Sermons Christ Church Vienna



Vienna, VA


  • Matthew 3 | Jesus’s Identity & Yours


    *Unfortunately, the main Audio Recording was corrupted so sound quality for this sermon recording is poor. At the Baptism of Jesus, God the Father declares him to be “My beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.” This affirmation of Jesus’s Identity inaugurates and confirms him to the chosen servant. His identity reveals, leads to […] Download "Matthew 3 | Jesus’s Identity & Yours"

  • Christmas 2 | Ephesians 1 – A New Year


    Instead of looking inward to as we re-orient in the New Year, Paul in Ephesians 1 encourages us to look to God’s promises and all that God has done for us in Christ. Download "Christmas 2 | Ephesians 1 – A New Year"

  • Christmas 1 | Luke 2


    The birth of Christ re-imagined and told from the perspective of “Benjamin” the Inn Keeper in Bethlehem. Download "Christmas 1 | Luke 2"

  • Christmas Eve | Luke 2


    Christmas causes us to want to be home for the holidays. But no Christmas tradition and no home can satisfy the depths of our eternal longing for Home, because we are alienated from God. But the Good Tidings of the Angels to the shepherds is that on Christmas God left his home to enter ours […] Download "Christmas Eve | Luke 2"

  • Advent 4 | Isaiah 40 – Lessons & Carols


    Prepare the way of the Lord, Isaiah declares. But how? To prepare you need to know what you are expecting. Our expectations–what we are looking for in life and from God–affect our ability to receive what God is offering. Download "Advent 4 | Isaiah 40 – Lessons & Carols"

  • Advent 3 | Isaiah 35


    “As you go,” the Lord instructs through Isaiah. God plans to bring his kingdom like waters and blossoms in the dessert and he invites his people to anticipate and participate in faith, not just to wait around. Download "Advent 3 | Isaiah 35"

  • Advent 2 | Isaiah 11


    The Christmas season rarely lives up to our expectations. This is because, as Isaiah reveals, what we are really longing for is heaven and shalom. And what we truly need is the knowledge of God, the justice of the judge and the hope of the Messiah. Advent is a season to live into that points […] Download "Advent 2 | Isaiah 11"

  • Advent 1 | Isaiah 1 & 2


    Isaiah calls Israel to trust Yahweh and not the power of the nations, to live in true wisdom not in human and to walk in the Light in the midst of a dark world. Isaiah is the backdrop and message of Advent and the longing of God to come and right all wrongs. Download "Advent 1 | Isaiah 1 & 2"

  • 1 Corinthians 15 | The Resurrection & Living into Community


    Our view of where life is going (its’ ends) has profound impacts on our attitude & actions in the present. The Resurrection calls us to a life of Joy, Purpose and Hope–impacting our work and relationships and approach to every experience. Download "1 Corinthians 15 | The Resurrection & Living into Community"

  • 1 Corinthians 14 | Gifts & Building Up the Community


    Paul confronts the disunity caused by members of the Corinthian church who thought their gift of speaking in tongues made them spiritually superior. Paul says he would rather speak prophetic message – intelligible words – than in tongues because what matters is loving others and building up the church community. Download "1 Corinthians 14 | Gifts & Building Up the Community"

  • 1 Corinthians 13 | Love & Community


    In the famous “Love” passage in 1 Corinthians, Paul poetically exclaims the highest calling of love–a challenge and calling to the Corinthians to turn from their divisions and live for love of one another. All of us long for love and the God of love–we are made to know and live in both. Download "1 Corinthians 13 | Love & Community"

  • 1 Corinthians 12 | Gifts, Parts & the Body of Christ


    In 1 Corinthians 12, Paul is correcting division in the church based on expressions of giftings from the Spirit that caused some to view themselves as superior. All have the same Spirit, who gifts all in different ways, but no part is more important in the Body of Christ–in Christ, all are equal. Rather the […] Download "1 Corinthians 12 | Gifts, Parts & the Body of Christ"

  • 1 Corinthians 11 | Calling & Community–CCV Anniversary


    1 Corinthians 11 & Matthew 5 On the 8th Anniversary of CCV, Johnny Kurcina looks at Paul & Jesus’ vision for the people of God and applies it Christ Church Vienna and its identity and calling as a church community. Download "1 Corinthians 11 | Calling & Community–CCV Anniversary"

  • 1 Corinthians 8-10 | Rights & Community


    Paul addresses the issue of meat sacrificed to idols and calls on the “strong” of conscience to constrain their rights and freedoms out of loving concern for the “weak” in the church. Christians are to willingly give up what is theirs for the sake of others and the gospel. Download "1 Corinthians 8-10 | Rights & Community"

  • 1 Corinthians 7 | Singleness, Marriage & Community


    In 1 Corinthians 7, Paul addresses singles and married people, calling them to faithfulness to their current station in life and devotion and service to the Lord. The way he elevates singleness challenges the modern church’s emphasis on nuclear families and calls us to find ways to cultivate deeper friendships and extended family community in […] Download "1 Corinthians 7 | Singleness, Marriage & Community"