Lance Helms

Breaking Good

Fifth Sunday in Lent | Sermon: Lance Helms | Reading: Matthew 23:29-36 You’re hopeless, you religion scholars and Pharisees! Frauds! You build granite tombs for your prophets and marble monuments for your saints. And you say that if you had lived in the days of your ancestors, no blood would have been on your hands.

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Rev. Paul M. Turner

The True Essence of Faith

Fourth Sunday in Lent | Sermon: Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor | Reading: Matthew 23:25-28 You’re hopeless, you religion scholars and Pharisees! Frauds! You buff the surface of your cups and bowls so they sparkle in the sun, while the insides are maggoty with your greed and gluttony. Stupid Pharisee! Scour the insides, and

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Rev. Paul M. Turner

The Heart of the Matter

Third Sunday in Lent | Sermon: Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor | Reading: Matthew 23:23-24 You’re hopeless, you religion scholars and Pharisees! Frauds! You keep meticulous account books, tithing on every nickel and dime you get, but on the meat of God’s Law, things like fairness and compassion and commitment — the absolute basics!

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Rev. Paul M. Turner

Simply Be Yourself

First Sunday in Lent | Sermon: Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor | Reading: Matthew 23:1-7 Do you want to stand out? Then step down. Be a servant. If you puff yourself up, you’ll get the wind knocked out of you. But if you’re content to simply be yourself, your life will count for plenty.

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Rev. Paul M. Turner

Beyond Awesome

Second Sunday after Epiphany | Sermon: Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor | Reading: Psalm 139:1-6, 12-22 Oh yes, you shaped me first inside, then out; you formed me in my mother’s womb. I thank you, High God — you’re breathtaking! Body and soul, I am marvelously made! I worship in adoration — what a

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