Sermons by Pastor Josh McConnell

Hope is Born

Hope is Born

Christmas is the celebration of the birth of Jesus. He not only brings hope to a lost world; He is the very hope of God to the world, which all of scripture has been pointing to since the beginning. To celebrate the birth of Jesus is to celebrate God’s faithfulness in fulfilling his promises.

Jonah Chapter 4: Anger & Compassion

Jonah Chapter 4: Anger & Compassion

The book of Jonah is full of contrast. The prophet Jonah runs from God, while everyone else in the book runs towards God; Jonah’s response to God has sharply contrasted the response of the pagan sailors and also the response of the wicked people of Nineveh. Here in chapter 4, we see the sharp contrast between the anger of Jonah and the compassion of God.

Hope For the Doubter

Hope For the Doubter

We conclude our sermon series on hope, looking at Jesus’ response to his disciple, Thomas, as he struggled with doubt. God is not afraid of our questions or our doubts. He doesn’t want empty words, but a true and genuine relationship with us. This requires honesty and trust on our part as we struggle through…

Hope For the Broken

Hope For the Broken

Jesus is the one and only hope for the brokenness of sin. In John 8:1-11 we read of the woman who was caught in the act of adultery, and we see how Jesus responds to this woman in the midst of her brokenness, shame, and need. Jesus, the only perfect and holy one without sin, capable of throwing the first stone, instead offers forgiveness, love, grace, and a changed life. He offers us that same hope today.