The world and the face of Christianity seems to be rapidly changing. What will not change is that Christians believe something stupendous that the world does not understand at all. We aren’t called to save the world. Only God can do that. But we are called to be lights in an increasingly dark world.
Text: Ephesians 5:8-14Sermon Series: Soul Food: Ephesians for the 21st-Century
You find out what you really believe when others mistreat you.
Text: Isaiah 53:7-9Sermon Series: Isaiah 53
You can’t fool God so don’t even try.
Text: Acts 5:1-11Sermon Series: Standalone Messages
Joseph proves you can come from a crazy, mixed-up family and do amazing things for the Lord.
Text: Genesis 37:1-2Sermon Series: Nine Crucial Questions (Life of Joseph)
Jesus wants his churches to be motivated by love, founded on the truth, strong under pressure, and unashamed of his name.
Text: Revelation 3:7-13Sermon Series: Email from Jesus (Revelation 2-3)
You can have the cheap thrills of the world and feel sick to your stomach the next morning. Or you can have Jesus now, a new life now, forgiveness now, real pleasure now, and you will one day rise to shine like the Morning Star.
Text: Revelation 2:18-29Sermon Series: Email from Jesus (Revelation 2-3)
Christians are narrow-minded about God’s truth. We believe something the chattering classes find incredible. We believe that God has spoken in his Word and that his Word is to be obeyed, not debated.
Text: Revelation 2:12-17Sermon Series: Email from Jesus (Revelation 2-3)
How easy it is to substitute knowledge for a warm heart toward Jesus. How quickly we justify our hard hearts by pointing to all our well-intentioned religiosity.
Text: Revelation 2:1-7Sermon Series: Email from Jesus (Revelation 2-3)
God has more grace in his heart than you have sin in your life. Jesus is a better Savior than you are a sinner.
Text: Luke 19:10Sermon Series: Standalone Messages
God measures our success in terms of lives changed. He’s evidently not that impressed by the size of our budget or by the stained glass in our sanctuary. The One who hung the stars in space doesn’t really care how many books we’ve written or how much money we make or whether or not we see our name in lights.
Text: 2 Corinthians 3:1-3Sermon Series: Never Give Up! (2 Corinthians)