Contributing sermons since May 19, 2003
Contributed on Apr 6, 2021
What was it like on Monday for the disciples & followers of Christ after His resurrection the previous day? How about on Tuesday or Wednesday? Does your Christian life look more like the pre-Pentecost disciples or Post-Pentecost?
This past week was a very fascinating week in the life of a church if you stop & think about it. We celebrated Easter last Sunday with special services & music. The church builds toward Easter for weeks but then as soon as Easter is over – it’s almost like back to business as usual. ...read more
Contributed on Mar 25, 2021
Sunrise Service - He's Alive by Don Francisco - a perfect blend of words and music that communicates powerful truths.
There is a new, old song that I have loved ever since the first time I heard it. It’s new in the sense that’s it’s not a hymn of yesteryear but it’s old b/c it was first released in 1977 & some of you weren’t even alive then – 41 years ago. I wish I could play the guitar & sing it for ...read more
Contributed on Mar 23, 2021
Sunrise Devotional - The resurrection - too big of a sign to ignore!
Earl Palmer, a Presbyterian minister who is with the Lord, tells the story about an experience he had while he was in seminary in Princeton, NJ. Following final exams 1 summer, he & 3 friends were returning home to the West coast from NJ. They decided to drive straight through with each of ...read more
Contributed on Mar 14, 2021
Jesus says these 3 things are MUSTS for anyone who desires to come after Him!
In our western church culture, bigger is viewed as better. Bigger means success. Bigger means God’s blessing; God’s approval or better yet, special approval. Bigger is better! And to achieve & maintain this status everything the church does must be big – its music & “worship ...read more
Contributed on Feb 25, 2021
God is our great burden carrier! Let me share with you 5 ways God does this – 5 ways He is our great burden carrier.
One of the great contrasts between Christianity & other religions is that in Christianity God is the great burden carrier for His followers - where in other religions it is the followers who seem to carry the burden of their gods. The prophet Isaiah brings this out in the 46th chapter of ...read more
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Contributed on Aug 26, 2003
I felt a suspicious "bump" as I pulled my car into the driveway and came to a stop in our carport. Sure enough, one of the rear tires was flat, exposing the metal cord of the steel-belted radial. The next morning, when I visited the tire dealer, I noticed that the same brand of tire on the other ...read more
Contributed on Aug 26, 2003
Sammy’s Big Catch - Sammy was a young boy who lived in the Deep South. His summer days were filled when times of walking through the woods, playing with friends, and fishing in the pond down the road. Fishing was by far his favorite thing to do. Just about every day during his summer vacation, ...read more