October 11, 2016

Sermons

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 The most recent sermons can now be found on the Live-Stream page (as part of the worship service video)


The Way Intro Prayer

Message by pastor Auke Algera – Psalm 1  (30 May 2021)

Meditating on Scripture warms the heart to pray.


Pentecost

Message by pastor Auke Algera – Acts 2: 1-13 (23 May 2021)

The Holy Spirit works in and through the believers to draw people to Christ.


Ephesians: Becoming Who We Are In Christ

Message by pastor Auke Algera – Ephesians (16 May 2021)

Conclusion to our studies in Ephesians. By God’s grace, we’re becoming in experience what we already are in position.


Ephesians: We Are Not Alone

Message by Pastor Auke Algera – Ephesians 6:19-24 (9 May 2021)

Try to connect with or pray for at least one person every day.


Ephesians: We Are Armed

Message by Pastor Auke Algera – Ephesians 6:13-18 (2 May 2021)

The “armour of God” seen as character qualities that we develop by God’s grace and that enable us to stand firm.


Ephesians: We Are Attacked

Message by Pastor Auke Algera – Ephesians 6:10-13 (25 April 2021)

As Christians we are in a spiritual battle but Christ’s power enables us to stand our ground.

 


Ephesians: We Are Rewarded

Message by Pastor Auke Algera – Ephesians 6:1-9 (18 April 2021)

Even when our parents, children or employers don’t notice the good we do, our Master in heaven sees whatever good we do and will reward us.

 


Ephesians: We Are Loved

Message by Pastor Auke Algera – Ephesians 5:21-33 (11 April 2021)

Marriage as a picture of Christ’s love for his church shows how Christ loves us.


Easter Sunday: The Empty Grave

Message by Pastor Auke Algera – Luke 24:1-12 (4 April 2021)

Easter is not about something that once was. It is about Someone who is!


Good Friday Celebration


Easter Season: At Calvary

Message by Pastor Auke Algera – Luke:32-43  (28 March 2021)

The scene at Calvary prepares us for Good Friday. God’s grace through Jesus Christ comes to those who admit their need for a Saviour.


Easter Season: In The Garden

Message by Pastor Auke Algera – Luke 22:39-53 (21 March 2021)

A closer look at the night Jesus was arrested. Discover how this passage prepares us for Easter.


Ephesians: We Are Being Filled

Message by Pastor Auke Algera – Ephesians 5:15-21 (14 March 2021)

Instead of being filled with the negativity of the world we are invited to seek God and be filled with the Holy Spirit.


Ephesians: We Are Light

Message by Pastor Auke Algera – Ephesians 5:1-14 (28 February 2021)

Christian behaviour is not so much based on rules as it is based on our identity.

 


Ephesians: We Are Under A Smile

Message by Pastor Auke Algera – Ephesians 4:17-32 (21 February 2021)

How can we live under the smile of the Holy Spirit? A message about the Christian life.


Ephesians: We Are Growing

Message by Pastor Auke Algera – Ephesians 4:1-16 (14 February 2021)

What does the health of a church community depend on? There are things the members must do and (thankfully) there are things Christ will do.


Ephesians: We Are Strengthened

Message by Pastor Auke Algera – Ephesians 3:14-21 (31 January 2021)

A practice in praying Scripture.

 


Ephesians: We Are Honoured

Message by Pastor Auke Algera – Ephesians 3:1-13 (24 January 2021)

God’s purpose for the Church is to display His glory, and we are honoured participants in this.


 

Ephesians: We Are Together

Message by Pastor Auke Algera – Ephesians 2:11-22 (17 January 2021)

The Church that Jesus Christ formed is meant to bring people together in unity because it is the place where God lives.


Ephesians: We Are Made Alive

Message by Pastor Auke Algera – Ephesians 2:1-10 (10 January 2021)

The Gospel is both more dramatic and more beautiful than us “trying to do better next time.” What the Bible teaches us about spiritual life.


The journey of 2020

Message by Pastor Auke Algera on Genesis 28; 27 December 2020

Consider your journey through 2020 and where you have experienced Grief, Thankfulness, God, and Hope.


 

Christmas Eve Service (entire service)


Advent – God Draws Near: Joseph’s Response

Message by Pastor Auke Algera on Matthew 1:18-25; 13 December 2020

What we can learn from Joseph who was righteous AND kind AND humble.


Advent – God Draws Near : Zechariah’s Prayer

Message by pastor Auke Algera on Luke 1:5-25; 6 December 2020

God’s great plan of redemption involves common people and His grace is expressed in their stories.


Sitting in the Dark

Message by Rev. Dwayne Toews on Psalm 139:1-12, 29 November 2020

What do we do when we are in dark places in our lives?  What does waiting look like?


Ephesians: We Are Appreciated

Message by Pastor Auke Algera on Ephesians 1:15-23; 22 November 2020

The Holy Spirit engages with our human spirit and helps us grow in knowledge of God.


Ephesians: We Are In Christ

Message by Pastor Auke Algera on Ephesians 1:11-14; 15 November 2020

In a way that goes beyond our comprehension, believers are united with the crucified, resurrected, and glorious person of Jesus Christ.


Ephesians: We Are Redeemed

Message by Pastor Auke Algera on Ephesians 1:7-10; 8 November 2020

The three great freedoms that come with our redemption in Christ.

 


Ephesians: We Are Blessed

(Message by Pastor Auke Algera on Ephesians 1:3-6; 25 October 2020)

The Christian identity is received, not achieved.


Ephesians: We Are Saints

(Message by Pastor Auke Algera on Ephesians 1:1-2; 18 October 2020)

The first message about what the Bible book Ephesians says about our identity in Christ. Thanks to God’s grace we are saints.


Thanksgiving and the Gospel

(Message by Pastor Auke Algera; Thanksgiving 2020)

Thanksgiving is the response of the soul to the grace of God.


The Long View; How Christ changes our outlook on life

(Message by Pastor Auke Algera on Psalm 37:27-40; 4 October 2020)

The third and last message on Psalm 37. About our righteousness and future.

 


The Hidden Help; How to live faithfully in a corrupt world

(Message by Pastor Auke Algera  on Psalm 37:12-26; 27 September 2020)

The second message on Psalm 37. The Lord upholds the righteous.

 


The Church, Beautiful Work in Progress

(Message by Pastor Auke, 20 September 2020; Fall Kickoff)

The church can be beautiful and we’re all part of it.


The Quiet Spirit; How to Calm your Heart in the midst of Turmoil?

(Message by Pastor Auke on Psalm 37;1-11, 13 September 2020)

What a wisdom Psalm teaches us about steering away from fretting and toward God.


Is Covid-19 a Sign of the End Times?

(Message by Pastor Auke on Luke 21:5-36, 6 September 2020)

Is the Covid-19 Pandemic a sign that we’re living in the End Times? And how should we respond to this?


The Eyes of a Doctor

(Message by Pastor Auke on Luke 5:27-32, 30 August 2020)

With the eyes of a doctor, Jesus sees sin and brokenness that God can heal.


The Power of a Great Question

(Message by Pastor Auke on Luke 20:1-8, 23 August 2020)

A courageous and potentially faith building question, is asking, “Is this from heaven, or of human origin.”

 


Don’t Store Your Gifts In A Napkin

(Message by Pastor Auke on Luke 19:11-27, 16 August 2020)

Don’t store your gifts and talents in a napkin but put them to work, even during a pandemic. 


Two Prayers to Learn From

(Message by Pastor Auke on Luke 18:9-14, 9 August 2020)

What we, in a self centered culture,  can we learn from one of the shortest prayers in the Bible: “God, have mercy on me, a sinner.”


You don’t have to be a Saint to Forgive

(Message by Pastor Auke on Luke 17:1-10, 2 August 2020)

Forgiving others is a matter of obedience – It’s not a matter of more faith.


Acting Shrewdly with Money

(Message by Pastor Auke on Luke 16:1-9, 26 July 2020)

Did Jesus just tell us to be shrewd? What does that mean and how may it help us achieve eternal goals?


When Heaven Celebrates

(Message by Pastor Auke on Luke 15, 19 July 2020)

Jesus told three stories about something that was lost and found and the great joy in heaven when a person returns to God.


Invitations to a Banquet

(Message by Pastor Auke on Luke 14:15-24, 12 July 2020)

God’s kingdom is like a banquet – don’t miss out on it!


That What’s Wrong With The World

(Message by Pastor Auke on Luke 13:1-9, 5 July 2020)

That what is wrong with the world can not be resolved until we repent of that what is wrong within ourselves.


Be on Guard

(Message by Rev. Alan Boerner on Luke 12:1-15, 28 June 2020)

Be on GUARD, look to God during the pandemic and always.


The Kingdom Overpowering Evil

(Message by Pastor Auke on Luke 11:14-26, 21 June 2020)

The kingdom of God is about abolishing the rule of Satan. Jesus driving out demons by the power of God, and as One stronger than Satan, is a sign of the kingdom


Is The Kingdom Plentiful?

(Message by Pastor Auke on Luke 10:1-12, 14 June 2020)

When we see with the eyes and compassion of Jesus we’ll see that many are ready to be brought into the kingdom of God.

 


The Disruptive Nature of the Kingdom of God

(Message by Pastor Auke on Luke 9: 57-62, 7 June 2020)

The Kingdom of God is disruptive to our comfortable lives. Instead of being afraid, ask: How might this advance the Kingdom in ways that are new to me?


A Lamp on a Stand

(Message by Pastor Auke on Luke 8:16-21, 31 May 2020)

When we hear Jesus and his Word and put it into practice, it will produce positive results in us and will shine from us.


Jesus, Compassionate and Powerful – Luke 7

(Message by Pastor Auke on Luke 7:1-17, 24 May 2020)

We can put our faith in Jesus as Lord and King because he is both powerful and compassionate.

 


The Heart of the Sabbath – Luke 6

(Message by Pastor Auke on Luke 6:1-11, 17 May 2020)

In talking about the Sabbath, Jesus reveals the uncaring hearts of the Pharisees and shows us that it is a great day to advance the kingdom of God.


Because Jesus Says So – Luke 5

(Message by pastor Auke on Luke 5:1-11, 10 May 2020) 

Jesus’ authority and lordship also extends to those areas of our life where we are the experts.


In the Power of the Spirit – Luke 4

(Message by Vern Pankratz on Luke 4:1-13, 3 May 2020)

The Christian life is dependant on the power of the Holy Spirit.

 


John the Baptist Prepares the Way – Luke 3

(Message Pastor Auke on Luke 3:1-13, 26 April 2020)

Christian living is more than just repentance and social justice, but it is never less.

 


Solid Entrance – Intro to Luke’s Gospel

(Message Pastor Auke on Luke 1:1-4, 19 April 2020)

Introduction to the Gospel according to Luke. Luke presents a solid entrance to a book about the life and ministry of Jesus.


Christ Has Overcome The World

(Message Pastor Auke on John 16:32, Easter 2020)

We can make it through the days of suffering (Friday) and the days of confusion (Saturday) because of the day of victory (Sunday).


Christ’s Strength For Our Weakness

(Message Pastor Auke on mark 14:32-42, 2 April 2020)

Because Christ was strong and endured the cross, we can be weak and still be loved and redeemed. 


Prayer: Hurried or Habitat

(Message Pastor Auke on Matthew 6:9-13, 29 March 2020)

Shift your prayers from hurried to habitat with the prayer Jesus modeled for us.


 Our Companion In The Storm

(Scripture reading & Message Pastor Auke on Mark 4:35-41, 22 March 2020)

Just as the powerful Son of God was with the disciples in the storm on the lake, he is our companion in the storm today.



Battling corona distress with prayer

(Message Pastor Auke on Isaiah 37:1-20, 15 March 2020)

We’re all concerned about the corona virus, but prayer is better than fear. Here are six lessons from the story of king Hezekiah.

 


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