Sermon Books Available

We have a limited number of copies of sermon books by Fr. Dave available for purchase.  Cost is $10 each, with 100% of the proceeds going to various outreach ministries of Christ Church.  If you would like to purchase some, just email our administrator, Kim Dudley.

Click on the link below for the full text of a sermon preached at Christ Church.

November 22, 2020 “Your Most Gracious King” (Ezekiel 34:11-16)

November 15, 2020 “Destined for Salvation” (1 Thessalonians 5:9-10)

November 8, 2020 “An Ever-flowing Stream” (Amos 5:18-24)

November 1, 2020 “God’s Love Turns All Sinners into All Saints” (Revelation 7:9-10)

October 25, 2020 “What Agape Love Looks Like” (Matthew 22:36-40)

October 11, 2020 “This is the Lord for Whom We Have Waited” (Isaiah 25:6-9)

October 4, 2020 “More than You Desire or Deserve” (Philippians 3:4b-9) 

September 27, 2020 “Someone Stronger than the Me Monster” (Philippians 2:3-11) 

September 20, 2020 “The End of Entitlement” (Matthew 20:1-16) 

September 13, 2020 “Overflowing Grace” (Genesis 50:15-21) 

September 6, 2020 “Love is All You Need” (Romans 13:8-10)

August 23, 2020 “A Word of Comfort for the Afflicted” (Isaiah 51:3-4) 

August 16, 2020 

August 9, 2020 “Grace in the Storm” (Matthew 14:22-33) 

August 2, 2020 “Much More Than Enough” (Matthew 14:13-21)

July 26, 2020 “The One Pearl of Great Value” (Matthew 13:45-46) 

July 19, 2020 “Turn to Me” (Psalm 86:16) 

July 5, 2020 “Who Will Rescue Me?” (Romans 7:15-25)

June 28, 2020 “Given Not Earned” (Romans 6:23) 

June 21, 2020 “Fully Known and Fully Loved” (Matthew 10:29-31) 

June 14, 2020 “Grace and Grit” (Romans 5:6-8) 

June 7, 2020 “Live in Peace” (2 Corinthians 13:11-13) 

May 24, 2020 (Acts 1:6-14; Psalm 68:1-10, 33-36; 1 Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11; John 17:1-11

May 17, 2020 “The Holy Spirit Your Advocate” (John 14:16-18)

May 10, 2020 “Good News on Mother’s Day” (1 Peter 2:4-10)

May 3, 2020 “The Shepherd and Gaurdian of Your Souls” (1 Peter 2:24-25)

April 26, 2020 “The Direct Object of Your Hope” (1 Peter 1:18-21)

April 19, 2020 “God’s Love is Greater than Your Doubt” (John 20:24-29)

April 12, 2020 “Do Not Be Afraid” (Matthew 28:1-10)

April 10, 2020 “God’s One-way Love of Grace” (John 19:30)

April 9, 2020 Maundy Thursday Sermon by Father Peter

April 5, 2020 “The One Thing, The Only Thing” (Psalm 31:5,15) 

March 29, 2020 “God Gives Life to the Dead” (Ezekiel 37:1-14)

March 22, 2020 “This is the One” (1 Samuel 16:4-13)

March 15, 2020 “This Grace in Which We Stand” (Romans 5:1-11)

March 8, 2020 “God So Loved the World” (John 3:16-17)

March 1, 2020 “Free Means Free” (Romans 5:15-17)

February 26, 2020 “Much More than Dust in the Wind” (Psalm 103:13-14)

February 23, 2020 “A Divine Brush with Greatness” (Matthew 17:1-9)

February 16, 2020 “The Help of God’s Grace” (Deuteronomy 30:15-20)

February 9, 2020 “You Actually Won” (Matthew 5:17-20)

January 26, 2020 “The Message about the Cross is Foolishness” (1 Corinthians 1:17-18)

January 19, 2020 “The Lamb of God” (John 1:29)

January 12, 2020 “The Chimes of Freedom Flashing” (Isaiah 42:1-4) 

January 5, 2020 “To the Praise of God’s Glorious Grace” (Ephesians 1:5-6)

December 29, 2019 (John 1:1-18)

December 25, 2019 “Peace for a World of Conflict” (Luke 2:7-14)

December 22, 2019 “God Is With You” (Matthew 1:18-23)

December 15, 2019 “Good News in the Waste Lane” (Isaiah 35:6-10)

December 1, 2019 “The Highest of the Mountains” (Isaiah 2:2-4)

November 24, 2019 “The King of Grace” (Colossians 1:11-20)

November 10, 2019 “Heirs of Eternal Life” (Job 19:25-27)

November 3, 2019 “God’s Love toward All the Saints” (Ephesians 1:15-18)

October 27, 2019 “Welcoming and Merciful” (Luke 18:9-14)

October 20, 2019 “Your Victorious Limp” (Genesis 32:22-31)

October 6, 2019 (Luke 17:5-10)

September 29, 2019 “A Different Rock” (1 Timothy 6:6-10)

September 22, 2019 “Good News for Every Lost Generation” (1 Timothy 2:3-6)

September 15, 2019 “Not So Irrelevant After All” (1 Timothy 1:12-17)

September 8, 2019 “Charged to God’s Account” (Philemon 17-19)

September 1, 2019 “Am I Good Enough?” (Luke 14:7-14) 

August 18, 2019 “Persevere in Your Faith and Look Out for One Another” (Hebrews 12:1-2)

August 4, 2019 “Good News for the Disillusioned” (Luke 12:13-21)

July 28, 2019 “Your Slate is Clear” (Colossians 2:13-14)

July 21, 2019 – Luke 10:38-42

July 14, 2019 “Jesus is Your Good Samaritan” (Luke 10:25-37)

July 7, 2019  – Luke 10:1-11, 16-20

June 30, 2019 “The Fruit of the Spirit” (Galatians 5:22-25)

June 23, 2019 “Living Under Grace” (Galatians 3:23-28)

June 16, 2019 “The Truth of the Love of God” (John 16:12-15)

June 2, 2019 “The Final Word is a Word of Grace” (Revelation 22:21)

May 26, 2019 “Peace from God” (John 14:27)

May 12, 2019 “The Gift of Eternal Life” (John 10:28)

May 5, 2019 “The God of Second Chances” (John 21:15-17)

April 21, 2019 “All Will Be Made Alive in Christ” (1 Corinthians 15:19-22)

April 19, 2019 “Jesus was Rejected for You” (Isaiah 53:3)

April 14, 2019 “The Faithful Love of Your Humble God” (Philippians 2:5-11)

April 7, 2019 “Defined by the Grace of God” (Philippians 3:4-14)

March 31, 2019 “Totally Unbelievable and Yet Completely True” (Luke 15:11-24)

March 24, 2019 “The Lord Helps Those Who Cannot Help Themselves” (Exodus 3:1-15)

March 10, 2019 “Grace in the Wilderness of Temptation” (Luke 4:1-13)

March 6, 2019 “New and Contrite Hearts” (Psalm 51:11)

March 3, 2019 “No Myth at All” (2 Corinthians 3:17)

February 24, 2019 “Love Your Enemies” (Luke 6:27-31 and 35-38)

February 17, 2019 “In Fact Christ Has Been Raised from the Dead” (1 Corinthians 15:12-20)

February 10, 2019 “The Heart of the Matter is Forgiveness” (1 Corinthians 15:1-4)

January 27, 2019 “Very Real Spiritual Hope” (Luke 4:16-21)

January 20, 2019 “Jesus Saves the Best for Last” (John 2:1-11)

January 6, 2019 “There Are No Boundaries with the Love of God” (Matthew 2:1-11)

December 30, 2018 “Grace and Truth Came through Jesus Christ” (John 1:17)

December 25, 2018 “The Rising of the Grace of God” (Luke 2:8-16)

December 23, 2018 “God Lifts Up the Lowly” (Luke 1:52)

December 16, 2018 “Good News in an Age of Anxiety” (Philippians 4:6-7)

December 9, 2018 “Grace for Those Drifting Too Far from the Shore” (Luke 3:1-6)

December 2, 2018 “Your Redemption is Drawing Near” (Luke 21:25-28)

November 18, 2018 “Grace? Grace.” (Hebrews 10:14-18)

November 11, 2018 “God’s Love Still Has the Last Word” (1 Kings 17:8-16)

November 4, 2018 “God’s Love is Stronger than Death” (John 11:32-44)

October 28, 2018 “Once for All” (Hebrews 7:26-27)

October 21, 2018 “Jesus is Your Ransom” (Mark 10:42-45)

October 14, 2018 “Your Great High Priest” (Hebrews 4:14-16)

September 30, 2018 “The Powerful Mercy of God” (Mark 9:42-48)

September 23, 2018 “A Welcoming God to an Unwelcoming World” (Mark 9:33-37)

September 16, 2018 “The Inescapable Question” (Mark 8:27-30)

September 9, 2018 “The Gospel is not a Grand Illusion” (Mark 7:32-35)

August 26, 2018 “Good News for the Brokenhearted” (Psalm 34:18-20)

August 19, 2018 “Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs” (Ephesians 5:18-19)

August 4, 2018 “Jesus the Bread of Life” (John 6:36)

July 22, 2018 “Jesus Your Compassionate Shepherd” (Mark 6:30-34)

July 15, 2018 “Your Eternal Superlative” (Ephesians 1:3-6)

July 1, 2018 “The Riches of God’s Grace” (2 Corinthians 8:9)

June 24, 2018 “The Sure Foundation of God’s Lovingkindness” (Mark 4:35-41)

June 17, 2018 “The Tender Love of Your Heavenly Father” (2 Corinthians 5:14-17)

June 3, 2018 “The Lord of the Sabbath” (Mark 2:23-28)

May 27, 2018 Trinity Sunday, Year B 

May 20, 2018 “Where Your Strength Ends, God’s Grace Begins” (Romans 8:26)

May 13, 2018 “The Greatest Mother Ever” (1 John 5:11-13)

May 6, 2018 “Against All Odds” (John 15:12-16)

April 22, 2018 “Jesus Christ the Good Shepherd” (Psalm 23)

April 1, 2018 Easter Sunday “Good News for April Fools” (1 Corinthians 15:3-4)

March 30, 2018 Good Friday “The Throne of Grace” (Hebrews 4:14-16)

March 25, 2018 “Good News for the Forsaken” (Mark 15:34)

March 11, 2018 “By Grace You Have Been Saved” (Ephesians 2:4-8)

March 4, 2018 ” Jesus and the Ten Commandments” (Exodus 20:1-10)

February 25, 2018 “Hoping against Hope” (Romans 8:14-25)

February 18, 2018 “His Death is Enough” (1 Peter 3:18)

February 14, 2018 – Ash Wednesday – “Quit Playing Games with Your Heart” (Psalm 51:11)

February 11, 2018 “In the Face of Jesus Christ” (2 Corinthians 4:5-6)

January 28, 2018 “God is Full of Compassion” (Psalm 111:1-4)

January 21, 2018 “The Rock of Love” (Psalm 62:6-11)

January 7, 2018 “The Dazzling Acceptance of God” (Mark 1:9-11)

December 31, 2017 “Grace upon Grace” (John 1:16-17)

December 25, 2017 “The Dawn of Redeeming Grace” (Titus 2:11)

December 17, 2017 “Bountiful Grace and Mercy” (Isaiah 61:1)

December 10, 2017 “A Word of Comfort” (Isaiah 40:1-5)

December 3, 2017 “The Light of God’s Countenance” (Psalm 80:3)

November 26, 2017 “King of the Mountain” (Ezekiel 34:11-12)

November 19, 2017 (1 Thessalonians 5:1-11, Matthew 25:14-30)

November 5, 2017 “The Last Word Is a Word of Hope” (Psalm 43)

October 29, 2017 “Love, Sweet Love” (Matthew 22:34-40)

October 22, 2017 “God Calls You by Name” (Isaiah 45:1-4)

October 8, 2017 “The Rejected Cornerstone” (Matthew 21:33-42)

October 1, 2017 “Turn, Then and Live” (Ezekiel 18:30-32)

September 24, 2017 “The Gracious Landowner” (Matthew 20:1-16)

September 17, 2017 “The Antidote of Forgiveness” (Matthew 18:21-35)

September 10, 2017 “Relief for Entitled Sinners” (Romans 13:8-10)

August 27, 2017 “God’s Transforming Grace” (Romans 12:1-2)

August 20, 2017 “A Different Kind of Eclipse” (Romans 11:29-32)

August 13, 2017 “Still on the Line” (Matthew 14:22-33)

August 6, 2017 “Electric with Joy” (2 Peter 1:16-19)

July 30, 2017 “The Word of God is Our Light and Strength” (Psalm 119:129-136)

July 23, 2017 “What God Wants” (Psalm 86:11-12)

July 16, 2017 “Condemnation Replaced with Grace” (Romans 8:1-4)

July 9, 2017 “The Gospel For Those With Baggage” (Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30) 

July 2, 2017 “Dead to Sin, Alive in Christ” (Romans 6:12-23)

June 26, 2017 “Good News for the Needy” (Jeremiah 20:13)

June 18, 2017 “Christian Hope” (Romans 5:5)

June 11, 2017 “Good News for Midnight Riders” (2 Corinthians 13:13)

June 4, 2017 “Rejoice in His Holy Comfort” (John 20:19-23)

May 21, 2017 “Do You Love Him” (John 14:15-16)

May 14, 2017 “A Whole New Beginning” (John 14:1-3)

May 7, 2017 “Jesus is Your Gate” (John 10:7-9)

April 30, 2017 “What Happened on the Road” (Luke 24:30-35)

April 23, 2017 “Thomas the Confessor” (John 20:24-29)

April 16, 2017 “Goodbye Has Changed to Hello” (Matthew 28:1-9)

April 14, 2017 “The Tender Mercy of God” (Isaiah 53:4-6)

April 9, 2017 “The Example of Jesus’ Great Humility” (Philippians 2:5-11)

April 2, 2017 “I Am the Resurrection and the Life” (John 11:21-27)

March 26, 2017 “Your Cup is Still Running Over” (Psalm 23:5)

March 19, 2017 “This Grace in Which We Stand” (Romans 5:1-8)

March 12, 2017 “Jesus the Rescuer” (John 3:16-17)

March 5, 2017 “The Free Gift of God’s Grace” (Romans 5:15-18)

March 1, 2017 “Return to Me with All Your Heart” (Joel 2:12-13)

February 26, 2017 “Eyewitnesses of His Majesty” (2 Peter 1:16-18)

February 19, 2017 “Love Your Enemies” (Matthew 5:38-45)

January 29, 2017 “Some Things Never Change” (Micah 6:6-8)

January 22, 2017 “The Grace of Repentance” 

January 15, 2017 “God Will Strengthen You to the End” (1 Corinthians 1:8)

January 8, 2017 “God’s Gift of Forgiveness” (Acts 10:43)

January 1, 2017 “A Name that Saves” (Philippians 2:5-11)

December 25, 2016 “A New and Glorious Morn” (Luke 2:8-16)

December 18, 2016 “Good News for the Lonely” (Matthew 1:18-23)

December 11, 2016 “Mercy First” (Isaiah 35)

December 4, 2016 “This Season of Hope” (Romans 15:13)

November 27, 2016 “I Hope We’ll All Be Ready” (Matthew 24:36-44)

November 20, 2016 “In the Eyes of Christ the King” (Colossians 1:19-20)

November 13, 2016 “The Sun of Righteousness” (Malachi 4:1-2a)

November 6, 2016 “In Your Flesh You Shall See God” (Job 19:25-27)

October 30, 2016 “Good News for Those Lost in the Cosmos” (Luke 19:1-10)

October 23, 2016 “Moralism vs the Gospel” (Luke 18:9-14)

October 16, 2016 “All Scripture is Inspired by God” (2 Timothy 3:14-17)

October 9, 2016 “The Lord is Gracious” (Psalm 111:4)

October 2, 2016 “The Faithful God” (Luke 17:5-10)

September 25, 2016 “The Life that Really is Life” (1 Timothy 2:17-19)

September 18, 2016 “God the Great Evangelist” (1 Timothy 2:1-7)

September 11, 2016 “To Save You” (1 Timothy 1:15)

September 4, 2016 “The Tower of Your Salvation” (Luke 14:27-30)

August 28, 2016 “Jesus Will Never Leave You or Forsake You” (Hebrews 13:5)

August 21, 2016 “Our God is a Consuming Fire” (Hebrews 12:28-29)

August 14, 2016 “Running Fools” (Hebrews 12:1-2)

August 7, 2016 “Your Faith is not in Vain” (Hebrews 11:1)

July 31, 2016 “Your Hour Upon the Stage” (Ecclesiastes 1:14)

July 24, 2016 “Luke 11:1-13”

July 10, 2016 “Luke 10:25-37”

July 3, 2016 “The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ” (Galatians 6:14)

June 26, 2016 “No Way, Yeah But, and Whatever You Say” (Luke 9:51-62)

June 19, 2016 “I Held Out My Hands All Day Long” (Isaiah 65:1-3)

June 12, 2016 “Your Sins Are Forgiven” (Luke 7:48)

June 5, 2016 “His Embrace of Grace” (Galatians 1:15-16)

May 29, 2016 “To Set You Free” (Galatians 1:3-4)

May 22, 2016 “The Grace in which You Stand” (Romans 5:1-5)

May 15, 2016 “Pentecost 2016” (Genesis 11:1-9, Acts 2:1-21, John 14:8-17, 25-27, Psalm 104:25-35, 37)

May 8, 2016 “The Final Word is a Word of Grace” (Revelation 22:21)

May 1, 2016 “You Will See His Face” (Revelation 22:3-4)

April 24, 2016 “Fifth Sunday After Easter”

April 17, 2016 “Fourth Sunday After Easter” (Acts 9:36-43; Psalm 23; Revelation 7:9-17; John 10:22-30)

April 10, 2016 “Just After Daybreak” (John 21:4)

March 27, 2016 “The Gate of Everlasting Life” (Luke 24:5)

March 25, 2016 “Standing Near the Cross of Jesus” (John 19:25)

March 20, 2016 “The Sun’s Light Failed” (Luke 23:44-46)

March 13, 2016 “A Fragrance of Life” (John 12:1-3)

March 6, 2016 “Filled with Compassion” (Luke 15:20)

February 28, 2016 “The Way Out” (1 Corinthians 10:13)

February 21, 2016 “God Shall Comfort Your Heart” (Psalm 27:18)

February 14, 2016 “Good News on Valentine’s Day” (Romans 10:9-10)

February 10, 2016 “The God of all Mercy” (Psalm 51:1)

February 7, 2016 (Exodus 34:29-35 2 Corinthians 3:12-4:2 Luke 9:28-36 Psalm 99)

January 31, 2016 “God’s Love Never Ends” (1 Corinthians 13:4-8)

January 24, 2016 “The Year of the Lord’s Favor” (Luke 4:17-19)

January 17, 2016 “Up to the Brim” (John 2:1-11)

January 3, 2016 “God’s Never-ending Resolution” (Ephesians 1:5-8)

Christmas 2015: “A Son Given to Us” (Isaiah 9:6)

December 20, 2015: “The Lord Has Lifted Up the Lowly” (Luke 1:52)

December 13, 2015: “A Change of Heart” (Luke 3:8)

December 6, 2015: “The Dawn from on High” (Luke 1:76-79)

November 22, 2015: “The Lord is King” (Psalm 93:1)

November 8, 2015: “The Vagabond Rapping at Your Door” (Hebrews 9:27-28)

November 1, 2015: “Yes, You Will” (Isaiah 25:7-8)

October 25, 2015: “A Psalm of Hope” (Psalm 126)

October 18, 2015: “A Ransom for You” (Mark 10:45)

October 4, 2015: “Of Which Your Conscience is Afraid” (Hebrews 1:1-4)

September 27, 2015: “The Lord is Your Redeemer” (Psalm 19:14)

September 20, 2015: “A Warm Welcome” (Mark 9:36-37)

September 6, 2015: “Here is Your God” (Isaiah 35:4)

August 23, 2015: “Lord, To Whom Can We Go” (John 6:66-69)

August 16, 2015: “Wisdom Calling ” (Proverbs 9:1-5)

August 9, 2015: “Live in Love” (Ephesians 5:2)

August 2, 2015: “I Am the Bread of Life” (John 6:35)

July 12, 2015: “According to the Riches of His Grace” (Ephesians 1:7)

June 28, 2015: “Joy Comes in the Morning” (Psalm 30:6)

June 14, 2015: “Really Really Something” (2 Corinthians 5:14-16)

June 7, 2015: “An Eternal Weight of Glory” (2 Corinthians 4:16-18)

May 31, 2015: “Good News for the Isolated” (Romans 8:15-17)

May 10, 2015: “I Chose You” (John 15:16)

May 3, 2015: “God is Love” (1 John 4:8)

April 26, 2015: “You Do Not Have to Be Your Own Shepherd” (John 10:11)

April 19, 2015: “The Author of Life” (Acts 3:12-15)

April 5, 2015: “Why Are You Weeping?” (John 20:15)

April 3, 2015: “The Final Word” (John 19:30)

April 2, 2015: “Good News for the Forgetful” (1 Corinthians 11:23-25)

March 29, 2015: “A Different Kind of King” (Mark 15:12-14)

March 22, 2015: “A New Covenant” (Jeremiah 31:31-34)

March 15, 2015: “Comfortable Words” (John 3:16)

March 8, 2015: “What Fools Believe” (1 Corinthians 1:18)

March 1, 2015: “Gracious to All Who Have Gone Astray” (Mark 8:31-33)

February 22, 2015: “Mighty to Save” (Mark 1:12-13)

February 18, 2015 (Ash Wednesday): “Everything” (2 Corinthians 5:21)

February 15, 2015: “A Glimpse of the Glory of God” (Mark 9:2-8)

February 8, 2015: “Jesus Lifts You Up” (Mark 1:31)

February 1, 2015: “The Lord is Gracious and Full of Compassion” (Psalm 111:4)

January 25, 2015: “For God Alone My Soul in Silence Waits” (Psalm 62:1 and 6)

January 18, 2015: “You Trace My Journeys” (Psalm 139:2)

January 11, 2015: “Put the Globe Down” (Mark 1:9-11)

January 4, 2015: “Overwhelmed with Joy” (Matthew 2:1-12)

December 28, 2014: “1st Sunday of Christmas” (John 1:1-18)

Christmas 2014: “Good News of Great Joy” (Luke 2:10-11)

December 21, 2014: “Let It Be with Me According to Your Word” (Luke 1:26-38)

December 14, 2014: “Good News to the Oppressed” (Isaiah 61:1-2a)

December 7, 2014: “He Will Feed His Flock Like a Shepherd” (Isaiah 40:11)

November 30, 2014: “And You Shall Be Saved” (Psalm 80:3)

November 27, 2014: “Thank You, Thank You, Thank You” (Luke 17:11-19)

November 16, 2014: “The Blessed Hope of Everlasting Life” (1 Thessalonians 5:8-10)

November 9, 2014: “The Lord’s Heart is Inclined to You” (Joshua 24:23)

November 2, 2014: “All the Saints” (Revalation 7:9-17)

October 26, 2014: “It’s All about Love” (Matthew 22:34-40)

October 12, 2014: “The Lord is Near” (Philippians 4:5)

October 5, 2014: “Good News for the Rejected” (Matthew 21:42)

September 28, 2014: “Jesus Is Your Rock” (Exodus 17:1-7)

September 21, 2014: “Last in Line” (Matthew 20:1-16)

September 14, 2014: “You Belong to God” (Romans 14:7-8)

September 7, 2014: “The Same Old Story” (Exodus 12:13)

August 31, 2014: “Remember the Marvels God Has Done” (Psalm 105:5)

August 24, 2014: “Who Do You Say that I Am?” (Matthew 16:13-17)

August 17, 2014: “Merciful to All” (Matthew 15:21-28)

August 10, 2014: “Grace in the Storm” (Matthew 14:22-33)

August 3, 2014: “I Have Seen God Face to Face” (Genesis 32:24-31)

July 27, 2014: “Help for the Weak” (Romans 8:26)

July 20, 2014: “Good News in the Darkness” (Genesis 28:10-16) (audio recording available)

July 13, 2014: “Death is Not the End of the Story” (Romans 8:11)

July 6, 2014: “The Yoke of Grace” (Matthew 11:28-30)

June 29, 2014: “Covered by Grace” (Romans 6:14)