Sermons by Rev. Drew Colby

Dark Staircase

Water from an Undertaker

September 27, 2020 – In the sermon series, “What’s Next?” Pastor Drew talks about remembering who we are and where we’ve been, as a way to show us where we’re going. See and hear some of Grace’s early history in Manassas, VA.

Escape or Engage

June 21, 2020 – What’s the secret to engaging the Gospel in difficult times? It’s actually the same no matter the difficulty, whether it’s systemic racism, or divorce, addiction, or grief, COVID, or cancer. The secret is no secret at all. The secret is to hear the Good News, that in Christ you, we have been made children of God. It is faith in this Gospel that gives us the courage not just to escape, but to engage.

Because of One Man

Sunday, March 1, 2020 – “If we are not careful, we can go to Adam and Eve and Christ looking for 7 easy steps to avoid temptation. We can ask , how do I reach my full potential, resist temptation, and live my best life now? That would be a mistake.”

Joy to the World!

Sunday February 2, 2020 – (Luke 2:22-40) – Listen to Simeon. When he holds Christ in his hands, he holds in his hands the good news of what God has done for him. But in that exact moment something is also done to him.  

The Virtuous Victim

Sunday January 26, 2020 – (Matthew 5:1-12) – If hearing the Beatitudes from the mouth of the Lord leaves you trying to figure out if you’re among those he calls bless-ed. If, like the 10 commandments, you’re scanning the Beatitudes trying to figure out if you’ve made the mark, that’s exactly what you should be…

A Submersible Savior

Sunday January 12, 2020 – (Matthew 3:13-17) – I think the Baptism of the Lord refers to an event even bigger than all of those. All the elements are there. The Epiphany of Christ’s Baptism helps us reflect all the way back to the waters of the Flood.