2018 sermon schedule

The anticipated sermon list for all morning and evening worship services throughout 2018 is provided below. To hear past sermons, please visit our sermon audio archive here.


January 7

  • Morning service: Luke 22:39-46
  • Evening service: Genesis from selected text
    Major themes: the Covenant and Election; Monotheism; Sin; Origins


January 14

  • Morning service: Luke 22:47-53
  • Evening service: Exodus from selected text
  • Major themes: Yahweh; the Ten Plagues; the Passover; the Ten Commandments


January 21

  • Morning service: Luke 23:1-12
  • Evening service: Leviticus from selected text
    Major themes: Holiness; Sacrifice; Sabbath Rest and Sabbatical Year


January 28

  • Morning service: Luke 23:1-12
  • Evening service: (Ken Fryer)


February 4

  • Morning service: Luke 23:13-25
  • Evening service: Numbers from selected text
    Major themes: the Census Numbers; the Testing by Yahweh; the Revelation of God in Human Culture; the Balaam Oracles


February 11

  • Morning service: Luke 23:26-49
  • Evening service: Deuteronomy from selected text
    Major themes: the Law; the Central Sanctuary; History of Theology; the Retribution Principle


February 18

  • Morning service: Luke 23:50-24:12
  • Evening service: Joshua from selected text
    Major themes: Covenant and Land; the Ban ("destroy them totally;... show them no mercy"); Sovereign Intervention; Corporate solidarity


February 25

  • Morning service: Luke 24:13-53
  • Evening service: (Ken Courville)


March 4

  • Morning service: Genesis 1-11 "The Beginning of Wisdom" - Awesome Beginning: Man, Heaven, and the Created Order
  • Evening service: Summary of Ruth from selected text
    Major themes: the Kinsman-Redeemer


March 11

  • Morning service: Genesis 1-11 "The Beginning of Wisdom" - The Follies of Freedom and Reason: The Story of the Garden of Eden
  • Evening service: Summary of 1 and 2 Samuel from selected text
    Major themes: the Ark of the Covenant; Kingship; Assessment of Saul; Assessment of David


March 18

  • Morning service: Genesis 1-11 "The Great Question of Man and Woman: Insights from the Garden of Eden"
  • Evening service: Summary of 1 and 2 Kings from selected text
    Major themes: Assessment of King Solomon; Dynastic Succession and Charismatic; the Golden Calf Cult


March 25

  • Morning service: Genesis 1-11 "The Twisted Roots of Civilization"
  • Evening service: (Ken Fryer)


April 1, Easter Sunday

  • Morning service: 1 Corinthians 15
  • No evening service


April 8

  • Morning service: Genesis 1-11 "Death, Beautiful Women, and the Heroic Temptation: the Return of Chaos and the Flood"
  • Evening service: Summary of 1 and 2 Chronicles from selected text
    Major themes: Worship in the Old Testament


April 15-18

  • Sunday morning service: (Ed Lacy)
  • Evening services: (Ed Lacy)


April 22

  • Morning service: Genesis 1-11 "Paternity and Piety: Noah and His Sons"
  • Evening service: Summary of Ezra and Nehemiah from selected text
    Major themes: Yahweh as Covenant Keeper


April 29

  • Morning service: Genesis 12-50 "Babel: The Failures of Civilization"
  • Evening service: (Ken Courville)


May 6

  • Morning service: Genesis 12-50: Christ's School for Father Abraham
  • Evening service: Summary of Esther from selected text
    Major themes: Purim; the People of God


May 13

  • Morning service: Genesis 12-50: Abraham learns the meaning of Christian marriage
  • Evening service: Summary of Job from selected text
    Major themes: the Retribution; the Wisdom, Justice, and Sovereignty of God


May 20

  • Morning service: Genesis 12-50: Abraham learns that the glory of God is the goal of the family
  • Evening service: Summary of Psalms from selected text
    Major themes: Kingship; Nature and Creation


May 27

  • Morning service: Genesis 12-50: Abraham learns the value of humanity
  • Evening service: (Ken Fryer)


June 3

  • Morning service: Genesis 25-28 "Inheriting the Way: From Father to Son"
  • Evening service: Summary of Proverbs from selected text
    Major themes: The Fear of the Lord; Human Speech; the Value of Virtue


June 10

  • Morning service: (Ken Fryer)
  • Evening service: (Ken Fryer)


June 17

  • Morning service: Genesis 25-28: Isaac attends Christ's School
  • Evening service: Summary of Ecclesiastes from selected text
    Major themes: Experience vs. Revelation


June 24

  • Morning service: Genesis 28-35 "The Adventures of Jacob: Hitting a Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick"
  • Evening service: Summary of Song of Solomon from selected text
    Major theme: The Gift of Life


July 1

  • Morning service: Genesis 28-35 "The Life of Esau: Seeing God Ends in True Piety"
  • Evening service: Summary of Isaiah from selected text
    Major themes: Sons' names as Signs, the Servant, the Holy One of Israel; Redeemer, Eschatology


July 8

  • Morning service: Genesis 28-35: The good in politics is when a man becomes a nation
  • Evening service: Summary of Jeremiah from selected text
    Major themes: God's policy with nations; the New Covenant; False Prophets


July 15

  • Morning service: Genesis 36-50: When God raises up a leader
  • Evening service: Summary of Lamentations from selected text
    Major themes: Human Suffering; Divine Abandonment


July 22

  • Morning service: (Ken Fryer)
  • Evening service (Ken Fryer)


July 29

  • Morning service: Genesis 36-50: God moved His servant to a foreign land: meeting a true missionary
  • Evening service: Summary of Ezekiel from selected text
    Major themes: "Son of Man"; Ezekiel's Chariot Vision; Individual Responsibility; Old Testament Apocalyptic Literature


August 5

  • Morning service: Genesis 36-50 "When the Weak Becomes Strong"
  • Evening service: Summary of Daniel from selected text
    Major themes: The Kingdom of God; Pride and Rebellion


August 12

  • Morning service: Genesis 36-50 "When We Lose Our Way"
  • Evening service: Summary of Hosea from selected text
    Major theme: Hosea's Marriage


August 19

  • Morning service: Genesis 36-50: Israel found the way even after the leader was lost
  • Evening service: Summary of Joel from selected text
    Major themes: The Locust Plague; Excursus: Joel and Pentecost


August 26

  • Morning service: An Overview from Acts 1:8: Salvation history - the birth and mission of the early church
  • Evening service: (Ken Fryer)


September 2

  • Morning service: Paul: The Man and His Message
  • Evening service: Summary of Amos from selected text
    Major theme: Social Justice


September 9

  • Morning service: An Overview of Galatians. Key verses: Gal 3:10-14
  • Evening service: Summary of Obadiah from selected text
    Major themes: Pride and Universal Judgment


September 16

  • Morning service: An overview of 1 and 2 Thessalonians. Key verses: 1 Thess 4:13-18
  • Evening service: Summary of Jonah from selected text
    Major themes: Compassion; Theodicy; Anger


September 23

  • Morning service: An overview of 1 and 2 Corinthians. Key verses: 1 Cor 13:1-3; 2 Cor 5:16-21
  • Evening service: Summary of Micah from selected text
    Major themes: The Deliverer; What Does the Lord Require?


September 30

  • Morning service: An overview of Romans. Key verses: Romans 1:16-17; 3:21-26
  • Evening service: (Ken Courville)


October 7

  • Morning service: An overview of Philippians (Prison Epistle). Key verses: Phil 1:27-30
  • Evening service: Summary of Nahum from selected text
    Major themes: Assyria in the Old Testament


October 14

  • Morning service: An overview of Ephesians (Prison Epistle). Key verses: Eph 1:3-14
  • Evening service: Summary of Habakkuk from selected text
    Major theme: God's policy for handling nations


October 21

  • Morning service: An overview of Colossians (Prison Epistle). Key verses: Col 2:6-10
  • Evening service: Summary of Zephaniah from selected text
    Major theme: The Day of the Lord


October 28

  • Morning service: An overview of Philemon (Prison Epistle). Key verses: Philemon 17-20
  • Evening service: (Ken Fryer)


November 4

  • Morning service: An overview of Titus, 1 and 2 Timothy. Key verses: 2 Tim 4:1-2
  • Evening service: Summary of Haggai from selected text
    Major theme: the Temple


November 11

  • Morning service: An overview of Hebrews. Key verses: Heb 12:1-2
  • Evening service: Summary of Zechariah from selected text
    Major themes: Messiah and Old Testament Eschatology


November 18

  • Morning service: An overview of James. Key verses: James 2:21-22
  • Evening service: Summary of Malachi from selected text
    Major themes: Marriage and Divorce; Elijah the Prophet


November 25

  • Morning service: An overview of 1 and 2 Peter. Key verses: 1 Pet 3:15-17; 2 Pet 3:17-18
  • Evening service: (Ken Courville)


December 2

  • Morning service: An overview of Jude. Key verse: Jude 3
  • Evening service: How the New Testament Uses the Old Testament (Part 1)


December 9

  • Morning service: An overview of 1, 2, 3 John. Key verses: 1 John 5:11-12; 2 John 9-11; 3 John 4
  • Evening service: How the New Testament Uses the Old Testament (Part 2)


December 16

  • Morning service: An overview of the Book of Revelation. Key verses: Rev 1:7; 19:11-16
  • Evening service: Christmas Musical


December 23

  • Morning service: Matthew 2:1-12 "Pagans Visit the Christ Child"
  • No evening service


December 30

  • Morning service: Psalm 57:2
  • No evening service