Sermons by Rev. Peter Cottrell

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September 30, 2018 – The Great Unknowing


Sermon: Throughout the ages Christ followers have struggled with how to best practice following Jesus (likeness – doing what God does!). Some promoted orthodoxy (right beliefs) and others orthopraxy (right actions). Both of these have a place in a transformed life. There is a great theme throughout scripture of slowing down and being in silence […]

September 2, 2018 – Starting With The Book


Sermon Series: Great Themes in Scripture Sermon: Starting With The Book This week we begin a new Sermon Series entitled Great Themes in Scripture. Since we are focusing on Scripture we want to first look at how we use and interpret scripture. It is a large book written over centuries by many different persons. How […]

July 29, 2018 – One With Christ


Sermon Series: The Way Forward Sermon: One With Christ Every generation has to reclaim this part of the Christian journey. Being nice and being good are not the end goal of following Christ. It is in the one-ness and the mirroring of Christ that makes all the difference. While many believe Jesus comes to show […]

July 15, 2018 – The Way Forward


Sermon Series: The Way Forward Sermon: Starting With Prayer As we look at the 17th chapter of the Gospel of John, let us remember that the author of the Gospel of John uses some terms very technically. Important to us reading this passage more deeply is understanding some of the technical usage. The word “name” […]

July 8, 2018 – Clarity of Mission


Sermon Series: Into Uncharted Territory Sermon: Clarity of Mission – Where Are We Headed? This is the last of the sermon series “Into Uncharted Territory.”  This week we want to laser-focus our goal and make it so clear that all of us can aim together and align with God to build God’s Kingdom. If we […]

March 11, 2018 – Transformed by God’s Presence


4th Sunday in Lent Sermon Series: Transformed Sermon: Transformed by God’s Presence Transformation is different for all of us. It is central to following Jesus; but, clearly, we the disciples and apostles had different transformation paths. Getting a glimpse of God in some form or another is usually transforming. Our challenge is that God shows […]