Substance Over Shadows

What is the point of the Christmas season? Pastor Charles Choe preaches from Colossians 1:19-20 and shares how all of the gift giving and merriment we experience in this season is only a shadow of the true substance and meaning of Christmas. read more

What Should I Be Doing?

What should I be doing with my life? Pastor Charles Choe preaches from 1 John 3:1-3 and shares that our life’s purpose is to pursue holiness. God chose us to be set apart for Himself and we can do this with peace and assurance through the already completed... read more

“Where Am I Going?”

What is my destiny? Pastor Charles Choe preaches from 1 John 3:1-3 and teaches us how we are destined to be like Jesus, fully human and fully alive. read more

Content and the Extent of the Commission

As Tapestry LA celebrates their 3rd anniversary, Pastor Keith Park preaches from Isaiah 61:1-3 to remind our church that as we grow we must remember the commission that God has given us. We are commissioned to provide revelation, hope, be God’s glory, and to... read more

Who Am I?

What does it mean to be human? Pastor Charles Choe preaches from John 10:1-6 and 10-15 to show us that Jesus offers us the Gospel identity which directs us to begin to live into our identity primarily as children of God. read more

The Good Samaritan

Who is our neighbor? Pastor Ruben Nuño preaches from Luke 10:25-37 and shares how Jesus invites each of us to get out of our comfort zones and stand in the gap for our neighbors that are suffering injustice. read more

Prayer

We must learn to pray. We have to.” Pastor Jane Hong preaches from Luke 11:1-13 and teaches us that in this passage, Jesus isn’t only teaching us how to pray, He is showing us the nature of the One to whom we pray. read more

The Story of Jesus – True Riches

If someone looked at your credit card statement, would it reflect the values of the kingdom of God? Pastor Charles Choe preaches from Mark 10:17-27 and shares how money has incredible power over our lives and the only way to overcome it is through following... read more

The Story of Jesus – Mountains and Valleys

Have you ever been disappointed with the sorrow that you’re still experiencing in your life? Wasn’t accepting Jesus a free ticket to a smooth life? Pastor Charles Choe preaches from Mark 9:2-29 and shares the reality of life’s messiness. We will all... read more

Church as a Family

Do you ever feel homeless? Pastor Charles Choe preaches from Philemon 1:1-3 and teaches that if you follow Christ, you are part of the family of God and the sooner you realize that people are imperfect, the more quickly you will be able to engage in authentic... read more

How can I bless you today?

What was your first thought when you woke up today? Was it how you can be a blessing to others? Pastor Jae Kim preaches from Matthew 6:24-34 and shares how we are able to bless others when we keep God as our first love. read more

Vision Series 2017 – Spirit Led Church

Don’t be a Christian Jedi. Pastor Charles Choe preaches from 1 Corinthians 3:16-17 and teaches that the Holy Spirit is more than just a force. He is the third PERSON of the trinity and He longs for us to pursue a relationship with Him. read more

Vision Series 2017 – Gospel Love

What does it mean to be a part of the royal priesthood? Pastor Charles Choe preaches from 1 Peter 2:4-10 and shares about how the gospel must first and foremost be the cornerstone of our lives if we want to experience victory in our lives and in our church. read more

Vision Series 2017 – Mission of God

Join us as Tapestry begins its 2017 Vision Series. Pastor Charles Choe begins by preaching from Psalm 23:1-3 and sharing that we are not the point. As the Westminster Catechism says, “The chief end of man is to glorify God and enjoy Him forever.”... read more

Reflect and Anticipate

As Tapestry’s time in Westlake comes to an end, Pastor Charles Choe preaches from Ezra 3:10-13 and shares how moving is a bittersweet experience. It provides us with a time to mourn and a time to rejoice. But we must not lose sight of why we are here as a... read more

The Story of Jesus – Going Deeper

Do you want to go deeper in your faith? Are you hungry for the presence of God? Pastor Charles preaches from Mark 8:1-10 and teaches that being humble and having a teachable heart are key aspects to spiritual maturity. read more

Faith of a Puppy

Who is this Jesus Christ? Can we have a personal relationship with Him? Pastor Charles preaches from Mark 7:24-37 and teaches that we are children of God and we should have faith like the Syrophoenician woman. Our only hope today is to stand on what Christ has done... read more

Life is Meant to be Spent

What does it look like to live a life that matters? What influences and shapes your life today? Pastor Andrew preaches from Revelation 5:1-10 and teaches that our lives should be defined by a life of giving and generosity. read more

Trusting God in Adversity – Paul Liu

A life that pleases God is not about having perfect circumstances, it is about being teachable in every moment. Pastor Paul Liu preaches from 1 Samuel 21:1-15 to teach us that no one is exempt from hardships. We will all experience troubles but how we respond to them... read more

The Story of Jesus – A Clean Heart

What is wrong with this world? I am.” Pastor Charles Choe preaches from Mark 7:1-23 and teaches that it’s the state of the human heart that makes someone clean or unclean. Our only hope is inside out cleansing through Jesus Christ. read more

The Story of Jesus – Jesus Walks on Water

We’ve all heard the story of Jesus walking on water. But what was His true purpose for doing it? Pastor Charles Choe preaches from Mark 6:45-56 to show us His divinity and that the presence of God is not something to be afraid of. read more

Story of Jesus – Feeding Revolutionaries

Are you truly satisfied with your life? Or do you find yourself trying everything to fulfill the deepest longings in your heart? Pastor Charles Choe preaches from Mark 6:31-44 and teaches that the story of the feeding of the five thousand isn’t simply a story of... read more

The Story of Jesus – Bid Us to Die

Do you understand the true cost of discipleship? Pastor Charles Choe preaches from Mark 6:7-30 and shares that if you’re a follower of Christ, you are by nature a missionary. God calls all Christians to preach and to serve and often times, there will be a real... read more

The Story of Jesus – The Rejected King

Have you become so comfortable in your faith that Jesus’ words no longer offend you? Pastor David Yoon preaches from Mark 6:1-13 and teaches that Jesus should be offending us; not because He doesn’t care, but because He wants to be the King in our... read more

The Story of Jesus – Power Over Spirits

The awareness of how Satan works among us is missing in the church today. He isn’t the source of all pain but at the same time, all pain or evil is not simply the result of man’s actions or physical diseases. Pastor Charles Choe preaches from Mark 5:1-20... read more

A Life of Purpose

Are you living a life of purpose? Pastor Phil Chen preaches from 1 Peter 4:1-11 and teaches on how we are to discern the will of God in our lives and live as a community that reflects humility and love to one another. read more

The Story of Jesus – The Lord of the Storm

Why does God allow pain and suffering to exist in this world? Pastor Charles Choe preaches from Mark 4:35-41 to tackle this age old question. He teaches that not only is the existence of pain compatible with God’s love and power, He can also use it to speak to... read more

Dear Next Person Born

Easter is not just a happy ending, it’s the beginning of a new story. Pastor Charles Choe preaches from 1 Corinthians 15:3-8 and makes a case for the validity and significance of Jesus’ resurrection, not only for our future, but also for our lives... read more

The Parable of the Sower

Has the gospel gone so deep into your life that you can trust your instincts? Pastor Charles Choe preaches from Mark 4:1-20 and teaches that we can only experience the transforming power of the gospel if we allow it to take deep roots within our lives. read more

The Story of Jesus: Mad, Bad, God?

Is there really a sin that is unforgivable? Pastor Charles Choe preaches from Mark 2:20-35 and teaches us the true nature of the Gospel- God’s faithful love to sinful man. read more

Experiencing Church

Are you experiencing church the way God intended? Pastor James Kiwon Suh preaches from Acts 9:1-6 to teach us about the importance of the local church and how Christians can learn to overcome individualism and consumerism to experience the beauty of being part of the... read more

The Story of Jesus – A New Name

What is at the center of your life? Pastor Charles Choe preaches from Mark 3:7-21 to teach us about the importance of a name and how it is tied to our identity. Jesus has given each of us a new name, a new anchor for our souls. read more

Marriage, Sex, Singleness – Homosexuality

What is our church’s stance on homosexuality? Pastor Charles Choe preaches from Matthew 19:3-6 and teaches us how we are to love our homosexual brothers and sisters. We also invite a panel (Peter and Tina, John and Ruth, January) to have a final Q and A as we... read more

The Unfinished Task – Dr. John Lee

Dr. John Lee preaches from Matthew 28:18-20 and gives us a picture of how God is moving in the world. But God’s redemptive work is not yet finished and he invites us to join Him in this work. read more

Marriage, Sex, and Singleness – The Gift of Sex

What is the purpose of sex? Pastor Charles Choe preaches from Genesis 1:27-28 and Mathew 5:27-30 and deconstructs what our culture says about sex. Instead, he guides us to see the Gospel alternative and how sex is part of God’s good and beautiful design. read more

Unforced Rhythms of Grace – Enter into His Presence

As we continue our series in the Unforced Rhythms of Grace, Pastor Jane preaches from Psalm 63 on the importance of coming into the presence of God in worship. She teaches us that it is an essential rhythm we need our lives as disciples of Jesus Christ. read more

Unforced Rhythms of Grace – The Breath of God

As we continue to grow as disciples of Jesus, we learn that our involvement in and with the Word of God is another Unforced Rhythm of Grace. Pastor Charles Choe preaches from 2 Timothy 3:14-17 and teaches us the importance of the Word of God and the impact and power... read more

Unforced Rhythms of Grace – Shameless Prayer

As we begin the new year, we start a short new series on the Unforced Rhythms of Grace, the first of which is Shameless Prayer. Pastor Charles Choe preaches from Luke 11:5-13 and teaches that we can be bold and audacious in our prayers because of the fact that God is... read more

Advent 2016: Christmas Faith

What are the implications of Christmas? Pastor Charles Choe preaches from Matthew 2:1-12 and teaches us that the birth of Christ means that He is worthy of our attention. read more

Advent 2016: Christmas Glory

What is the true substance and meaning of Christmas? Pastor Charles Choe preaches from Luke 2:8-20 and begins a two-week Advent series about the joy that comes from the glory of God. Advent 2016 read more

Deep Justice

How does the Gospel of Jesus Christ inform how we interact with our city? Pastor Kevin Haah, Lead Pastor at New City Church of Los Angeles, preaches on Luke 4:18-19 and teaches us that as the church of Jesus Christ, we must be a people of deep justice. read more

Channel of Blessing

​How can we be a channel of blessing? Pastor Ryun Chang preaches on Genesis 1:1-3 and teaches on how to carry out the mission of God. read more

Ekklesia – Led by the Holy Spirit

As we gather as the church, who is our leader? Pastor Charles Choe preaches from 1 Corinthians 12:1-11 and teaches us that the Holy Spirit is the one that leads our church. read more

Ekklesia – Family of God

What does it mean for us as a church to be a “family of God?” Pastor Charles Choe preaches from Hebrews 13:1-9 and reminds us of the way that Christ has pursued us and brought us into His family and the ways that we ought to love and invite others to be a... read more

Ekklesia – Sent as a Community

What must the church do when Christianity is no longer the popular option in our culture? Pastor Andrew Kim preaches from John 20:19-23 and teaches on the church being a sent community. read more

Ekklesia – Better Together

What comes to mind when you hear the word church? Pastor Charles Choe preaches from Acts 2:42-47 and teaches about the biblical narrative and framework of church community. read more

Faith and Work – Sabbath

What is the Sabbath? Do we as Christians need to practice it? Pastor Charles Choe preaches from Exodus 20:8-11 as we close out our series on Faith and Work. read more

Faith and Work – God’s Glory

How do we work for the glory of God? Pastor Charles Choe preaches from 1 Corinthians 10:31-33 and teaches us how we are to work with our faith being central. read more

Faith and Work – Part 2

How do we discern our calling? Pastor Charles speaks from 1 Thessalonians 4:9-12 and talks about the work that we are called to do and how we are to do it. read more

Faith and Work – Theology of Work

What is work? What does our faith have to do with it? Pastor Charles Choe preaches from Genesis 1:27-28 and Genesis 2:7-12 and goes through Biblical Theology of what work is in the biblical framework. read more

Holy Holy Holy

What is Holiness? Pastor Barry Kang from Symphony Church in Boston preaches from Isaiah 6:1-10 and teaches us that God is a Holy God and He loves us with a Holy Love. read more

The Gospel and Justice

How are we as Christians supposed to go about justice? Pastor Charles Choe preaches from Isaiah 58:1-14 and teaches us how the Gospel informs the way that we should live in the midst of injustice. read more

The Gospel and Race

How are we as Christians to respond to all racial tensions going on in this broken world? Pastor Charles Choe preaches from Ephesians 2:11-18 and teaches how the Gospel informs our response. read more

Welcome One Another

​How has Christ welcomed us? Pastor Joe Park preaches from Romans 15:5-13 and teaches us how we ought to serve and welcome others. read more

Sermon on the Mount – Part 15

How do we enter the Kingdom of God? Pastor Charles Choe preaches from Matthew 7:13-29 and addresses how we are called to enter the narrow gate, bear good fruit, and build our lives on the solid rock of Jesus Christ. read more

Sermon on the Mount – Part 14

How can we seek the well-being of others? Pastor Charles Choe preaches from Matthew 7:1-12 and we see that Christ calls us not to judge one another but to persevere and seek redemption and renewal in our relationships. read more

Prodigal Son

What unites us as believers? Cameron Lee, a Professor from Fuller Theological Seminary preaches on the parable of the Prodigal Son and teaches us that the one thing that we as Christians have in common is that we have a Father in Heaven that loves us. read more

Grace and Mercy

What does forgiveness look like for us as Christians? Pastor Phil Chen from the Church of Southland preaches from Matthew 18:21-35 and teaches us the difference between grace and mercy and how Christ offers us both. read more

Sermon on the Mount – Part 13

Semon on the Mount – Part 13 Forgiveness is a lost art in today’s society. We always seek justice and revenge. However, Emeka Amene preaches on Matthew 6:9-15 and teaches us how the Gospel of Jesus Christ transforms our hearts and leads us to be forgiving... read more

Sermon on the Mount – Part 12

An eye for an eye? A tooth for a tooth? is this the way that Jesus intends us to live? Pastor Peter Yoon from Kairos Christian Church in San Diego preaches from Matthew 5:38-42 and shows us a new way for us to live through extending Christ’s love and... read more

Sermon on the Mount – Part 11

Where are you laying up your rewards? Pastor Charles Choe preaches from Matthew 6:19-34 and reveals a sin that we all struggle with- greed. Jesus commands us not to worry because we have a Good Father that loves and cares for us. Instead, Jesus tells us to seek the... read more

Sermon on the Mount – Part 10

​Can we become righteous on our own doing? Pastor Charles Choe preaches from Matthew 6:1-6 and 16-18 and shows us that Jesus reveals our hypocrisy and he challenges us to really follow him, not only through our outward actions, but more importantly with our... read more

Eternity in Our Hearts

What is the purpose of life? So many times, this question arises and we are left with confusion and anxiety. Pastor David Yoon, the newest addition to our staff, preaches from the book of Ecclesiastes and takes us through the journey of Solomon. We find that... read more

Sermon on the Mount – Part 9

Jesus is continuing to teach his disciples how to follow him throughout the Sermon on the Mount, and here we see that Jesus is giving us the fulfilled and final expression of the Law once again. So many times we take the Law and botch it to suit our own selfish... read more

Sermon on the Mount – Part 8

​Jesus teaches us here and he continues to give us his interpretation of the Law. He reveals to us the power that we have in our words, either to destroy and condemn or show grace and heal. Sermon on the Mount – Part 8 read more

Spiritual Hunger- Jim Orred

Guest Speaker- Jim Orred Jim lives to see people find their place in God and to find and fulfill their God-given purpose. Since 1974 he has been a part of Youth With A Mission, a global movement of mainly young people who are seeking to see transformation through... read more

Sermon on the Mount – Part 7

As we continue on the series on the Sermon on the Mount, we come to Jesus’ teaching regarding lust. We don’t believe that Jesus is being literal in this passage but that he is emphasizing how important it is to live pure lives before God. As followers of... read more

Faith Rising – Easter Sunday

Most movements that started in the first century ended with the death of the leader. But Christianity was different. His death instead caused an explosion of growth because of His resurrection. His thorough and physical resurrection is the cornerstone of our faith. It... read more

The Sermon on the Mount – Hypocritical Prayer

​Jesus is continuing in His sermon on the Mount and in Matthew 6:5-14 he addresses the topic of prayer, and how even in such a holy practice where we are communing with God, we have the propensity to “screw it up.” Jesus is getting at the heart of our... read more

Semon on the Mount – Part 5

Anger is an issue that we all have and Jesus addresses it here in Matthew 5:21-26. Anger in itself is not sin but when we have anger, we tend to show it using sinful ways. Jesus teaches us to control our anger and to be Christ-like in all that we do. Anger is a... read more

The Sermon on the Mount – Part 4

True Freedom comes with boundaries. This is what the Bible shows. For us to be truly free and flourishing, we need God’s truth to guide us through life. We learn this through the examples of Harriet Tubman, Worship team, relationships. The question is about finding... read more

Sermon on the Mount – Part 3

Matthew 5:13-16 Jesus calls us to the salt of the earth and the light of the world. He goes on to say that we are called to be a city on a hill. Jesus’ teaching is revolutionary and he is teaching his followers to be missional in all that they do. As followers,... read more