Archive for October, 2011

Sermon: Loving Your Friends

Monday, October 31st, 2011
On October 30, 2011, Aaron Damiani gave a message based on 1 Samuel 18-20 entitled "Loving Your Friends."  You may listen to or download the sermon here.

Sermon: Too Big to Fail?

Monday, October 31st, 2011
On October 23, 2011, Dan Claire gave a message based on 1 Samuel 17:1-18:5. You may listen to or download the sermon here.

Human Trafficking Forum, Sunday, November 6th

Monday, October 31st, 2011
Daniel Walker, author of God in a Brothel will be with us on Sunday, November 6th for worship and will give a presentation after the service on human trafficking, and his book. Please join us.

Perseverance in Christ

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011
By Dan Claire. This is part of a series of posts on 1 Samuel, supplementing messages in our preaching series this fall. In this post we consider 1 Samuel 16:14-23. "Prone to wander, Lord, I feel it. Prone to leave the God I love." --from "Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing," 1757. Few lines better capture our proclivity toward spiritual infidelity. Read More....

Qualifications for Power

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011
By Aaron Damiani. This is part of a series of posts on 1 Samuel, supplementing messages in our preaching series this fall. I love to read political memoirs.  They are better than fiction.  What happens when two or more people grasp for the same trophy of power?   I read political memoirs to get my answer. One of the best in the genre is All Too Human, George Stephanopoulos’ memoir from his time in the Clinton 1992 Presidential Campaign.  Stephanopoulos describes inRead More....

Sermon: God Looks on the Heart

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011
On October 16, 2011, visiting preacher Don Sweeting gave a message based on 1 Samuel 16:1-13. You may listen to or download the sermon here.

Ravi Zacharias, A Relevant Hope, October 18-20

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011
Ravi Zacharias International Ministries is holding several speaking events in DC this month on the topic of “Christianity: A Relevant Hope” The main event is at Constitution Hall on Thursday, 10/20 at 7:30pm. See here for the full event schedule and details.

The dangerous priority of worship

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011
By Matthew Mason. This is part of a series of posts on 1 Samuel, supplementing messages in our preaching series this fall. Saul's sins in 1 Samuel 13-15 follow a progression—a sin of worship leads first to sins against his family and nation, and then to a sin in relation to the pagan nations. This follows a pattern laid down earlier in Scripture, and illustrates the principle that we become like what we worship (Psalm 115:3). Worship shapes reality. Without us even noticing, whom wRead More....

Sermon: Obedience is Better Than Sacrifice

Monday, October 10th, 2011
Matthew Mason preached a sermon entitled 'Obedience is Better Than Sacrifice', based on 1 Samuel 15:1-35.  You may listen or download the sermon here.

Sermon: Government in a Fallen World, Part Two

Monday, October 10th, 2011
On October 2, 2011, Dan Claire preached a sermon entitled 'Government in a Fallen World, Part Two', based on 1 Samuel 11:12 - 13:1. Notes from the sermon are posted here, and you may listen or download the sermon Read More....