Prophet on the Run

Our greatest victories and worst defeats often go hand in hand.

Text: 1 Kings 19:1-9
Sermon Series: Elijah: God's Mountain Man

Take Me to Your Leaders

In early March I preached on “Are You Prepared to Suffer for Christ?” from I Peter 3:13-17. After the final […]

Text: 1 Peter 5:1-4
Sermon Series: Strangers in a Strange Land (1 Peter)

A Question for Jesus

If Christ has really been born, why is the world so messed up? Why aren’t things better by now?

Text: Matthew 11:3
Sermon Series: Christmas Messages

Staying Pure in an X-Rated World

(This particular sermon was a “tag team” effort where I preached the first part, and Pastor Bob Boerman preached the […]

Text: Various
Sermon Series: God Speaks Today

God Must Be Praised in Fiery Trials

On April 5, 1943, Dietrich Bonhoeffer was arrested and imprisoned by the Gestapo for his resistance to the Nazi regime […]

Text: 1 Peter 1:6-7
Sermon Series: Strangers in a Strange Land (1 Peter)

Who’s in Charge Here? “I Believe in God the Father Almighty”

All week long I’ve been thinking about the phrase “Father Almighty” and trying to decide what it really means. It’s […]

Text: Various
Sermon Series: The Apostles’ Creed

“Should I Not be Concerned about that Great City?” Why We are Staying in Oak Park

It was an exciting time to be alive. The year was 1915, and change was in the air. So many […]

Text: Jonah 4:11
Sermon Series: The Legacy Campaign

Helping Through Prayer

Prayer helped Paul when he was depressed and discouraged, giving him hope and encouragement through trust in God. Praying for others and the prayers of others for us glorify God, partnering with Him to help those in need and heightening joy as our prayers are answered.

Text: II Corinthians 1:8-11
Sermon Series: Praying with Paul

Overcoming Disappointment

The smallest act of obedience is better than the greatest intention.

Text: Ezra 3
Sermon Series: The Overcoming Series

Nothing Shall Offend Them: A Message for Unhappy, Irritated, and Bent-Out-of-Shape Christians

For our final message in this short series from Psalm 119, I want to look at a verse I first […]

Text: Psalm 119:165
Sermon Series: Living by The Book (Psalm 119)

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