Easter celebrates Christ’s resurrection, but Pastor Roger Barkley then asks, “Now what?”
“Preparing the way of the Lord” often means faithfully fulfilling mundane tasks, as Pastor Roger Barkley shares in this Palm Sunday message. At the Congregational Church of Northridge, the annual congregational meeting is integrated into the worship service. Music, prayer, … Continue reading →
What can we do with the fears that hold us back in life? Pastor Roger Barkley shares how Jesus is our partner as we face fears to expand our faith.
Reflecting on Ephesians 2:1-10, Michael Barrett explores how the resurrection power helps us overcome sin, satan, and self-centeredness. He concludes with the Serenity Prayer, composed by one of the leaders of our denomination.
Pastor Roger Barkley continues his serious on “Living Prayer,” this one addressing how to pray when your life feels out of control. The week of this sermon had been tough at church, with the furnaces not working and the roof … Continue reading →
Does prayer matter? If so, how? What does it mean to “pray without ceasing” in our real life? Pastor Roger Barkley shares scripture, experiences, and commonsense insights in this lesson on prayer.
How is a Christian supposed to navigate our polarized cultural and political landscape? What is “Identity Politics”, and how is it fueling our discord – both on the left and on the right? Pastor Roger Barkley tells the story of … Continue reading →
We conclude our series on the UCC Statement of Faith with Michael Barrett passionately showing how worship is the heartbeat of the Christian life.
The heart of Jesus’ message if forgiveness … but what does that mean, and how do we do it? Pastor Roger Barkley shares a powerful story about a corrupt cop and black man wrongly accused of drug possession.
Pastor Roger Barkley continues our series on the UCC Statement of Faith, this week focusing on why Jesus created the church, and how the church both nurtures us and sends us into the world with Christ’s message.