Uptown Contemporary Service, “The Age of the Spirit”

Fifty days after Jesus rose from the dead the Holy Spirit was sent to fill his disciples. Pentecost marks the beginning of a new age, a Spirit filled age. By the indwelling of the Spirit, disciples of Christ are empowered with the very presence of God to carry out the purposes of God; namely, to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ to all people of all nations.

Traditional Service, “Fire and Smoke and Thunder”

Pentecost is all about God the Holy Spirit descending down in fire and smoke and thunder! In fact, throughout the Old Testament, God descends down in fire and smoke and thunder? But in the New Testament, where is the fire, smoke and thunder? What does that have to do with us today?

Uptown Contemporary Service, “You were made to reign”

The first page of the Bible tells us we were created to reign. The last page says we will reign forever with God. But what about all those pages between? What do we do here and now?

Traditional Service, “The Power of a Word”

Words are double-edged swords that can either heal or hurt. But what power is there in Jesus’ words from this past Sunday’s John’s Gospel reading?