07-09-17: How do we explain the divine? How do we make sense with our human minds when God interacts with us? Today we look at this calling we all have to explain the way God has interacted with us through the calling of Ezekiel and Mary.
07-02-17: In this new series we look at different people in the Bible and their call story. What does their story tell us about the way God calls us? God does call all of us to help bring about the Kingdom of God and in all different ways. We, on the other hand, come up with a ton of excuses.
06-25-17: While Rev. Jim was at Annual Conference, one of our youth stepped up to lead worship and preach. Please enjoy Garrison Batchelor's message about living into the mission of Indian Trail UMC, which is to live, love, reach and teach God's Word.
06-11-17: This is the third sermon in a sermon series called "I Want to Believe, but..." We are looking at some false notions of the nature of God and how they lead people to not believe in the real God we worship. In this sermon, We discuss that people feel there is a certain way or a correct and wrong way to connect to God. Sometimes God DOES feel distant or absent. This is natural and there are ways to improve it.
05-28-17: This is the first sermon in a new sermon series called "I Want to Believe, but..." We are looking at some false notions of the nature of God and how they lead people to not believe in the real God we worship. In this sermon, we look at the idea of "On-Demand God." We want to control God and demand God gives us what we want when we want it. That isn't God.
05-21-17: This Sunday was the United Methodist Women's Sunday. We celebrated the work and mission of the UMW. They brought in an amazing guest preacher and President of the UMW for the Western North Carolina Conference, Tayna Lanier. Please enjoy her passionate message.
05-07-17: Today, one of Indian Trail UMC's Lay Servants brings us a great word. Leslie Watson speaks about the abundant life that can be found in Jesus.
04-30-17: As we continue to look at the legacy we will leave behind, we look to the church, the local congregation. How does a church leave a legacy for itself?
04-23-17: In this first sermon of this two-part series, we look at the personal legacy we will leave behind. What will we do in order to leave behind what we truly desire for the next generation?
04-09-17: This is the last sermon in this series and we explore the final two statements Jesus says from the cross. "It is finished" and "Father, into your hands I commit my spirit."