Contributing sermons since Feb 15, 2013
Contributed on Mar 22, 2018
This message challenges the doctrine, the belief, that God is responsible for birth defects. It also examines the question "Do children come from God?"
I have three children. At each of their births, my wife did what mothers tend to do – she held their hands and feet and gently rubbed them. I now know what she was doing. She was counting fingers and toes. And we always thanked God that He blessed us with healthy, normal children. A few years ...read more
Contributed on Mar 8, 2018
When we accept Jesus as our Lord and Savior, we have the capacity to love in the very same way God loves. But so many Christians don't understand what it means to love like God loves.
John 3:16 is a verse we learn very, very early in life, even before we accept Jesus as our Lord and Savior. My Mom and Dad, and I’m sure your Mom and Dad too, repeated this verse to us as children. “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him ...read more
Contributed on Feb 28, 2018
The parable of the sower, or more appropriately the Seed, is a parable about truth and what happens when truth is rejected. Ultimately, it's a parable of encouragement.
We’re going to be in Mark 4 this morning. Most historians agree that the book of Mark, in a sense, is Simon Peter’s autobiography. Mark wrote his epistles based on his conversations with Peter. So, when you read Mark look at how choppy it is. It’s not like the book of Luke which sacrifices few ...read more
Contributed on Feb 4, 2018
Many in the Body of Christ are living in compromise. They are allowing the world to dictate what they will and will not believe about the Bible. How does this happen? Peter and John's confrontation with the religious leaders in Acts 4 shows us how.
I was thinking about Bro. Alain’s message this morning and what saddens me so much is how much of the Body of Christ is living in compromise and we don’t even realize it. And I thought about a Republican senator here in Ohio who came out strong and hard against homosexuality. He came out strong and ...read more
Contributed on Jan 26, 2018
This message identifies some of the character traits of "Thomas, the doubter" that can be seen in Christians today.
Turn with me to Matthew 10. We’re going to read the first four verses. 1And when he had called unto him his twelve disciples, he gave them power (authority) against unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sickness and all manner of disease. 2Now the names of the twelve ...read more