Audio: The Beloved Community, the Kingdom of God, and Candy Bar Christianity
In this sermon, Pastor Efrem discusses the focus in April on Martin Luther King's death and the Easter Season, and proclaims that there is no separation between proclaiming the gospel and advancing
Audio: Who is in Control? Wealth and Wisdom
It's always difficult to find just a few minutes from Pastor Efrem's sermons to highlight on the blog. With this sermon, it was impossible. So for a change, here's the entire sermon, in which he preaches from Proverbs 3 and talks about:
Audio: The Right Relationships to Fight Physical and Spiritual Poverty
Preaching from the story of Ezekiel and the dry bones, Pastor Efrem describes the "right relationships" that God wants to bring about for both physical and spiritual change in our lives.
Audio: Improving Our Party Invitations
In this clip, with Acts 2:36ff as his text, Pastor Efrem describes the church as the expression of the invitation to the party of God's kingdom -- and questions why so few are saying yes.
Audio: Shifting How We 'Have Church'
In this clip, Pastor Efrem talks about how the church has constantly changed throughout history to get closer to God's heart.
Audio: Taking 'Change We Can Believe In' to the Next Level
It was hard to narrow this sermon down to a short clip -- it makes so many good points!
Audio: Change We Can Believe In
In this clip Pastor Efrem talks about how, in order to be change agents in society, we need to change a church divided by race, class, and culture.
Audio: Biblical Redistribution of Wealth -- What You Think You Own is Not Yours
In this clip, taken from a Nov. 2 sermon, Pastor Efrem talks about the implications of the commandment not to covet, and a biblical approach to wealth and ownership.
Seeing True Worth Despite Financial Downfall and Political Demonization