Category: Traditional

September 27, 2022

Traditional – Like Jesus: Listen Like Jesus | Rev. Michael Bowman

    Corresponding Scripture: Matthew 4:1-25 (NRSV) 1 Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tested by the devil. 7 From that time Jesus began to proclaim, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.” 18 As he walked by the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon, who is […]

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September 19, 2022

Traditional – Like Jesus: See Like Jesus | Rev. Mike Holly

    Corresponding Scripture: John 8:2-11 (NRSV) 2 Early in the morning he came again to the temple. All the people came to him, and he sat down and began to teach them. 3 The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery, and, making her stand before all of them, 4 they said […]

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September 12, 2022

Traditional – Undistracted: Focused Purpose | Rev. Robert Mercer

    Corresponding Scripture: Proverbs 19:21-23 (NRSV) 21 The human mind may devise many plans,     but it is the purpose of the Lord that will be established. 22 What is desirable in a person is loyalty,     and it is better to be poor than a liar. 23 The fear of the Lord is life indeed;     filled with it one […]

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September 6, 2022

Traditional – Undistracted: Focused Faith | Rev. Mike Holly

    Corresponding Scripture: Matthew 14:22-33 (NRSV) 22 Immediately he made the disciples get into a boat and go on ahead to the other side, while he dismissed the crowds. 23 And after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up the mountain by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone, 24 but by this time […]

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September 1, 2022

Traditional – Undistracted: Focused Relationships | Rev. Mike Holly

    Corresponding Scripture: Ephesians 4:22-32 (NRSV) 22 to put away your former way of life, your old self, corrupt and deluded by its lusts, 23 and to be renewed in the spirit of your minds, 24 and to clothe yourselves with the new self, created according to the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness. 25 So then, […]

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August 22, 2022

Traditional – Undistracted: Focused Service | Rev. Mike Holly

    Corresponding Scripture: Philippians 4:4-7, 10-13 (NRSV) 25 An expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he said, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” 26 He said to him, “What is written in the law? What do you read there?” 27 He answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your […]

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August 15, 2022

Traditional – Undistracted: Focused Attitude

    Corresponding Scripture: Philippians 4:4-7, 10-13 (NRSV) 4 Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. 5 Let your gentleness be known to everyone. The Lord is near. 6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. 7 And the peace of […]

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August 8, 2022

Traditional – The Great Requirement

    Corresponding Scripture: Micah 6:6-8 (NRSV) 6 “With what shall I come before the Lord     and bow myself before God on high? Shall I come before him with burnt offerings,     with calves a year old? 7 Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams,     with ten thousands of rivers of oil? Shall I give my firstborn […]

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August 1, 2022

Traditional – The Great Commission

    Corresponding Scripture: Matthew 28:16-20 (NRSV) 16 Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them.17 When they saw him, they worshiped him, but they doubted. 18 And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Go therefore and make […]

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July 25, 2022

Traditional – The Great Commandment

    Corresponding Scripture: Mark 12:28-34 (NRSV) 28 One of the scribes came near and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered them well he asked him, “Which commandment is the first of all?” 29 Jesus answered, “The first is, ‘Hear, O Israel: the Lord our God, the Lord is one; 30 you shall […]

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