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Luke Series: The Dangers of Wealth

A message based on Luke 18:18-30 by Pastor Benjamin Spalink. This message talks about 4 of the prominent dangers of wealth and how the Gospel speaks to that. He ends the message with a call to ...
Spalink, Benjamin

Luke Series: Children in the Kingdom of God

A message based on Luke 18:15-17 by Pastor Benjamin Spalink. This message talks about the importance of children to the kingdom of God, from having a childlike faith to how children can teach us ...
Spalink, Benjamin

Luke Series: The Only Path to Righteousness

A message based on Luke 18:9-14 by Pastor Benjamin Spalink. This message uses the prayers of a Pharisee and a tax collector to reflect how religion and secular ways of obtaining righteousness all ...
Spalink, Benjamin

Luke Series: A New Perspective on Wealth

A message based on Luke 16:1-15 by Pastor Benjamin Spalink. Jesus tells a surprising story that reorients our understanding of how money is to be used and valued. 
April 23, 2017
Spalink, Benjamin

Luke Series: Making Way for Grace

A message based on Luke 17:1-10 by Pastor Ben Spalink.
May 7, 2017
Spalink, Benjamin

Luke Series: The Radical Call to Discipleship

A message based on Luke 14:25-35 that examines Jesus' radical call to discipleship - a call so radical that it involves a total shift in our commitments. 
March 19, 2017
Spalink, Benjamin

Luke Series: Standing at a Distance

A message based on Luke 17:11-19 by Pastor Benjamin Spalink. This message explores the response of the leper's to Jesus' miraculous cleansing by examining three types of people: 1) those who stand ...
May 14, 2017
Spalink, Benjamin

Luke Series: A New Normal

A message based on Luke 15:1-10 by Pastor Ben Spalink. In this message, Ben explores Jesus' culture, what was "normal" for Jesus and why. For Jesus it is normal for he and his church to be a draw ...
April 2, 2017
Spalink, Benjamin

Luke Series: Quitting the Game

A message from the Gospel of Luke by Pastor Benjamin Spalink.  Jesus describes life within his kingdom in terms of a man who "quits the game" of social advancement, throws the doors of hospitality ...
March 12, 2017
Spalink, Benjamin

Luke Series: Loving the "Other"

A message based on Luke 14:1-14 by Pastor Benjamin Spalink.  While at the home of a prominent Pharisee, Jesus begins making awkward statements that challenge the social norms of his hosts and ...
March 5, 2017
Spalink, Benjamin

Luke Series: The Character of God

A message based on Luke 13:31-35.  Come learn about God's character through Jesus' interesting response to the death threat from Herod. 
February 26, 2017
Spalink, Benjamin

The Myth of Control

A message based on John 4:42-53. This talk explores the myth of control, the idea that we actually have control of our lives and can manage them so as to get the best possible outcome. Believing ...
Spalink, Benjamin

Luke Series: The Narrow Door

A message from the Gospel of Luke Series based on Luke 13:22-30. This message explores the things that we mistakenly think count in God's eyes (which actually don't) along with the three things that ...
February 19, 2017
Spalink, Benjamin

Luke Series: How to Get Rich

A message based on Luke 12:13-21 on generosity. 
January 8, 2017
Spalink, Benjamin

Advent: Herod's Rage

An advent message based on Matthew 2:1-18.  This message examines how the coming of the Savior challenges the various forms of "false peace" that we live under, thereby challenging us to shed our ...
December 11, 2016
Spalink, Benjamin

Advent: Mega joy for your mega fear

This Advent sermon looks at the Incarnation from the perspective of the shepherds.  See how God's Gospel message of good news is about taking our deepest fear and replacing it with mega joy because ...
Spalink, Benjamin

Advent: Mary's Perspective

The Incarnation is filled with meaning and purpose. This Advent series will examine the birth of Jesus and its significance from the perspective of those involved.  This message focuses on Mary, ...
November 27, 2016
Spalink, Benjamin

Life of Abraham; Finale

Abraham's life is the life of faith. Though filled with ups and downs, he remained faithful to the end and God blessed him abundantly. Find out how to leave a legacy like Abraham. 
November 20, 2016
Spalink, Benjamin

Life of Abraham; The Sacrifice of a Son

A message based on Genesis 22:1-19 by Pastor Benjamin Spalink at City Grace Church.  This sermon examines the nature of the horrifying test that God uses to discern Abraham's heart. In the end, this ...
November 6, 2016
Spalink, Benjamin

Life of Abraham; The New Math of Grace

A mesage from the Life of Abraham series based on Genesis 18:16-19:29. In this surprising text, Abraham challenges God not to destroy the righteous along with the wicked. The result is as an ...
October 30, 2016
Spalink, Benjamin

Life of Abraham; From Jaded to Joyful

A message based on Genesis 18 by Pastor Benjamin Spalink. This message explores how God encourages us to move beyond naive faith, beyond jadedness, and into joyful hope. 
October 23, 2016
Spalink, Benjamin

Life of Abraham; Invited into a deeper walk with God

A message from Pastor Ben Spalink based on Genesis 17 and the covenant of circumcision that God made with Abraham. 
October 16, 2016
Spalink, Benjamin

Life of Abraham; The Challenge and Fulfillment of Faith

Based on Genesis 15, Pastor Ben explores the challenges to the life of faith. Sometimes God's promises seem to be jeapordized by external circumstances.  God responds to Abram's struggle to believe ...
October 2, 2016
Spalink, Benjamin

Life of Abraham; Threat, Leadership and Glory

A message from Pastor Benjamin Spalink based on Genesis 14. This sermon is based on a very difficult Old Testament passage in which Lot, Abram's nephew, is carried into exile, and Abram meet's ...
September 25, 2016
Spalink, Benjamin

Pray like Jesus

A message based on Luke 11:1-4 on the Lord's Prayer. Learn about the kind of prayer that launches you into the collision of the Kingdom of God with daily experience. 
June 19, 2016
Spalink, Benjamin
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