Sermon Archives

Pastor Bob DuPar
April 23, 2017

MARK: Spiritual Amnesia

This Sunday we’ll be talking about a tragic condition called Spiritual Amnesia: “Failing to apply what God has taught us in the past to our present circumstances.” Have you ever suffered from this condition? I know that I have! Well, in Mark 8 Jesus challenges His disciples to truly see, hear, understand & remember. And, […]

April 16, 2017

The Impossible Removed

Easter is quickly approaching, and families are ordering honey hams, planning egg hunts for the kids, and looking forward to time with friends and relatives. But, amidst the anticipation of these celebrations, each one of us struggles with something in our life that seems impossible, something that’s beyond our ability to fix or solve – […]

April 9, 2017

MARK: Prepare the Way

This Sunday is Palm Sunday, and our theme is preparation – preparing our hearts for all that Christ has done on our behalf. Our text will be Mark 11:1-33 if you’d like to read it in preparation for the message!

April 2, 2017

MARK: What Pleases God

This Sunday we’ll be looking at Mark 7 as we ask, “What pleases God?” Observing meaningless traditions? Conforming to societal expectations? Strict legalism? Come join us as we address this fascinating topic!

March 26, 2017

MARK: Divine Interruptions

Can you recall a time in your life when you were enjoying a much-needed break with family or friends, only to have it interrupted? Wasn’t that annoying? Well, this is exactly what happens in our passage this week. John the Baptist has just been executed, and Jesus is trying to grab some down-time with His […]

March 19, 2017

MARK: Unbelief

This week we’ll be looking at the shocking power of unbelief found in Mark 6: “And He could do no miracle there except that He laid His hands on a few sick people and healed them.” This is one of the most startling verses in all of the New Testament! What does it mean? What […]

March 5, 2017

MARK: Power to Calm

Today, we have a saying, “Knowledge is power!” This was true in the first century as well. By demonstrating a knowledge of Jesus’ name and His status as the Son of the Most High God, the demons are attempting to disempower Jesus! But instead, Jesus heals the man, returns him to his right mind, and […]

February 26, 2017

MARK: The Seed & The Sower

Today, we’ll be discussing the parable of the Seed & the Sower in the morning and looking at practical ways to apply what we learn to our daily lives.

February 12, 2017

MARK: Under Scrutiny

Have you ever felt like everyone was watching you, judging you? That’s exactly how Jesus must have felt in our passage this week. You can read the story ahead of time – it’s just twelve verses! Sometimes we have destructive patterns and habits engrained deeply within us, that we’ve learned from our family of origin […]

February 5, 2017

MARK: Challenging Conventional Wisdom

This week in our teaching passage, Jesus challenges the conventional wisdom of the religious elite. What does it mean to be healthy or sick? Why is it important to recognize our need? How do we assimilate new things with old things? Do we follow the letter of the Law, or the heart of the Law? […]

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