Contributing sermons since Jun 11, 2007
Contributed on May 19, 2008
Do we know what we are saying when we say "good luck " to someone. Do we really mean it and what does God have to say about it?
I was recently introduced to a new cereal. At least it was new to me. I think ever since I can remember my favorite cereal was frosted shredded wheat. Anyway, one day Amanda (my wife) and I were walking through the grocery store and we get to the cereal aisle and I head for the shredded wheat, ...read more
Contributed on May 12, 2008
Stop speaking in ways that no one understands. The Lord wants us to be as effective as possible by being relevant to those we are trying to reach. This is Reality Spirituality.
Introduction: Video - Real Christians of Genius Mr. Christianese speaking Guy – “from Sermon Spice” When I was taking my first theology class, I was blown away by the abuse use of language I was reading. I was ducking away in fright like you might do in a scary movie. It was nasty! It was ...read more
Contributed on May 5, 2008
A sermon about giving hope to the hopeless.
The last few weeks we have been on the topic of hope. It is my hope today to take in all these little bits on the topic we have been hearing about and compress it all together into a neat little package. The result being why this message of hope is so important to you and me. You do realize ...read more
Contributed on Jan 21, 2008
We learn through the experience of Moses that availability is sometimes more useful than ability. God choses to use us in his plan for meeting the needs of a hurting world.
Available – “Must Be Present To Win” By D.J. Castilleja The last few weeks we have been talking about the Church Family. It is our hopes that you will really grasp and take hold of this concept of church being more than a building, more than a place to go on a Sunday morning, but a loving, ...read more
Contributed on Nov 30, 2007
There is a difference between Joy and Happiness. The world would say they are the same. What does God say?
“Lost in Translation” Introduction: Many times we can approach life with a sense of defeat. I had a negative friend I used to hang out with in High School. He was always complaining about how negative things were in life. Even now I get emails from him about how the world is going down, ...read more
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Contributed on May 5, 2008
LEADING YOU HOME In the movie "Apollo 13," astronaut Jim Lovell (played by Tom Hanks) is interviewed by a reporter prior to launch. He asks if Lovell has ever been in a tight situation. Lovell responds that once, as a Navy pilot in a wartime situation, his plane's instrument panel had been ...read more
Contributed on Jun 11, 2007
One time I went to a my favorite Mexican restaurant. I just couldn’t wait to get there. My stomach was growling and my mouth was salivating. I sat down in my favorite booth and ordered my favorite Mexican dish. Minutes later they brought it out. Cheese enchiladas with sides of beans and rice. ...read more