• Christopher Nerreau

    Contributing sermons since Dec 21, 2003
Christopher's church

St. Stephens Orthodox Church
West Brookfield, Massachusetts 01585
508 867 0366

About Christopher
  • Education: Berean University - Certificate Of Ministry With A/G St. Michaels Seminary - (2003 - 2007) St. Stephen’s Orthodox Theological Seminary - (2008-2009)
  • Experience: Associate Pastor Ware Community Church (Assemblies of God) Deacon (Emmanuel Orthodox Church) Deacon (St. Stephens Orthodox Church) Pastor (St. Stephens Orthodox Church) Pastor (Emmanuel Orthodox Church 2010 - Current)
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: May not be pretty but they’ll preach...
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: Inductive Study Through The Gospel Of Mark - Rev. Harold Staiti
  • One of my favorite illustrations: The crumpled up dollar holds it’s value as does the crumpled up sinner.
  • Family: Wife of 12 years, 3 kids, Boy, Girl,Boy
  • What my parents think of my sermons: They enjoy, dont like when I use them as an illustration...
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: I dont think she enjoys the sermons I preach at home but from the pulpit I believe she enjoys! :)
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: If you are willing, He is able!
  • Books that have had an impact: For The Life Of The World Alexander Schmemann Mere Christianity CS Lewis Orthodoxy GK Chesterton
  • Hobbies: Software development Outdoors Spending time with Family, Reading Christian material / Scriptures Good wine and dating my wife :)
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: God loves you, God is not made at you, What God wants from you, is you.
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: Dropped incense on the carpet and started a fire in the middle of liturgical services, which I put out with holy water.
  • What I want on my tombstone: I did not know much, but thank God I know Him!!!
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  • The "Be" - Attitudes

    Contributed on Nov 2, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    In the beattitudes, Jesus introduces the kind of life those who seek the Kingdom of God should lead.

    “THE “BE”-ATTITUDES” “The Righteousness of the Kingdom of Heaven” Mt. 5:1-12 Fr. Christopher M. Nerreau Introduction: (READ PASSAGE) • In our gospel reading today we arrive at Jesus Sermon on the Mount. In this sermon Christ goes after the heart of man, taking us ever deeper into the more

  • The Great Commandment - A Love For God And Each Other

    Contributed on Oct 4, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    The commandments of God are meaningless without love, but when they are rooted in love they spring to life.

    “THE GREAT COMMANDMENT” “A Love for God and Each Other” Mt. 22: 34-46 Fr. Christopher M. Nerreau Introduction: • Last week we discussed God’s love for us, this week we will discuss our love for God. In our gospel reading today we come to the third of four separate attempts by the more

  • Do Not Weep - Jesus Overcomes The Weeping Of This World

    Contributed on Sep 19, 2009
    based on 10 ratings

    Sermon Preview: St. Luke portrays the successive healing stories of the Centurion and now the Widow to demonstrate His authority over the suffering and the Weeping of this world. In our sermon time today we will better understand how to overcome our we

    “DO NOT WEEP” “finding hope in our suffering” Luke 7:11-17 Fr. Christopher M. Nerreau Illustration: Yesterday I went to the hospital to bless Mark and Tara’s new baby girl. While I was there walking around in the halls I heard several babies crying. God spoke to me in that moment and I more

  • Christian Freedom

    Contributed on Sep 15, 2009
    based on 5 ratings

    Paul in rebuke of the Judizers who seek to bring God’s people back into the bondage of leagalism answers (3) questions for us regarding Christain Freedom: What is Chrsitian Freedom? Can Christian Freedom Be Abused? How Do We Remain Free?

    “FREEDOM IN CHRIST” Galatians 5:1-24 Fr. Christopher M. Nerreau Introduction: (READ PASSAGE) • If someone who knew nothing of Christianity were to watch a video of your life, how would they describe the Christian faith? If the only example they had was your life, what would they say more

  • Taming The Tongue - The Rudders Of Our Lives

    Contributed on Aug 29, 2009
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    James considers the tongue significant because: 1. OUR TONGUES CAN DIRECT OUR LIVES (vs. 2-4) 2. OUR TONGUES CAN DESTROY OUR LIVES (vs.6) 3. OUR TONGUES CAN DISPLAY OUR LIVES (vs. 9-12)

    “TAMING THE TONGUE” “the rudder of our lives” James 3:2-12 Fr. Christopher M. Nerreau Illustration: Recently I made a trip to Wal-Mart, after having finished shopping and as I was walking to my car in a large parking lot I heard something that inspired this sermon. In the few moments it more

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