Luther: Parable of Wedding Feast

Jeremy Berg/Martin Luther

10/15/17

Description:In honor of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, Jeremy preaches one of Martin Luther's sermons from the year 1523 on the Parable of the Wedding Feast and Wedding Garment.Matthew 22:1-14

Imagine a World: Apprentices

Jeremy Berg

9/3/17

Description:The parable of the Two Builders caps off Jesus' Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 7:24-29, and invites us to be like a wise person who puts Jesus' teachings into practice.

Imagine a World: Generosity

Jeremy Berg

8/27/17

Description:Parable of the Vineyard Workers.

BLESS-Share Your Story

Jeremy & New Member Stories

6/4/17

Description:We welcome new members, hear a brief word from Jeremy and hear four faith stories. (We apologize the last testimony was cut off.)

BLESS-Begin with Prayer

Jeremy Berg

5/14/17

Description:The BLESS series looks at 5 missional practices we can all use to begin reaching out and loving our neighbors in Jesus' name.

BLESS-Listen with Care

Bonnie Kobett

5/7/17

Description:The BLESS series looks at 5 missional practices we can all use to begin reaching out and loving our neighbors in Jesus' name.

Testimony Sunday

MainStreet Attenders

4/30/17

Description:We celebrate communion and have an open microphone testimony time. Listen to how God is at work among us at MainStreet!

Breathed On & Sent to Forgive

Jeremy Berg

4/23/17

Description:In John 20 Jesus commissions the disciples with these striking words, "As the Father has sent me, so I am sending you." Then he breathes into them the power and presene of the Spirit to enable us to be a community that practices and preaches forgiveness.

EASTER: Day 8-New Creation!

Jeremy Berg

4/16/17

Description:What is the true significance of the Resurrection? Is it the hope of life after death, of going to Heaven when we die? Jeremy sets John's Easter message in the context of the larger story he is telling -- from Genesis (creation) and the first Adam, to a new Genesis (new creation) now bursting forth in the second Adam, Christ.

Beginnings: Day 5-Monsters

Jeremy Berg

4/2/17

Description:On Day 5 God created the creatures of the sky and sea, beautiful birds soaring high and free in the expansive skies above, as well as the terrifying creatures of the sea representing the monsters we all eventually face in our own lives. Day 5 is about facing our monsters without drowning. This series is based on the book "Beginnings" by Steve Wiens.

Beginnings: Day 4-Seasons

Jeremy Berg

3/26/17

Description:On day 4 God created the sun, moon and stars to mark the seasons and "appointed times" of our lives. What season are you living in these days? A season of waiting, hope, abundance or loss? This series is based on the book "Beginnings" by Steve Wiens.

Beginnings: Day 3-Seeds

Jeremy Berg

3/19/17

Description:This series looks at the days of creation in Genesis 1 uncovering all the ways God wants to bring new beginings to our lives as well. Day 3 is all about celebrating the "embedded seeds" of life God has planted in each of us, calling them forth to bless and give life to others.

Beginnings: Day 2-Expand

Jeremy Berg

3/12/17

Description:This series based on a book by Steve Wiens looks at the days of creation in Genesis 1, and uncovering all the ways God wants to bring new beginings in our lives as well. Day 2 is all about God expanding us, creating a space where new life can grow. Its unpleasant but necessary if we are to contain the life God wants to call forth in Day 3.

Beginnings: Day 1-Light

Jeremy Berg

3/5/17

Description:This series based on a book by Steve Wiens looks at the days of creation in Genesis 1, and uncovering all the ways God wants to bring new beginings in our lives as well.

Kids Building Dedication

Jeremy Berg

2/26/17

Description:We had a special kid-led service to dedicate the new kids building project to the Lord, and to invite MainStreeters to make a financial pledge toward project costs.

Suffering: Is God to Blame?

Jeremy Berg

2/12/17

Description:Why does allow so much evil and suffering? Does he bring suffering upon us to teach us a lesson? Jeremy addresses these perennial questions, making a case for a "cosmic warfare" view of evil and suffering based on Dr. Greg Boyd's book Is God to Blame?

Father's Cabin: Frozen Water

Jeremy Berg

2/6/17

Description:Jeremy bares his soul, sharing about his recent Midwinter retreat where he continued writing about his imaginative trip to the Father's Cabin with Jesus. Read full story at www.jeremyberg.org.

5 Year Celebration Service!

Jeremy Berg & Others

1/15/17

Description:MainStreet launched weekly worship exactly 5 years ago in Mound! Jeremy looks back at God's faithfulness and draws upon the legacy of Covenant pioneer E.A. Skogsbergh who ministered on Lake Minnetonka in the 1890s.

New Year's Word from Jesus

Jeremy Berg

1/8/17

Description:Jeremy shares some foundational words from Jesus to kick off a new year!

7 Wisdom Gifts Pt. 1

Jeremy Berg

12/11/16

Description:This series "unwraps" seven precious wisdom gifts from James 3:17 that will help us thrive in all our relationships. "The wisdom from above is first of all PURE It is also PEACEABLE, GENTLE at all times, and WILLING TO YIELD to others. It is MERCIFUL and the fruit of good deeds. It shows NO FAVORITISM and is always SINCERE (James 3:17).

Wisdom Beyond Solomon

Jeremy Berg

12/4/16

Description:James 1 says, "Every good and perfect gift comes from above." He then recommends God's gift of wisdom as the key to flourishing in our relationships with others. This Advent we'll explore the seven attributes of wisdom in James 3:17:"The wisdom from above is first of all pure. It is also peace loving, gentle at all times, and willing to yield to others. It is full of mercy and the fruit of good deeds. It shows no favoritism and is always sincere."

Freedom to Act Redemptively (2:11-25)

Jeremy Berg

11/6/16

Description:When facing conflict with an unbelieving world, Christians are called to follow Jesus' example by using our freedom to choose to "act redemptively" rather than resorting to deceit, retaliation or threats. Pastor Jeremy explores what it means for us to "act redemptively."

Temples, Towers & Rejected Stones (2:4-10)

Jeremy Berg

10/30/16

Description:We have been chosen to be part of the Stone rejected by men. Do you long for the world's acceptance more than God's? Which building project are you giving your life to? God's temple or the world's towers of Babel?

A Costly Ransom (1:17-21)

Jeremy Berg

10/9/16

Description:"And if you call on him as Father who judges impartially according to each one's deeds, conduct yourselves with fear...knowing that you were ransomed from the futile ways inherited from your forefathers...with the precious blood of Christ."

Activate Your Mind, Set your Hope (1:13-16)

Jeremy Berg

10/2/16

Description:Peter instructs Christians in how to set our hope on Christ by taking charge of our emotions and fixing our minds on the truths of savlation.

God's Chosen Exiles (1 Pet 1:1-2)

Jeremy Berg

9/18/16

Description:"Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ,To God’s elect, exiles scattered throughout the provinces of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia, 2 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: Grace and peace be yours in abundance." (1 Peter 1:1-2)