Ben Bergren



Podcast for Ben Bergren (also found on iTunes)


  • Thankful We Can Grow in God

    17/11/2020 Duration: 18min

    We continue in our sermon series on thankfulness. Today we spend some time looking at the fact that we can be thankful that God wants to grow us.

  • Thankful God Takes Care of His Own

    17/11/2020 Duration: 22min

    Today we spend some time unpacking the importance of All Saints Sunday and how that can transform our lives. We begin a short series on being thankful and this is a perfect place to begin. And a quick encouragement before the election.

  • The Day After

    16/09/2020 Duration: 20min

    There is always a day after conflict. It doesn't all end when one side wins and the other loses. Why does that matter to us? Because we have a big "day after" moment coming up in November.

  • Foolproof Your Life: Faithfulness

    01/09/2020 Duration: 20min

    We take a look at the next Fruit of the Holy Spirit: Faithfulness. I clear up some misconceptions about faith and how it is different than belief.

  • Foolproof Your Life: Kindness and Gentleness

    01/09/2020 Duration: 22min

    We take a look two fruits of the Spirit through the lens of ancient wisdom this week. Kindness and gentleness. We need them more than ever

  • Foolproof Your Life: Joy

    01/09/2020 Duration: 21min

    We take a look at the second fruit of the Holy Spirit today through the lens of the wisdom of Proverbs. We find something quite surprising... joy is found in justice. Just another avenue to foolproof your life.

  • Foolproof Your Life: Love

    01/09/2020 Duration: 20min

    We begin a new sermon series called "How to Foolproof Your LIfe." We will look at how to add wisdom to our lives focusing in on the Fruit of the Spirit. Wisdom is way better than knowledge. We begin today with love.

  • John's Signs: Walking On Water

    06/07/2020 Duration: 22min

    We continue to look at the message behind the miracles found in the gospel of John. Today we discover the meaning behind Jesus walking on water. It is something we all need.

  • Signs: Two Healings

    22/06/2020 Duration: 23min

    We are looking at John's story of Jesus... specifically the signs of Jesus. They were chosen by John for a reason but we have to dig deeper to find understands. This week, two back to back healings.

  • Pentecost 2020

    02/06/2020 Duration: 24min

    It is the day of Pentecost (the birthday of the Church) but it is a day we lament the racism in our nation. How do these two go together? The Spirit gives us the strength to be advocates.

  • Easter: Roll the Stone Away

    16/04/2020 Duration: 18min

    This Easter we may doubt that God is with us... our doubts or even our troubles might be affecting our faith right now. Jesus comes to us and rolls the stone away from our fear filled tombs. Christ is risen. He is risen indeed.

  • Palm Sunday 2020

    09/04/2020 Duration: 25min

    We begin Holy Week with Palm Sunday. We remember Jesus triumphant entry into Jerusalem as we get ready for Jesus triumph over death! Pr. Brian Ward and I share this message.

  • Abraham and Sarah: Let's Make a Deal

    09/04/2020 Duration: 20min

    We come to the end of the sermon series on Abraham and Sarah. This is a most disturbing story if not understood properly. Listen in as I explore this hard story.

  • Abraham and Sarah: The End Does Not Justify the Means

    09/04/2020 Duration: 22min

    Abraham and Sarah still do not have an heir. Instead they force the issue and it doesn't turn out well. There are real life and immediate applications to our life right now in this uncertain time of ours.

  • Abraham and Sarah: It Is Never Too Late

    16/03/2020 Duration: 19min

    We begin a new series in the season leading up to Easter. We will look at the ancient story of Abraham and Sarah and ask this question: Where is God Leading you? We see that God works through all. There is no retirement from the Kingdom of God.

  • Let God Transfigure Your Mind

    07/03/2020 Duration: 20min

    I take a new look at the moment Jesus was transfigured in front of Peter, James and John. There is a reason Jesus did this and it has meaning for our life today.

  • Dear Church: Love to Give?

    12/02/2020 Duration: 24min

    We continue on in our sermon series on the most important things in the church. I take on another taboo subject... giving. It is never about the amount one gives.

  • Dear Church: Go Fishing

    03/02/2020 Duration: 22min

    We continue in our "Dear Church" sermon series and this week we hear why sharing the love of Jesus with others is one of the primary things we do as a church and as Christians.

  • Dear Church... Making the World a Better Place

    20/01/2020 Duration: 20min

    We continue on in our sermon series and we tackle a tough issue... justice and advocacy. What does it mean to be a voice for the voiceless and does Jesus even care about such things? Listen in and find out.

  • Dear Church... Love

    20/01/2020 Duration: 22min

    We begin a new sermon series called, "Dear Church..." where we will spend time looking at the most important things the church should be about. We begin with love. Everything we do is informed by love. Note: the first few seconds were cut off but you'll get what I am talking about.

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