Recent Sermons at East Goshen Mennonite Church

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Sun, May 20, 2018
As the newness of life surrounds us let the spirit of life, the spirit of truth transform us into new beings.
Sun, May 13, 2018
Duration: 21 mins 4 secs
In this final Sunday of our series on discernment, we reflect on how knowing who we are in God informs the ways we seek and live into understanding God's will for our lives.
Sun, May 06, 2018
Duration: 16 mins 55 secs
In the labor of discernment, we can prepare ourselves with practices such as spiritual disciplines, questions, and willingness. Through such labor, our pain can turn to joy as new life comes into the world.
Sun, Apr 29, 2018
Duration: 22 mins 26 secs
Discerning Spirit fruit that our decisions may or may not encounter in our lives; discernment also might include cutting out parts of our lives that aren't bearing good fruit.
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
: “God is always speaking to us – individually and as a people of God – at different times and in many ways: through dreams and visions, prophets and messengers, scripture and tradition, experience and reason, nature and events…discernment is the spiritual practice that accesses and seeks to understand what God is trying to say.” Henri Nouwen, Discernment: Reading the Signs of Daily Life, vii.
Sun, Apr 15, 2018
Duration: 21 mins 4 secs
Second part in our "Discernment" series
Sun, Apr 08, 2018
Duration: 20 mins 38 secs
"I am Your Servant; Give Me Understanding"; this week we begin a series on Discernment.
Sun, Apr 01, 2018
Series: Easter
Duration: 11 mins 46 secs
Like Mary, we are so used to having something in between me and you that when the stone is rolled away, our expectations keep us from seeing the risen Christ. In his death and resurrection, Jesus has become the between so that there are no more betweens. This nothing between us is for all!
Sun, Mar 25, 2018
Duration: 23 mins 27 secs
The crowds, as informed by the Scriptural teaching, have certain expectations of the coming Messiah that come between their understanding and Jesus' lived experience, which defies their expectations. What does our reading of Scripture lead us to believe, and how might our encounters with Jesus challenge our expectations?
Sun, Mar 11, 2018
Duration: 20 mins 36 secs
Allowing darkness and negativity to come in between people or in between people and God is sometimes easier than the vulnerability and humility of being exposed to the light,