Contributing sermons since Aug 29, 2018
Contributed on Sep 11, 2019
If you had a chance to rewrite your obituary, what would you say? This sermon looks at what it means to put to death the old self and to walk in the newness of life.
Well, it is the week after Labor Day, so I’m going to take a cue from Wal-Mart and Hobby Lobby, and start talking about Christmas! How many of you have a favorite Christmas movie? Call out your favorite. Did anyone say A Christmas Carol? You have a lot of versions to choose from if that’s ...read more
Contributed on Sep 5, 2019
While we are familiar with Psalm 23, we may not understand it if we don't know much about sheep and shepherds.
Savior, Like a Shepherd (Psalm 23) This week, I came across a list of 75 occupations that are either obsolete or really rare in the 21st century. Things like “chandler”—someone who makes candles. Or “Fletcher”—a maker of arrows. And I thought I’d start off this morning by givng you guys a little ...read more
Contributed on Aug 26, 2019
We know God wins in the end. But what do we do in the meantime, when evil seems to be winning?
The Worship of Waiting (Psalm 37) Good morning! Please turn in your Bibles to Psalm 37. One of my all-time favorite books is “Children’s Letters to God.” It’s a collection of prayers, observations, questions, and complaints, with the handwriting, grammar, and punctuation of the children that ...read more
Contributed on Aug 18, 2019
When God seems distant, can we still worship? A six point battle plan for how to deal with seasons in the wilderness.
Worship in the Wilderness (or, How to Deal With the Desert) Psalm 63 Good morning. If you have your Bibles, please turn to Psalm 63. You know, we have had some awesome worship experiences over the last few weeks as we’ve worked through some of these Psalms. The week we talked about Psalm 100 was ...read more
Contributed on Aug 10, 2019
AW Tozer said, "What we think about when we think about God is the most important thing about us." Psalm 103 teaches us what to think about when we think about God.
The God We Worship (Psalm 103) Good morning! Please open your Bibles to Psalm 103 as we continue our series on the book of Psalms. Last week we talked about the kind of worship that pleases God, and we talked briefly about how we don’t just worship an impersonal God that we don’t know anything ...read more