Previous Worship Series

Seeking God, Sharing Christ, Serving Others

This is a sampling of previous worship series at Eastgate Christian Church. Audio recordings of these sermons are available through the links below.

  • Embracing Our Disciples Identity

This is an overview of the important aspects of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Sermons considered the 200 year history of the denomination from its roots on the American frontier, the strong affirmation of the priesthood of all believers, and the unique ways we organize ourselves and work with others.

Overflowing - Embracing God's Bounty

There are ways that we can better appreciate and share the overflowing love and blessings of God. There are spiritual practices that help us faithfully care for and manage God's creation, including our time, passions, and money.

The Spirit of the Church - Ephesians

God's plan for the church is audacious, according to the letter to the Ephesians. Ultimately, Christ's church will fundamentally change all of creation. Over six weeks, Rev. Joshua Patty will explore the six chapters of wisdom and advice from Ephesians.

Personal Encounters with God

During Lent and Easter, Rev. Joshua Patty will explore ways that God interacted directly with specific individuals. These "Personal Encounters with God" span the entirety of the Bible. By better understanding the stories of these great examples of faith, we can hopefully recognize when we meet God in our lives, in equally powerful and life-changing ways.

What If Jesus...?

In this sermon series, Rev. Joshua Patty considered alternative paths not taken by Jesus. Sometimes we can only truly appreciate the way things are when we imagine how things could have turned out much differently.

Why, God, Why? Hard Times and the Lessons of Job - February-April, 2017

In this sermon series, Rev. Joshua Patty considers some of the greatest wisdom about human suffering through the example of Job. This wisdom can help us face our own challenges and the persistent question, "Why?"

Deep Questions of Faith - January, 2017

In this sermon series, Rev. Joshua Patty explores some of these deep questions through the eyes of Christian faith. By exploring God's wisdom shared in the Bible, we can better understand our questions and our doubts and hopefully hear God's patient and enduring answers.

Summer Blockbuster Sermon Series

Each summer, Rev. Joshua Patty explores theological issues and religious themes in popular movies