Contributing sermons since May 12, 2003
Contributed on Jul 9, 2012
What exactly is God's will for the Church?
Back in 2007 we began a shift in emphasis here at Keele as we felt God calling us to get intentional about celebrating and encouraging ethnic and cultural diversity in our congregation. If you were at Keele at the time, you will remember that we asked various groups, both in the congregation ...read more
Contributed on Jul 7, 2012
Why is Jesus Worthy?
In the good old days the only thing I had to worry about losing, besides my mind, was my keys. To be honest with you, keys are enough of a challenge for me. I can recall, let’s just say, more than once, when my keys were mistakenly locked in our car or in the house. One time I locked myself ...read more
Contributed on Jun 4, 2012
How can a church be really successful?
I am always thankful for Bill, but a couple of days ago, I was particularly thankful! Some of you might have noticed this recycling bin next to me. If you didn't notice it, you need to work on your powers of observation. (And no, this isn't my subtle way of tipping you off to the fact ...read more
Contributed on Feb 28, 2012
Life is full of chaos but God is in control
Chaos is a state that most people don’t like to live in. Chaos and its cousins: confusion, disorder, mess, clutter, muddle, anarchy, and pandemonium are never welcome in my life. But for some reason, just like a natural gas salesperson, they keep knocking at my door; seeking to interrupt my ...read more
Contributed on Jan 17, 2012
Everyone is a slave to something. The NT gives us only two options--either we are a slave to sin, or a slave of Christ.
For the past couple of weeks we have been talking about beginning 2012 by refocusing our faith. We started with the idea that we need to make sure that our focus is on Christ—not ourselves. By that I mean that the Christian Faith should never be focussed on what the Christian does so much ...read more
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Contributed on Nov 14, 2011
MISTAKEN FOR JESUS Jeff Walling tells the story of Darrel. Darrel was a forty year-old youth worker. One service a month, the youth in his church went to Hokem Manor, which was an old age home. The old people would be wheeled in for the service. Some of them were aware, and others of them ...read more