The Most Powerful Sermon You Will Ever Preach

Whether you stand behind a pulpit or not, every believer has a message to preach. What's the most powerful sermon you could ever preach? Watch the short video below to find out: … [Read more...]

BIG Church #2 – Big Leadership

Watch the video below to catch week two in our series through the book of Acts. … [Read more...]

BIG Church #1 – Big Question

Here's the first sermon in our summer series BIG Church: … [Read more...]

'Thank You Notes' for Mt Vernon

Last Sunday at Hey Thanks! I wrote out some personal 'Thank You' notes in the spirit of Jimmy Fallon and the Tonight Show. Here's the video: … [Read more...]

Step Into the Light #6 – The Next Step

This is the final sermon in our series Step Into the Light. … [Read more...]

Step Into the Light #5: Why Are There So Many Hypocrites in the Church?

Here's the fifth sermon in our series Step Into the Light where we tackle the problem of hypocrisy in the church. … [Read more...]

Joy Prom 2015

Looking for an inspiring story to start your weekend? Watch this recap video from our fourth annual Joy Prom at Mt Vernon, where our high school students throw a prom for the special needs community. … [Read more...]

Story of Hope: Jennifer

Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.—Isaiah 43:18-19Jennifer grew up in nearby Sturgis—in a middle class, safe, whole family unit, complete with a dad, mom, and younger sister. So how was it that in 2012, as a young 30-something, she was facing her third divorce? She couldn’t believe or understand it.Family life wasn’t exactly ide … [Read more...]

Step Into the Light #4: Why Would a Loving God Send People to Hell?

Here is the fourth installment of our Step Into the Light series where we tackle the whole issue of Hell.  … [Read more...]

My 10 Favorite Things About the Joy Prom

This morning there's a few hundred Mt Vernon volunteers dragging their way to work or school today. We're tired, but it's a good tired. No, it's a great tired! We just finished our 4th Annual Joy Prom, where our high school students throw a prom for the special needs community. Of all the wonderful things about Joy Prom, here are my 10 favorite:1. The Red Carpet - This is the aspect that most people see. Our special guests and their dates (our high school students) roll up at the edge of a … [Read more...]