If you are interested in getting baptized please let us know. There is a short mandatory baptism class that you can schedule with Melanie or John.  This will be on April 25th during the 10:30 a.m. service.

Sermons

Sermons by Pastor John Lieb

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December 13, 2020

The Story Behind The Song

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Luke 1:46–1:56

December 6, 2020

The Last Word

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: John 1:1–1:13

November 29, 2020

On Turning Deserts Into Gardens

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: 1 Thessalonians 5:16–5:18

November 22, 2020

The Family Business

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Genesis 20:1–20:18

November 15, 2020

The Salt and Light Company

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Genesis 20:1–20:18

November 8, 2020

Appraising Our Spiritually

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: James 1:26–1:27

November 1, 2020

Before You Vote

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: 1 Samuel 8:1–8:21

October 25, 2020

Jesus as Moneylender

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Luke 7:36–7:50

October 11, 2020

Heal Our Nation

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Luke 4:1–4:13

October 4, 2020

Build An Altar

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Judges 6:1–6:40

September 27, 2020

Getting The Call

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Judges 6:11–6:16

September 20, 2020

Desperate Times

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Judges 6:2–6:40

September 6, 2020

A Time To Weep

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Ecclesiastes 3:1–3:3

August 30, 2020

Going Public With Faith

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: John 4:1–4:54

February 9, 2020

Head of The Household

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Isaiah 61:1–61:4

February 2, 2020

Invitation to a Journey

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Luke 2:52–2:52

January 26, 2020

Family Renewal

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Matthew 19:1–19:12

January 19, 2020

WANTED! Spiritual Mothers and Fathers

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Matthew 9:36–9:36

January 5, 2020

Spiritual Blindness

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: John 9:1–9:41

December 29, 2019

Why is This So Hard?

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Genesis 37:1–37:11

December 1, 2019

Born Out Of Generosity

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: 1 Kings 17:1–17:24

November 24, 2019

The Times They Are A Changing

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb

November 10, 2019

The War On Weakness

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Luke 19:28–19:40

October 20, 2019

Crowding Out The Darkness

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Matthew 18:21–18:35

October 13, 2019

Drinking Poison

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Matthew 18:21–18:22

October 6, 2019

Road Work and Book Burning

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Acts 19:1–19:22

September 29, 2019

A Serpent In The Garden

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Genesis 3:1–3:19

September 22, 2019

Deliver Us From The Evil One

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Luke 11:2–11:4

September 8, 2019

On Sacrifice

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Mark 10:17–10:27

August 11, 2019

The Rhythms of Self Reflection

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Ephesians 4:26–4:27

July 28, 2019

Follow Me

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Matthew 9:9–9:9

July 14, 2019

Made For More

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Isaiah 40:31–40:31

June 23, 2019

Comfortably Uncomfortable

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: 1 Peter 4:1–4:11

June 16, 2019

The Jesus Brand of Spirituality

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: 1 Peter 2:4–2:5

June 2, 2019

Who Gets To Say

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: 1 Peter 1:22–1:25

May 26, 2019

Sculpted With Care

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb

April 28, 2019

Following Jesus When People Think You Are Crazy

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: 1 Peter 1:1–1:3

April 21, 2019

Easter-the Day That Changed Everything!

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: John 20:1–20:31

March 31, 2019

Questioning Jesus

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Luke 20:1–20:8

February 17, 2019

Lessons From The Book Of Jonah

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Lessons From The Life of Jonah Passage: Jonah 1:1–1:17

February 10, 2019

Your End of Rope Plans

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Ruth 3:1–3:18

February 3, 2019

Friend of Outsiders

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Ruth 2:1–2:23

January 13, 2019

Keeping Secrets

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: James 5:13–5:16

December 23, 2018

A Christmas Story

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Matthew 1:18–1:25

October 21, 2018

How To Have A Hard Conversation

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: 1 Peter 3:13–3:17

October 7, 2018

People of the Presence

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Exodus 33:12–33:23

August 5, 2018

The Surprising Message of Anger

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Acts 9:1–9:19

July 8, 2018

Christ Above All

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Acts 17:16–17:32

July 1, 2018

Check Yourself Before you Wreck Yourself

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Acts 1:12–1:26

June 24, 2018

Everybody Gets To Choose

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Matthew 7:24–7:29

June 10, 2018

Jesus' Most Objectionable Idea

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: 2 Kings 2:19–2:22

June 3, 2018

Doing the Right Thing Pays Off

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: The Holy Spirit 2018 Passage: Galatians 6:6–6:10

May 27, 2018

Overcoming A Blind Spot To Healing

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: The Holy Spirit 2018 Passage: Acts 28:1–28:10

May 13, 2018

The Spirit, Women and Destiny

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: The Holy Spirit 2018 Passage: Acts 2:1–2:4

May 6, 2018

Signs and Wonders

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: The Holy Spirit 2018 Passage: Acts 9:1–9:20

April 29, 2018

A New Kind of Party (The Gifts of the Holy Spirit)

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: The Holy Spirit 2018 Passage: 1 Corinthians 12:1–12:11

April 15, 2018

The Holy Spirit and Freedom

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: The Holy Spirit 2018 Passage: Galatians 5:1–5:1, Galatians 5:13–5:28

April 8, 2018

Who is the Holy Spirit?

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: The Holy Spirit 2018 Passage: Mark 1:9–1:13, John 1:29–1:34

April 1, 2018

Why Would Anyone Follow Jesus

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Matthew 21:1–21:11

March 18, 2018

Listening To God

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Numbers 20:10–20:11

February 25, 2018

Guess Who's Coming To Dinner

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Our Identity In Christ Passage: Mark 2:13–2:17

February 11, 2018

Partying With Jesus

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: John 2:1–2:12

February 4, 2018

It's All About Jesus

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Our Identity In Christ Passage: Luke 24:13–24:35

January 28, 2018

We Are Missionaries

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Our Identity In Christ Passage: John 20:19–20:23

January 21, 2018

We Are Servants

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Our Identity In Christ Passage: Matthew 20:20–20:28

January 14, 2018

We Are Family

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Our Identity In Christ

January 7, 2018

I am Not Enough

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb

December 31, 2017

The Big Story We Live In

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb

November 5, 2017

Jesus Heals and We Can Too

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: The Church that Jesus is Building Passage: Mark 5:21–5:43

October 29, 2017

Struggling With Not Being Enough

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: The Church that Jesus is Building Passage: Ephesians 4:1–4:16

October 22, 2017

The Cross is Front and Center

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Matthew 16:21–16:28

September 24, 2017

Come Holy Spirit

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: The Church that Jesus is Building Passage: John 5:1–5:15

September 17, 2017

Taking Worship Seriously

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: The Church that Jesus is Building Passage: Isaiah 6:1–6:6

September 10, 2017

Is the Church Relevant?

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: The Church that Jesus is Building Passage: John 4:4–4:26

August 13, 2017

Asymmetrical Warfare

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Ephesians 1:15–1:21

July 30, 2017

The Lego Massacre

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Ephesians 6:1–6:4

July 2, 2017

Living Sober

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Ephesians 5:17–5 21

June 25, 2017

Rethinking our Rethinking of Love

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Genesis 39:8–39:9

May 21, 2017

Work Work and More Work

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Ephesians 4:28–4:28

May 14, 2017

A Primer on Anger

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Ephesians 4:26–4:32

May 7, 2017

The Truth The Whole Truth and Nothing But The Truth

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Ephesians 4:25–4:25

April 16, 2017

Resurrection Trail Guides

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Luke 24:13–24:35

April 9, 2017

When Jesus Went Cra Cra

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Matthew 21:1–21:46

April 2, 2017

The Genuine Article

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Matthew 7:23–7:28

March 19, 2017

Give it a Rest

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb

March 12, 2017

Creating Space for God

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Luke 4:14–4:30

February 26, 2017

Who is my Neighbor?

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Luke 10:25–10:37

February 19, 2017

Sheep With No Shepherd (with healing prayer lab)

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Mark 6:30–6:44

February 12, 2017

Hosting The Guest

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Luke 7:36–7:50

February 5, 2017

You Have Something to Say

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Ephesians 4:25–4:26

January 22, 2017

Radical Hospitality (The Gospel and the Transgender Movement)

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Matthew 11:19–11:19, Romans 15:17–15:17

January 15, 2017

Individualism and Community

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Genesis 3:1–3:24

January 1, 2017

Learning How To Love Well

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb

December 18, 2016

What Can Happen When We Make Room

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Luke 1:46–1:55

December 4, 2016

The Scandal that Became Christmas

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Matthew 1:18–1:25

November 27, 2016

Generosity is for Fools!

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Mark 12:41–12:44, 1 Kings 17:7–17:7

November 13, 2016

Resetting what Church Means

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Mark 1:14–1 :20

November 6, 2016

Resetting the Mystery of Ceasar

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Matthew 22:15–22:22

October 16, 2016

The Politics of Jesus

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb

October 9, 2016

Give It Away, Give It Away, Give It Away Now

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Matthew 9:35–9:38

September 18, 2016

Peter, Cornelius and Peace Makers

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Matthew 5:9–5:9

September 4, 2016

What Did Jesus Think About The Bible?

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: 2 Timothy 3:16–3:16

July 24, 2016

SHAKEN!!

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Shaken

July 10, 2016

God and Politics 102

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb

July 3, 2016

God and Politics 101

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Philippians 3:20–3:20

June 12, 2016

Son of Encouragement

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb

May 15, 2016

Experiencing the Father's Love for Us

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Luke 15:11–15:11

May 8, 2016

The Interrupted Life

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Acts 10:1–10:48

April 24, 2016

Christ and We

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb

April 17, 2016

Too Good To Be True

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb

April 3, 2016

Who Do You Think You Are?

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Who Do You Think You Are? Passage: Matthew 16:13–16:20

March 27, 2016

What Easter Is

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Luke 24:13–24:35

March 20, 2016

The Real Scapegoat

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Matthew 21:1–21:11

February 28, 2016

Going Back in Order to Go Forward

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Emotionally Healthy Spirituality Passage: Genesis 50:15–50:21

February 14, 2016

We Have Something Special Here

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: 1 Peter 2:4–2:9

January 24, 2016

The Writing's On The Wall

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Daniel 5:1–5:30

January 10, 2016

Where History is Going

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Daniel 2:1–2:49

January 3, 2016

Don't Get Lost In Babylon

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Daniel 1:1–1:21

December 6, 2015

Getting the Christmas Story Righ

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Luke 1–2:20

November 8, 2015

Your Purpose and God's Mission

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: John 4:27–4:38

October 11, 2015

Making Jesus Real

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Making Jesus Real.... Passage: John 4:1–4:29

October 4, 2015

Can You Believe The Bible And Not Be A Nut?

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Matthew 23:1–23:39

September 6, 2015

Blessed are the Unoffended

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Matthew 11:1–11:6

August 16, 2015

Why Jesus?

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Colossians 1:15–1:23

August 9, 2015

Learning to Love Well

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Ephesians 4:26–4:27

July 12, 2015

Forgiveness and Judgement in the Last Days

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Last Daze Passage: Matthew 18:21–18:35

July 5, 2015

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Antichrist?

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Last Daze Passage: 2 Thessalonians 2:1–2:17

June 21, 2015

Last Daze Dads

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Last Daze Passage: Luke 15:11–15:31

June 7, 2015

Finding Security in the Last Days

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Last Daze Passage: Mark 13:1–13:4

May 24, 2015

End of Time People

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Last Daze Passage: 1 Corinthians 10:11–10:11

May 10, 2015

Why Marriage Matters

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Modern Family Passage: Hebrews 13:4–13:4

April 26, 2015

Everybody's Looking For a Family

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Modern Family Passage: Psalm 68:6–68:6

April 19, 2015

The Most Radical Statement We Can Make

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Romans 10:9–10:9

March 29, 2015

Hearing the Voice (Silence and Solitude)

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Spiritual Disciplines Passage: 1 Kings 19:1–19:19

March 15, 2015

Celebration as a Spiritual Discipline

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Spiritual Disciplines Passage: John 2:1–2:11

March 1, 2015

Saying Yes to Transformation (Submission)

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Spiritual Disciplines Passage: John 13:1–13:17

February 22, 2015

Saying YES to Transformation (Fellowship)

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Spiritual Disciplines Passage: 1 Timothy 4:7–4:7

February 15, 2015

State of the Vineyard 2015

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb

January 11, 2015

Redirect.Connect

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Luke 15:11–15:32

January 4, 2015

Four Ways We Sabotage Our Relationships

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: 1 Corinthians 10:31–10:31

December 21, 2014

Playing Second Fiddle...The Road to Greatness

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Luke 1:11–1:15

December 7, 2014

Why Believe In Christmas

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Luke 1:1–1:4

November 23, 2014

Making the Unseen Real

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Hebrews 11:24–11:28

November 16, 2014

Life Changing Generosity

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Vineyard DNA Passage: 2 Corinthians 8:1–8:9

November 9, 2014

Everybody Gets To Play

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Vineyard DNA Passage: 1 Peter 2:4–2:10

November 2, 2014

The Breath of God

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Vineyard DNA Passage: John 20:19–20:23

October 19, 2014

Worship: Entering the Love Story

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Vineyard DNA Passage: John 4:1–4:30

October 12, 2014

The Currency of the Kingdom

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Vineyard DNA Topic: Default Passage: Mark 10:46–10:52

October 5, 2014

The Way Forward

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Vineyard DNA Topic: Default Passage: Acts 2:40–2:47

September 14, 2014

Don't Give Up! God's Doing Something New!

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Vineyard DNA Topic: Default Passage: Acts 2:42–2:47

September 7, 2014

We're On A Mission From God

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Vineyard DNA Topic: Default Passage: Luke 5:1–5:11

August 24, 2014

Giving God the Last Word

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: John 21:1–21:17

August 3, 2014

What Are We Waiting For?

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Topic: Default Passage: Psalm 46:1–46:11

July 20, 2014

The Danger of Believing Everything

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Topic: Default Passage: 1 John 4:1–4:6

July 6, 2014

Healing-the Gift and the Battle

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Taking Healing Seriously Passage: Mark 5:21–5:43

June 22, 2014

The War Against Evil

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Taking Healing Seriously Passage: 1 John 1:8–1:8

June 15, 2014

How To Get Ready For The Unexpected

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Taking Healing Seriously Topic: Default Passage: Luke 5:17–5:26

June 8, 2014

Baptism Explained

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Matthew 3:13–3:13

June 1, 2014

Taking Healing Seriously

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Taking Healing Seriously Topic: Default Passage: Luke 4:14–4:30

May 4, 2014

The Journey Towards Doing Justice

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Following Jesus is a Journey Passage: Micah 6:8–6:8

April 27, 2014

Resisting the Draw of Spiritual Tourism

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Following Jesus is a Journey Passage: Luke 5:27–5:31

April 20, 2014

Empty Cross. Empty Tomb. Easter 2014

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Topic: Default Passage: Matthew 27:27–27:66

April 6, 2014

Do I Need to Become a Religious Fanatic to Please God?

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Hungering for God Passage: Romans 12:11–12:11

March 2, 2014

The Nuts and Bolts of Community Part 2

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Doing Life Together Passage: Romans 12:1–12:21

February 23, 2014

The Nuts and Bolts of Community

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Doing Life Together Passage: Romans 12:1–12:21

February 16, 2014

Naked and Unashamed-Living in Community

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: Doing Life Together Topic: Default Passage: Genesis 2:1–2:25

February 9, 2014

Congregational Meeting 2014

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Topic: Default Passage: Mark 5:1–5:20

February 2, 2014

God is Searching for Worshippers!

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Topic: Default Passage: John 4–4:30

January 12, 2014

Being Salt and Light

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Matthew 5:13–5:16

January 5, 2014

Imagine the Future

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Matthew 5:13–5:16

December 29, 2013

2014:Building a Life Rich Towards God

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Passage: Luke 12:13–12:21

December 15, 2013

I Believe in God But I Still Doubt

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: I believe in God But... Topic: I believe in God but... Passage: John 7:18–7:35

December 8, 2013

I Believe in God but Whjat about Jesus?

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: I believe in God But... Topic: I believe in God but... Passage: John 3:1–3:21

December 1, 2013

I Believe In God But Don't Like To Pray

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Topic: I believe in God but... Passage: Luke 11:1–11:13

November 24, 2013

I Believe In God But I Still Worry

Speaker: Pastor John Lieb Series: I believe in God But... Topic: I believe in God but... Passage: Philippians 4:5–4:7