Contributing sermons since Dec 12, 2009
A Kingdom Of Priests
Contributed on Oct 14, 2010
Peter calls us a "kingdom of priests" - what does he mean, and how can the Church carry out this purpose? This message explores what it means for God's people to be priests to the world.
Title: "Lakewood: A Kingdom of Priests" Text: 1 Peter 2:1-12 ILLUS: Father Matthew Kelty spoke at Asbury College chapel on day – what intrigued me most was that the abbey was just an hours’ drive down the road…..I even spent a few meaningful days. Something pretty ...read more
The Dna Of Discipleship
Contributed on Feb 27, 2010
This sermon explores three essentials to Christian discipleship: BELIEVING, BELONGING, and BECOMING.
“DNA OF DISCIPLESHIP” Date: April 13, 2007 Main idea: Biblical discipleship means believing in Christ, belonging to His church, and becoming more like Him every day. “Making disciples: how are we doing in America?” •Percent of churches growing: 15% • ...read more
After Christmas ... What?
Contributed on Dec 12, 2009
This message, for a Sunday following Christmas, looks at the boyhood of Jesus.
"AFTER CHRISTMAS ... WHAT?" OPENING: After Christmas…Now what? Easy….we get ready for the next holiday! Take down the tree, get out the East decorations. The choir meets and plans the Easter cantata. I retire to my study and begin on the Easter sermon series. But something is happening ...read more