Here is part of an email from a friend: Do you have any suggestions for getting rid of bitterness? What […]
Sermon Series: Total Forgiveness
Christians disagree about almost everything. And when we disagree, we usually start a new church. Which reminds me of a […]
Text: Acts 15:36-41Sermon Series: Standalone Messages
To understand forgiveness, consider Jesus on the cross. In his dying moments He uttered words that still ring across the centuries: “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” Even as he said those words, the crowd laughed, mocked, cheered, jeered. They taunted him. When he died, the people who put him to death were quite pleased with themselves. No one seemed very sorry. No one said, “I was wrong. This is a mistake.” And yet he said, “Father, forgive them, for they don’t know what they are doing.” That is precisely what we must say if we are going to follow Jesus.
Text: Romans 15Sermon Series: Total Forgiveness
“Then He said to his disciples, ‘The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few…’ What did Jesus mean? He meant there were many people ready to be harvested for the Kingdom. All around us there are broken, bleeding, hurting people, ripped apart and left to die, they are ready to be reached if only someone will go to the harvest fields. If only someone will tell them about Jesus. Where are the harvest fields today? Let me name a few ….
Text: Matthew 9:35-38Sermon Series: World Missions
Lord, don’t you care – that my child is sick, my marriage is falling apart, I have no money, I feel so alone? All of us have moments when life tumbles in around us, when we feel utterly alone and forgotten by God. In those moments we have a choice to make.
Text: Mark 4:35-41Sermon Series: Standalone Messages
Is ministry your Spiritual Gift? No man calls himself into the ministry or into local church leadership. A self-called man and a God-called man are two different people. One man thinks he’s qualified so he calls himself. The other man feels unworthy but responds to God’s call. If God has called you, rise up, go forth and serve the Lord.
Text: 1 Timothy 4:14Sermon Series: Standalone Messages
When Leslie Lynch King, Jr. died earlier this week, it made headlines around the world. Commentators talked about his legacy, […]
Sermon Series: Key Words of the Christian Life
“Christmas is full of surprises.” Somewhere in my reading this week I ran across that sentence. While I am sure […]
Text: Luke 2:12Sermon Series: Christmas Messages
Winston Churchill once remarked that “democracy is the worst form of government until you consider the alternatives.” How true. Democracy […]
Text: Romans 13:1-7Sermon Series: The Transformed Life (Romans 12-16)
There is an amazing scene at the end of the 1996 movie Marvin’s Room. Bessie, played by Diane Keaton, has […]
Text: Romans 12:9-16Sermon Series: The Transformed Life (Romans 12-16)