Sermons by Pastor John Strommen


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Giving Legion the Boot

Speaker: | June 23, 2019

Five years ago, Heidi and I went to Paris for our 30th wedding anniversary and one day we went to the famous Peres les Chaise cemetery, where anyone who is someone in Paris is buried...


A Whole New World

Speaker: | June 02, 2019

When our boys were young we decided to venture into having pets, so we bought two hamsters, Snowflake and Oreo. Unfortunately, Oreo was able to escape on several occasions. What’s interesting is how we were...


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What’s Your Burden?

Speaker: | May 28, 2019

Back in the day, when I was a youth pastor, I led a week-long trip to Chicago working with Habitat For Humanity. So, we headed off in a van full of 8 youth and 5...


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Are You Ashamed?

Speaker: | May 19, 2019

“I am not ashamed of the gospel; it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who has faith,” writes Paul in his letter to the Romans. We see the word, “ashamed” and wonder:...


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Paul’s Wild Ride

Speaker: | May 13, 2019

The book of Acts was written by the Luke as sort of the part II to his Gospel. Acts covers the spread of the Christian church after Jesus’ ascension. It begins with the giving of...


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Where Do You See Resurrection?

Speaker: | April 22, 2019

Each one of the gospel writers – Matthew, Mark, Luke and John – have their own way of telling the resurrection story. But without question, Matthew’s telling is the most dramatic! There are special effects...


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Who is this?

Speaker: | April 15, 2019

I once asked a middle-aged woman in my congregation why she didn’t come to church any more, she said, “when my son got into trouble with the law, I was too ashamed to come to...


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What Faith Does

Speaker: | April 07, 2019

One reliable feature of Matthew’s parables is that a familiar scene from life is presented: working in a vineyard, getting invited to a party you don’t want to attend. In each parable, the familiar scene...