Encountering the Christ of Christmas

The Encounter of a Shepherd

December 24, 2023 • Rich Millhouse • Luke 2:8–20

A Shepherd shares of his encounter with Christ on the first Christmas. A powerful first person in character story from Luke 2 that presents the message of Christ's birth and death.

The Hope of Simeon

December 17, 2023 • Gary Rickard • Luke 2:22–38

What's on your "Bucket List"? The godly Simeon had only one thing on his list: he wanted to see the http://messiah.what is on your bucket list -- your list of things you want to see or accomplish or experience before you die? Is encountering Christ at the top of your list?

The Pride of Herod

December 10, 2023 • Rich Millhouse • Matthew 2:1–12

The sermon explores the contrasting reactions of two individuals, Joseph and Herod, to the advent of Christ in the Christmas story. This sermon is not just a tale of antiquity; it's a mirror reflecting the timeless battle against pride that we all face. It also underscores the challenge of pride in various aspects of your life, including; common virtues, achievements, and the acceptance of grace. I. The Cause of Pride II. The Challenges of Pride III. The Remedy of Pride

The Courage of Joseph

December 3, 2023 • Rich Millhouse • Matthew 1:18–25

Joseph’s encounter with the Christ of Christmas required him to “remain”, “run” and “return.” Each of these events involved a challenge and a choice, but Joseph’s response revealed great courage, "a willingness to do His will, no matter what.”