An Experimental Church at the Corner of Greeley and Myrtle, November 26, 2017

THE EXPERIMENTAL CHURCH:  Powered by the Spirit “An Experimental Church at the Corner of Greeley and Myrtle”      Click here for audio     Pastors Marty Raths and Donna Buell Colossians 1:1-6, 9-12; 3:12-18 The comedian, Joan Rivers, used to have as a part of her routine the catch…

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An Experiment in Gratitude, November 19, 2017

THE EXPERIMENTAL CHURCH:  Powered by the Spirit “An Experiment in Gratitude”      Click here for audio   Pastor Donna Buell Luke 19:11-19 There is an amazing painting by contemporary artist James Christensen which richly interprets today’s text from the Gospel of Luke.  I included a black and white image…

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An Experiment in Attitude, November 5, 2017

THE EXPERIMENTAL CHURCH:  Powered by the Spirit “An Experiment in Attitude”       Click here for audio     Pastor Donna Buell Luke 18:9-14, 21:1-4 Throughout the fall we have been working our way through The Acts of the Apostles in a series of sermons we’ve been calling “The Experimental…

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An Experiment in Saintliness with a Small “s”, October 29, 2017

The Acts of the Apostles THE EXPERIMENTAL CHURCH:  Powered by the Spirit “An Experiment in Saintliness with a Small ‘s’”       Click here for audio All Saints’ Worship     Pastor Marty Raths Luke 8:1-3, Acts 16:6-15 It is sometimes called The Great Man Theory of History. One notable…

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An Experiment in Yielding, October 22, 2017

The Acts of the Apostles THE EXPERIMENTAL CHURCH:  Powered by the Spirit “An Experiment in Yielding”       Click here for audio     Pastor Donna Buell Acts 11:1-18 At the end of my sermon last Sunday, I promised that this morning I would talk about the direction or trajectory…

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An Experiment in Vocation, September 15, 2017

The Acts of the Apostles THE EXPERIMENTAL CHURCH:  Powered by the Spirit “An Experiment in Vocation”       Click here for audio       Pastor Donna Buell Acts 9:19-31 I have a vivid memory of sitting in my 4th grade Sunday school class.  We must have been learning about…

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An Experiment in Forbearance, October 8, 2017

The Acts of the Apostles THE EXPERIMENTAL CHURCH:  Powered by the Spirit “An Experiment in Forbearance”       Click here for audio       Pastor Marty Raths Acts 9:1-19                   This fall we are making our way through the Acts of the Apostles, and it is really a remarkable story.…

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An Experiment in Evangelism, October 1, 2017

The Acts of the Apostles The Experimental Church:  Powered by the Spirit “An Experiment in Evangelism”        Click here for audio   Pastor Marty Raths Acts 8:26-39                   This fall we are making our way through the Acts of the Apostles. We have talked about how Acts and the…

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The Church: What and Who, September 24, 2017

Fall 2017 The Acts of the Apostles The Experimental Church:  Powered by the Spirit “The Church:  What and Who”         Click here for audio     Guest Preacher: Retired Pastor Walt Flesner Isaiah 61:1-3, Luke 9:1-6, Acts 4:23-31 sermon notes At a wedding ceremony, the pastor said that…

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An Experiment in Shared Leadership, September 17, 2017

Fall 2017 The Acts of the Apostles The Experimental Church:  Powered by the Spirit “An Experiment in Shared Leadership”         Click here for audio     Pastors Donna Buell Acts 6:1-7 This fall we are exploring selected passages from The Acts of the Apostles in a sermon series we…

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