A new work of God in San Diego's East Village

Sermons on Community

Isaiah 61:1-11 from December 17, 2017

In this third week of Advent, we look at yet another incredible passage from the book of Isaiah.  We talk about the distance that we sometimes find between the promises we pronounce and the reality we see in the church, and we are challenged to wait with expectancy for the time when the promises will…

Matthew 22:15-22 from October 22, 2017

In our first service at the new location (1550 Market St), we are invited into Jesus’ interaction with the Pharisees and Herodians who try to ensnare him with a question about taxes.  We wander into the history of money, and we find that Jesus’ instruction to “give unto Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God…

Matthew 18.21-35 from September 17, 2017

In the context of a discussion on sin in the church community, Peter asks Jesus how many times he should forgive – seven times?  Jesus’ reply and the following parable challenge us to forgive indefinitely.  We talk about the challenges of forgiveness and the calling that Jesus places on his disciples to forgive.