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?
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?
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?
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.
Who are the leftovers in our day a
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!