How to be at Your Best When the World is at Its Worst
(Romans 12 - 16 Sermon Series)

  1. October 27, 2019 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — It’s Not about You!With eyes wide open to the mercies of God, I beg you, my brothers, as an act of intelligent worship, to give him your bodies, as a living sacrifice, consecrated to him and acceptable by him. Don't let the world around you squeeze you into its own mould, but let God re-mould your minds from within, so that you may prove in practice that the plan of God for you is good, meets all his demands and moves towards the goal of true maturity. ~ Romans 12:1-2 Phillips

  2. November 3, 2019 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — Dual CitizensOur citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ. ~ Philippians 3:20

  3. November 10, 2019 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — Keeping the Main Thing the Main ThingKnowledge puffs up, but love builds up! ~ 1 Corinthians 8:1

  4. November 17, 2019 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — Complete the Task—The Gospel Must be Heralded!In him will the Gentiles hope. ~ Romans 15:12

October 2019

  1. October 6, 2019 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — Are You Sure? [Baptism meditation] — Whoever has the Son has life. ~ 1 John 5:12a

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  2. October 13, 2019 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — Overcoming Outrage with GratitudeBless the Lord O my soul . . . and forget not all his benefits. ~ Psalm 103:1, 2

  3. October 20, 2019 — Rueben Singh (Executive Director, Youth for Christ, Steinbach) — The Words, Actions and Grace of JesusAnd Jesus said to her, Neither do I condemn you; go and sin no more. ~ John 8:11

September 2019

  1. September 8, 2019 — Kelby Friesen (Pastor of Community Life) — Taking the Commandment Literally (The Art of Neighboring pt 1)He answered, Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind; and, Love your neighbor as yourself. ~ Luke 10:27

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  2. September 15, 2019 — Kelby Friesen (Pastor of Community Life) — The Time Barrier (The Art of Neighboring pt 2)[Martha] had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he said. ~ Luke 10:39

  3. September 22, 2019 — Kelby Friesen (Pastor of Community Life) — Grasshoppers and Giants (The Art of Neighboring pt 3)We seemed like grasshoppers in our own eyes, and we looked the same to them. ~ Numbers 13:33b

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  4. September 29, 2019 — Kelby Friesen (Pastor of Community Life) — Conversation with Anna Marie Geddert (The Art of Neighboring pt 4)But he wanted to justify himself, so he asked Jesus, And who is my neighbour? ~ Luke 10:29

August 2019

  1. August 4, 2019 — Ray Klassen (Outreach) — Caring for God’s CreationThe heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they reveal knowledge. ~ Psalm 19:1,2

  2. August 11, 2019 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — Does (Your) Theology Even Matter? pt. 2You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you. ~ John 15:16 ESV
  3. August 18, 2019 — Bob Winkler — Do You Know Where You’re Going To?For God so loved the world that He gave his one and only son that whosoever believes in Him will not perish but have eternal life. ~ John 3:16

  4. August 25, 2019 — Bobby Klassen — When Christians Take OffenseA person’s wisdom yields patience; it is to one’s glory to overlook an offense. ~ Proverbs 19:11

July 2019

  1. July 7, 2019 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — Health is Wealth: Panel Discussion on Mental HealthNow may the God of peace himself sanctify you completely, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. ~ 1 Thessalonians 5:23

  2. July 14, 2019 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — How to Read the Bible for All Its WorthI rejoice at your word like one who finds great spoil. ~ Psalm 119:162
  3. July 21, 2019 — Kelby Friesen (Pastor of Community Life) — Hagar Names GodShe gave this name to the Lord who spoke to her: You are the God who sees me, for she said, I have now seen the One who sees me. ~ Genesis 16:13

  4. July 28, 2019 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — Does (Your) Theology Even Matter?Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth. ~ John 17:17 ESV

June 2019

  1. June 2, 2019 — Kelby Friesen (Pastor of Community Life) — Don't Let the Lions Keep You Up at NightThe fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight. ~ Proverbs 9:10

  2. June 9, 2019 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — The Holy Spirit and Christian EducationBut the anointing that you received from him abides in you, and you have no need that anyone should teach you. ~ 1 John 2:27a ESV

  3. June 30, 2019 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — Unity of the SpiritMake every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. ~ Ephesians 4:3

May 2019

  1. May 12, 2019 — Kelby Friesen (Pastor of Community Life) — A Mother’s PrayerDo not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. ~ Philippians 4:6 NIV

  2. May 19, 2019 — Ray Klassen (Outreach) — Surprise the World with Your LoveBut you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth. ~ Acts 1:8

  3. May 26, 2019 — Jeremy & Adrienne Penner (Multiply)— A Call to Die to MultiplyTruly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. ~ John 12:24

April 2019

  1. April 21, 2019 — Kelby Friesen (Pastor of Community Life) — The Cornerstone of FaithFor as in Adam all die, so also in Christ shall all be made alive. ~ 1 Corinthians 15:22

  2. April 28, 2019 — Matt Woodmass — Concerning EdomSaviors shall go up to Mount Zion to rule Mount Esau; and the kingdom shall be the Lord’s. ~ Obadiah 21

Songs of the Servant
(Sermons on Isaiah)

  1. March 17, 2019 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — Behold My Servant!Behold my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen, in whom my soul delights; I have put my Spirit upon him; he will bring forth justice to the nations. ~ Isaiah 42:1

  2. March 24, 2019 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — To All Nations!I will make you as a light for the nations, that my salvation may reach to the end of the earth. ~ Isaiah 49:6

  3. March 31, 2019 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — Jars of ClayBut we have this treasure in jars of clay, to show that the surpassing power belongs to God and not to us. ~ 2 Corinthians 4:7 ESV

  4. April 7, 2019 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — The Epicenter of the Power of God’s LoveHow beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news, who publishes peace, who brings good news of happiness, who publishes salvation, who says to Zion, Your God reigns. ~ Isaiah 52:7 ESV
  5. April 14, 2019 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — The Gospel According to IsaiahBut far be it from me to boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world. Galatians 6:14 ESV

  1. March 10, 2019 — Rueben Singh (Youth for Christ)— Lessons from Matt’s FriendsSince they could not get him to Jesus because of the crowd, they made an opening in the roof above Jesus by digging through it and then lowered the mat the man was lying on. ~ Mark 2:4

What's the Point?
Rediscovering Your Purpose

  1. January 6, 2019 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — Who’s There?If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. ~ 2 Corinthians 5:17

  2. January 13, 2019 — Ray Klassen (Outreach) — God Loves the People You Can’t StandTruly I understand that God shows no partiality, but in every nation, anyone who fears him and does what is right is acceptable to him. ~ Acts 10:34–35

  3. January 20, 2019 — Ray Klassen (Outreach) — Your Strategic Role in God’s PlanHe answered, The one who sowed the good seed is the Son of Man. The field is the world, and the good seed stands for the people of the kingdom. ~ Matthew 13:37–38a

  4. February 3, 2019 — Kelby Friesen (Pastor of Community Life) — Why the Foot Needs an EarAs it is, there are many parts, yet one body. ~ 1 Corinthians 12:20

  5. February 10, 2019 — Kelby Friesen (Pastor of Community Life) — Why Bother with Church?And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. ~ Acts 2:42

  6. February 24, 2019 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — Set on Fire by ChristAnd I will give you a new heart, and I will put a new spirit in you. I will take out your stony, stubborn heart and give you a tender, responsive heart. ~ Ezekiel 36:26 NLT

  7.      March 3, 2019 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — Slaves Nevermore Forevermore!And, having been set free from sin, [we] have become slaves of righteousness. ~ Romans 6:18 ESV
  1. January 27, 2019 — Charlie Peronto — The Restful WorkCome to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light. ~ Matthew 11:28-30

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  2. February 17, 2019 — Rob Reimer (Church Moderator) — Communion MeditationFor every time you eat this bread and drink this cup, you are announcing the Lord’s death until he comes again. ~ 1 Corinthians 11:26 NLT

Advent 2018 — Be Born in Me!

  1. First Sunday of Advent, December 2, 2018 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — New Beginnings for Seekers — and Resisters?All were amazed, and said, Can this be the Son of David? ~ Matthew 12:23

  2. Second Sunday of Advent, December 9, 2018 — Kelby Friesen (Pastor of Community Life) — Encountering HumilityIn your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus…He made himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. ~ Philippians 2:5,7

  3. Third Sunday of Advent, December 16, 2018 — Ray Klassen (SMBC Outreach) — Experiencing Jesus’ Life-Giving PowerWhen he heard this, Jesus said, This sickness will not end in death. No, it is for God’s glory so that God’s Son may be glorified through it. ~ John 11:4

  4. Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 23, 2018 — Bobby Klassen — The Implanted WordReceive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls. ~ James 1:21b

November 2018

  1. November 4, 2018 — Cohle Bergen — Looking to JesusBut we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels, now crowned with glory and honour because he suffered death, so that by the grace of God he might taste death for everyone. ~ Hebrews 2:9

  2. November 11, 2018 — Kelby Frisen (Pastor of Community Life) — Radical HospitalityGod is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them. ~ 1 John 4:16b

  3. November 18, 2018 — Sandra Plett (Multiply – Guadalajara) — Be Bold!So, let us come boldly to the throne of our gracious God. There we will receive his mercy, and we will find grace to help us when we need it most. ~ Hebrews 4:16 NLT

  4.      November 25, 2018 — Baptism Service — Anyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved. ~ Romans 10:13
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October 2018

  1. October 7, 2018 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — Putting Grace back into GratitudeAnd let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful. ~ Colossians 3:15

  2. October 14, 2018 — Shoaib Ebadi (Executive Director, Square One World Media) — A Mission-Minded ChurchFollow me, and I will make you fishers of people! ~ Matthew 4:19

  3. October 21, 2018 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — Is Diversity Strength?Make every effort to keep yourselves united in the Spirit, binding yourselves together with peace. ~ Ephesians 4:3 NLT

  4. October 28, 2018 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — Can We Have Justice without God?And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God. ~ Micah 6:8b

September 2018

  1. September 9, 2018 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — A Pastor’s PrayerThe hand of God was on Judah to give them one heart to do that which the king and the officials had commanded by the word of the Lord. ~ 2 Chronicles 30:12

  2. September 16, 2018 — Gerald Dyck (Director of Church Ministries MBCM) — Upside-down LeadershipPraise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. ~ 1 Peter 1:3

  3. September 23, 2018 — Kelby Friesen (Pastor of Community Life) — Inseparable LoveFor I am convinced that (nothing) in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord. ~ Romans 8:38, 39

August 2018

  1. August 5, 2018 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — Keep Out of the No-Go Zone! (Kadesh: Crisis of Faith, pt 2)For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with virtue. ~ 2 Peter 1:5

  2. August 19, 2018 — Dr. Johannes Reimer (World Evangelical Alliance) — Everyone an AmbassadorWe are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us. We implore you on Christ’s behalf: Be reconciled to God. ~ 2 Corinthians 5:20

July 2018

  1. July 1, 2018 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — Kadesh: Crisis of Faith (pt 1)Through wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it is established, and by knowledge its rooms are filled with all precious and pleasant riches. ~ Proverbs 24:3-4
  2. July 15, 2018 — Paul Boge — A Gospel-Centred Response to Human TraffickingI made known to them your name, and I will continue to make it known, that the love with which you have loved me may be in them, and I in them. ~ John 17:26
  3. July 22, 2018 — Bobby Klassen (Pastor of Student Ministries) — See Ye FirstBut seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. ~ Matthew 6:33

June 2018

  1. June 3, 2018 — Bobby Klassen (Pastor of Student Ministries) — The Supporting CastIn your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus. ~ Philippians 2:5

  2. June 10, 2018 — Bobby Klassen (Pastor of Student Ministries) — The Supporting Cast (pt 2)"In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus. ~ Philippians 2:5

May 2018

  1. May 6, 2018 — René Schulz — Forgive So That You’ll Be ForgivenBut if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins. ~ Matthew 6:15

  2. May 13, 2018 — Travis Bergman — Vulnerability . . . Slowly Learning to Let GoThere is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves punishment, and the one who fears is not perfected in love. ~ 1 John 4:18

  3. May 20, 2018 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — Come, Holy Spirit!Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, Out of his heart will flow rivers of living water. ~ John 7:38

  4. May 27, 2018 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — How to Read the Bible for All Its WorthKeep this Book of the Law always on your lips; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful. ~ Joshua 1:8

April 2018

  1. April 1, 2018 — Bobby Klassen (Pastor of Student Ministries) — Way MakerSee, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the desert and streams in the wasteland. ~ Isaiah 43:19

  2. April 22, 2018 — Chris Thiessen — Are You Growing?For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; and to godliness, mutual affection; and to mutual affection, love. ~ 2 Peter 1:5-8

  3. April 29, 2018 — Kelby Friesen — Here I Am. Send Me.Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, Whom shall I send? And who will go for us? And I said, Here am I. Send me! ~ Isaiah 6:8

March 2018

  1.      March 4, 2018 — Baptism & Communion Service — As they rode along, they came to some water, and the eunuch said, Look! There's some water! Why can't I be baptized? ~ Acts 8:36
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Romans 5–8

  1. February 11, 2018 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — Rescued & Restored: God’s Benefit Plan!He reached down from heaven and rescued me; he drew me out of deep waters. ~ Psalm 18:16
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  2. February 18, 2018 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — One for All – All for One!One man said no to God and put many people in the wrong: one man said yes to God and put many in the right. ~ Romans 5:19
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  3. February 25, 2018 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — Finally: Free at Last!Or have you forgotten that when we were joined with Christ Jesus in baptism, we joined him in his death? ~ Romans 6:3 (NLT)
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  4. March 11, 2018 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — Choose Your MasterNow you are no longer a slave, but God's own child. And since you are his child, God has made you his heir. ~ Galatians 4:7
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  5. March 18, 2018 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — What the Law Can & Cannot AccomplishNow we know that the law is good, if one uses it lawfully. ~ 1 Timothy 1:8
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  6. March 25, 2018 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — No Condemnation!There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. ~ Romans 8:1
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  7. April 8, 2018 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — No Condemnation! (2)If we live by the Spirit, let us also keep in step with the Spirit. ~ Galatians 5:25
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  8. April 15, 2018 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — Home Where We Belong!For it has been granted to you that for the sake of Christ you should not only believe in him but also suffer for his sake, engaged in the same conflict that you saw I had and now hear that I still have. ~ Philippians 1:29-30
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February 2018

  1. February 4, 2018 — Elton da Silva (Executive Director for the Mennonite Brethren Church of Manitoba) — Hearing GodI will stand at my watch and station myself on the ramparts; I will look to see what he will say to me . . . ~ Habakkuk 2:1a
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January 2018

  1. January 7, 2018 — Walter Fast — Welcoming the Stranger in Your MidstDo not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some people have entertained angels without knowing it. ~ Hebrews 13:2
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  2. January 14, 2018 — Bobby Klassen — Co-workers in the VineyardFor when one says, I follow Paul, and another, I follow Apollos, are you not mere human beings? What, after all, is Apollos? And what is Paul? Only servants, through whom you came to believe—as the Lord has assigned to each his task. ~ 1 Corinthians 3:4, 5
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  3. January 21, 2018 — Carl Loewen (Steinbach Bible College Professor of Missions) — Helping People See JesusFor God . . . made His light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ. ~ 2 Corinthians 4:6
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  4. January 28, 2018 — Arvid Loewen (Grandpas Can!) — Moving from Success to SignificanceFaith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead. ~ James 2:17
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December 2017

  1. December 3, 2017 (1st Sunday of Advent) — Bob Winkler — Preparing the Way!Make ready the way of the Lord, make His paths straight! ~ Matthew 3:3b
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  2. December 10, 2017 (2nd Sunday of Advent) — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — The Moment that Changed EverythingGreat is the mystery of godliness: He was manifested in the flesh . . . ~ 1 Timothy 3:16
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  3. December 17, 2017 (3rd Sunday of Advent) — Travis Bergman — Joy at the CentreEnter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad that leads to destruction . . . ~ Matthew 7:13
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November 2017

  1. November 5, 2017 — Rob Reimer — Jesus – The Good ShepherdI am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. ~ John 10:11
  2. November 12, 2017 — Rob Reimer — Jesus – The Bread of LifeI am the bread of life. He who comes to me will never go hungry, and he who believes in me will never be thirsty. ~ John 6:35
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  3. November 19, 2017 — Rev. Terry Gudmundson (St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Steinbach) — Strangers No LongerFor he himself is our peace. ~ Ephesians 2:14
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  4. November 26, 2017 — Bobby Klassen (Pastor of Student Ministries) — God the BuilderUnless the Lord builds the house, its builders labor over it in vain. ~ Psalm 127:1
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October 2017

  1. October 15, 2017 — Lloyd Letkeman (MB Mission) — Changing Course by 15 Degrees
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  2. October 29, 2017 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — Testimonies: Bre Mantyka and Angelika Guenter
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No Other Gospel

Five hundred years ago, on October 31, 1517, Martin Luther released ninety-five powerful statements defending authentic Christian faith against misleading religious practices. His actions were the catalyst for the Protestant Reformation and inspired countless believers to pursue true repentance and a biblical foundation for their faith.

  1. September 17, 2017 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — Scripture Alone
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  2. September 24, 2017 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — Christ Alone
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  3. October 1, 2017 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — Faith Alone
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  4. October 8, 2017 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — Grace Alone
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  5. October 22, 2017 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — For God’s Glory Alone
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September 2017

  1. September 10, 2017 — Walter Fast (Lead Pastor) — Pathways to Maturity — Life as God meant it YOU to beAnd they continued in the apostles’ teaching, prayer, fellowship, and the breaking of bread. ~ Acts 2:42
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August 2017

  1. August 6, 2017 — Bobby Klassen (Pastor of Student Ministries) & Travis Bergman — Let’s Talk About . . .Therefore, if you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any common sharing in the Spirit, if any tenderness and compassion, then make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and of one mind. ~ Philippians 2:1 & 2
  2. August 13, 2017 — Viktor Schulz (with Walter Fast, translator) — The Good ShepherdThe Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. ~ Psalm 23:1
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  3. August 20, 2017 — Morgan Serger — Hope When Things Seem HopelessGive thanks to the Lord for He is good; His love endures forever. ~ Psalm 107:1
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  4. August 27, 2017 — Walter Fast (Senior Pastor) — Joy in Serving Jesus And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. ~ Colossians 3:17

July 2017

  1. July 2, 2017 — Walter Fast (Senior Pastor) — The Thirteenth Man—Interceding for Our LeadersI urge, then . . . that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone—for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. ~ 1 Timothy 2:1–2
  2. July 9, 2017 — Bobby Klassen (Pastor of Student Ministries) & Gavin Broesky — Don’t Be AshamedI am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes. ~ Romans 1:16
  3. July 16, 2017 — Travis Bergman — Lack and AbundanceAll these I have kept, the young man said. What do I still lack? Jesus answered, If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me. ~ Matthew 19:20, 21
  4. July 23, 2017 — Walter Fast (Senior Pastor) — Generous God—Generous People!Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the firstfruits of all your produce; then your barns will be filled with plenty, and your vats will be bursting with wine. ~ Proverbs 3:9, 10
  5. July 30, 2017 — Rob Reimer — Accepting the Help of the Holy SpiritTherefore, brothers and sisters, we have an obligation—but it is not to the flesh, to live according to it. For if you live according to the flesh, you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the misdeeds of the body, you will live. For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God. ~ Romans 8:12-14

June 2017

  1. June 4, 2017 — Paul Kroeker (C2C Network) — The Parable of the Backward Brain BikeSo in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. ~ Galatians 3:26–27
  2. June 11, 2017 — Walter Fast (Senior Pastor) — Educating Children in the Faith (Sunday School Sunday meditation) – You then, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus. And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable men who will also be qualified to teach others. ~ 2 Timothy 1:1-2
  3. June 25, 2017 — Walter Fast (Senior Pastor) — Prayer for the Nation, with CommunionMay the Lord reign from sea to sea. ~ Psalm 72:8a

Christ in You the Hope of Glory

  1. May 7, 2017 — Walter Fast (Senior Pastor) — Feeding on JesusTo them God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. ~ Colossians 1:27
  2. May 14, 2017 — Walter Fast (Senior Pastor) — My Heart—Christ’s HomeThat Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. ~ Ephesians 3:17

  3. May 21, 2017 — Walter Fast (Senior Pastor) — Fruit-bearers and AbidersYou did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide. ~ John 15:16a
  4. May 28, 2017 — Walter Fast (Senior Pastor) — Come, Holy Spirit!Nevertheless, I tell you the truth: it is to your advantage that I go away, for if I do not go away, the Helper will not come to you. But if I go, I will send him to you. ~ John 16:7

April 2017

  1. April 9, 2017 — Bobby Klassen (Pastor of Student Ministries) — Swords and FlagsFor you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you through his poverty might become rich. ~ 2 Corinthians 8:9
  2. April 16, 2017 — Walter Fast (Senior Pastor) — Easter & Baptism ServiceVery truly I tell you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life and will not be judged but has crossed over from death to life. ~ John 5:24
  3. April 23, 2017 — Ewald Unruh (Regional Director, C2C) — Everyone Can . . . We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us. We implore you on Christ’s behalf: Be reconciled to God. ~ 2 Corinthians 5:20
  4. April 30, 2017 — Matt Woodmass — Judgment?Faithful are the wounds of a friend; profuse are the kisses of an enemy. ~ Proverbs 27:6

March 2017

  1. March 5, 2017 — Brian Wiebe (SBC student) — Hearing God Speak: From Loud & Clear to Muffled & VagueWhen the people saw the thunder and lightning and heard the trumpet and saw the mountain in smoke, they trembled with fear. They stayed at a distance and said to Moses, Speak to us yourself and we will listen. But do not have God speak to us or we will die. ~ Exodus 20:18, 19

The Last Words of Christ

  1. March 12, 2017 — Walter Fast (Senior Pastor) — Forgive Them!Forgive each other, as also Christ forgave you. ~ Colossians 3:13
  2. March 19, 2017 — Walter Fast (Senior Pastor) — Defining MomentsAnd he said, Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom. Jesus answered him, Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in paradise. ~ Luke 23:42-43
  3. March 26, 2017 — Walter Fast (Senior Pastor) — Defining Moments IIMy God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from saving me, so far from my cries of anguish? ~ Psalm 22:1
  4. April 2, 2017 — Walter Fast (Senior Pastor) — Defining Moments IIIWhen he had received the drink, Jesus said, It is finished. With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. ~ John 19:30

February 2017

  1. February 5, 2017 — Walter Fast (Senior Pastor) — The Narcissist and His NemesisPride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall. ~ Proverbs 16:18
  2. February 12, 2017 — Bobby Klassen (Pastor of Student Ministries) — True and BetterYou study the Scriptures diligently because you think that in them you have eternal life. These are the very Scriptures that testify about me. ~ John 5:39
  3. February 19, 2017 — Gerald Dyck (Director of Church Ministries, MBCM) — Love AddictsDear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. ~ 1  John 4:7
  4. February 26, 2017 — Walter Fast (Senior Pastor) — Beautiful FeetHow beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news. ~ Romans 10:15b

January 2017

  1. January 1, 2017 — Walter Fast (Senior Pastor) — TransitionsLet us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith. ~ Hebrews 12: 1 ,2
  2. January 8, 2017 — Elton DaSilva (Executive Director of Mennonite Brethren Church of Manitoba) — Enlarge Your TentEnlarge the place of your tent, stretch your tent curtains wide, do not hold back; lengthen your cords, strengthen your stakes. For you will spread out to the right and to the left; your descendants will dispossess nations and settle in their desolate cities. ~ Isaiah 54:2-3
  3. January 15, 2017 — Gord Penner (Steinbach Bible College) — The Power of GodNow to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever and ever! Amen. ~  Ephesians 3:20-21
  4. January 22, 2017 — Walter Fast (Senior Pastor) with Melissa Dueck — A Bible Story Re-toldHow beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news! ~ Romans 10:13‐15 [No recording]
  5. January 29, 2017 — Walter Fast (Senior Pastor) — Communion MeditationHusbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her. ~ Ephesians 5:25

Advent 2016

  1. November 27, 2016 — Willy Reimer (Executive Director, Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches) — Wonderful Counselor (1st Advent)For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. ~ Isaiah 9:6
  2. December 4, 2016 — Bob Winkler — Mighty God (2nd Advent)For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. ~ Isaiah 9:6
  3. December 11, 2016 — Bobby Klassen — Everlasting Father (3rd Advent)For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. ~ Isaiah 9:6
  4. December 18, 2016 — Travis Bergman — Prince of Peace (4th Advent)For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. ~ Isaiah 9:6
  5. December 25, 2016 — Walter Fast (Senior Pastor) — Time is NOW!In the fullness of time, God sent his son, born of a woman and under the law, to redeem those that were under the law, so that we might receive the adoption as sons. ~ Galatians 4: 4, 5

November 2016

  1. November 13, 2016 — Rob Reimer (President of Steinbach Bible College) — The Gospel and the Ladder MentalityInstead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant and whoever wants to be first must be slave of all. ~ Mark 10:42, 43
  2. November 20, 2016Baptism & Communion ServiceHe was delivered over to death for our sins and was raised to life for our justification. ~ Romans 4:25

Micah vs. Modernity

October 2016

  1. October 30, 2016 — Walter Fast (Senior Pastor) — Diagnosis: Confronting a Culture Gone SourFor the Father makes His sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust. ~ Matthew 5:45 (ESV)
  2. November 6, 2016 — Walter Fast (Senior Pastor) — Tashlich: Curing a Culture Gone SourWho is a God like you, pardoning iniquity and passing over transgression for the remnant of His inheritance? ~ Micah 7:18a

October 2016

  1. October 16, 2016 — Walter Fast (Senior Pastor) — Thanksgiving & Mission SundayWhen He saw the crowds He had compassion for them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. ~ Matthew 9:36, 37 ESV
  2. October 23, 2016 — Bobby Klassen (Pastor of Student Ministries) — Priests of a New OrderBut the ministry Jesus has received is as superior to theirs as the covenant of which He is mediator is superior to the old one, and it is founded on better promises. ~ Hebrews 8:6

Amazing Grace – For Tough Times (1 Peter)

September 2016

  1. September 11, 2016 — Walter Fast (Senior Pastor) — Rattled – Yet Secure!Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. ~ 1 Peter 1:3
  2. September 18, 2016 — Walter Fast (Senior Pastor) — True Grace Mirrored in All of Life!But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. ~ 1 Peter 2:9
  3. September 25, 2016 — Walter Fast (Senior Pastor) — Are Christians Merely ‘Do-Gooders’?Now who is there to harm you if you are zealous for what is good? For it is better to suffer for doing good, if that should be God’s will, than for doing evil. ~ 1 Peter 3:13, 17

October 2016

  1. October 2, 2016 — Walter Fast (Senior Pastor) — True Grace Maturing Through SufferingLet those who suffer according to God's will entrust their souls to a faithful Creator while doing good. ~ 1 Peter 4:19
  2. October 9, 2016 — Walter Fast (Senior Pastor) — Life CuesHumble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God, so that at the proper time He may exalt you. ~ 1 Peter 5:6

August 2016

  1. August 7, 2016 — Bobby Klassen — Family MattersFor we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin. Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need. ~ Hebrews 4:15-16
  2. August 14, 2016 — Mike Kehler — Where Are You?But the LORD God called to the man and said to him, Where are you? ~ Genesis 3:9
  3. August 21, 2016 — Rob Reimer — The Distractions of LifeBut the seed on good soil stands for those with a noble and good heart, who hear the word, retain it, and by persevering produce a crop. ~ Luke 8:15
  4. August 28, 2016 — Jonathan Toews — DisciplineMy son, do not despise the LORD’s discipline and do not resent his rebuke, because the LORD disciplines those he loves, as a father the son he delights in. ~ Proverbs 3:11, 12

July 2016

  1. July 3, 2016 — Walter Fast — The Mutiny of a MissionaryGod, I knew it! I knew you are a gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abounding in love. ~ Jonah 4:1
  2. July 10, 2016 — Charlie Peronto — Immigration and the KingdomFrom now on, therefore, we regard no one from a human point of view. ~ 2 Corinthians 5:16a
  3. July 17, 2016 — Walter Fast — When Tragedy StrikesEven so, every detail of your body and soul—even the hairs of your head!—is in my care; nothing of you will be lost. Staying with it—that’s what is required. Stay with it to the end. You won’t be sorry; you’ll be saved. ~ Luke 21:16–19 (MSG)
  4. July 24, 2016 — Travis Bergman — On the Topic of TruthIf we claim to have fellowship with Him yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not live by the truth. ~ 1 John 1:6
  5. July 31, 2016 — Bobby Klassen — Religion Is RelationshipReligion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world. ~ James 1:27

June 2016

  1. June 12, 2016 — Jeremy & Adrienne Penner — The Meaning of ObedienceThe Holy Spirit said, Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them. ~ Acts 13:2b [no recording]
  2. June 26, 2016 — Walter Fast — Communion MeditationCome to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. ~ Matthew 11:28

Heaven Sermon Series

May 2016

  1. May 8, 2016 — Walter Fast — Reaching Your Final DestinationAccording to his promise we are waiting for new heavens and a new earth in which righteousness dwells. ~ 2 Peter 3:13
  2. May 15, 2016 — Walter Fast — Reaching Your Final Destination (2)And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, Behold, the dwelling place of God is with man. He will dwell with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God. ~ Revelation 21:3
  3. May 22, 2016 — Walter Fast — Heaven—Don’t Settle for Less (Reaching Your Final Destination 3)Everyone who thus hopes in Him purifies himself as He is pure. ~ 1 John 3:3

May 2016

  1. May 1, 2016 — Cohle Bergen — Our Best OfferingDraw near to God and He will draw near to you. ~ James 4:8

April 2016

  1. April 3, 2016 — Travis Bergman — False Expectations and Our FaithI consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us. ~ Romans 8:18
  2. April 10, 2016 — Walter Fast (Pastor) — God Speaks – Are We Still Listening?You are famous, God, for welcoming God-seekers. ~ Psalm 5:12 (MSG)
  3. April 17, 2016 — Bobby Klassen (Pastor of Student Ministries) — The Will of GodThy kingdom come, Thy will be done. ~ Matthew 6:10
  4. April 24, 2016 — Bob Winkler — Baptism: A Meditation. With a testimony from Megan Wiens. – All that the Father gives me will come to me, and whoever comes to me I will never cast out. ~ John 6:37.

March 2016

  1. March 6, 2016 — Walter Fast (Pastor) — Desperate Measures 2As soon as I heard these words I sat down and wept and mourned for days, and I continued fasting and praying before the God of heaven. ~ Nehemiah 1:4
  2. March 13, 2016 — Morgan Serger — Finding Just RightI can do all this through him who gives me strength. ~ Philippians 4:13
  3. March 20, 2016 — Walter Fast (Pastor) — Superior ServiceBehold, my servant shall prosper; he shall be high and lifted up, and shall be exalted. ~ Isaiah 52:13
  4. March 27, 2016 (Easter) — Walter Fast (Pastor) — On the Other Side of the CrossThe beginning of the gospel about Jesus Christ, the Son of God. ~ Mark 1:1

February 2016

  1. February 7, 2016 — Walter Fast (Pastor) — Desperate MeasuresThis kind does not go out except by prayer and fasting. ~ Matthew 17:21
  2. February 14, 2016 — Walter Fast (Pastor) — Rediscovering Marriage as CovenantLet marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled. ~ Hebrews 13:4
  3. February 21, 2016 — Bobby Klassen (Pastor of Student Ministries) — Spiritual SightFor now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I have been fully known. ~ 1 Corinthians 13:12
  4. February 28, 2016 — Rob Reimer — Coming to the Lord’s TablePraise the Lord, O my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name. Praise the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits. ~ Psalm 103:1, 2

January 2016

  1. January 3, 2016 — Walter Fast (Pastor) — Doing Well at Show and TellTherefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come! ~ 2 Corinthians 5:17
  2. January 10, 2016 — S. Youssef (MB Mission (Multiply)) — What God can Do through You! [no recording] – Here is my servant whom I have chosen, the one I love, in whom I delight . . . In his name the nations will put their hope. ~ Matthew 12:18a, 21
  3. January 17, 2016 — Walter Fast (Pastor) — Living the Hospitality of GodWhoever welcomes one of these in my name welcomes me. ~ Mark 9:37
  4. January 24, 2016 — Walter Fast (Pastor) — Would the Real Prodigal Please Stand Up!I will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion. ~ Romans 9:15
  5. January 31, 2016 — Ken & Carolee Neufeld — Overcoming AnxietyCast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. ~ 1 Peter 5:7

December 2015

  1. December 6, 2015 — Bobby Klassen (Pastor of Student Ministries) — Angels Reveal and Proclaim Him!The angel said to him, I am Gabriel. I stand in the presence of God, and I have been sent to speak to you and to tell you this good news. ~ Luke 1:19
  2. December 13, 2015 — Mike Kehler — What does God want for Christmas?When they saw the star, they were overjoyed. On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. ~ Matthew 2:10–11
  3. December 20, 2015 — Matt Woodmass — Shepherds Recognize and Rejoice in Him!When the angels had left them and gone into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, Let’s go to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has told us about. ~ Luke 15:2
  4. December 27, 2015 — Walter Fast — Communion Meditation

November 2015

  1. November 1, 2015 — Walter Fast (Pastor) — Prayer—Learning to Listen WellSpeak Lord, for your servant is listening. ~ 1 Samuel 3:10b
  2. November 8, 2015 — Walter Fast (Pastor) — Prayer QuestionsIn these days Jesus went out to the mountain to pray, and all night he continued in prayer to God. ~ Luke 6:12
  3. November 22, 2015 — Ray Klassen (Pastor, La Salle Community Fellowship) — Winning People to God through LoveCome to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. ~ Matthew 11:28
  4. November 29, 2015 — Rob Reimer — The Advent of AdventYou will have great joy and gladness, and many will rejoice at his birth, for he will be great in the eyes of the Lord. ~ Luke 1:14-15a

October 2015

  1. October 4, 2015 — Walter Fast (Pastor) — Prayer Answered by a Loving GodAsk and you will receive, seek and you will find, knock and the door will be opened to you. ~ Matthew 7:7
  2. October 11, 2015 — Walter Fast (Pastor) — Baptism ServiceWhoever has the Son has life. ~ 1 John 5:12
  3. October 18, 2015Thanksgiving Service – Meditation by Malcolm Munroe – Generation after generation stands in awe of Your work; each one tells stories of Your mighty acts. ~ Psalm 145:4
  4. October 25, 2015 — Walter Fast (Pastor) — Multi-Faceted Prayer LifeLord, teach us to pray. ~ Luke 11:1

September 2015

  1. September 13, 2015 — Walter Fast (Pastor) — Landing in FallNow it is required that those who have been given a trust must prove faithful. ~ 1 Corinthians 4:2
  2. September 20, 2015 — Walter Fast (Pastor) — Engage! The God We Pray ToHe has made everything beautiful in its time. Also, he has put eternity into man’s heart. ~ Ecclesiastes 3:11
  3. September 27, 2015 — Walter Fast (Pastor) — Discover! Prayer Changes Things!You do not have, because you do not ask. ~ James 4:2 ESV

August 2015

  1. August 2, 2015 — Bobby Klassen (Pastor of Student Ministries) — Faithscapes—The Landscapes of our FaithThe Lord is my shepherd. ~ Psalm 23:1
  2. August 9, 2015 — Walter Fast (Pastor) — Prove it, God!I have loved you, says the Lord. But you say . . . ~ Malachi 1:2
  3. August 16, 2015 — Bob Winkler — Got Wisdom?The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding. ~ Proverbs 4:7
  4. August 23, 2015 — Walter Fast and company — Summer Missions ReportsYou who have done great things, O God, who is like you? ~ Psalm 71:19

July 2015

  1. July 5, 2015 — Bobby Klassen (Pastor of Student Ministries) — Stewards of the MysterySo then, men ought to regard us as servants of Christ and as those entrusted with the secret things of God. ~ 1 Corinthians 4:1
  2. July 12, 2015 — Walter Fast — Living Like Kings?!Help us, O Lord our God, for we rely on you. ~ 2 Chronicles 14:11
  3. July 19, 2015 — Matt Woodmass — The Third DayThus it is written, that the Christ should suffer and on the third day rise from the dead. ~ Luke 24:44
  4. July 26, 2015 — Walter Fast — Communion MeditationThis is the true grace of God. Stand firm in it. ~ 1 Peter 5:12

June 2015

  1. June 14, 2015 — Sunday School Service [no sermon] – For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life. ~ John 3:16
  2. June 28, 2015 — Communion Service [no sermon] – That all the days of your life you may remember the day when you came out of the land of Egypt. ~ Deuteronomy 16:3b

May 2015

  1. May 17, 2015 — Morgan Serger (Mid-Way Christian Leadership) — Ready, Aim . . . Fire!I have become all things to all people so that by all possible means I might save some. I do all this for the sake of the gospel that I may share in its blessings. ~ 1 Corinthians 9:22b & 23

Philippians Sermon Series

May 2015

  1. May 3, 2015 — Walter Fast — The Secret Art of JoyThe unfolding of your words gives light; it imparts understanding to the simple. ~ Psalm 119:139
  2. May 10, 2015 — Walter Fast — Philippians Chapter OneFor to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain. ~ Philippians 1:21
  3. May 24, 2015 — Walter Fast — Think of Yourselves the Way Christ Jesus Thought of Himself (Philippians 2)Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus. ~ Philippians 2:5
  4. May 31, 2015 — Walter Fast — Defragmenting Your Internal Hard Drive (Philippians 3)But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus. ~ Philippians 3:13–14
  5. June 7, 2015 — Walter Fast — Grinning on the Inside (Philippians 4)Weeping may remain for a night, but rejoicing comes in the morning. ~ Psalm 30:5b

April 2015

  1. April 3, 2015 — Bob Winkler — Good Friday MeditationThen they brought Jesus to the place called Golgotha (which means the place of a skull). And they offered him wine mixed with myrrh; but he did not take it. And they crucified him. ~ Mark 15:22–24a
  2. April 5, 2015 — Bobby Klassen (Pastor of Student Ministries) — Christ Sat Down [Easter Sunday]But when this priest had offered for all time one sacrifice for sins, he sat down at the right hand of God. ~ Hebrews 10:12
  3. April 12, 2015 — Larry Hirst (Chaplain – Bethesda Hospital/Place) — Praise the Greatness of the LordGreat is the Lord and most worthy of praise; his greatness no one can fathom. ~ Psalm 145:3
  4. April 19, 2015Baptism & Communion Service (Speaker: Travis Bergman, “Precious Cornerstone”) – This morning, Inna Antipova, Ruben Ebert, Jodie Goertzen, Andre Hiebert, Zoey Penner, and Melanie Reich were baptized.
    To God’s elect . . . who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge ‎ of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to be obedient to Jesus Christ and sprinkled with his blood. ~ 1 Peter 1:1, 2
  5. April 26, 2015 — Jonathan Toews — Our Response to Pain and GriefBecause of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning: great is your faithfulness. ~ Lamentations 3:22, 23

March 2015

  1. March 1, 2015 — Andrew Dyck (MBBSC & CMU) — From Dust to BelovedSatisfy us in the morning with your unfailing love, that we may sing for joy and be glad all our days. ~ Psalm 90:14
  2. March 8, 2015 — Charlie Peronto (CMU Residence Director) — Being Found in the BeatitudesNow when Jesus saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, and he began to teach them. ~ Matthew 5:1–2
  3. March 15, 2015 — Charlie Peronto (CMU Residence Director) — The Inside Coming OutDo not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them. ~ Matthew 5:17
  4. March 22, 2015 — Charlie Peronto (CMU Residence Director) — So that Your House May StandTherefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. ~ Matthew 7:24
  5. March 29, 2015 — Mike Kehler — Just Satisfied?!When Jesus entered Jerusalem, the whole city was stirred and asked, Who is this? The crowds answered, This is Jesus, the prophet from Nazareth in Galilee. ~ Matthew 21:10 & 11

February 2015

  1. February 8, 2015 — Bobby Klassen (Pastor of Student Ministries) — Prodigal LoveYet God does not take away life, but plans ways so that the banished one may not be cast out from him. ~ 2 Samuel 14:14b
  2. February 15, 2015 — Larry Hirst (Chaplain – Bethesda Hospital/Place) — God’s gracious work, God’s gracious expectations and God’s gracious motivation for living ChristianlySince, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. ~ Colossians 3:1
  3. February 22, 2015 — Bobby Klassen (Pastor of Student Ministries) — Equality is the GoalIs not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? ~ Isaiah 58:6

Joseph Sermon Series

January 2015

  1. January 4 — Rob Reimer — Turning Bitterness into PeaceClothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not think about how to gratify the desires of the sinful nature. ~ Romans 13:14
  2. January 11 — Rob Reimer — Dealing with InjusticeWho shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword? ~ Romans 8:35
  3. January 18 — Rob Reimer — Becoming a Kind PersonTherefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. ~ Colossians 3:12
  4. January 25 — Rob Reimer — Exposing the Myths of ConfessionI, even I, am he who blots out your transgressions, for my own sake, and remembers your sins no more. ~ Isaiah 43:25
  5. February 1 — Rob Reimer — Experiencing Freedom Through ForgivenessDo not repay anyone evil for evil…If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. ~ Romans 12:17a, 18

December 2014

  1. December 7, 2014 — Bobby Klassen (Pastor of Student Ministries) — What to Anticipate While You’re AnticipatingI consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us. For the creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed. ~ Romans 8:18–19
  2. December 14, 2014 — Mike Kehler — Have you met Jesus? Hope in the chaosMany, Lord my God, are the wonders you have done, the things you planned for us. ~ Psalm 40:5

  3. December 21, 2014 — Charlie Peronto — When Time Became FullBut when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as sons. ~ Galatians 4:4–5
  4. December 28, 2014Communion & Testimony Service

November 2014

  1. November 30, 2014Baptism & Communion ServiceCome and hear, all you who fear God, and I will tell what he has done for my soul. ~ Psalm 66:16

Seven Deadly Sins — Seven Life-Giving Virtues Sermon Series

Self-Examination Guide (adapted from St. Augustine’s Prayer Book)

September 2014

  1. September 21 — Pastor Walter Fast — Seven Deadly Sins – Seven Life-Giving Virtues IntroductionExamine yourselves . . . test yourselves. ~ 2 Corinthians 13:5
  2. September 28 — Pastor Walter Fast — Pride vs. Humility: Confronting the Sin We Don’t Tolerate in OthersTherefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us. ~ Hebrews 12:1

October 2014

  1. October 5 — Pastor Walter Fast — Lust vs. Covenant LoveFor this is the will of God, your sanctification . . . that each of you know how to control his own body. ~ 1 Thessalonians 4:3 & 4
  2. [October 12 — Communion Service (no message recorded)]
  3. [October 19 — Thanksgiving Service (Message — Randy Friesen)]
  4. October 26 — Pastor Walter Fast — The Mole (Envy vs. Contentment)Godliness with contentment is great gain. ~ 1 Timothy 6:6

November 2014

  1. November 2 — Pastor Walter Fast — Grasping for More – But Getting Less? (Greed vs. Gratitude)This most generous God . . . is more than extravagant with you. ~ 2 Corinthians 9:10
  2. November 9 — Pastor Walter Fast — The Sloth and the Ant (Sloth vs. Diligence)Make the best use of your time, for the days are evil. ~ Ephesians 5:16
  3. November 16 — Pastor Walter Fast — The Hunger that Must be Filled (Gluttony vs. Self-discipline)Their god is their appetite. ~ Philippians 3:19 NLT

  4. November 23 — Pastor Walter Fast — Landmine Ahead! (Anger vs. Forgiveness)Sensible people control their temper; they earn respect by overlooking wrongs. ~ Proverbs 19:11 NLT

Life of Christ Sermon Series

September 2013

  1. September 15 — Pastor Walter Fast – Why Jesus?There are so many other things Jesus did. If they were all written down, each of them, one by one, I can’t imagine a world big enough to hold such a library of books. ~ John 21:25 (MSG)
  2. September 22 — Pastor Walter Fast – Where was Jesus Before it All Began?In the beginning the Word already existed. He was with God, and he was God. He was in the beginning with God. He created everything there is. ~ John 1:1–3
  3. September 29 — Bobby Klassen (youth pastor) – Jesus in Exodus: Reclaiming and RenamingYou study the Scriptures diligently because you think that in them you have eternal life. These are the very Scriptures that testify about me. ~ John 5:39–3

October 2013

  1. October 6 — Pastor Walter Fast – Prepared!And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men. ~ Luke 2:52
  2. October 13 — Pastor Walter Fast – Solidarity: One of us – One with us!You are my son, whom I love: with you I am well pleased. ~ Mark 1:11
  3. October 27 — Pastor Walter Fast – C2 (Character x Compassion)When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. ~ Matthew 9:36

November 2013

  1. November 3 — Travis Bergman – Jesus Christ —The Vertical PursuitBe careful not to do your ‘acts of righteousness’ before men, to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven. ~ Matthew 6:1
  2. November 10 — Pastor Walter Fast – Jesus at PrayerVery early in the morning … Jesus went to pray. ~ Mark 1:35
  3. November 17 — Lloyd Letkeman (MB Mission) – Jesus’ Holistic MinistryAs you go, proclaim this message: ‘The Kingdom of heaven has come near.’ ~ Matthew 10:7
  4. November 24 — Pastor Walter Fast – Life in the Kingdom: Jesus-styleI am not ashamed . . . for the Gospel is the power of God unto salvation for everyone who believes. ~ Romans 1:16

December 2013

  1. December 1MyHope CANADAThe CrossThe blessed hope—the appearing of the glory of our great God and Saviour, Jesus Christ. ~ Titus 2:13
  2. December 8 — Pastor Walter Fast – My Hope Inspires My PraiseMy soul glorifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Saviour. ~ Luke 1:46, 47
  3. December 15 — Youth pastor, Bobby Klassen – My Hope Guides My JourneyWhen they saw the star, they were overjoyed. On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. ~ Matthew 2:10
  4. December 22 — Mike Kehler – My Hope Because of His LoveFor God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. ~ John 3:16

January 2014

  1. January 5 — Pastor Walter Fast – The Making of a Great TeacherJesus went through all the towns and villages . . . proclaiming the good news of the kingdom. ~ Matthew 9:35
  2. January 12 — Pastor Walter Fast – Sermon on the MountWhen Jesus finished these sayings, the crowds were astonished at his teaching, for he was teaching them as one who had authority, and not as their scribes. ~ Matthew 7:28–29
  3. January 19 — Pastor Walter Fast – Did Jesus Really Say That?!Where did this man Jesus get this wisdom? . . . And they took offense at him. ~ Matthew 13:54, 57

February 2014

  1. February 2 — Pastor Walter Fast – Tell it Slant—Jesus the StorytellerTo you it has been given to know the secrets of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it has not been given. ~ Matthew 13:11
  2. February 9 — Victor Neufeld (pastor of North Kildonan Mennonite Brethren Church) – The Ultimate Good SamaritanMartha, Martha, the Lord answered, you are worried and upset about many things . . . ~ Luke 10:41
  3. February 16 — Pastor Walter Fast – Money Makes the World Go ’Round?And I tell you, make friends for yourselves by unrighteous mammon . . . ~ Luke 16:9
  4. February 23 — Bobby Klassen (Pastor of Student Ministries) – I Just Wanna Be a SheepAnd He will put the sheep on His right, and the goats on His left. Then the King will say to those on His right,Come, you who are blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. ~ Matthew 25:33–34

March 2014

  1. March 2 — Pastor Walter Fast – I Believe in MiraclesRemember the wonders He has done, His miracles. ~ Psalm 105:5
  2. March 9 — Pastor Walter Fast – Sign LanguageThis, the first of His miraculous signs, Jesus performed at Cana in Galilee. He thus revealed His glory and His disciples put their faith in Him. ~ John 2:11
  3. March 16 — Pastor Walter Fast – The Father of CamouflageFinally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might. Put on the full armour of God so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil. ~ Ephesians 6:10–11
  4. March 23 — Charlie Peronto – The Politics of HealingWhich is easier: to say to this paralyzed man, Your sins are forgiven, or to say, Get up, take your mat and walk? ~ Mark 2:9
  5. March 30 — Bob Winkler – Betrayer, Denier, or Follower?Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. ~ Matthew 11:28

April 2014

  1. April 6 — Rob Reimer – God’s LoveThis is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him. This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. ~ 1 John 4:9 & 10
  2. April 13 — Rob Reimer – A Week of ReactionsWe are punished justly, for we are getting what our deeds deserve. But this man has done nothing wrong. ~ Luke 23:41
  3. April 18 — Good Friday Service
  4. April 20 — Pastor Walter Fast – The Dawning of FaithJohn went in to the tomb . . . saw . . . and believed. ~ John 20:8
  5. April 27 — Bobby Klassen (Pastor of Student Ministries) – Last WordsJesus answered, I tell you the truth, you are looking for me, not because you saw miraculous signs but because you ate the loaves and had your fill. ~ John 6:26 (Youth Sunday)

Kingdom Attitudes Series

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September 2011

  1. September 11 — Pastor Walter Fast (Kingdom Attitudes Series #1) – The True Sacrament is Holy PersonalityNow that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the benefit you reap leads to holiness, and the result is eternal life. ~ Romans 6:22
  2. September 25 — Pastor Walter Fast (Kingdom Attitudes Series #2) – A Beggar’s VirtueNothing in my hand I bring, simply to Your cross I cling. ~ from Rock of Ages Worship Together #489

October 2011

  1. October 02 — Pastor Walter Fast (Kingdom Attitudes Series #3) – Strong at the Broken PlacesBlessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. ~ Matthew 5:4
  2. October 09 — Pastor Walter Fast (Kingdom Attitudes Series #4) – Bridled PowerBlessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. ~ Matthew 5:5
  3. October 16 — Rob Reimer (Kingdom Attitudes Series #5) – The Blessing of DesperationBlessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. ~ Matthew 5:6
  4. October 23 — Pastor Walter Fast (Kingdom Attitudes Series #6) – Guard your heart!Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God. ~ Matthew 5:8
  5. October 30 — Bob Winkler (Kingdom Attitudes Series #7) – The Miracle of MercyBlessed are the merciful, for they shall be shown mercy. ~ Matthew 5:7

November 2011

  1. November 6— Pastor Walter Fast (Kingdom Attitudes Series #8) – Peacemaking – My Day (to Day) Job!Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called the children of God. ~ Matthew 5:9
  2. November 13 — Pastor Walter Fast (Kingdom Attitudes Series #9) – Blessed are those who are persecuted.Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. ~ Matthew 5:10