Vintage Church Sunday Worship Gathering: In this sermon, I preach from John 6:16-21 about the miracle of Jesus walking on water. This miracle teaches the disciples a great lesson of faith and ultimately points to the kingdom of God! When evening came, his disciples went down to the sea, got into a boat, and started acrossContinue reading “VIDEO – The Water Points”
Author Archives: Matthew Weaver
When it comes to communication, I’m a work in progress. We all are! Because I’m in vocational ministry, I’ve had the opportunity to interact with all kinds of people. It’s been quite humbling and eye-opening. I’ve experienced some amazing conversations and I’ve also experienced some very frustrating conversations. People are people. We all have storiesContinue reading “Communication 101”
What is Faith?
Now faith is the reality of what is hoped for, the proof of what is not seen. For by this our ancestors were approved. By faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of God, so that what is seen was made from things that are not visible. Now without faith it is impossibleContinue reading “What is Faith?”
Some practices to consider for 2023!
Happy new year! Welcome to 2023. Let’s reflect back on 2022. When people asked you, “What’s new? How you doing?” – how have you responded? Have you answered back the majority of the time with, “I’m busy. I’m staying busy. I’m too busy. I’m tired and exhausted. I’m stressed. I can’t catch a break”, etc?Continue reading “Some practices to consider for 2023!”
My Favorite 2022 Books & Podcasts
I’m always trying to learn and grow. The way this is played out in my life often depends on what season I am in. This year, much of my focus was on being a new Dad and spiritual formation. I read some great books and listened to some great podcasts. Instead of focusing on theContinue reading “My Favorite 2022 Books & Podcasts”
VIDEO – Lessons from Joseph
Vintage Church Sunday Worship Gathering In this sermon, I preach from Matthew 1:18-25, where Matthew gives us an account leading up to Jesus’s birth. This text also gives us some lessons to learn from Joseph, who was the earthly and adopted father of Jesus. Joseph was a spiritually mature man and demonstrated great faith andContinue reading “VIDEO – Lessons from Joseph”
A Simple Christmas Present!
Last year, the devotional that I wrote called Refocus was published! I haven’t shared about it in a while, but it has been so encouraging to see how it’s encouraged the people that got a copy since then. Refocus is a simple 20 day devotional with Scripture, encouragement and space to journal. If you needContinue reading “A Simple Christmas Present!”
VIDEO – Take Care of Yourself
Vintage Church Sunday Worship Gathering In this sermon, I preach from 1 Thessalonians 5:23-24, where the Apostle Paul challenges the church of Thessalonica to take care of their whole humanity, inside and out. To be human means to have an outer life and inner life. We are to take care of our whole selves, andContinue reading “VIDEO – Take Care of Yourself”
It’s Just Jesus
In every career, there is a temptation and tendency to highly prioritize climbing the ladder of success and promotion. Growing, developing and taking opportunities are not a bad thing. We should all want to become better at what we do. But that’s not really what I’m getting at.. (read on!) We all enjoy connecting withContinue reading “It’s Just Jesus”
Some Favorite Outdoors Views
One of my favorite things to do is to get outdoors! I’ve learned over the years that it really fills me up and helps my mental and emotional health. Whether it’s hiking a trail, getting out on the water or looking at a mountain view, there’s nothing like it! Although my blog page is gearedContinue reading “Some Favorite Outdoors Views”