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SERMONS

Nov 13, 2022

Joy is at the heart of celebration. Indeed, I rather imagine it’s the engine that keeps the entire operation going. ​“The joy of the LORD is your strength,” declared Nehemiah.3 And so it is. ~Richard Foster

Celebration

Speaker:

John Bromels

Scripture:

Luke 14:15-23

Joy is at the heart of celebration. Indeed, I rather imagine it’s the engine that keeps the entire operation going. ​“The joy of the LORD is your strength,” declared Nehemiah.3 And so it is. ~Richard Foster

CelebrationJohn Bromels
00:00 / 22:25

Nov 6, 2022

“The best definition I know for contemplation is as follows: Contemplation is a long, loving look at what really is… We have to find a place where we can receive all of our experiences without repressing anything.  ~Richard Rohr

Contemplation

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Psalm 46: 10

“The best definition I know for contemplation is as follows: Contemplation is a long, loving look at what really is… We have to find a place where we can receive all of our experiences without repressing anything. ~Richard Rohr

ContemplationBrian Moll
00:00 / 25:27

Oct 23, 2022

This is the final message in our series, "Four Views".

Christus Victor Theology

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Text: I John 3:4-8

This is the final message in our series, "Four Views".

Christus Victor TheologyBrian Moll
00:00 / 23:55

Oct 16, 2022

Liberation Theology

Liberation Theology

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Luke 4:16-20

Liberation Theology

Liberation TheologyBrian Moll
00:00 / 22:03

Oct 9, 2022

Bill Hull writes what could be considered The Gospel in an Elevator Conversation: Follow Jesus and he will teach you everything you need to know.

Moral Exemplar Theology

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

I Peter 2:18-25

Bill Hull writes what could be considered The Gospel in an Elevator Conversation: Follow Jesus and he will teach you everything you need to know.

Moral Exemplar TheologyBrian Moll
00:00 / 23:14

Oct 2, 2022

Four Views: On Christ, Communion, the Cross, and Beloved Community

Satisfactory Theology

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Isaiah 53:3-6

Four Views: On Christ, Communion, the Cross, and Beloved Community

Satisfactory TheologyBrian Moll
00:00 / 27:29

Sep 25, 2022

This is the final message in our series, "The Beauty of Peace".

The Cost of Peace

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Romans 12:9-18

This is the final message in our series, "The Beauty of Peace".

The Cost of PeaceBrian Moll
00:00 / 24:41

Aug 28, 2022

This is the third message in our series, "The Gospel According to..."

The Gospel According to Pickleball

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Galatians 6:2

This is the third message in our series, "The Gospel According to..."

The Gospel According to PickleballBrian Moll
00:00 / 22:20

Aug 21, 2022

This is the second message in our current sermon series: The Gospel According to...

The Gospel According to Coffee

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Matthew 20:1-16

This is the second message in our current sermon series: The Gospel According to...

The Gospel According to CoffeeBrian Moll
00:00 / 23:44

Aug 14, 2022

This message is split into two parts. Please listen to both parts to hear the entire message.

The Gospel According to Dim Sum Part One

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

I Timothy 6:17-19

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The Gospel According to Dim Sum Part OneBrian Moll
00:00 / 19:05

Aug 14, 2022

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The Gospel Acording to Dim Sum Part Two

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

I Timothy 6:17-19

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The Gospel Acording to Dim Sum Part TwoBrian Moll
00:00 / 14:22

Jul 31, 2022

If we look at Jesus in a similar way as we look at MLK and the Civil Rights era, we can understand things like what happened in the Temple and Jesus’ “Palm Sunday” march.

Why Did Martin Luther King's Jesus Die?

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Mark 10:42-45

If we look at Jesus in a similar way as we look at MLK and the Civil Rights era, we can understand things like what happened in the Temple and Jesus’ “Palm Sunday” march.

Why Did Martin Luther King's Jesus Die?Brian Moll
00:00 / 26:01

Jul 24, 2022

We have the promise that God is walking with us, holding us, guiding us, and striving to work through humans to create good out of evil. 

Problem-Free Jesus

Speaker:

Julia Hitt

Scripture:

1 John 4:19-20

We have the promise that God is walking with us, holding us, guiding us, and striving to work through humans to create good out of evil. 

Problem-Free JesusJulia Hitt
00:00 / 12:30

Jul 17, 2022

This message is split into two parts. Please listen to both parts to hear the entire message.

God Bless America? Part One

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Romans 13:1-2

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God Bless America? Part OneBrian Moll
00:00 / 16:32

Jul 17, 2022

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God Bless America? Part Two

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Romans 13:1-2

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God Bless America? Part TwoBrian Moll
00:00 / 16:16

Jun 26, 2022

We are all one. We are all children of God.

Radical Hospitality

Speaker:

Rebecca Bromels

Scripture:

Galatians 3:26-28

We are all one. We are all children of God.

Radical HospitalityRebecca Bromels
00:00 / 17:09

Jun 19, 2022

Even Our Enemies Must Be Loved.

Living Nonviolently

Speaker:

Mary Stucky

Scripture:

Romans 12:9-17

Even Our Enemies Must Be Loved.

Living NonviolentlyMary Stucky
00:00 / 21:12

Jun 12, 2022

This message is split into two 14-minute chunks. Please listen to both Part 1 & 2 for the entire talk.

Economic Sharing (Part One)

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Acts 4:32-37

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Economic Sharing (Part One)Brian Moll
00:00 / 14:22

Jun 12, 2022

This message is split into two 14-minute chunks. Please listen to both Part 1 & 2 for the entire talk.

Economic Sharing (Part Two)

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Acts 4:32-37

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Economic Sharing (Part Two)Brian Moll
00:00 / 14:06

Jun 5, 2022

This message is split into two 15-minute chunks. Please listen to both Part 1 & 2 for the entire talk.

Devotion to God (Part One)

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Act 2: 42-47

This message is split into two 15-minute chunks. Please listen to both Part 1 & 2 for the entire talk.

Devotion to God (Part One)Brian Moll
00:00 / 15:47

Jun 5, 2022

This message is split into two 15-minute chunks. Please listen to both Part 1 & 2 for the entire talk.

Devotion to God (Part Two)

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Acts 2: 42-47

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Devotion to God (Part Two)Brian Moll
00:00 / 15:58

May 15, 2022

God’s love embraces every part of who we are, and longs to heal us so we may become everything we’re created to be.

If I Could Turn Back Time

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Revelation 21:1-5

God’s love embraces every part of who we are, and longs to heal us so we may become everything we’re created to be.

If I Could Turn Back TimeBrian Moll
00:00 / 26:03

May 8, 2022

God embraces us, even as we are in despair, and longs to comfort and heal us.

Jesus, Help Me

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Psalm 13:1-4

God embraces us, even as we are in despair, and longs to comfort and heal us.

Jesus, Help MeBrian Moll
00:00 / 24:09

May 1, 2022

God is with us in our darkness, and longs to bring us healing through her light of life.

Hello Darkness, My Old Friend

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Acts 9:1-6

God is with us in our darkness, and longs to bring us healing through her light of life.

Hello Darkness, My Old FriendBrian Moll
00:00 / 26:09

Apr 24, 2022

God embraces us in our doubt, and longs to show us her marvelous works!

Maybe I'll Pray

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

John 20:19-31

God embraces us in our doubt, and longs to show us her marvelous works!

Maybe I'll PrayBrian Moll
00:00 / 25:29

Apr 17, 2022

In Cincy as it is in Heaven

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Matthew 6:9-13

In Cincy as it is in HeavenBrian Moll
00:00 / 19:55

Apr 10, 2022

Power Over to Power With

From Power Over to Power With

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Philippians 2:5-11

Power Over to Power With

From Power Over to Power WithBrian Moll
00:00 / 22:50

Apr 3, 2022

What Did Jesus Mean When He Said, “The Poor You Will Always Have With You”?

From Scarcity to Abundance

Speaker:

Clair Hochstetler

Scripture:

John 12:1-8

What Did Jesus Mean When He Said, “The Poor You Will Always Have With You”?

From Scarcity to AbundanceClair Hochstetler
00:00 / 25:47

Mar 27, 2022

(R)evolutionary Love

(R)evolutionary Love

Speaker:

John Bromels

Scripture:

2 Corinthians 5: 16-21

(R)evolutionary Love

(R)evolutionary LoveJohn Bromels
00:00 / 25:04

Mar 13, 2022

(R)evolutionary Love

(R)evolutionary Love

Speaker:

Rebecca Bromels

Scripture:

Luke 13:31-35

(R)evolutionary Love

(R)evolutionary LoveRebecca Bromels
00:00 / 12:15

Mar 6, 2022

God’s revolutionary love transforms us from prioritizing our personal security to living with generosity toward our neighbors.

Practice Makes Permanent

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Luke 4:1-13

God’s revolutionary love transforms us from prioritizing our personal security to living with generosity toward our neighbors.

Practice Makes PermanentBrian Moll
00:00 / 22:51

Feb 27, 2022

Do Not Lose Heart

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

2 Corinthians 3:12 - 4:4

Do Not Lose HeartBrian Moll
00:00 / 24:44

Feb 6, 2022

"Blessed" by God

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Psalm 138

"Blessed" by GodBrian Moll
00:00 / 31:48

Jan 23, 2022

Growing

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Luke 4:14-21

GrowingBrian Moll
00:00 / 32:19

Jan 2, 2022

Dare to Imagine God's Dance

Speaker:

John Bromels

Scripture:

Jeremiah 31:7-14

Dare to Imagine God's DanceJohn Bromels
00:00 / 18:45

Dec 26, 2021

Robes dominate this week’s images, from Samuel’s annual little robe from Hannah while he, like Jesus, grew in wisdom and stature to Paul’s instructions to clothe ourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, patience, love, peace.

Dare to Imagine God's Robe

Speaker:

Greta Holt

Scripture:

Colossians 3:12-17

Robes dominate this week’s images, from Samuel’s annual little robe from Hannah while he, like Jesus, grew in wisdom and stature to Paul’s instructions to clothe ourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, patience, love, peace.

Dare to Imagine God's RobeGreta Holt
00:00 / 12:38

Dec 19, 2021

What amazing love is this that the Godhead comes down to us in the little clan of a little people and takes on a human face? With Mary, we rejoice in God, our Savior, by actively participating in God’s leveling mercy.

Dare to Imagine God's Face

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

John 1:!-5

What amazing love is this that the Godhead comes down to us in the little clan of a little people and takes on a human face? With Mary, we rejoice in God, our Savior, by actively participating in God’s leveling mercy.

Dare to Imagine God's FaceBrian Moll
00:00 / 18:13

Dec 12, 2021

Singing together causes great joy and jubilation. But, even more, our hearts exult and swell as we imagine God singing over us.

Dare to Imagine God's Song

Speaker:

Jen Wills Fisher

Scripture:

1:39-55

Singing together causes great joy and jubilation. But, even more, our hearts exult and swell as we imagine God singing over us.

Dare to Imagine God's SongJen Wills Fisher
00:00 / 18:06

Dec 5, 2021

Imagine the wideness of God’s embrace of all creatures and creation! It will widen our hearts to do the things that make for peace.

Dare to Imagine God's Embrace

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Luke 1:68-79

Imagine the wideness of God’s embrace of all creatures and creation! It will widen our hearts to do the things that make for peace.

Dare to Imagine God's EmbraceBrian Moll
00:00 / 17:59

Nov 28, 2021

Can we, dare we, embrace hope once more? We can when we remember God's steadfast goodness and the goodness of learning and walking in God's ways.

Dare to Imagine God's Goodness

Speaker:

Keith Lehman, Maggie Seeck, Mary Stucky

Scripture:

Jeremiah 33:14-16

Can we, dare we, embrace hope once more? We can when we remember God's steadfast goodness and the goodness of learning and walking in God's ways.

Dare to Imagine God's Goodness Keith Lehman, Maggie Seeck, Mary Stucky
00:00 / 23:07

Nov 21, 2021

Whatever we believe dictates how we live. 
Will you believe the best or assume the worst?

The Courage to Believe

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Matthew 11:1-6

Whatever we believe dictates how we live.
Will you believe the best or assume the worst?

The Courage to BelieveBrian Moll
00:00 / 22:20

Nov 14, 2021

CMF Member Clair Hochstetler, a chaplain, shares his experiences with prayer.

The Courage to Pray

Speaker:

Clair Hochstetler

Scripture:

John 17:20-26

CMF Member Clair Hochstetler, a chaplain, shares his experiences with prayer.

The Courage to PrayClair Hochstetler
00:00 / 28:38

Nov 7, 2021

Many in our community are tired and exhausted. Pastor Brian explains how we as a church can offer respite to the weary.

The Courage to Rest

Speaker:

Pastor Brian Moll

Scripture:

Psalm 23:1-3

Many in our community are tired and exhausted. Pastor Brian explains how we as a church can offer respite to the weary.

The Courage to RestPastor Brian Moll
00:00 / 23:07

Oct 31, 2021

CMF Member Greta Holt shares her thoughts on questioning one's faith.

The Courage to Question

Speaker:

Greta Holt

Scripture:

Romans 12:1-2, 11-12

CMF Member Greta Holt shares her thoughts on questioning one's faith.

The Courage to QuestionGreta Holt
00:00 / 23:47

Oct 24, 2021

It takes courage to resist our own comfort for the sake of others, and for the sake of our own growth.

The Courage to Resist

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

John 12:24-26

It takes courage to resist our own comfort for the sake of others, and for the sake of our own growth.

The Courage to ResistBrian Moll
00:00 / 19:48

Oct 17, 2021

We are people who not only dream, but people who aren’t afraid to fail, to learn, to stumble toward God’s beloved community.

The Courage to Dream

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Luke 14:25-30

We are people who not only dream, but people who aren’t afraid to fail, to learn, to stumble toward God’s beloved community.

The Courage to DreamBrian Moll
00:00 / 29:53

Oct 10, 2021

A courageous church is filled with people learning to fully embrace the person God is making them to be.

The Courage to Be

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Psalm 139:14

A courageous church is filled with people learning to fully embrace the person God is making them to be.

The Courage to BeBrian Moll
00:00 / 25:23

Oct 3, 2021

The Art of Reconciliation

Speaker:

Brian Moll & Others

Scripture:

Psalm 85:10

The Art of ReconciliationBrian Moll & Others
00:00 / 17:07

Sep 26, 2021

A Place and A People of Refuge

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Isaiah 58: 1-12

A Place and A People of RefugeBrian Moll
00:00 / 30:10

Sep 19, 2021

Give Peace a Chance

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Matthew 5:9

Give Peace a ChanceBrian Moll
00:00 / 25:48

Sep 12, 2021

We Can Work It Out

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

John 2 13 - 25

We Can Work It OutBrian Moll
00:00 / 22:45

Sep 5, 2021

CMF Responds

Speaker:

Carol Moson, Kamala Renick, Neil Widmer, Steve Herbold

Scripture:

Hebrews 10:23-25

CMF RespondsCarol Moson, Kamala Renick, Neil Widmer, Steve Herbold
00:00 / 27:28

Aug 29, 2021

The Power of Solidarity

Speaker:

Rev. Daniel Hughes

Scripture:

Luke 4: 16-21

The Power of SolidarityRev. Daniel Hughes
00:00 / 20:48

Aug 22, 2021

Let, Let Go

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

John 3: 1-8

Let, Let GoBrian Moll
00:00 / 24:05

Aug 15, 2021

The Need to Be Right

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Matthew 13:24-30

The Need to Be RightBrian Moll
00:00 / 25:09

Aug 8, 2021

The Power of One Voice

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Luke 18:1-8

The Power of One VoiceBrian Moll
00:00 / 26:01

Aug 1, 2021

The Illusion of Success

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Matthew 4:1-11

The Illusion of SuccessBrian Moll
00:00 / 28:16

Jul 25, 2021

The Power of Proximity

Speaker:

Brian Moll

Scripture:

Luke 5:27-33 & Luke 7:33-35

The Power of ProximityBrian Moll
00:00 / 27:18