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11/27/16 "Obey Me" - Matthew 7:13-27 - Andy Bishop   listen
11/20/16 "Non-Judgmental Judgments" - Matthew 7:1-5 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon listen
11/13/16 "Whom Do We Impress?" - Matthew 6:1-18 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon listen
11/6/16 "Sovereignty of God" - Daniel 1-2 - Dr. Kirk Franklin, Wycliffe Global Alliance Executive Director   listen
10/30/16 "Pictures of a Kingdom Heart" - Matthew 5:38-42 - Pastor Bill Hoffman   listen
10/23/16 "Above and Beyond" - Matthew 5:17-26 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon listen
10/16/16 "Blessed Even Though ..." Matthew 5:1-16 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon listen
10/9/16 "Testimony to God's Faithfulness" - Romans 5:3-5 - Heidi Mikulin, Missional Pastor in the Grove City area   listen
10/2/16 "Being Tested" - Matthew 4:1-12 - Pastor Bill Hoffman   listen
9/25/16 "Why Did God Place You Where You Are?" - Genesis 41 - Dr. G. Van Campbell   listen
9/18/16 "A Father Who Is Well Pleased" - Matthew 3:11-17 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon listen
9/11/16 "Being and Making Disciples--for the Sake of the World" - Matthew 28:16-20 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon listen
9/4/16 "Labor Day All Year Round" - Exodus 20:8-11, Deuteronomy 5:12-15 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon listen
8/28/16 "Joseph's Continuing Education" - Numbers 37-50 (selected verses) - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon listen
8/21/16 "Healthy Church: Part 2" - Acts 2:42-47 - Andy Bishop   listen
8/14/16 "Healthy Church: Part 1" - Acts 2:42-47 - Andy Bishop   listen
8/7/16 "Giant Challenges" - Numbers 13-14 (selected verses) - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon listen
7/31/16 "You Are Here" - Genesis 1:1-2:3 - Todd Patterson   listen
7/24/16 "Grumpy at God" - Psalm 13 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon listen
7/17/16 "Wondering While We Wait" - Hebrews 11:1-13 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon listen
7/10/16 "Reasonable Doubts and Faith" John 20:24-31 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon listen
7/3/16 "God's Kids" - Romans 8 - Andy Bishop   listen
6/26/16 "Misplaced Doubts" - Matthew 16:13-18, Matthew 23 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon listen
6/19/16 "Beyond the Shadow of a Doubt" - Genesis 15:1-6 and selected passages - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon listen
6/12/16 "A Distorted Perspective" - Lamentations 3 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon listen
6/5/16 "Humble Yourself" - James 4:10 - Andy Bishop   listen
5/29/16 "A Vibrant Church" - Acts 2:42-47 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon listen
5/22/16 "Extra in the Ordinary" - Luke 24:13-35 - Melissa Danielson   listen
5/15/16 "My God Will Meet All Your Needs" - Philippians 4:10-20 - Pastor Bill Hoffman   listen
5/8/16 "What Do You Think?- Psalm 15, Philippians 4:8-9 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon listen
5/1/16 "Rejoice Regardless" - Philippians 4:4-7 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon listen
4/24/16 "Agreeing... in the Lord" - Philippians 3:20-4:3 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon listen
4/17/16 "God's Big Round Table" - 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 - Pastor Bill Hoffman   listen
4/10/16 "The Power of a Good Example" - Philippians 3:17-4:1 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon listen
4/3/16 "Forgetting the Past" - Philippians 3:12-17 - Andy Bishop   listen
3/27/16 "Really Good News: Jesus Is Risen" - Mark 16:1-8, 1 Corinthians (selected verses) - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon listen
3/20/16 "Who Is This?" - Matthew 21:1-17 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon listen
3/13/16 "The Surpassing Greatness of Knowing Christ" - Philippians 3:1-11 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon listen
3/6/16 "Real Heroes" - Philippians 2:19-30 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
2/28/16 "Work it Out" - Philippians 2:12-18 - Andy Bishop   down arrow
2/21/16 "The Humble Servant God" - Philippians 2:1-11 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
2/14/16 “Whatever Happens...” Philippians 1:19-30 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
2/7/16 "It's All Good - Really" - Philippians 1:12-18 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
1/31/16 "Pew Potato or Salt Shaker" - Matthew 5:13-16 - Rev. Rick Vogeley paper icon down arrow
1/24/16 "Love That's Not Blind" - Philippians 1:1-11 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
1/17/16 "Paul's Favorite Church" - Acts16 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
1/10/16 "Resolutions, Vows, & Covenants" - Jeremiah 31:31-33, Luke 22:14-23 - Pastor Bill Hoffman   down arrow
1/3/16 "Repent, Rest & Rely Upon God" - Isaiah 30:15-18 - Pastor Bill Hoffman   down arrow
12/27/15 "Change & Stability" - Revelation 21:1-7 - Pastor Tom Funka   down arrow
12/20/15 "Heavenly Child of an Earthly Mother" - Matthew 1:18, Luke 1:25-39 - Pastor Bill Hoffman   down arrow
12/13/15 "The Word Became Flesh" - John 1:1-16 - Andy Bishop - 11:00 am service   down arrow
12/13/15 "The Mystery and the Majesty" - Christmas Cantata - 9:00 am service   down arrow
12/6/15 "The Why of Christmas" - Matthew 1:19-25, John 3:16 - Pastor Bill Hoffman   down arrow
11/29/15 "The Way Up Is Down" - Philippians 2:5-11 - Njeri Gould   down arrow
11/22/15 "The Heart Of Matters" - 2 Corinthians 5:14-6:10 - Melissa Danielson   down arrow
11/15/15 "Staying Connected" - John 15:1-5 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
11/8/15 "Do You Want To Get Well?" - John 5:1-18 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
11/1/15 "For God So Loved….Iraq?" - Jonah 1:1-4:11 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
10/25/15 "What Is a Personal Relationship With Jesus?" - Mark 7:24-30 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
10/18/15 "More Fully Converted" - John 1:35-42 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
10/11/15 "The God Of Real Life Right Now" - Matthew 3:1-2, Matthew 4:12-17 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
10/4/15 "Everyday Extraordinary Compassion" - Luke 7 - Andy Bishop   down arrow
9/27/15 "What Will They Think Of Me Now?" - Matthew 1:18-25 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
9/20/15 "Starting Over" Luke 3:1-20 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
9/13/15 "The Most Important Thing" - Deuteronomy 6:4-9, Matthew 22:34-40 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
9/6/15 "The Gospel Of Matthew" - Matthew 1-28 - Melissa Danielson   down arrow
8/30/15 "The Prayer From the Depths" - Pastor Bill Hoffman   listen
8/23/15 "Time And Eternity" - Psalm 90 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
8/16/15 "Thirsty" - Psalm 63 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
8/9/15 "Be Still And Know That I Am God" - Psalm 46 - Paul Schaefer   down arrow
8/2/15 "Every. Single. Day." - Psalm 117Andy Bishop   down arrow
7/26/15 "Praying When You're Down" - Psalm 42, Psalm 43 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
7/19/15 "In God We Trust?" - Psalm 20 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
7/12/15 "The Blessed Life" - Psalm 1 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon  
7/5/15 "The Star Maker" - Psalm 8 - Andy Bishop    
6/28/15 "Doing the Impossible" - Ephesians 3:20-21 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon  
6/21/15 "'I Will Build My Church' - Jesus" - Matthew 16:13-18 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
6/14/15 "Under Construction" - Ephesians 2:19-22 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
6/7/15 "The Church IS a Building - And More!" - Ephesians 2:19-22 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
5/31/15 "Growing Up" - Ephesians 4:11-16, Colossians 2:6-7 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
5/24/15 "We Are All Called" - Matthew 4:18-20 - Andrew and Amy Funka   down arrow
5/17/15 "Don't Lose Your Head" - Colossians 1:15-20 - Pastor Bill Hoffman   down arrow
5/10/15 "E Pluribus Unum" - 1 Corinthians 12:12-20 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
5/3/15 "Remember" - 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
4/26/15 "The Greatest Among All Men... a Doubter - Part 2" - Matthew 11 - Andy Bishop   down arrow
4/19/15 "The Greatest Among All Men... a Doubter - Part 1" - Matthew 11 - Andy Bishop   down arrow
4/12/15 "It Is Real" - John 20:24-31- Pastor Tom Funka   down arrow
4/5/15 "The Fairy Tale Ending That's True" - Mark 15:42-16:8, 1 Corinthians 15:3-8,16-20 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
3/29/15 "Maturing In Christ" - Philemon 6 - Dr. Jerry Root   down arrow
3/22/15 "Jesus' Regard For People" - Mark 10:17-22 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
3/15/15 "The Cure For Hard Hearts" - Mark 10:1-12 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
3/8/15 "Yes, It's Really That Serious" - Mark 9:41-50 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
3/1/15 "I Believe - Help My Unbelief" - Mark 9:14-32 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
2/22/15 "People of the Cross" - Mark 8:31-9:1 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
2/15/15 "Jesus the One and Only" - Mark 9:2-8 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
2/8/15 "The Heart of the Faith" - Mark 8:22-30 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
2/1/15 "Open Your Eyes" - Mark 8:11-21 - Andy Bishop   down arrow
1/18/15 "Follow Me" - Luke 5:27-32 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
1/11/15 "Treasure in a Plain Package" - 2 Corinthians 4:1-7 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
1/4/15 "A Joyful New Year" - John 15:11 - Pastor Bill Hoffman   down arrow
12/24/14 "Jesus, The Light in Our Darkness" - Luke 2:1-20 - Pastor Bill Hoffman   down arrow
12/21/14 "Love Came Down" - John 1:1-18 - Pastor Bill Hoffman   down arrow
12/14/14 "Come, Lord Jesus" - Matthew 24-25 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
12/7/14 "Overjoyed" - Matthew 2:1-12 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
11/30/14 "You're Called to Serve" - Mark 9:33-37 - Andy Bishop   down arrow
11/23/14 "The Gospel For The Dogs" - Mark 7:24-30 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
11/16/14 "The Heart of the Problem" - Mark 7:14-23 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
11/9/14 "Inside Out" - Mark 7:1-23 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
11/2/14 "The Key to Greatness" - Mark 10:35-45 - Melissa Danielson   down arrow
10/26/14 "Not Much to Give?" - Mark 6:30-44 - Andy Bishop   down arrow
10/19/14 "Desparate Faith" - Mark 5:21-34 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
10/12/14 "Stronger Than Storms" - Mark 4:35-41 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
10/5/14 "Family Ties" - Mark 3:31-35 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
9/28/14 "Doing Good and Saving Lives" - Mark 2:23-3:6 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
9/21/14 "Flannel Graph 101" - Mark 2:1-12 - Andy Bishop   down arrow
9/14/14 "Come, Follow Me" - Mark 1:14-28 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
9/7/14 "Repent and Believe the Good News!" - Mark 1:1-15 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
8/31/14 "Your True Calling" - 1 Peter 2:9-12, Colossians 3:33-4:1 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
8/24/14 "The Sure Foundation" - Matthew 7:24-29 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
8/17/14 "Eyes on Jesus" - Matthew 14:22-33 - Melissa Danielson   down arrow
8/10/14 "The Most Valuable Treasure" - Matthew 13:44-46 - Pastor Bill Hoffman   down arrow
8/3/14 "Do Whatever He Tells You" - John 2:1-11 - Pastor Tom Funka   down arrow
7/27/14 "Gideon: How NOT To Discern God's Will" - Judges 6:36-40 - Rev. Dr. Laura Smit   down arrow
7/20/14 "What Do You Think?" - Matthew 21:28-32 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
7/13/14 "Survivor" - Luke 16:1-8 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
7/6/14 "Don't Be A Fool" - Luke 12:13-21 - Pastor Bill Hoffman (no recording this week) paper icon  
6/29/14 "God's Heart for the Lost" - Luke 15:1-7 - Andy Bishop   down arrow
6/22/14 "God's Party - Everyone is Invited!" - Luke 14:16-24 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
6/15/14 "The Father's Lavish Love" - Luke 15:11-32 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
6/8/14 "Fear of the Lord" - 1 Peter 1:13-20 - Andy Bishop   down arrow
6/1/14 "Bring Him Back" - James 5:19-20 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
5/25/14 "Patience under Pressure" - James 5:7-11 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
5/18/14 "Planning without Presumption" - James 4:13-17 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
5/11/14 "Give... Up" - James 5:1-6 - Andy Bishop   down arrow
5/4/14 "Roots Causes and Solutions" - James 4:1-10 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
4/27/14 "Real Wisdom" - James 3:13-18 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
4/20/14 "Why Jesus' Resurrection Matters" - 1 Corinthians 15:3-8, 1 Corinthians 15:12-20 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
4/13/14 "Who Is Jesus?" - Matthew 16:13-20 - Pastor Bob Kikuyu, eduKenya co-founder   down arrow
4/6/14 "Your Will Be Done" - Matthew 26:36-46 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
3/30/14 "Traitor" - John 13:18-30 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
3/23/14 "A Lot of Grace" - John 19:16-18, Romans 3:22-25 - Andy Bishop paper icon down arrow
3/16/14 "Foolish Wisdom and Weak Strength" - 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
3/9/14 "For the Joy Set before Him" - Hebrews 12:1-3 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
3/2/14 "Small and Mighty" - James 3:1-12 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
2/23/14 "An Incomparable Example" - James 2:20-24, Genesis 15:6 and Genesis 22:1-18 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
2/16/14 "Prove It" - James 2:14-26 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
2/9/14 "Playing Favorites" - James 2:1-13 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
2/2/14 "Pray...a LOT" - Matthew 26:39 - Andy Bishop   down arrow
1/26/14 "Be Quick to Listen" - James 1:19-27 - Pastor Bill Hoffman  paper icon down arrow
1/19/14 "Temptation" - James 1:13-18 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
1/12/14 "Profiting from Trials" - James 1:2-12 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
1/5/14 "Leaders and Servants" - James 1:1-4 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
12/22/13 "Six Miles from Jesus" - Matthew 2:1-12 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
12/15/13 "Joy" - Luke 2:8-14 - Andy Bishop paper icon down arrow
12/8/13 "Why the Incarnation" - Hebrews 10:1-7 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
12/1/13 "Giving Thanks in All Circumstances" - 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18, Psalm 100 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
11/24/13 "Extending Ourselves" - Acts 2:42-47 - Pastor Bill Hoffman   down arrow
11/17/13 "Holy Hatred" - Romans 12:17-21 - Pastor Bill Hoffman  paper icon down arrow
11/3/13 "Hypocrite" - Matthew 23 - Andy Bishop    down arrow
10/27/13 "Someday It Will Make Sense" - Revelation 5 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
10/20/13 "When Life Falls Apart" - Job 1-42 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
10/13/13 "Christ Is the Rock" - 1 Corinthians 10:1-4 - Pastor Tom Funka   down arrow
10/6/13 "Motivated by Love" - John 21:15-19 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
9/29/13 "Transformation" - Acts 9:1-19 - Pastor Bill Hoffman   down arrow
9/22/13 "No One Except Jesus" - Mark 17:1-8 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
9/15/13 "Can You Really Take the Bible Seriously" - John 20:24-31 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon Right click to save (download)
9/8/13 "In the Shadow of Doubt" - Mark 9:14-24 and selected other passages - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
9/1/13 "Come Out!" - John 11 - Andy Bishop   Right click to save (download)
8/25/13 "A Blessed Person" - Psalm 32 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon Right click to save (download)
8/18/13 "Who May Come to Worship the LORD?" - Psalm 15 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon Right click to save (download)
8/4/13 "Knowing" - Ephesians 1:15-23 - Pastor Tom Funka   Right click to save (download)
7/28/13 "Formalism, Hypocracy and the Antidote" - Psalm 50 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
7/21/13 "Realistic Optimism" - Psalm 12 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon  
7/14/13 "He Knows You" - Psalm 139 - Andy Bishop   down arrow
7/7/13 "Payback" - Psalm 58 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
6/30/13 "God Bless Us Everyone" - Psalm 67 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper-icon down arrow
6/23/13 "Stand Strong" - Psalm 11 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
6/16/13 "The Shepherd" - Psalm 23 - Andy Bishop   down arrow
6/9/13 "Hallelujah Everyone!" - Psalm 117 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
6/2/13 "Resisting the Enemy" - 1 Peter 5 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down barrow
5/26/13 "Don't Be Surprised" - 1 Peter 4:12-19 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
5/19/13 "Try This at Home" - 1 Peter 4:1-6 - Andy Bishop   down arrow
5/12/13 "The End Is Near!" - 1 Peter 4:7-11 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
5/5/13 "Be Good and Speak Up" - 1 Peter 3:8-22 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
4/28/13 "Witness Without Words" - 1 Peter 3:1-7 - Pastor Bill Hoffman   down arrow
4/14/13 "Be Who You Are" - 1 Peter 2:9-12 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
4/7/13 "The Sunset that Turned into Dawn" - Luke 24:13-35 - Pastor Tom Funka   down arrow
3/31/13 "Why Easter Matters" - 1 Cor. 15:1-8,17; Luke 24:1-12 - Pastor Bill Hoffman   down arrow
3/24/13 "Stones in God's Building" - 1 Peter 2:4-10 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
3/17/13 "Growing Up" - 1 Peter 1:23-2:3 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
3/10/13 "Do Not Give Up" - Romans 5:1-6 - Andy Bishop   down arrow
3/3/13 "Deeply and from the Heart" - 1 Peter 1:17-25 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
2/24/13 "Don't Rest on Your Laurels" - 1 Peter 1:10-16 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
1/27/13 "More Valuable Than Gold" - 1 Peter 1:3-9 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
1/20/13 "More Living Hope" - 1 Peter 1:3-9 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
1/13/13 "Living Hope" - 1 Peter 1:1-9 - Pastor Bill Hoffman paper icon down arrow
1/6/13 "Past, Future, Present" - Philippians 1 - Pastor Bill Hoffman   down arrow