An Advent Homily: Hope

Abby Norman delivers an advent homily celebrating the theme of hope in the Christmas story. How can Mary’s response to the Incarnation inspire us to carry hope in our world?

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Waiting for God to Act

Eastside’s Reverend Timothy Lloyd preaches from 2 Peter Chapter 3 in this sermon marking the second Sunday of Advent. We reflect on what it has meant for Christians to wait for God’s coming, both in the time of the apostles and in our own time. Can seeming divine inaction be a means of divine grace? […]

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Giving Our Firstfruits, Giving Courage

Today’s sermon marks the fourth and last Sunday in Eastside’s series on stewardship. Guest reverend Phil Schraeder preaches from Matthew 22:15-22. How do we waste the resources that are entrusted to us? How does giving our firstfruits to God empower us to give courage to a world in need? Then the Pharisees went and plotted […]

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Our Vision vs. Our Stuff

Eastside Church’s Reverend Timothy Lloyd delivers the third sermon in Eastside’s stewardship series. Today’s sermon draws from the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 6:19-24. What does our relationship with possessions say about our vision? How do we move toward a vision of the things that are eternal? “Do not store up for yourselves treasures […]

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Stumbling Blocks to Generosity

Eastside Church’s Reverend Timothy Lloyd delivers the second sermon on a new series on stewardship, starting in Luke 12:22-34. What did Jesus teach about giving? And how should we counter our own stumbling blocks to showing generosity in our relationship with God?

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Giving as an Act of Worship

Eastside Church’s Reverend Timothy Lloyd delivers the first sermon on a new series on stewardship, starting in Deuteronomy 14:22-29. Is our giving just for the church? Is it just a way to support good work in the world? Tim makes the case from scripture that giving is first and foremost an act of worship and […]

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