An encounter Christ can be intimidating, mystifying, revealing, cleansing, refreshing, empowering, clarifying, and life-giving.
Sermon Category: Encountering God
Pastor Drew asks all listeners to wrestle with God. If we do, we might emerge with a limp, but also a blessing. But we must wrestle instead presuming everything is simple or easy. And, trigger warning: He asks the whole church to wrestle with abortion.
Pastor Drew Poppleton preaches Nehemiah 8, and in the process, continues constructing a theology of worship. Nehemiah 8 has much to say about preaching. (Congregant Walt Meeker reads the passage and Elder Fred Hofstra concludes with Intercessory Prayer.)
Drew Poppleton continues our series, exploring the implications of Hebrews 10 for our worship. In particular, talking about Assurance and Confession, Passing of the Peace, and the purpose of coming into God’s presence together rather than alone.
Pastor Drew Poppleton unpacks Revelation, chapters 4 and 5 for a third time. This time, we focus on what worship involves: singing, speaking, bowing, and affirming.
Pastor Drew Poppleton continues the series on Worship. This is part 2 of the 3-part mini series on Revelation 4 and 5. (Check out part 1 to make more sense of this text). This time, he highlights how this text points us toward what worship accomplishes: it centers us and unifies us.
Pastor Drew Poppleton lays out Revelation, chapters 4 and 5. (You really ought to watch the video to get the full effect.) In this first part of a 3-part focus on this passage, he demonstrates how encounters with God have a certain flow to them, a flow that we might emulate in our corporate worship.
Pastor Drew Poppleton expounds on Isaiah 6, which aligns with a pattern seen in many encounters with God. Thus, the pattern has come to be seen as a guide for our worship (for our “liturgy”).
Pastor Drew Poppleton presents Genesis 28 to us and asks us to consider the implications Jacob’s Dream has for our daily lives and our experience of worship in church.