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Fall Series: Church for Others

November 26, 2017 "Church for Others: a decision for peace and purity" | Acts 15:22-16:5 | Rev. Jason Hsu
November 19, 2017 "Church for Others: a process towards peace and purity" | Acts 15:1-22 | Rev. Jason Hsu
November 12, 2017 "Church for Others: the mission of God"  | Acts 17:16-31 | Mr. Scott Bryant
November 5, 2017 "Church for Others: can the Church grow without the Word? Can the Word grow without the Church?" | Acts 14:21-28 | Rev. Jason Hsu
October 29, 2017 "Church for Others: how to talk about Jesus" | Acts 13:4-14:20 | Mr. David Fuller
October 22, 2017 "Church for Others: what if your vocation was a calling confirmed by his church?" | Acts 13:1-3 | Mr. Daniel Park
October 15, 2017 "Church for Others: Herod, and how not to receive encouragement" | Acts 12:20-25 | Rev. Jason Hsu
October 8, 2017 "Church for Others: Jerusalem, and how to receive encouragement" | Acts 12:1-19 | Mr. Daniel Park
October 1, 2017 "Church for Others: Antioch, and how to be encouraging" | Acts 11:22-30 | Rev. Jason Hsu
September 24, 2017 "Church for Others: Barnabas, and how to be encouraging" | Acts 11:19-26 | Rev. Jason Hsu
September 17, 2017 "Church for Others: a progressive Christian in a traditional church" | Acts 11:1-18 | Rev. Jason Hsu
September 10, 2017 "Church for Others: Cornelius, and the repentance of someone doing fine without Jesus" | Acts 10:23b-48 | Rev. Jason Hsu
September 3, 2017 "Church for Others: Peter, and the repentance of a racist" | Acts 10:1-23a | Rev. Jason Hsu


Summer Series: Journey by Faith

August 27, 2017 "Journey by Faith: after the death of Abraham" | Genesis 23:1-25:11 | Rev. Jason Hsu
August 20, 2017 "Journey by Faith: the God who hears" | Genesis 21:1-21 | Mr. John Sherk
August 13, 2017 "Journey by Faith: covenanting like God" | Genesis 21:22-34 | Mr. Nate Lo
August 6, 2017 "Journey by Faith: what God does to what you love" | Genesis 22:1-24 | Rev. Jason Hsu
July 30, 2017 "Journey by Faith: how to bargain with God" | Genesis 18:16-19:38 | Rev. Jason Hsu
July 23, 2017 "Journey by Faith: God, are you serious?" | Genesis 17:1-18:5 (21:1-8) | Rev. Jason Hsu
July 16, 2017 "Journey by Faith: certain about God's promises (or not)" | Genesis 15:1-16:16 | Rev. Jason Hsu
July 9, 2017 "Journey by Faith: where to find blessing" | Genesis 14:1-24 | Rev. Alan Gay
July 2, 2017 "Journey by Faith: moving together...and apart" | Genesis 13:1-18 | Rev. Steve Munz
June 25, 2017 "Journey by Faith: when fear gets in the way" | Genesis 12:10-20 (20:1-18) | Rev. Jason Hsu
June 18, 2017 "Journey by Faith: reasons for moving" | Genesis 12:1-9 | Rev. Jason Hsu
June 11, 2017 "Journey by Faith: introducing Abraham" | Genesis 11:10-32 | Rev. Jason Hsu

 

Eastertide Series: Romans

June 4, 2017 "An Easter People in a Good Friday World: the obedience of faith" | Romans 14:1-9; 16:17-27 | Mr. Daniel Park
May 28, 2017 "An Easter People in a Good Friday World: sanctified by the Spirit" | Romans 15:14-27 | Mr. Daniel Park
May 21, 2017 TBD | TBD | TBD
May 14, 2017 "An Easter People in a Good Friday World: overcoming evil with good" | Romans 12:18-13:8 | Rev. Jason Hsu
May 7, 2017  "An Easter People in a Good Friday World: where love is genuine" | Romans 12:9-13:14 | Rev. Jason Hsu
April 30, 2017 "An Easter People in a Good Friday World: where many are one" | Romans 12:1-9 | Mr. Gene Twilley
April 23,         2017 "Our Small Lunch into God's Great Feast" | John 6:1-13 | Rev. Bryant Geating
April 16, 2017  Special Easter Sunday Service


Lenten Series: Lamentations

April 9, 2017

  "Good News for Laodecia" | Revelation 3:14-22 | Rev. Greg Hobaugh
April 2, 2017   "Lamentation as Protest" | Lamentations 5 | Rev. Jason Hsu
March 26, 2017   "Lamentation as a Bottle for Tears" | Lamentations 4 | Mr. Daniel Park
March 19, 2017   "Lamentation as Confession" | Lamentations 3 | Rev. Jason Hsu
March 12, 2017

  "Lamentation as Voice" | Lamentations 2 | Rev. Jason Hsu

March 5, 2017   "Lamentation as Memorial" | Lamentations 1 | Rev. Jason Hsu


Sermon Series: Romans

February 26,      2017 "The Immeasurable Riches of God's Grace" | Ephesians 2:1-10 | Rev. Tucker Else
February 19, 2017  City Line Church Retreat
February 12, 2017 "Did God's Word Fail?: Oh the depth of the riches...!" | Romans 11:29-36 | Mr. Daniel Park
February 5, 2017 "Did God's Word Fail?: How God will resolve all our questions" | Romans 11:11-18; 25-32 | Rev. Jason Hsu
January 29, 2017 "Did God's Word Fail?: What God is actually doing" | Romans 11:1-10 | Rev. Jason Hsu
January 22, 2017 "Did God's Word Fail?: What gets in the way of faith" | Romans 9:30-10:9; 10:14-16 | Rev. Jason Hsu
January 15, 2017 "Did God's Word Fail?: What God actually promised" | Romans 9:6-8, 14-24 | Rev. Jason Hsu
January 8, 2017 "Did God's Word Fail?: Paul's anguish over his fellow Jews" | Romans 9:1-5 | Rev. Jason Hsu

 

Sermon Series: Taste and See

January 1, 2017

"New and Renewed Family Time" | Matthew 10:29-39 | Rev. Jason Hsu

December 25, 2016

"Lessons and Carols" | TBD | Mr. Michael Gembola
December 18, 2016
"Christmas Dinner" | Isaiah 55:1-13 | Mr. Michael Gembola
December 11, 2016
"Christmas Carols" | Luke 2:7-20 | Rev. Jason Hsu
December 4, 2016
"Redeeming Christmas Gifts" | Ephesians 4:1-16 | Mr. Michael Gembola
November 27, 2016 "Christmas Lights in the Darkness" | Isaiah 9:1-7 | Rev. Jason Hsu


Sermon Series: Romans

Novemeber 20,             2016 "Gratitude and Opressive Positivity" | Philippians 4:4-14 | Mr. Michael Gembola
November 13, 2016 "Go, Sow, and Make Disciples" | Luke 10:1-9; 8:1-15 | Rev. Andres Fajardo
November 6, 2016 "Because of this good news: glory, glory, glory!" | Romans 5:1-5, 8:31-39 | Rev. Jason Hsu
October 30, 2016 "Because of this good news: we can have life in the Spirit!" | Romans 5:1-5, 7:7-8:30 | Rev. Jason Hsu
October 23, 2016 "Because of this good news: we can rejoice in hope!" | Romans 5:1-5, 7:7-8:30 | Rev. Jason Hsu
October 16, 2016 "Because of this good news: we can stand in his grace!" | Romans 5:1-5, 6:1-7:6 | Rev. Jason Hsu
October 9, 2016 "Because of this good news: we have peace with God!" | Romans 5:1-21 | Rev. Jason Hsu
October 2, 2016 "Good news for everyone: the gracious righteousness of God" | Romans 1:16-4:25 | Mr. Michael Gembola
September 25, 2016

"Good news for everyone: but what about our shameless acts and hypocritical judgments?" | Romans 1:16-4:25 | Rev. Jason Hsu

September 18, 2016 "Good news for everyone: so what's the bad news?" | Romans 1:16-4:25 | Rev. Jason Hsu
September 11, 2016 "Good news for everyone: really, everyone?" | Romans 1:16-4:25 | Rev. Jason Hsu
September 4, 2016 "An Introduction to Romans" | Romans 1:1-16 | Rev. Jason Hsu

Sermon Series: When God Seems Absent

August 28, 2016     "Food, Feasts, and Holidays" | Esther 9:20-28 | Rev. Jason Hsu
August 21, 2016  "Violence, Law, and Systemic Injustice" | Esther 8:3-12 | Rev. Jason Hsu
August 14, 2016  "Pettiness, Pride, and Poetic Justice" | Esther 5:6-14 | Rev. Jason Hsu
August 7, 2016  "Identity" | Esther 4:6-17 | Rev. Jason Hsu
July 31, 2016  "Significance" | Esther 3:1-6, 10-11, 13-15 | Rev. Jason Hsu
July 24, 2016  "Praying in the Here and Now" | Nehemiah 9:32-38 | Mr. Michael Gembola
July 17, 2016  "At the Right Place at the Right Time" | Esther 2:21-23 | Rev. Jason Hsu
July 10, 2016  "Serve God, Use Money" | Luke 16:1-9 | Rev. Steve Munz
July 3, 2016  "God in the Midst of Suffering" | Lamentations 3:19-26 | Mr. David Fuller
June 26, 2016  "Praying the Story" | Nehemiah 9:6-31 | Mr. Michael Gembola
June 19, 2016  "In Moments of Decision" | Esther 2:8-17 | Rev. Jason Hsu
June 12, 2016  "Living Life on Purpose" | 2 Corinthians 3:17-18 | 
June 5, 2016  "Between Men and Women" | Esther 1:15-20, 2:1-4 | Rev. Jason Hsu
May 29, 2016  "Gathering for Renewal" | Nehemiah 9:1-5 | Mr. Michael Gembola
May 22, 2016  "In Places of Power" | Esther 1:1-12 | Rev. Jason Hsu

 

Sermon Series: In the Shadow of Easter

May 15, 2016 "Where to go to see Jesus" | Mark 15:40-16:8 | Rev. Jason Hsu
May 8, 2016 "Hope for When They Choose Someone Else" | Mark 15:6-15, 21-32 | Mr. Michael Gembola
May 1, 2016 "Hope for When Even the Father Forsakes You" | Mark 14:32-36, 15:33-39 | Rev. Jason Hsu
April 24, 2016 "Hope for When Religion Condemns You" | Mark 14:44-46, 48-50, 53, 55-65 | Rev. Jason Hsu
April 17, 2016 "Hope for When Friends Deny You" | Mark 14:16-20, 26-35, 37-42 | Rev. Jason Hsu
April 10, 2016 "What is Beautiful to Jesus" | Mark 14:1-11 | Mr. Michael Gembola
April 3, 2016 "What Jesus Wants Us to do With End-Times Talk" | Mark 13:3-14, 23-27, 31-33 | Rev. Jason Hsu
March 27, 2016          "How Jesus Rebuilds Religion" | Mark 11:27-12:12 | Rev. Jason Hsu


Retreat: Contentment and the God of All Sufficient Grace

February 28, 2016 Retreat Session 4 - Sun AM | Rev. Jason Hsu
February 27, 2016 Retreat Session 3 - Sat PM | Rev. Jason Hsu
February 26, 2016      Retreat Session 1- Fri PM | Rev. Jason Hsu


Sermon Series: Lent

March 20, 2016 Palm Sunday: "Jesus and our expectations"Mark 11:1-11 | Rev. Jason Hsu
March 13, 2016 "God's fast for God's Reward"Isaiah 58 | Mr. Michael Gembola
March 6, 2016 "From Fear to Faith"Genesis 15:1-21 | Rev. Greg Hobaugh
February 21, 2016 "The Hope of Transcendence" | Colossians 1:15-23 | Mr. Justin Mills
February 14, 2016    "Is Heaven Worth the Wait?" | 1 Peter 1:3-9 | Rev. Steve Munz


Sermon Series: Towards Jerusalem

February 7, 2016 "Seeing clearly and still following Jesus" | Mark 10:46-52 Mr. Michael Gembola
January 31, 2016 "Where first becomes last in our relationships" | Mark 9:30-31, 33-41; 10:1-9 | Rev. Jason Hsu

January 17, 2016

"When the journey of faith is so hard" | Mark 9:14-29 |  Rev. Jason Hsu

January 10, 2016 ...

"Letting go of ourselves to follow Jesus" | Mark 8:29-38; 9:2-3, 7 | Rev. Jason Hsu 


Sermon Series: Joy to the World: God's Incarnation

January 3, 2015       “O Come Let us Adore Him”: God in Glory Lost | John 1:1-18, 14:9 | Rev. Jason Hsu
December 27, 2015  “Tidings of Comfort and Joy”: God in Suffering and Loss | Heb 2:8b-18 | Rev. Jason Hsu
December 20, 2015          “Peace on Earth, Goodwill”: God in Broken Friendship | Phil 2:2-15a | Mr. Michael Gembola
December 13, 2015 “The Weary World Rejoices”: God in Ruined Creation | Col 1:9-23 | Mr. Michael Gembola
December 6, 2015 “With Heart and Soul and Voice”: God in Fallen Humanity Psalm 8 |Mr. Michael Gembola
November 29, 2015 “God and Sinners Reconciled”: God under God’s Wrath | 2 Cor 5:14 -21 | Mr. Michael Gembola


Sermon Series: Jesus and...

November 22, 2015  "The Parable of Jesus: the secret to getting him"Mark 8:10-29 | Rev. Jason Hsu
November 8, 2015    "Jesus and Being Entitled: hope for the easily offended"Mark 7:24-30 | Rev. Jason Hsu
November 1, 2015 "Jesus and Being Clean: hope for the obsessive compulsive"Mark 6:56-7:8, 7:14-23 | Rev. Jason Hsu
October 25, 2015 "Jesus and Being Exhausted: hope for the introvert’s nightmare"Mark 6:31-52 | Mr. Michael Gembola
October 18, 2015 "Jesus and Popularity: some people just didn’t like him… why not?"Mark 6:1-18 | Rev. Jason Hsu
October 11, 2015 "Jesus and Authority: fear, faith, and other responses to the “A” word"Mark 5:22-42 | Rev. Jason Hsu
October 4, 2015 "Jesus and His Family: how do you know you’re a Christian?"Mark 3:13-15, 20-35 | Rev. Jason Hsu
September 20, 2015 "Jesus and Religion: can we stop oversimplifying, please?"Mark 2:6-11, 16-17, 24-28, 3:4-6 | Rev. Jason Hsu
September 13, 2015 "Jesus and the Gospel: an invitation to something bigger" Mark 1:14-18, 21-28, 32-38 | Rev. Jason Hsu
September 6, 2015
"Jesus and the Father: it all begins with a good parent-child relationship"Mark 1:1-13 | Rev. Jason Hsu
                                 

Sermon Series: Daniel

August 30, 2015    "Hope for the Exiles" | Daniel 12:1-13 | Rev. Michael Chen
August 23, 2015    "Daniel and the holy warrior" | Daniel 10:1, 5-12, 19 and 12:1-4 Jason
August 16, 2015                     "We and our Leaders Have Sinned: Confession and a Future Hope" | Daniel 9:1-3, 20-24 Mr. Michael Gembola
August 9, 2015 "Daniel and the Terrible, Horrible, Very Bad, No Good Beasts"  | Daniel 7:1-8, 11-18, 28 | Mr. David Fuller
August 2, 2015           "Shutting the Mouths of Lions" | Daniel 6:3-5, 12-13, 16, 19-23 Rev. Greg Hobaugh
July 26, 2015 "Reading the Writing on the Wall" | Daniel 5:18-23, 27 Rev. Greg Hobaugh
July 19, 2015 Off Series: "Who’s Your Daddy?" | 1 John 2:28 - 3:10  Dr. Tuck Bartholomew
July 12, 2015 "God Changes the Unchangeable" | Daniel 4:4-5, 9, 19, 24-28, 34, 36-37 Rev. Steve Munz
July 5, 2015 Off Series: "Making Disciples Implies that I Am One" | Matthew 28:16-20 Dr. Al Tizon
June 28, 2015 "Daniel's Friends and the Golden Image" | Daniel 3:14-20, 24-25, 28 | Dr. David Skeel
June 21, 2015 Off Series "Race to the Bottom" Matthew 20:20-28 | Mr. Justin Mills 
June 14, 2015 Off Series "A Journey Toward Surrender" | Luke 15:11-32 Dr. and Mrs. Bob and Grace Shim
June 7, 2015 "Life as a people who are free"| Daniel 2:24-28 and 1 Peter 2:9-17 | Mr. Gene Twilley
May 31, 2015           "Daniel and the table of the king" Daniel 1:1-6, 8-9, 15-17, 21 | Mr. Michael Gembola 

Sermon Series: 1 Corinthians (Easter)

May 24, 2015 Resurrection: A Pentecost Farewell 1 Corinthians 16:19-24 Rev. Jason Hsu
May 17, 2015 Resurrection: And Hospitality | 1 Corinthians 16:5-18 | Rev. Jason Hsu
May 10, 2015 Resurrection: And Mercy | 1 Corinthians 16:1-4 | Rev. Jason Hsu
May 3, 2015 Resurrection: Why We Live With Meaning | 1 Corinthians 15:50-58 | Rev. Jason Hsu
April 26, 2015 Resurrection: What It Does To Our Imagination | 1 Corinthians 15:35-49 | Rev. Jason Hsu
April 19, 2015 Resurrection: What It Does To Our Lives | 1 Corinthians 15:20-34 | Rev. Jason Hsu
April 12, 2015 Resurrection: What It Does To Our Faith | 1 Corinthians 15:12-19 | Rev. Jason Hsu
April 5, 2015       Resurrection: The First Important Thing | 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 | Rev. Jason Hsu


Sermon Series: 1 Corinthians (Lent)

March 29, 2015 Off Series: "Despair and the Hope of Palm Sunday" | Zech 9:9-17 | Mr. Michael Gembola
March 22, 2015 Church Spirituality, part 4: "Connecting with God, Inviting to Others" | 1 Corinthians 14:1-5; 13-19; 23-25 | Rev. Jason Hsu
March 15, 2015 Church Spirituality, part 3: "Loving, Most of All" | 1 Corinthians 12:31-13:13 | Rev. Jason Hsu
March 8, 2015 Church Spirituality, part 2: "Balancing Unity and Diversity" | 1 Corinthians 12:12-27 | Rev. Jason Hsu
March 1, 2015 Church Spirituality, part 1: "Being Spiritual With Our Gifts" | 1 Corinthians 12:1-11 | Rev. Jason Hsu
                          

 Sermon Series: 1 Corinthians (Continued)

February 15, 2015   Church and Food, part 4: "A Glorious use of Freedom" 1 Cor 10:23-11:1 Rev. Jason Hsu
February 8, 2015 Church and Food, part 3: "What We Eat and Who We Are" | 1 Cor 10:11-22 Rev. Jason Hsu 
February 1, 2015 Off Series: "Elders and Their Church" 1 Thess 2:8-13, 19-20 | Rev. Jason Hsu 
January 25, 2015 Off Series: "Thy Kingdom Come: The Art of Waiting Without Standing Around" Part 1 & Part 2 Mark 1: 1-8, 14-15 | Dr. Al Tizon 
January 11, 2015 Church and Food, part 1: "What's Love got to do with it?" | 1 Cor 8:1-3 | Rev. Greg Hobaugh 
                             

Sermon Series: Mothers of Jesus (Advent)

December 28, 2014 "Mary" Luke 1:26-38, Matthew 1:17 | Rev. Jason Hsu
December 21, 2014  "Bathsheba" | 2 Samuel 12:1-10, Matthew 1:17 Mr. Michael Gembola
December 14, 2014 "Ruth" | Ruth 4:11-17, Matthew 1:17 | Rev. Jason Hsu
December 7, 2014 "Rahab" | Joshua 6:20-25, Matthew 1:17 | Rev. Jason Hsu
November 30, 2014 "Tamar" | Genesis 38:24-30, Matthew 1:17 Mr. Michael Gembola


Sermon Series: 1 Corinthians

November 23, 2014             "Church Worship, Part 2: Body, Blood, and Socioeconomic Distinctions" | 1 Corinthians 11:17-34 | Rev. Jason Hsu
November 16, 2014 "Church Worship, Part 1: Heads, Hats, and Gender Distinctions" | 1 Corinthians 11:2-16 | Rev. Jason Hsu
November 9, 2014                   "What Do You Have in Your Hand?" Mission Sunday (Off Series) | Exodus 3: 1-12 | Mr. Jean-Luc Krieg
November 2, 2014 "Church Romance, Part 3: Marriage, Divorce and Re-Marriage" | 1 Corinthians 7:10-17; 32-35; 39-40 | Rev. Jason Hsu
October 26, 2014 "Church Romance, Part 2: Singleness, Marriage, and Sex" | 1 Corinthians 7:1-11; 24-28; 32-35; 38 | Rev. Jason Hsu
October 19, 2014 "Church Romance, Part 1: Contentment, Love, and the Lord's Return" | 1 Corinthians 7:17-35 | Rev. Jason Hsu
October 12, 2014 "Church Hypocrisy (and Integrity), Part 3: Seperation of Church and State" | 1 Corinthians 5:9-6:11 | Rev. Jason Hsu
October 5, 2014 "Church Hypocrisy (and Integrity), Part 2: Addressing Scandal in the Church" | 1 Corinthians 5:1-13; 6:9-11 | Rev. Jason Hsu
September 28, 2014                        "Church Hypocrisy (and Integrity), Part 1: Sex, Our Bodies, and the Glory of God" | 1 Corinthians 6:12-20 | Rev. Jason Hsu
September 21, 2014 "Church Unity, Part 3: The Example of the Apostle" | 1 Corinthians 4:6-21 | Rev. Jason Hsu
September 14, 2014 "Church Unity, Part 2: The Divisiveness of Names" | 1 Corinthians 3:2-9; 12-23 | Rev. Jason Hsu
September 7, 2014 "Church Unity, Part 1: The Wisdom of God" | 1 Corinthians 1:22-2:7; 2:12-14 | Rev. Jason Hsu
August 31, 2014 "1 Corinthians: An Introduction" | 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 | Rev. Jason Hsu


SERMON SERIES: Blessed ARE...

  

August 24, 2014 "You are the Light of the World - Really? What does that even Mean?" | Matt. 5:14-16 | Dr. Al Tizon
August 17, 2014 "Blessed are the Persecuted" Mark 8:31-38; Matthew 5:10-12 | Mr. Michael Gembola
August 10, 2014 "Mustard, Bread, and the Kingdom of God" Luke 13:18-21 | Mr. Gene Twilley
August 3, 2014 "Blessed are the Peacemakers" Matthew 5:38-48, Matthew 5:9 | Rev. Jason Hsu
July 27, 2014 "Blessed are the Pure in Heart" | Mark 7: 14-23, Matthew 5:8 | Rev. Jason Hsu
July 20, 2014 "Blessed are the Merciful" Matthew 18:21-35, Matthew 5:7 | Rev. Jason Hsu
July 13, 2014 "Blessed are Those who Hunger for Rightesouness"Matthew 5:17-20, Matthew 5:6 |  Rev.    Jason Hsu
July 6, 2014 "Blessed are the Meek" Isaiah 29:15-21, Matthew 5:5 | Rev. Jason Hsu
June 29, 2014   "Blessed are Those Who Mourn" | Isaiah 6:1-8, Matthew 5:4 | Rev. Jason Hsu
June 22, 2014 "Blessed are the Poor in Spirit" | Luke 18:9-14, Matthew 5:3 | Rev. Jason Hsu
June 15, 2014  "Unity and Mission" | John 17:1-9, 13-23 | Rev. Michael Chen
June 8, 2014            "Greatest in the Kingdom of God" | Mission Sunday/Pentecost | Matt 18:1-14 | Mission Partner Guest Preacher

 

 

EASTERTIDE SERMON SERIES: 
ACTS OF THE RESURRECTION COMMUNITY


June 1, 2014 "The Process of Spiritual Sight"  -(off series) | Mark 8:22-26 | Rev. Greg Hobaugh
May 25, 2014 "Acts of the Resurrection Community: Be Amazed"
 Acts 9:10-19; 26-28; 31 | Rev. Jason Hsu
May 18, 2014 "Acts of the Resurrection Community: Be Fair"
  Acts 6:1-7 | Rev. Jason Hsu
May 11, 2014      "Acts of the Resurrection Community: Be One"
  Acts 4:32-5:11 | Rev. Jason Hsu
May 4, 2014 "Acts of the Resurrection Community: Be Prayerful"
  Acts 3:1-4:31 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Apr 27, 2014 "Acts of the Resurrection Community: Be Together"  
  Acts 2:12-47 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Apr 20, 2014  "Acts of the Resurrection Community: Be My Witnesses" |Easter
  Acts 1:1-2:11 | Rev. Jason Hsu 

 

 

LENTEN SERMON SERIES: Suffering

 

Apr 13, 2014 "Peace and Appetite" | Palm Sunday Luke 19:28-48 | Steve Munz
Apr 6, 2014 "Suffering: God's Answer (Part 2)" Job 42:7-12 (ESV) | Rev. Jason Hsu
Mar 30, 2014 "Suffering: God's Answer (Part 1)" | Job 38:1-42:6 (ESV) | Rev. Jason Hsu
Mar 23, 2014    "Suffering: Trying to Make Sense of It (Part 2)" | Job 31-37 (ESV) | Rev. Jason Hsu
Mar 16, 2014   "Suffering: Trying to Make Sense of It (Part 1)" Job 4-31 (ESV) | Rev. Jason Hsu
Mar 9, 2014   "Suffering: An Introduction to Job" | Job 2:3-13 (ESV) | Rev. Jason Hsu 


SERMON SERIES: A New Season


March 2, 2014 “Lord, what is your will for my life?
Post-India Reflections on God’s Call”
 
| Jonah 1:1-3 
| Dr. Al Tizon
Feb 23, 2014 City Line Church Retreat
Feb 16, 2014 "The Road Ahead"  | Deuteronomy 4:1, 6-15, 23-31, 36-40 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Feb 9, 2014 "Going With Dependence" | Deuteronomy 3:21 – 3:29 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Feb 2, 2014 "Going in together" | Deuteronomy 3:12 – 3:20 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Jan 26, 2014 "Remembering the big picture" | Deuteronomy 2:1-9, 2:19 – 3:3 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Jan 19, 2014 "What Doesn't Change" | Deuteronomy 1:19-2:1 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Jan 12, 2014     "First Things First" | Deuteronomy 1:1-19 | Rev. Jason Hsu


SERMON SERIES: Responses to Christmas


Jan 05, 2014 "Cries of Mothers" | Matthew 2:16-23 | Mr. David Fuller
Dec 29, 2013 "Cries of Kings" | Matthew 2:1-16 | Mr. David Fuller
Dec 22, 2013 "Sighs" | Luke 2:25-38 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Dec 15, 2013 "Extraordinary Mary" | Luke 1:34-38, 46-55 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Dec 08, 2013    "The Average Joe" | Matthew 1:18-25 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Dec 01, 2013   "The First Responder" | Matthew 1:1-17 | Mr. David Fuller


SERMON SERIES: The Apostle's Creed


Nov 24, 2013   "The Resurrection of the Body, The Life Everlasting" | 1 Cor. 15 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Nov 17, 2013 "The Forgiveness of Sins" | Hebrews 10:15-25 | Rev. Jason Hsu

 

SERMON SERIES: The Apostle's Creed


Nov 03, 2013 "The Holy catholic Church, The Communion of Saints" | Ephesians 4:1-16 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Oct 27, 2013 "The Holy Spirit" | Ezekiel 36:22-36 | Mr. David Fuller
Oct 20, 2013 "To Judge the Living and the Dead" | Romans 14:1-23 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Oct 13, 2013 "Rose Again, Ascended, and Seated at the Right Hand of the Father" | Romans 6:5-13 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Sep 29, 2013 "Conceived by the Holy Spirit, Born of the Virgin Mary" | Hebrew 2:6-18 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Sep 22, 2013 "Jesus Christ, His Only Son, Our Lord" | Romans 1:1-7 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Sep 15, 2013 "Creator of Heaven and Earth" | Isaiah 44:9, 13-28 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Sep 08, 2013 "God, The Father Almighty" | Ephesians 1:1-23 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Sep 01, 2013     "We Believe" | Romans  4:16-5:5 | Rev. Jason Hsu


SERMON SERIES: Wisdom and the Psalms


Aug 25, 2013 "Wisdom and the Psalms: The Religious" | Psalm 50 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Aug 18, 2013 "Wisdom and the Psalms: The Fool" | Psalm 14 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Jul 14, 2013 "Wisdom and the Psalms: Singing the Lord's Song to a Different Drumbeat" | Psalm 137 | Rev. Rodney Ragwan
Jul 07, 2013 "Wisdom and the Psalms: The One We Worship" | Psalm 33 | Mr. David Fuller
Jun 30, 2013 "Wisdom and the Psalms: Confession" | Psalm 32 | Mr. David Fuller
Jun 23, 2013 "In the Trenches Together: Jesus' Battle With Temptation and Ours" | Mt. 3:16-4:11 | Mr. Ben Coppedge
Jun 09, 2013 "Wisdom and the Pslams: Children" | Psalm 78:1-8, 38-39, 69-72 and Psalm 127:4-5 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Jun 02, 2013 "Wisdom and the Psalms: Love" | Psalm 45 | Rev. Jason Hsu
May 26, 2013      "Wisdom and the Psalms" | Psalms 1 & 2 | Rev. Jason Hsu


SERMON SERIES: Life After Death...


May 19, 2013 "Life After Death...Is to Receive the Spirit in a Confused World" | John 16 | Rev. Jason Hsu
May 12, 2013 "Life After Death...Is Together as Church Despite a Cynical World" | John 17:6-26 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Apr 28, 2013 "Life After Death...Is to Abide in the Face of an Opposing World" | John 15 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Apr 21, 2013 "Life After Death...Is to Hope Despite a Troubled World" | John 14 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Apr 14, 2013 "Life After Death...Is to Love Before a Watching World" | John 13 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Apr 07, 2013 "Life After Death...Is Loyalty and Ministry" | John 21:1-7, 14-22 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Mar 31, 2013         "Life After Death...Is an Awkward Surprise" | John 20:1-23 | Rev. Jason Hsu


SERMON SERIES: Sacrifice


Mar 24, 2013 "Sacrifice: On Palm Sunday" | John 12:12-19 | Mr. David Fuller
Mar 17, 2013 "Sacrifice: And True Friendship" | John 13:21-33, 36-38 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Mar 10, 2013 "Sacrifice: And Lasting Glory" | John 12:23-43 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Mar 03, 2013 "Sacrifice: And Finding Security" | John 11:45 - 12:11 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Feb 24, 2013 "Sacrifice: And Betrayal" | John 18:1-5 | Mr. David Fuller
Feb 17, 2013         "Sacrifice: No Light in Him" | John 11:5-27 | Rev. Steve Munz


SERMON SERIES: Full of Grace & Truth


Jan 27, 2013 "Full of Grace & Truth: Jesus and the Adulterous Woman" | John 7:53-8:11 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Jan 20, 2013      "Full of Grace & Truth: Jesus and the Hungry Crowds" | John 6 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Jan 13, 2013           "Full of Grace & Truth: Jesus and the Lame Man" | John 5:1-18 | Rev. Jason Hsu


SERMONS


Jan 06, 2013 "Redeemed Expectations" | Mark 4:26-34 | Mr. Ben Coppedge
Dec 30, 2012          
"Obeying Our Parents and Obeying Our Parent" | Luke 2:40-52 | Mr. David Fuller

 

SERMON SERIES: John's Christmas Story


Dec 23, 2012 "John's Christmas Story: The Glory of the Only Son" | John 1:14-18 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Dec 09, 2012 "John's Christmas Story: Bearing Witness to the Light" | John 1:6-8 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Dec 02, 2012          "John's Christmas Story: Light Shining in the Darkness" | John 1:1-5 | Rev. Jason Hsu


SERMONS: November 2012


Nov 25, 2012           "Whole-Life Worship: Or How To Say Thank You To God" | Romans 12:1-21 | Dr. Al Tizon
Nov 18, 2012 "Living With Affliction" | Psalm 129 | Mr. Chris Currie
Nov 11, 2012 "On Hope" | Dr. Ash Barker


SERMON SERIES: Come and See...

 

Nov 4, 2012 "Come and See Jesus with the Official's Son" | John 4:43-54 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Oct 28, 2012 "Come and See Jesus with the Samaritan Woman Part II" | John 4:27-42 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Oct 21, 2012 "Come and See Jesus with the Samaritan Woman Part I" | John 4:1-26 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Oct 7, 2012 "Come and See Jesus with Nicodemus" | John 2:23-3:21 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Sep 30, 2012 "Come and See Jesus at the Temple" | John 2:13-22 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Sep 23, 2012 "Come and See Jesus at a Wedding" | John 2:1-12 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Sep 9, 2012 "Come and See What the First Disciples Saw"| John 1:35-42 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Sep 2, 2012 "Come and See What John the Baptist Saw" | John 1:19-34 | Rev. Jason Hsu

 

SERMON SERIES: Leading...

 

Aug 26, 2012 "Leading to the End" | 2 Timothy 4:6-22 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Aug 19, 2012 "Leading by the Book" | 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Aug 12, 2012 "The Leader's Mission" | John 5 | Rev. Bob Shim
Aug 5, 2012 "Leading through opposition" | 2 Timothy 3:1-13 | Rev. Scott Bryant
Jul 29, 2012 "The Leader Building Leaders" | Acts 9:19b-31 | Rev. Rodney Ragwan
Jul 22, 2012 "The Leader's Internal World Examined" | Psalm 139:23-24 | Rev. Rodney Ragwan
Jul 15, 2012 "Leading and our character" | 2 Timothy 2:20-26 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Jul 8, 2012 "Leading and our words" | 2 Timothy 2:14-19 | Elder Tom Loyd
Jul 1, 2012 "Leading with Determination" | 2 Timothy 2:3-13 | Mr. David Fuller
Jun 10, 2012 "Leading with Courage" | 2 Timothy 1:6-12 | Rev. Jason Hsu         
Jun 3, 2012 "Leading with Affection" | 2 Timothy 1:1-5 | Rev. Jason Hsu

 

SERMON SERIES: Jonah vs...

 

May 27, 2012 "Jonah vs the terrible God" | Jonah 4:9-11 | Rev. Jason Hsu
May 20, 2012 "Missions revealing the Kingdom of God" | Luke 10:1-24 Mr. Gregory Jao
May 13, 2012 "Jonah vs the terrible city" | Jonah 3:1-10 | Rev. Jason Hsu
May 6, 2012 "Jonah vs the terrible deep" | Jonah 1:17-2:10 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Apr 29, 2012 "Jonah vs the terrible storm part 2" | Jonah 1:8-16 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Apr 22, 2012 "Jonah vs the terrible storm Part 1" | Jonah1:4-7 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Apr 15, 2012 "Jonah vs the terrible job" | Jonah 1:1-3 | Rev. Jason Hsu

 

SERMONS: Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday

 

Apr 8, 2012 "Responding to the Resurrection" | John 20:24-31 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Apr 1, 2012 "Jesus and our Expectations" | Mark 11:8-11 | Rev. Jason Hsu

 

SERMON SERIES: Prayer

 

Mar 25, 2012 "Prayer with Power and Glory Forever" | Matthew 26:36-47 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Mar 18, 2012 "Prayer for Bread, Forgiveness, Deliverance" | Luke 11:1-13 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Mar 4, 2012 "Deliver us from Evil" | Mark 5:1-20 | Rev. Drew Matter
Feb 26, 2012 "Jesus' prayer for us to be Holy in a Worldly Kind of Way" | John 17:14-19 | Dr. Al Tizon

 

SERMON SERIES: Worship matters

 

Feb 5, 2012 "Worship Matters When Jesus Blesses" | Luke 24:33-53 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Jan 29, 2012 "Worship Matters When Jesus Speaks" | Luke 24:25-34 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Jan 22, 2012 "Worship Matters When We’re Honest" | Luke 24:17-32 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Jan 15, 2012 "Worship Matters When Jesus Comes Near" | Luke 24:13-24 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Jan 8, 2012 "Worship Matters for Us for God for the World" | Luke 24:33-53 | Rev. Jason Hsu

 

SERMON SERIES: Why Christmas?

 

Dec 18, 2011 "Why Christmas? Because We Need Jesus" | Luke 2:11-14 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Dec 11, 2011 "Why Christmas? Because We Need Peace" | Psalm 72 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Nov 27, 2011 "Why Christmas? Because We Need Joy" | Genesis 3:7-24 & Romans 5:17 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Nov 20, 2011 "Spiritual Gifts & the Body of Christ" | 1 Corinthians 12:1-27 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Nov 13, 2011 "No Other Name The Gospel among the Religions" | Acts 4:1-12 | Rev. Jason Hsu

 

SERMON SERIES: Jesus' Vision for the Church


Nov 6, 2011 "Jesus’ Vision for the Church: For Everyone With Everything" | Luke 14:23, 25-27 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Oct 23, 2011 "Jesus’ Vision for the Church: Faithful with a Little (and the Least)" | Matthew 25:20-21, 34-36, 40 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Oct 16, 2011 "Jesus’ Vision for the Church: A God-Centered Fairness" | Matthew 19:28-20:16 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Oct 9, 2011 "Jesus’ Vision for the Church: Forgiveness from the Heart" | Matthew 18:21-35 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Oct 2, 2011 "What God Begins He Completes" | Philippians 3:1-11 | Rev. Bill Krispin
Sep 25, 2011 "Jesus’ Vision for the Church: Joy and Sacrifice" | Matthew 13:44-46 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Sep 18, 2011 "Jesus’ Vision for the Church: Humility and Confidence" | Matthew 13:31-33 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Sep 11, 2011 "Jesus’ Vision for the Church: Patience and Love" | Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Sep 4, 2011 "Seize the day: The art of living wisely" | Ephesians 5:6-20 | Dr. Al Tizon

 

SERMON SERIES: Life in Christ is...


Aug 21, 2011 "Life in Christ is to love through our serving" | John 13:1-7, 12-17, & 34-35 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Aug 14, 2011 "Life in Christ is to have hope" | Revelation 21 & 22  | Rev. Jason Hsu
Jul 31, 2011 "Life in Christ is to be Forgiven" | Luke 7:36-50 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Jul 24, 2011 "Life in Christ is to be a Child" | Romans 8:12-17 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Jul 17, 2011 Pastor Jason’s Installment Service
Jul 10, 2011 "Jesus Heals the Leper" | Luke 17 | Rev. Jason Hsu
Jul 3, 2011 "My Prayer For City Line" | Ephesians 1:15-23 | Rev. Bill Krispin
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