Tag: Rev. Jimmy Criddle
All In

All In

July 7,2024 - The Altar and Sacrfice - Genesis 8:15-22  Following the flood, Noah’s first act was worship. He built an altar creating a space to encounter God’s presence. He then placed on the altar a costly sacrifice as a sign of his surrender to God and trust in his...

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The Altar and Sacrifice

The Altar and Sacrifice

July 7,2024 - The Altar and Sacrfice - Genesis 8:15-22  Following the flood, Noah’s first act was worship. He built an altar creating a space to encounter God’s presence. He then placed on the altar a costly sacrifice as a sign of his surrender to God and trust in his...

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Treasure in the Rubble

Treasure in the Rubble

June 23, 2024 - Treasure in the Rubble - Jeremiah 29:1, 10-14   This message dives into the context and message of a most well-known passage in all of the Bible. We will discover the hope and power of perseverance available to God’s people then and now.  Jeremiah...

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What a Man Wants

What a Man Wants

June 16, 2024 - What a Man Wants - Philippians 2:1-5     On this Father's Day, we are going to get super practical and talk about what a woman needs to know about men. We hear Paul say in Philippians 2, “Do nothing from selfish ambition or empty conceit, but in...

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How do I find God’s Next Step?

How do I find God’s Next Step?

May 26, 2024 - How do I find God’s Next Step? -Trinity Sunday - Psalm 25:4-5, Colossians 1:9-10    How do we know the will of God for our lives? We struggle to understand God’s will in a complex world. How specific is the will of God? How do we act upon it? In this...

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Pentecost Sunday

Pentecost Sunday

May 19, 2024 - Pentecost Sunday - Acts 1:1-8; 2:1-4 This week is a celebration of what happens when the Holy Spirit fills a community of people seeking to follow Jesus. There is the presence of love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness,...

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Advice to Women in Church

Advice to Women in Church

May 12, 2024 - Advice to Women in Church - 1 Timothy 2:8-15 - Mother's Day Sunday There are some passages in the Bible that cause us to scratch our heads and wonder: “What in the world was he thinking?” Paul’s advice to Timothy about women in church is certainly one...

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How do I find God’s Next Step

How do I find God’s Next Step

May 26, 2024 - How do I find God’s Next Step? -Trinity Sunday - Psalm 25:4-5, Colossians 1:9-10 How do we know the will of God for our lives? We struggle to understand God’s will in a complex world. How specific is the will of God? How do we act upon it? In this...

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The Trip of a Lifetime

The Trip of a Lifetime

April 28, 2024 - “The Trip of a Lifetime” - Confirmation Sunday Luke 2 contains a unique story from the pre-teen years of Jesus’ life. His earthly family visits the Holy City of Jerusalem for the Passover Festival. This annual pilgrimage becomes the trip of a lifetime...

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Our Hearts Burned Within Us

Our Hearts Burned Within Us

April 21, 2024  - Our Hearts Burned Within Us - Luke 24:13-35 One of the greatest affirmations of faith in the Living Christ is to have a personal encounter with Jesus.New Revised Standard Version Updated Edition The Walk to Emmaus 13 Now on that same day two of them...

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Seeking Faith Finds Assurance

Seeking Faith Finds Assurance

April 14, 2024  - Seeking Faith Finds Assurance - John 20:24-29 Thomas had to wait 8 days to finally see Jesus after the resurrection. There were doubts, questions, and uncertainties lingering in his heart. Thomas represents all who have faith looking for assurance. ...

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The Key That Unlocks All Fear

The Key That Unlocks All Fear

April 7, 2014 - Living Christ is key to our peace - John 20:19-23 The followers of Jesus were experiencing a lot of emotions following his death - confusion, grief, and fear. Into the space of those emotions, the Risen Christ comes. The presence of Christ is the key...

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Who Will Roll Away the Stone?

Who Will Roll Away the Stone?

March 31, 2024 - Who Will Roll Away the Stone? - Mark 16:1-8Easter Sunday Jesus’ death and resurrection declare him to be the conqueror of death and Lord of Life. There is no obstacle between us and God that is too big for him to destroy.New Revised Standard Version...

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Here Comes the King…Wait, Not Yet!

Here Comes the King…Wait, Not Yet!

March 24, 2024 - Here Comes the King…Wait, Not Yet! - Mark 11:1-11Palm Sunday Jesus has fans, followers, and haters. We may even have a part of all three in us. New Revised Standard Version Updated EditionJesus’s Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem 11 When they were...

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The Greatest Church Member

The Greatest Church Member

March 17, 2024 - The Greatest Church Member - Mark 10:32-45 This passage paints the disciples as fifth graders jockeying to be selected first on the team. Jesus will show them the pathway to greatness. It challenges their basic ideas about Jesus’ identity and his...

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