, we welcome Noah Kruis to teach from Mark 5:21–43 in a sermon entitled "Two Daughters Restored."
34:18
July 01, 2018
Then Came a Storm
Today, we welcome Reverend Denise Posie to teach from Mark 4:35–41 and Psalm 107:1–3, 23–32 in a sermon entitled "Then Came a Storm."
34:22
June 24, 2018
The Girl No One Wanted
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Genesis 29 in a sermon entitled "The Girl No One Wanted" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
24:56
June 17, 2018
The Present
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Genesis 22 in a sermon entitled "The Present" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
24:08
June 10, 2018
From Grumbling to Gratitude
Today, we welcome Linnea Scobey to teach from Exodus 16 in a sermon entitled "From Grumbling to Gratitude."
28:06
June 03, 2018
Son of Laughter
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Genesis 12 in a sermon entitled "Son of Laughter" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
25:53
May 27, 2018
A Giant Stairway to Heaven
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Genesis 11:1–9 in a sermon entitled "A Giant Stairway to Heaven" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
24:38
May 20, 2018
A New Beginning
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Genesis 6–9 in a sermon entitled "A New Beginning" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
25:38
May 13, 2018
The Terrible Lie
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Genesis 3 in a sermon entitled "The Terrible Lie" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
25:41
May 06, 2018
Tohu Wabohu
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Genesis 1–2 in a sermon entitled "Tohu Wabohu" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
27:30
April 29, 2018
Every Story Whispers His Name
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Hebrews 1 in a sermon entitled "Every Story Whispers His Name" as a part of the sermon series The Big Story.
23:16
April 22, 2018
Together in Unity
Today, we welcome Chadd Huizenga to teach from Psalm 133 in a sermon entitled "Together in Unity."
24:20
April 08, 2018
Life After Death
Today on Easter Sunday, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Revelation 21–22 in a sermon entitled "Life After Death" as a part of the sermon series on Revelation.
23:56
April 01, 2018
In Between Battles
Today on Palm Sunday, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Revelation 19 and 20 in a sermon entitled "In Between the Battles" as a part of the sermon series on Revelation.
26:38
March 25, 2018
I'm in the Lord's Army
Today on the fifth Sunday of Lent, we welcome Chadd Huizenga to teach from Revelation 14 in a sermon entitled "I’m in the Lord’s Army" as a part of the sermon series on Revelation.
32:46
March 18, 2018
Who Can Stand?
Today on the fourth Sunday of Lent, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Revelation 6–7 in a sermon entitled "Who Can Stand?" as a part of the sermon series on Revelation.
26:07
March 11, 2018
In the Throne Room
Today on the third Sunday of Lent, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Revelation 4–5 in a sermon entitled "In the Throne Room" as a part of the sermon series on Revelation.
24:28
March 04, 2018
To the Church
Today on the second Sunday of Lent, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Revelation 2–3 in a sermon entitled "To the Church" as a part of the sermon series on Revelation.
24:13
February 25, 2018
The Unveiling
Today on the first Sunday of Lent, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Revelation 1 in a sermon entitled "The Unveiling" as a part of the sermon series on Revelation.
27:02
February 18, 2018
Living Without Answers
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Job 1:1–22 in a sermon entitled "Living Without Answers" as a part of the sermon series Wisdom.
32:43
February 11, 2018
Why God?
Today, we welcome Chadd Huizenga to teach from Job 42:1–6 in a sermon entitled "Why God?" as a part of the sermon series Wisdom.
32:21
February 04, 2018
Conventional Wisdom
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Ecclesiastes 12:8–14 in a sermon entitled "Conventional Wisdom" as a part of the sermon series Wisdom.
26:53
January 28, 2018
Seize the Day
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Ecclesiastes 1:1–11 in a sermon entitled "Seize the Day" as a part of the sermon series Wisdom.
29:58
January 21, 2018
Wisdom to Overturn
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Proverbs in a sermon entitled "Wisdom to Overturn" as a part of the sermon series Wisdom.
19:36
January 14, 2018
A Teacher of Wisdom
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Proverbs 1:1–9 in a sermon entitled "A Teacher of Wisdom" as a part of the sermon series Wisdom.
23:19
January 07, 2018
Go In Peace
Today, we welcome Sam Lee to teach from 2 Kings 5:1–19 in a sermon entitled "Go In Peace."
27:50
December 31, 2017
Zechariah's Song
Today on the fourth Sunday of Advent, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Luke 1:57–80 in a sermon entitled "Zechariah’s Song" as a part of the sermon series Get Ready for the King.
20:29
December 24, 2017
Long Expectant
Today on the third Sunday of Advent, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Luke 1:5–25 in a sermon entitled "Long Expectant" as a part of the sermon series Get Ready for the King.
25:02
December 17, 2017
Moral Courage
Today on the second Sunday of Advent, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Luke 3:19–20 and Matthew 14:1–12 in a sermon entitled "Moral Courage" as a part of the sermon series Get Ready for the King.
22:36
December 10, 2017
Prepare the Way of the Lord
Today on the first Sunday of Advent, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Luke 3:1–18 in a sermon entitled "Prepare the Way of the Lord" as a part of the sermon series Get Ready for the King.
27:11
December 03, 2017
Fish, Bread, and Sheep
Today, we welcome Lance Kraai to teach from John 21:1–19 in a sermon entitled "Fish, Bread, and Sheep" as a part of the sermon series Signs of Heaven.
32:20
November 26, 2017
Jesus Raised Lazarus
Today, we welcome Noah Kruis to teach from John 11:1–54 in a sermon entitled "Jesus Raised Lazarus" as a part of the sermon series Signs of Heaven.
28:32
November 19, 2017
What Do You See?
Today, we welcome Hannah Lee to teach from John 9 in a sermon entitled "What Do You See?" as a part of the sermon series Signs of Heaven.
25:16
November 12, 2017
Believe in the One He has Sent
Today, we welcome Chadd Huizenga to teach from John 6 in a sermon entitled "Believe in the One He has Sent" as a part of the sermon series Signs of Heaven.
27:32
November 05, 2017
Jesus Heals Official's Son
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from John 4 in a sermon entitled "Jesus Heals Official’s Son" as a part of the sermon series Signs of Heaven.
25:04
October 22, 2017
Do Not Worry
Today, we welcome Chadd Huizenga to teach from Matthew 6:25–34 in a sermon entitled "Do Not Worry."
25:07
October 15, 2017
Where You Belong
Today, we welcome Hannah Lee to teach from Exodus 14 in a sermon entitled "Where You Belong."
17:22
October 08, 2017
Jesus Changes Water into Wine
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from John 2:1–11 in a sermon entitled "Jesus Changes Water into Wine" as a part of the sermon series Signs of Heaven.
24:55
October 01, 2017
Glorious Riches
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Philippians 4 in a sermon entitled "Glorious Riches" as a part of the sermon series Philippians: Serious Joy.
26:27
September 24, 2017
Put It Into Practice
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Philippians 4 in a sermon entitled "Put It Into Practice" as a part of the sermon series Philippians: Serious Joy.
22:59
September 17, 2017
Joy and Crown
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Philippians 4 in a sermon entitled "Joy and Crown" as a part of the sermon series Philippians: Serious Joy.
23:06
September 10, 2017
Press On
Today, we welcome Chadd Huizenga to teach from Philippians 3:12–21 in a sermon entitled "Press On" as a part of the sermon series Philippians: Serious Joy.
30:58
September 03, 2017
Rubbish
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Philippians 3 in a sermon entitled "Rubbish" as a part of the sermon series Philippians: Serious Joy.
24:36
August 27, 2017
Honor People Like Him
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Philippians 2 in a sermon entitled "Honor People Like Him" as a part of the sermon series Philippians: Serious Joy.
26:49
August 20, 2017
Fear and Trembling
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Philippians 2 in a sermon entitled "Fear and Trembling" as a part of the sermon series Philippians: Serious Joy.
20:25
August 13, 2017
Made Himself Nothing
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Philippians 2 in a sermon entitled "Made Himself Nothing" as a part of the sermon series Philippians: Serious Joy.
25:11
July 30, 2017
Humility
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Philippians 2 in a sermon entitled "Humility" as a part of the sermon series Philippians: Serious Joy.
23:06
July 23, 2017
The Parable of the Wandering Sheep
Today, we welcome Sam Lee to teach from Matthew 18:1–14 in a sermon entitled "The Parable of the Wandering Sheep."
22:58
July 16, 2017
Ex Opere Operato (Latin for Grace, kind of)
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Philippians 1 in a sermon entitled "Ex Opere Operato (Latin for Grace, kind of)" as a part of the sermon series Philippians: Serious Joy.
20:33
July 09, 2017
Fearless Faith
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Philippians 1 in a sermon entitled "Fearless Faith" as a part of the sermon series Philippians: Serious Joy.
25:51
July 02, 2017
Seeing Jesus
Today, we welcome Micah Schuurman to teach from Luke 24:13–35 in a sermon entitled "Seeing Jesus."
34:31
June 25, 2017
That Your Love May Abound
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Philippians 1 in a sermon entitled "That Your Love May Abound" as a part of the sermon series Philippians: Serious Joy.
24:10
June 18, 2017
Reason for Joy
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Philippians 1 in a sermon entitled "Reason for Joy" as a part of the sermon series Philippians: Serious Joy.
19:37
June 11, 2017
When It All Comes Together
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Acts 2:42–49 in a sermon entitled "When It All Comes Together." 
24:38
June 04, 2017
The Gift of Repentance
Today, we welcome Hannah Lee to teach from Acts 2:14–41 in a sermon entitled "The Gift of Repentance."
19:41
May 28, 2017
What We Need Every Time
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Acts 2:1–13 in a sermon entitled "What We Need Every Time." 
27:22
May 21, 2017
The Messy Plan
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Acts 2:12–26 in a sermon entitled "The Messy Plan." 
27:09
May 14, 2017
The End is the Beginning
Today, we welcome Sam Lee to teach from Acts 1:1–11 in a sermon entitled "The End is the Beginning."
21:09
May 07, 2017
Witness
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Luke 24:45–49 and Acts 1:1–8 in a sermon entitled "Witness." 
27:44
April 30, 2017
Yet in My Flesh I Will See God
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Luke 24:33–49 in a sermon entitled "Yet in My Flesh I Will See God." 
29:55
April 23, 2017
Clothe Yourselves with Love
Today on Easter Sunday, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Colossians 3:12–14 and 1 Corinthians 15 in a sermon entitled "Clothe Yourselves with Love" as a part of the sermon series Clothed in Christ.
24:24
April 16, 2017
Clothe Yourselves with Gentleness
Today on Palm Sunday, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Colossians 3:12–14 and Luke 19:28–44 in a sermon entitled "Clothe Yourselves with Gentleness" as a part of the sermon series Clothed in Christ.
25:10
April 09, 2017
Clothe Yourselves with Forgiveness
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Colossians 3:12–14 in a sermon entitled "Clothe Yourselves with Forgiveness" as a part of the sermon series Clothed in Christ.
22:47
April 02, 2017
Clothe Yourselves with Humility
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Colossians 3:12–14 and Luke 18:9–14 in a sermon entitled "Clothe Yourselves with Humility" as a part of the sermon series Clothed in Christ.
22:41
March 26, 2017
Clothe Yourselves with Kindness
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Colossians 3:12–14 and 2 Samuel 9 in a sermon entitled "Clothe Yourselves with Kindness" as a part of the sermon series Clothed in Christ.
26:47
March 19, 2017
Clothe Yourselves with Patience
Today, we welcome Sam Lee to teach from Colossians 3:12–14 and 2 Peter 3: 8–9 in a sermon entitled "Clothe Yourselves with Patience" as a part of the sermon series Clothed in Christ.
23:15
March 12, 2017
Clothe Yourselves with Compassion
Today on the first Sunday of Lent, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Colossians 3:12–14 and 14, Matthew 20:29–34 in a sermon entitled "Clothe Yourselves with Compassion" as a part of the sermon series Clothed in Christ.
25:17
March 05, 2017
Conversion Means Godly Sorrow
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from 2 Corinthians 7:2–13 in a sermon entitled "Conversion Means Godly Sorrow" as a part of the sermon series Conversion.
28:43
February 26, 2017
Conversion Means the World Matters to You
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Colossians 1:15–20 in a sermon entitled "Conversion Means the World Matters to You" as a part of the sermon series Conversion.
24:54
February 19, 2017
Conversion Means You Love
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Luke 10:25–37 in a sermon entitled "Conversion Means You Love" as a part of the sermon series Conversion.
27:20
February 12, 2017
Conversion Means You Begin to Understand Grace
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Matthew 20:1–16 in a sermon entitled "Conversion Means You Begin to Understand Grace" as a part of the sermon series Conversion.
22:28
February 05, 2017
Conversion Means You Believe, But It’s a Process
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from John 3 in a sermon entitled "Conversion Means You Believe, But It’s a Process" as a part of the sermon series Conversion.
26:20
January 22, 2017
Conversion Means Humility
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from 2 Kings 5 in a sermon entitled "Conversion Means Humility" as a part of the sermon series Conversion.
24:43
January 15, 2017
Conversion Means God is Working
Today, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Acts 16 in a sermon entitled "Conversion Means God is Working" as a part of the sermon series Conversion.
25:36
January 08, 2017
Life Resolution
Today, we welcome Sam Lee to teach from Matthew 7:13–29 in a sermon entitled "Life Resolution" as a part of the sermon series Conversion.
22:01
January 01, 2017
Christ Renews Peace
Today on Christmas Day, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Luke 2:8–14 in a sermon entitled "Christ Renews Peace."
21:34
December 25, 2016
Christ Renews Diverse Community
Today on the fourth Sunday of Advent, Pastor Sean Baker teaches from Zechariah 8:1–8 in a sermon entitled "Christ Renews Diverse Community."
22:18
December 18, 2016