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My Favorite Teacher

It’s not hard for me to remember my favorite teacher. I first met her on a bright September morning in […]

Text: Romans 12:7; I Corinthians 12:28; Ephesians 4:11
Sermon Series: Spiritual Gifts
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Taking The Plunge

Of all the issues that divide Christians, none is more hotly debated than the issue of baptism. For centuries godly […]

Sermon Series: Critical Issues
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Unwrapping Your Spiritual Gifts

The name Peter Drucker will be familiar to you if you are a student of business or economics. To put […]

Text: Various
Sermon Series: Spiritual Gifts
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The Comeback Kid

In his final moments Samson returned to God and accomplished his greatest victory. If you have failed and failed again, take heart. This story is for you.

Text: Judges 16:23-31
Sermon Series: Samson, A Man for Our Times (Judges 13-16)
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Make No Small Plans

Before we moved to Oak Park last August, someone gave us a copy of the Chicago Magazine’s Guide to Chicago. […]

Text: Various
Sermon Series: State of the Church Sermons
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Out of Control

Samson’s story proves that smart people can do some very stupid things. Because he never appreciated his spiritual heritage, he was quick to throw it away.

Text: Judges 14
Sermon Series: Samson, A Man for Our Times (Judges 13-16)
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Most Likely to Succeed

Samson is the perfect man for the 21st-century. He was the American Idol of the Old Testament, born with every advantage you could ask for. His story proves that a good beginning doesn’t guarantee a good end.

Text: Judges 13
Sermon Series: Samson, A Man for Our Times (Judges 13-16)
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What Jesus Would Say to Jim Bakker

When the history of this turbulent decade is finally written, no doubt a large chapter will be reserved for the […]

Text: Luke 16:1-13
Sermon Series: Our Mutual Covenant
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What the Bible Says About Homosexuality

Perhaps the place to begin this morning is with the simple confession that I did not want to preach this […]

Text: Various
Sermon Series: Critical Issues
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The Gates Of Hell Shall Not Prevail

This is the third in a series of four messages on what Jesus had to say about the church. I […]

Text: Matthew 16:18
Sermon Series: I Will Build My Church (Matthew 16:13-19)

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