Sermons by Pastor John Strommen


In the Garden

Speaker: | September 09, 2019

It has been observed many times that we humans have three basic spiritual and emotional needs: Belonging, Purpose, and Transcendence. The need for belonging is the need for community with other human The need for...


Why Pray

Speaker: | July 29, 2019

Let’s talk about prayer today. For some people, prayer means stringing together a bunch of religious words. When Clark Griswold was invited to say a prayer remembering a recently deceased relative, he struggled a little...


That Was Then, This Is Now

Speaker: | July 07, 2019

As some of you have experienced, I am a proponent of the practice called dwelling in the Word. This is a practice that invites each person to listen to a text that is read and...


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...


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...