The Astounding Presence of Jesus

Eastside Church’s Reverend Timothy Lloyd teaches from our Epiphany lectionary reading in Mark 1:21-28. What must Jesus have been preaching to so astonish his hearers? What was it about his presence and message that was so different from all other preaching then and now? They went to Capernaum, and when the Sabbath came, Jesus went […]

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Called To a New Identity

Eastside Church’s Reverend Timothy Lloyd teaches from our Epiphany lectionary reading in Mark 1:14-21. Here Jesus calls the Simon, Andrew, and the sons of Zebedee to follow him and become fishers of men. How does this call relate to us? Tim argues that Jesus is not just calling disciples to a new task but to […]

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Come and See

Eastside Church’s Reverend Timothy Lloyd teaches from Epiphany reading John 1:43-51, the story of the calling of some of Jesus’s earliest disciples. How can we be bridges for others to experience Christ? How can others “come and see” through the witness of our lives and service? “The next day Jesus decided to leave for Galilee. […]

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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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