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October 8, 2017             "“Thy Will Be Done?  You Must Mean MY, right?” (Genesis 50:15-21, Romans 11:33-12:2, John 6:35-40)

October 1, 2017               "YOUR Kingdom Come" (Micah 4:1-8, Romans 14:7-19, Luke 17:20-25)

September 24, 2017       "Hallowed?  What Kind of Name Is That?" (Exodus 3:1-15, Philippians 2:5-11, John 12:20-29)

September 17, 2017                    "Destined for Adoption" (Isaiah 43:1-7, Psalm 139, Ephesians 1:3-14, Luke 15:1-7) -- Rev. Dr. Ralph Hawkins

September 10, 2017                 "Our Father in Heaven" (Isaiah 64:4-9, Romans 8:12-17, Luke 11:5-13)         

September 3, 2017                     "How Should We Pray?" (Jeremiah 29:8-14, 1 Thessalonians 5:16-2, Matthew 6:6-13)

August 27, 2017                             "Song of Songs: Love, Good Sex and A Fulfilled Life" (Song of Songs 2:10-13, 8:6-7, 1 John 4:9-17)

August 20, 2017                              "Ecclesiastes:  A Guide to Life (Ecclesiastes 3:1-22, Romans 11:33-36, Matthew 12:14-21) 

August 13, 2017                              "Smartphones, Dumbphones, and True Wisdom" (Proverbs 1:1-7, 3:1-8; Luke 6:46-49)

August 6, 2017                                "Nathan Leslie:  Subcontractor" (Rev. Leslie's 10th Anniversary Celebration - Rev. Dr. Ralph Hawkins, preaching)

July 9, 2017                                      "Losing the Labels" (Acts 11:1-18, Galatians 3:27-29, Matthew 25:31-46)

July 2, 2017                                      "Lucky Abraham" (Genesis 22:1-18, Philippians 4:10-20, Matthew 10:40-42)

June 18, 2017                                   "Paul:  The Man, the Missionary, the Legend" (Acts 9:1-8, Galatians 1:11-24, Matthew 10:16-22)

June 11, 2017                                     "Have a Seat?  Think Again!" (Genesis 1:1-2:4a, Romans 12:3b-13, Matthew 28:16-20)

June 4, 2017                                      "Make the Most of Time"  (Acts 2:1-8, 12-21, Ephesians 5:15-20, 6:10-20, John 20:19-23)

May 21, 2017                                      "Imitators of God"    (Acts 17:22-31, Ephesians 4:17-5:2, John 14:15-21) 

May 14, 2017                                       "Oh, Grow Up!"     (Acts 2:42-47, Ephesians 4:1-16, John 10:1-10)

May 7, 2017                                          "A Surprise Inheritance"   (Acts 7:55-60, Psalm 145, Ephesians 3:1-21, John 14:1-14)

April 30, 2017                                       "The Gift that Keeps on Giving" (Acts 2:14a, 36-41, Psalm 122, Ephesians 2:1-22, Luke 24:13-35) 

April 23, 2017                                       “A 3M Church” (Acts 2:14a, 22-32, Psalm 16, Ephesians 1:1-14, John 20:19-31)

April 16, 2017 (Easter Sunday)           "Autocorrecting the Resurrection (Acts 10:34-43, Ephesians 1:15-23, Matthew 28:1-10)

April 9, 2017 (Palm Sunday)               "Giving Up Popularity" (Phil 2:5-11, Matthew 26-27)

April 2, 2017            "Giving Up Death and Hopelessness" (Ezekiel 37:1-14, John 11:17-45)

March 26, 2017        "Giving Up Enemies" (Luke 19:37-44) 

March 19, 2017         "Giving Up Superiority" (Exodus 17:1-7, Romans 5:1-11, John 4:5-42)

March 12, 2017         "Giving Up Expectations" (Genesis 12:1-4a, John 3:1-17) 

March 5, 2017           "Giving Up Control" (Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7; Romans 5:12-19; Matthew 4:1-11)

February 26, 2017     "A Glimmer of Hope" (Exodus 24:12-18, 2 Corinthians 3:7-4:6, Matthew 17:1-9)

February 19, 2017       "Strength in Weakness" (Isaiah 40:28-31, 2 Corinthians 12:1-10, Matthew 5:1-12)

 February 12, 2017      "Taking Rags to Give Riches"   (2 Corinthians 8:1-15, 9:6-15, Matthew 20:20-28) 

February 5, 2017         "Walking By Faith and Not By Sight" (2 Cor. 5:1-18, Luke 20:27-39)  

January 29, 2017          "Don't Lose Heart:  Take It" (2 Cor. 4:1-18, Matt. 5:13-16) 

January 22, 2017          "Let It Go" (2 Cor. 2:1-11, Matt. 18:21-35)

January 15, 2017          "The God of All Comfort" (Isaiah 43:18-25, 2 Corinthians 1:1-12, John 14:25-27, 16:33) 

January 8, 2017            "Reconciliation on the Brain" (Isaiah 42:1-9, 2 Corinthians 5:11-21, Matthew 3:13-17)

January 1, 2017             "Keep Herod in Christmas" (Matthew 2:1-23)

December 25, 2016    Christmas Day

December 24, 2016    Christmas Eve

December 18, 2016     Christmas Program (presented by our Sunday LIGHT classes) (Isaiah 7:10-16, Luke 1:26-2:20, Matthew 1:18-2:13)

December 11, 2016     "Strength of God, Eternal Protector"  by Rev. Nathan R. Leslie (Isaiah 9:6-7, 40:1-11; Luke 1:26-38, 46-55; Hebrews 1:1-12)

December 4, 2016     "Champion of Peace"  by Rev. Nathan R. Leslie (Isaiah 9:6-7, Ephesians 2:11-20, Matthew 3:1-12)

November 27, 2016     "Wonderful Counselor"  by Rev. Nathan R. Leslie (Isaiah 9:6-7, 28:23-29; 1 Thessalonians 5:1-23; Matthew 25:1-13)

November 13, 2016   "The God Who Sees" by Rev. Nathan R. Leslie (Genesis 16:1-16, 2 Corinthians 4:7-18, Matthew 10:25-34) 

November 6, 2016   "Christian Cliches, Pt. 9:  God Needed Another Angel”  by Rev. Nathan R. Leslie (From Job 19:23-27, 1 Cor. 15:35-58, John 5:24-29 )

October 30, 2016   "Christian Cliches, Pt. 8:  Not Good Enough to Get into Heaven”  by Rev. Nathan R. Leslie (From Jer. 31:31-34, Ephesians 2:1-10, Luke 18:9-14)

October 23, 2016   "To the Ends of the Earth”  by Rev. Nathan R. Leslie (From Acts 1:4-8)

October 9, 2016   "Christian Cliches, Pt. 7:  Good Christians Vote Conservative”  by Mr. Scott Gorbold (Director of MoCoHouse) (From 1 Pet. 2:9-17, Matt. 22:15-22)

October 2, 2016    “Christian Cliches, Pt. 6:   If You Just Have Enough Faith…”  by Rev. Nathan Leslie (Text from Matthew 17:14-20)

September 25, 2016    “Christian Cliches, Pt. 5:   Love the Sinner, Hate the Sin” by Rev. Nathan Leslie (Texts from 1 Timothy 1:3-17, Luke 19:1-10)

September 18, 2016    "Christian Cliches, Pt. 4:  God Said It.  I Believe It.  That Settles It!" by Rev. Nathan Leslie (texts from Deut. 30:11-20, 2 Tim. 3:14-4:5, Matt. 5:17-20)

September 11, 2016     "Christian Cliches, Pt. 3: God Won't Give You More Than You Can Handle" by Rev. Nathan Leslie (texts from Zechariah 9:7-16, 1 Corinthians 10:1-13, Matthew 11:25-30)

September 4, 2016     "Christian Cliches, Pt. 2: God Helps Those Who Help Themselves" by Rev. Nathan Leslie (texts from Is. 58:1-12, 2 Thess. 3:6-13, Luke 14:12-24)

August 28, 2016     "Christian Cliches, Part 1:  Everything Happens for a Reason" by Rev. Nathan Leslie (texts from Romans 8:18-32, Luke 13:1-9)  

August 21, 2016      "Fearlessly Inheriting the Kingdom" by Rev. Nathan Leslie (text from Luke 12:22-34)

August 14, 2016      "Seeing You As God Sees You" by Rev. Nathan Leslie (text from Psalm 139)

August 7, 2016        "Look for the Helpers, Be the Helpers" by Rev. Nathan Leslie (text from Luke 10:25-37)

July 3, 2016             "Feed My Sheep" by Rev. Nathan Leslie (text from John 21:1-18)

June 26, 2016          "Jesus Is Bad for Business" by Rev. Nathan Leslie (text from John 2:13-25)

June 19, 2016           "God So Google-Earthed the World" by Rev. Nathan Leslie (text from John 3:1-21) 

June 12, 2016           "I Want to Speak to a Human Being!" by Rev. Nathan Leslie (text from John 6:1-15) -- Find opening clip here

June 5, 2016           "The Extraordinarily Ordinary" by Rev. Nathan Leslie (text from John 2:1-11) -- Find opening clip here

May 29, 2016          "Don't Assume" by Rev. Nathan Leslie (text from John 17) -- Find opening clip here

May 22, 2016          Sermon on Romans 5:1-11 and John 16:12-15 by Scott Gorbold, Director of the Mohawk Coffee House, Bessemer, PA and Guest Speaker

May 15, 2016           Sermon:  "A Family Affair" by Rev. Nathan R. Leslie (texts from Acts 2:1-21, Romans 8:12-17, John 14:15-27) -- Find opening clip here.  

May 8, 2016           Sermon:  "Home or Not, In or Out" by Rev. Nathan R. Leslie (text from John 14:1-14)

May 1, 2016                   Sermon:  "The Company You Keep" by Rev. Nathan R. Leslie (text from John 15:1-17) -- Find Opening Clip here

April 24, 2016                Sermon: "Sorting Out the Voices"  by Rev. Nathan R. Leslie (text from John 10:1-30)

April 17, 2016                 Sermon:  "Out of the Casket" by Rev. Nathan R. Leslie (text from John 20:19-31)  -- Find opening video clip from YouTube here

April 10, 2016                 Sermon:  "Jesus Is Not in the Boat" by Rev. Dr. Ralph W. Hawkins (text from Matthew 14:22-33)

April 3, 2016                   Sermon:  Gospel of John, Part 8:  "When Jesus Shows Up in Your Food" (text from John 6:35-58) by Rev. Leslie -- Find opening clip here

March 27, 2016              Sermon:  Gospel of John, Part 7:  "I Have Seen the Lord" (text from John 20:1-18) by Rev. Leslie  

March 20, 2016              Sermon:  Gospel of John, Part 6:  "True Identity" (reflection on the Passion account in John 18-19) by Rev. Leslie

March 13, 2016               Sermon:  Gospel of John, Part 5:  "We Would See Jesus" (text from John 12:20-36) by Rev. Leslie                                                                                                                        (Find opening video clip here and the second here from YouTube)

March 6, 2016                 Sermon:  Gospel of John, Part 4:  "Now I See." (text from John 9:1-41) by Rev. Leslie

February 28, 2016          Sermon:  Gospel of John, Part 3:  "The Resurrection AND the Life." (text from John 11:17-45) by Rev. Leslie

February 21, 2016           Sermon:   Gospel of John, Part 2:  "The Wrong Impression" (text from John 4, selected verses) by Rev. Leslie  
                                                   (Find opening video clips here and here from YouTube)

February 14, 2016:          Sermon:   Gospel of John, Part 1:  "The Light and Life of the World" (text from John 1:1-18) by Rev. Leslie