• Christopher Roberts

    Contributing sermons since Jan 1, 2000
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New Burlington United Methodist Church
Muncie, Indiana 47302

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  • The Logos Prepared The Way

    Contributed on Nov 25, 2003
    based on 38 ratings

    Jesus was with God at creation. He was there as a word. At Christmas we celebrate the incarnation of that word. His communication creates a reality and gives us hope for a better future.

    Advent is a time of preparation. We are preparing for the celebration of the birth of the baby Jesus. At the same, we also wait for the Second Coming, waiting for the consummation of God and God’s creation. We are waiting and we are preparing. As we prepare we must enter into dialogue. We more

  • Unity Is Oneness, Not Sameness

    Contributed on Oct 29, 2003
    based on 61 ratings

    Jesus prays for unity in the Church that is to come. Yet, His prayer indicates He knows we will struggle. As long as we keep our focus on God we will overcome our denominational differences and find our oneness in Christ.

    Ruth Bell once said, “If two people agree on everything, one of them is unnecessary” She went on to say, “If two people agree on everything, they double their chances of being wrong.” Now, Ruth Bell was not referring to the diversity of thought in the Christian church, she was instead talking more

  • Happy Birthday, Church

    Contributed on Oct 29, 2003
    based on 39 ratings

    Penetcost is perhpas the most significant day on our calendars. The celebration of the birth of the Church is just as important as Christmas and Easter. So why do so many churches overlook it, in spite of celebrating other civil holidays?

    I love to study history. I enjoy memorizing dates. How many of you here this morning like history? Regardless, there are certain dates in history that we remember aren’t there? For example, if I say 1492 – we all know what happened in 1492. Columbus sailed the ocean blue. What about more

  • The Lesson Of The Wine

    Contributed on Oct 29, 2003
    based on 37 ratings

    The little things in the Bible are easy to overlook, yet it all has meaning. In the miracles at the wedding in Cana, the 240,000 servings of wine can teach us about the difference between the Law and the Spirit, God’s Grace and God’s character.

    I love weddings. I have only had the occasion to perform two weddings and those were both great and special occasions for me. I had so much fun. And weddings are supposed to be fun. I think we should take a lesson from 1st century Judaism on how to party. The usual festivities consisted of a more

  • No More Excuses

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2003
    based on 37 ratings

    Cubs’ fans blame curses and a kid but not their own team for their failures. We will blame anyone and anything rather than take repsonsibility for ourselves and our moral failures, teen pregnancy, violence, evil during Halloween. God says no more!

    Please e-mail me with any comments or if you use any part of this at your church at I would love to hear about it. God Bless! - Chris How many of you know about Billy Sianis’ goat? Sianis, a local tavern owner, tried to bring his goat into Game 4 of the 1945 World Series at more

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