Contributing sermons since Aug 29, 2018
Contributed on Jul 21, 2020
Dealing with the most important question from Mark 13: when Jesus comes, will you be ready?
Good morning! Please turn in (or on) your Bibles. We are continuing with Part two of a message we began last week, called Good News for Bad Times. If you missed it last week, I would encourage you to go back and listen to it. But let me just recap where we’ve been so far. We talked about the ...read more
Contributed on Jul 13, 2020
When Jesus' disciples asked him about when the end times events would take place, he gave them four things to look for, and one sure sign. Part 1 of 2.
Good morning. Please open your Bibles to Mark 13. And the first thing I need you to do is take your listening guide, and next to the title, write “Part 1.” I realized after we printed the bulletin for this week that there’s too much to cover here for one sermon. In 1988, a former NASA engineer ...read more
Contributed on Jul 6, 2020
Thousands of years before any politician described America as a shining city on a hill, Jesus told his disciples that’s what they were supposed to be. So, how is that going for us?
Good morning! If you have your Bibles, please turn to Matthew chapter 5. You probably were expecting me to say turn to the book of Mark, and I get that. But we are going to take a one week break from the book of Mark to talk about who we are as Christian Americans. Not American Christians, but ...read more
Contributed on Jun 29, 2020
What was the point of the famous story of the “Widow’s Mite?” We are familiar with the story. Today, we’ll look at the context, and see how it could change everything you think you know about this story..
This week I get curious about what was considered “the most quotable movie of all time.” Because there are certain movie quotes that work their way into our regular vocabulary, and we find ourselves applying them to all sorts of different situations. “Houston, we have a problem” is like that. ...read more
Contributed on Jun 22, 2020
The Big Idea: We don’t always like the warnings Scripture gives us. In the parable of the wicked tenants, Jesus warns the religious leaders of of the consequences of not bearing the fruit God is looking for.
Since we’ve titled this series “Good News,” a lot of the sermon titles have related to the news—“The most trusted name in News,” “A Slow News Day,” “The Rest of the Story—” stuff like that. So that’s where this title comes from, and I’ll talk more about this later. An interesting thing about ...read more