Contributing sermons since Nov 13, 2000
Contributed on Aug 3, 2020
This is the second in a two-part series on the topic, "Do Justice".
I was probably 9 or 10 when the doorbell rang one day, and answering the door, I recognized the man holding a clipboard as a neighbor, father of a friend of mine. He asked if my dad was home, and in a few moments, Dad came to the door. After exchanging pleasantries, the gentleman informed Dad of ...read more
Contributed on Jul 21, 2020
There is a lot of talk about "justice" these days--and rightly so--but "not everybody talkin' 'bout justice knows what they're talkin' 'bout". What does the Bible say about justice?
“These people? They honor God with their lips, but the truth is, their hearts are far from Him.” These are the words of Isaiah the prophet and Jesus the Messiah—and they describe the people to whom Micah speaks. Last week, as we began a short series entitled "For the City" from Micah, ...read more
Contributed on Apr 7, 2016
This message, from Acts 13, argues that the proper relationship between the church and missionaries involves missionaries supporting the church, rather than the other way around, because the work of mission is the work of the church as led by the Spirit.
Three Statements: • I propose that effective immediately, Grace Community Church stop supporting missionaries. • I am completely serious. • By the end of this message, I believe you will agree with me. Got your attention? Follow along this morning as we read Acts ...read more
Contributed on Jan 26, 2010
Who is Jesus? He is fully God in every way.
“The God-Man” January 24, 2010 To the Dalai Lama, Jesus was an enlightened guru, likely a fully enlightened being. To the Mormons, Jesus is an exalted man who made his way to godhood—just as we can; some versions of New Age mysticism have this view of Jesus in common with ...read more
Contributed on Jan 18, 2010
In true prayer, we sign up for the struggle against sin.
“Under Siege” Matthew 6:13 April 26, 2009 Where we’ve been: • Begin by coming to grips with “Our Father” • Pray then that, above all else, the purposes and plans of God come to accomplishment o That His moral will be ...read more