Contributing sermons since Jun 9, 2009
Contributed on Oct 8, 2012
When it comes to sharing Jesus with fear, 1 - Realize You Are Normal, 2 - Keep Your Eyes on Jesus, and 3 - Remember the Reward
What keeps the majority of Christians silent when it comes to sharing Jesus with others? Fear of rejection Fear of not knowing what to say Fear of what people might think of me Fear of the potential problems that might arise if I stand boldly for Jesus When I was in third grade, I had to ...read more
Contributed on Oct 1, 2012
Peter tells us how we can improve relationships at home: 1 - Wives, Focus on Your Christ-like Behavior; 2 - Husbands, Focus on a Limitless Love; 3 - Everyone, Focus on Being a Blessing
Where do you find it most difficult to live out the Christian life? On the job? On the golf course? Around non believers? During traffic jams? How about at home? What makes it difficult to live like Christ at home? When Amy and I first got married, we had never had a major argument. I’ll ...read more
Contributed on Sep 27, 2012
Peter tells us three keys we need to build a strong church family: 1 - Put off sinful ways; 2 - Prioritize every member in ministry; 3 - Praise God continually
What does it take to build a strong church family that is rooted and grounded in Jesus Christ? Peter is going to let us know there are three keys to building a strong church life where Jesus Christ is praised and people are growing into mature believers. To have a strong church family, each ...read more
Contributed on Sep 26, 2012
Peter writes about the need to excel in the Christian life. We can excel by 1 - Remembering Where We Are; 2 - Submitting to God’s Authority; 3 - Entrusting Our Lives to God.
How can we excel in the Christian life? 1 - Remembering Where We Are 11 - "Beloved, I urge you as aliens/strangers to abstain from fleshly lusts which wage war against the soul." "Beloved," "Friends," - it’s so important who you keep company with. "I urge you" - like a Father in the ...read more
Contributed on Sep 4, 2012
Peter urged followers of Christ to live a holy life for these four reasons 1 - Because God is Holy, 2 - Because God is Judge, 3 - Because of Our Redemption, 4 - Because of Purification.
Q: What comes to mind when I say the word, “Holy?” A: Stained Glass Windows, A Pastor, A Church, Christians from 2,000 years ago, Those “really good Christians” who never miss a single service, God? Dr. Charles Stanley’s Life Principles for 1 Peter 1:13-25 2. Obey God and leave all the ...read more