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Sermons

The Altar of Belief

On Father’s Day we were blessed to have our First Lady, Danielle Aarstad preach for us. She spoke to us about the transforming power of tension filled, “cross road” seasons. God does His best work in the liminal spaces. Listen here and be blessed.      

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Wisdom at the Brook

This past Sunday Bishop Phil spoke to us about being mobile, flexible and trusting of God. If we can’t move, it’s because we can’t trust. Listen prayerfully to this sermon and get ready for an adventurous life of trust and excitement.    

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Seeing Red

  This past weekend the Christian Church celebrated Pentecost. In his sermon “Seeing Red” Pastor Mark Aarstad invites us to not be uniformed about spiritual gifts, but to embrace the fullness and fire of the Spirit in our lives and communities

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The Demands of the Day

The time in between our tribulation and our joy, our sorrow and celebration, calls for unity. This is a unique moment in the history of our church and it may be a pivotal moment in your own life – either way, this message will encourage you.

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Dr. Randall Worley

This week one of our beloved overseers Dr. Randall Worley preached an encouraging message on losing our false sense of self to be introduced to our true self in the gospel. Please listen here.      

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The Face of A Mother

Assistant Pastor Bill preached on Mother’s Day. Pastor Bill spoke to us about how the church is the face of a mother. For those who are mothers and for those who are not, men included, we all need to be nurtured to become nurturing, expressing the scope of Christ’s love. Be blessed as you listen. […]

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Life After Easter – part 3

Here at Salem Tabernacle, we believe that there’s “Life After Easter,” that Christ’s resurrection has profound effects on our lives right now, in real time. In the end, we don’t live to or for ourselves. The bedrock of this new life in Jesus isn’t rules or even physicality, but..righteousness, peace, and joy. All of this […]

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Life After Easter – part 2

Here at Salem Tabernacle, we believe that there’s “Life After Easter,” that Christ’s resurrection has profound effects on our lives right now, in real time. In the end, we don’t live to or for ourselves. The bedrock of this new life in Jesus isn’t rules or even physicality, but..righteousness, peace, and joy. All of this […]

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Life After Easter – part 1

Here at Salem Tabernacle, we believe that there’s “Life After Easter,” that Christ’s resurrection has profound effects on our lives right now, in real time. In the end, we don’t live to or for ourselves. The bedrock of this new life in Jesus isn’t rules or even physicality, but..righteousness, peace, and joy. All of this […]

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Promised Poison | Easter 2017

The title of our Easter Sunday sermon was Promised Poison. Pastor wants us to see the ways in which God’s faithful love for creation and humanity is revealed in the resurrection. When we screw up, God does not abandon us! God does not move on! God makes promises that seem too good to be true. […]

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Lent 2017 – Week 6 – Palm Sunday

We are in week 6 of our journey through Lent. Palm Sunday is the beginning of holy week and we were pleased to welcome Pastor Bill Dandreano to preach to us from Matthew 21. Be blessed as you listen.      

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Lent 2017 – week 5

We are in week 5 of our journey through Lent. This weeks sermon “God Hates* Skeletons” is from Ezekiel 37. We “hate” our skeletons…our failures, our hopeless situations. Listen as Pastor raises the argument that God doesn’t hate skeletons – he raises them and puts them to work! Be blessed

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Lent 2017 – week 4

We are in week 4 of our journey through Lent. Pastor would  like the “lights to come on” in our heads as we consider our walk, our day-to-day lives as “light in the Lord.” Lent invites us to reflect…Do I think of my “conversion” as a radical relocation/transformation?  Am I living, thinking, choosing in ways […]

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Lent 2017 – week 3

We are in week 3 of our journey through Lent. Pastor’s text is John 4. The story of the women at the well, which is full of surprises for us. If we pay attention and enter into the world of that time. Pastor believes one of the reasons the Holy Spirit not only inspired John […]

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Lent 2017 – week 2

We are in week 2 of our journey through Lent.  Listen as Bishop Phil Aarstad preaches on John 3 the story of Nicodemus and Jesus.  Be blessed as you listen.      

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Lent 2017 – week 1

The Spirit of Lent – The human experience is a beautiful, complicated mess. We know deep joy, beauty, and love – we also know pain, brokenness, and powerlessness. As we begin our journey through lent, listen as Pastor preaches from the gospel lectionary text for today Matthew 4: 1 -11. Be blessed as you listen. […]

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