(Disciples of Christ)
a movement for wholeness in a fragmented world

Sermons by Dr. Leigh Bond

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Recognizing Resurrection – In His House

We continue our Recognizing Resurrection series by looking at John 14:1-3. But I suspect that because of the pandemic (and life in general), we are ready to hear these words again. What troubles your heart? What troubles the hearts of your loved ones? We want to join you in prayer for what might be troubling…

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The Lens of Lent: Re-Visioning

You can watch the entire service here. The Lens of Lent sermon series continues with Dr. Leigh Bond inviting us into the practice of re-visioning our world, community and one another. Based upon John 9:1-12 (13-41) What does the call to be a re-visionist look like in the midst of a global pandemic? What does…

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The Lens of Lent – Insight

This week we continue with our Lenten sermon series “The Lens of Lent” with the story of the woman at the well found in John 4:5-19. The woman is female, nameless, a Samaritan (generally despised by Jews), and may be despised by her neighbors because of their perceptions of her past. She comes to Jesus…

The Lens of Lent: Oversight

The theme for the upcoming messages is “The Lens of Lent.” What comes to your mind when you hear the word “Lent?” Many of us think about “giving something up”—like chocolate or an unhealthy habit. I have also encouraged people to “take something on”—daily devotional time, a study, a renewed commitment to prayer, or new…

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Eyes to See the Presence of God

This weekend we will conclude our “Eyes to See” sermon series. We have been thinking about pivotal passages in the Gospel of Matthew. These texts have challenged us to see things differently, to recognize temptation, to accept God’s invitations, to be aware of our blessings, to see the light, and to look for ways to…

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Eyes to See the Higher Road

As we continue to think about the theme of “Eyes to See”, We look to God for guidance and directions for discipleship. Jesus’ words in this week’s portion of the Sermon on the Mount are some of the most challenging we will ever hear. He outlines an alternative, radical way of being and behaving. Some…