Jan 21, 2018 - Genesis 2:18-25 - Made for Each Other

January 21, 2018

Sermon on the first part of the "Adam & Eve" story. What does it mean to be human? What is our deepest human need according to the story? What is humankind's original problem? It may not be what you were always taught it was! Is "Adam" who we thought he was? Some really interesting word study in the Hebrew. Much to learn from this beautiful passage of scripture...


Jan 17, 2016 - Matthew 5:1-12 - What is it America has Failed to Hear?

January 16, 2018

Jan 17, 2016 - Matthew 5:1-12 - What is it America has Failed to Hear?

Sermon from January 17, 2016

How do the Beatitudes teach us that Black Lives Matter? Who are the hurting we are not hearing today? For those who have recoiled from this movement for Justice...can you think about it a different way?


Jan 7, 2018 - Genesis 1:26-27, 31 - It was Very Good

January 7, 2018

First in our MCCC series: Journey through the Bible

How can Genesis 1 help us to read and study the rest of the Bible? Is Genesis 1 really about giving a play-by-play narration of how the universe was created? Are there really TWO Creation stories? Should anyone get in fights about creation/evolution based on this scripture? What else could be happening in Genesis 1?


Dec 24, 2017 - Christmas Eve Service - FULL

December 25, 2017

Scripture, Poetry, and Music to tell the story of Jesus' Birth.



Dec 24, 2017 - Luke 2:1-6 - Love has Come

December 24, 2017

The Christ Child is almost here...

Are we blockheads sometimes? Missing it?

Is there both fulfillment and mystery in our lives in the same moments?

Let's prepare to receive the gift...


Dec 10, 2017 - Isaiah 40:1-5 - Just Imagine

December 10, 2017

Pastor Len preaches a sermon on Imagining Peace. What does it mean to comfort and console? What does peace look like and feel like?


Dec 3, 2017 - Isaiah 64:1-8 - Do I long for God?

December 4, 2017

What do we really long for during this Advent season? So many entities and people tell us what we should long for...where does God fit in and what does that look like? Isaiah offers a powerful and challenging example for individuals and communities.


Nov 26, 2017 - Ruth 2:17-19 - God Loves Casseroles

November 26, 2017

Who are the leftovers in our day a


Nov 19, 2017 - Mark 10:45 - “What is a Servant?” by Melissa Peralez

November 19, 2017

Beginning her sermon with the song "Do Something" by Matthew West, Melissa Peralez preaches on Mark 10:45 and challenges the congregation to be a servant in the likeness of Jesus.

Melissa Peralez is an NBA Xplor resident and here to do ministry and service for 10 months! we are blessed to have her at Hiram-Mantua Xplor!