Recent Sermons at East Goshen Mennonite Church

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Sun, Jul 12, 2020
God’s power breaks into human lives, requiring new, costly ways of living. The Holy Spirit can even transform dynamics of threat and fear into healing and proclamation.
Sun, Jul 05, 2020
The power of God’s Spirit confronts other powers and “greatness.” The Holy Spirit cannot be purchased, controlled, or used for self-promotion; it is a gift of God’s grace for the good of the world.
Sun, Jun 28, 2020
The Spirit prompts and guides followers of Christ to proclaim "the good news about Jesus" to those who are seeking to know and understand the Word of God. God offers this good news to people of all backgrounds, so that all can "go on [their] way rejoicing."
Sun, Jun 21, 2020
The Holy Spirit calls followers of Christ into a deep, caring community. When participation is based only on appearance and deception, however, it is disconnected from the sustaining power of the Spirit.
Sun, Jun 14, 2020
The Holy Spirit empowers the people of God to bold witness through “good deeds” in the name of Jesus, which can challenge assumptions and structures of power.
Sun, Jun 07, 2020
As we look toward Jesus' restoration of all things, the Holy Spirit empowers us to witness to be Christ's witnesses here and now, and throughout the world.
Sun, May 31, 2020
Duration: 25 mins 11 secs
Closed Away or Sent Out: As we reflect on these Biblical models of giving, we are left to ask ourselves, "how should we then live?" In our giving as in our lives, Christ has empowered us generously share God's peace
Sun, May 24, 2020
Duration: 26 mins 21 secs
Equity and Interdependence: The Apostle Paul's "Jerusalem collection" and "Macedonian" giving models call the church to care for one another--financially as well as spiritually--as an embodiment of our equality and fellowship in Christ.
Sun, May 17, 2020
Duration: 29 mins 36 secs
Jesus' "Kingdom economics" highlight the risk of pursuing money as an end in itself, and call us instead to generously invest in other people, particularly those who are in need.
Sun, May 10, 2020
Habit and Heart, Custom and Cause: Through Scriptural examples of "tithe" and "freewill" giving models, we discover the value of giving both as a regular practice that can shape our lives and community, and as a free and spontaneous outpouring of the stirring of our hearts