Good News for Poor Performers and Splendid Sinners

This afternoon I read a bit from Faithfulness and Holiness by J. I. Packer. The book consists of Packer’s short […]

Text: Luke 1:5-20, 57-64
Sermon Series: Christmas Messages

Jesus Christ and Him Crucified

“I resolved to know nothing while I was with you except Jesus Christ and him crucified” (v. 2). We have […]

Text: 1 Corinthians 2:1-5
Sermon Series: Standalone Messages

What is a Christian?

A friend sent me an email telling about a question posed to her by a co-worker. Here is the exact […]

Text: 1 Thessalonians 1:4-10
Sermon Series: Living in the Last Days (1 Thessalonians)

God’s Multicultural Church

The term multicultural is much in the news these days. Politicians and social scientists use it to describe a certain […]

Text: Romans 15:7-13
Sermon Series: The Transformed Life (Romans 12-16)

Do Not Neglect Your Spiritual Gift

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 4:14
Sermon Series: Standalone Messages

Repent! The Forgotten Doctrine of Salvation

The Gospel invitation begins with repentance. The first step in becoming a Christian is changing your mind about Jesus Christ.

Text: Acts 17:30
Sermon Series: Standalone Messages

Asymmetric Spiritual Warfare

Are you familiar with term asymmetric warfare? It’s a concept that has received lots of news coverage in the recent […]

Sermon Series: Asymmetric Spiritual Warfare

Dry Brook University

Christ’s followers must all spend some time by the drying brook to prepare us for greater work God has for us later. It may be the drying brook of popularity, or the drying brook of failing health or a sick loved one or a failing career, or the drying brook of a friendship that is slowly fading away. God wants to teach us not to trust in his gifts, but in himself. He wants to drain us of self, as he drained the apostles by ten days of waiting before Pentecost.

Text: 1 Kings 17:2-7
Sermon Series: Elijah: God's Mountain Man

I Will Pour Out My Spirit On All People

When God pours out his Spirit on his people, they are never the same again.

Text: Joel 2:28-32; Acts 2:14-21
Sermon Series: Experiencing God Today: Six Sermons on the Holy Spirit

Led by the Spirit into the Wilderness

God never leads us into the wilderness in order to destroy us. He intends the time of testing to make us stronger.

Text: Luke 4:1-14
Sermon Series: Experiencing God Today: Six Sermons on the Holy Spirit

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