Shalom Mennonite Church Sermons
The Ever-Present Cloud of God‘s Presence

The Ever-Present Cloud of God‘s Presence

October 10, 2021

Pastor Brian continues the Numbers sermon series by looking at "pillar of cloud," which led the Israelites through the wilderness. He talks about the challenge of waiting to hear God's voice and seek God's will and the temptation to take God's ever-present reality for granted.

 

Numbers 9:15-23

Guidance in the Wilderness

Guidance in the Wilderness

October 3, 2021

Pastor Brian begins a new sermon series drawing from the Book of Numbers. He offers some background on Numbers and compares the Israelite's journey through the wilderness to our spiritual journeys through uncertain and challenging times.

Numbers 1:1-3; 2:1-2 & 17

Pastor Craig‘s Spiritual Journey

Pastor Craig‘s Spiritual Journey

September 29, 2021

Pastor Craig talks about some of his spiritual journey while using Jeremiah 29:11-13 to look at seeking God.

Peace Sunday

Peace Sunday

September 19, 2021

Pastor Craig preaches from Matthew 5:43-48 and about how peace is connected to growing in God's likeness.

Deserving Full Acceptance

Deserving Full Acceptance

September 12, 2021

Pastor Brian preaches about the kind of humility that "considers others better than yourselves." Hebrews 12:14-15, 1 Timothy 1:12-17

Xenophobia and Inclusion in the Bible

Xenophobia and Inclusion in the Bible

September 5, 2021

Pastor Brian draws comparisons between the challenge of racism we face today and the rampant xenophobia in the Bible. He looks to the story of Ruth and Boaz as a model of people who were able to plant seeds for future generations to overcome their widespread cultural problems.

Ruth 1:22-2:12

The Lesson of the Fig Tree

The Lesson of the Fig Tree

August 29, 2021

Sabrina brings a new perspective to Mark 11:1-25.

Moving Beyond Fear

Moving Beyond Fear

August 24, 2021

Pastor Craig looks at Psalm 34:1-8 and how seeking the Lord moves us beyond fear.

Systematic Racism

Systematic Racism

August 17, 2021

Last week, Pastor Brian discussed four ways that people understand racism. This week, he takes us deeper into the fourth way of "system racism." This concept is complicated because it considers how communities and institutions can get stuck in cycles of racism without intending to do so. He discusses the similarities between these invisible, mysterious forces and the spiritual forces frequently mentioned in the New Testament.

Ephesians 2:1-6, 6:10-17

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