Contributing sermons since Dec 13, 2000
Contributed on May 10, 2021
At its core, the second commandment is a prohibition against creating something with your hands or your heart that either reduces or replaces God.
In one of our previous churches, one of our members was transferred to another community, and before leaving, he wanted to donate something significant to the church. Since he was from a country where Christians are persecuted, he presented us with an incredible portrait depicting Jesus Christ ...read more
Contributed on Apr 26, 2021
If God is not Lord of all, He's not your Lord at all.
On Monday, Beth and I traveled north on 74. When merging onto westbound 80, the car in front of us unexpectedly swerved to avoid another car. Because of wet pavement, it started sliding sideways and spinning in circles. Beth started praying out loud for the driver while I braked and pulled onto ...read more
Contributed on Apr 19, 2021
Redemption, relationship, and reverence come before God gives the requirements.
Setting the Table Exodus 19:1-25 Rev. Brian Bill April 17-18, 2021 I’ve never been very good at setting the table. My mom was a Home Economics teacher and taught me how to do it, but I always did it wrong…on purpose. I figured if I didn’t get it right, I’d get out of having to do it all the ...read more
Contributed on Apr 5, 2021
Because Easter is everything, Jesus must be everything to you.
The word “everything” refers to “something that is extremely or most important.” If you believe someone or something is everything, you’re saying that person or that thing is most important in your life. Barry White made these words popular in a song from 1974: “My first, my last, my everything ...read more
Contributed on Mar 29, 2021
Because Jesus bears with us, we can bear with one another.
Several weeks ago, Edgewood hosted a simulcast event from Voice of the Martyrs called, “Imprisoned for Christ,” featuring three men who were jailed for Jesus. We were urged to pray for persecuted believers to remain firm and faithful. During this event, I learned of a brand-new book by Todd ...read more