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One Word You Shouldn’t Say Next Year

You can do “all things” if you rely on Jesus Christ. Not on your own strength, not on your own power, not on your own wisdom, and not on your own ability to figure things out. But if you will say, “Lord Jesus, this year I’m relying on you,” you can do all things through Christ.

Text: Philippians 4:13
Sermon Series: New Year’s Day Messages
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I’ll Be Home For Christmas

It had been a long, hard day on the road, and the two travelers were exhausted. It was a long […]

Text: Luke 2:1-7
Sermon Series: Christmas Messages
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Healing the Hurts of the Past

Which is more difficult? To forgive or to be forgiven? You could argue it either way. If you say it’s […]

Text: Genesis 32-33
Sermon Series: Journeys with Jacob (Genesis 25-50)
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Is Congregational Government Biblical?

In approaching a topic like this, it helps if the pastor has no illusions. I candidly admit that most people […]

Sermon Series: In Search of the Early Church
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Should Our Teachers Be Required to Sign the Articles of Faith?

Tonight we are beginning a brand-new series of Sunday night messages. As you know, I usually take books of the […]

Text: Various
Sermon Series: These Things We Believe
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Do You Have the Courage to be Happy?

It started on a Friday night 17 years ago in Lansing, Michigan when a young sophomore came off the bench […]

Text: Matthew 5:3-12
Sermon Series: Wholly Living
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Are You Excited About Your Future?

Are you an optimist or a pessimist? When you look at the glass of water, is it half-full or half-empty? […]

Text: John 8:1-11
Sermon Series: Wholly Living
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Are You Living By Creative Risk?

It was Helen Keller who said, “Life is either a daring adventure, or it is nothing at all.” Those words […]

Text: Matthew 4:22-32
Sermon Series: Wholly Living
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This Bud’s For You: The Christian And The Use Of Alcohol

This is not the first time I have addressed this subject. Over the 13 years I have served as a […]

Sermon Series: Critical Issues
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Don’t Bet On It: Gambling And The Christian Faith

“Gambling is inevitable.” So began the introduction to the final report of the Commission on the Review of National Policy […]

Sermon Series: Critical Issues

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