Contributing sermons since Dec 20, 2005
Contributed on Feb 28, 2015
We all hate being interrupted. But many of the most important moments in Jesus' ministry were the result of interruptions, such as when a bleeding woman interrupted him on the way to heal Jarius daughter. We can learn from Jesus example.
"When Interruptions Come Knocking” March 1, 2015 Luke 8:40-56 INTRO: Has this ever happened to you? You've had a hard day. Finally you have a few quiet minutes for yourself, you pour a hot bath, you throw in some bubbles just for a touch of luxury. You put your toe in - kind of hot, ...read more
Contributed on Feb 16, 2015
Examining Psalm 51, we see the pattern of Confession, Pardon, and Re-Creation (CPR) at work in David's life, and still effective for us today through the work of Jesus Christ. Preached on Ash Wednesday as an introduction to the season of Lent
Psalm 51; 2 Samuel 11-12 "C.P.R." Ash Wednesday INTRO: Today is Ash Wednesday, and throughout the world, Christians of many branches of Christ's church are observing this unique day in the Christian calendar. It is a day of penitence, and fasting. It is, quite frankly, a rather gloomy ...read more
Contributed on Jun 29, 2009
A message to bring hope to those who are in difficult marriages and those who have been touched by the pain of divorce.
DDealing with Divorce June 28, 2009 Mark 10:2-12 Some Pharisees came and tried to trap him with this question: “Should a man be allowed to divorce his wife?”3 Jesus answered them with a question: “What did Moses say in the law about divorce?”4 “Well, he permitted it,” they replied. “He said a ...read more
Contributed on Nov 8, 2006
In a predominantly Gentile church, it’s easy to forget how important Jesus’ jewishness is to his mission as savior and Lord. This message explores his Jewish roots and shows how God’s purposes are fulfilled by our very Jewish messiah. Special emphasis on
The Jesus I Never Knew: A Very Jewish Messiah Text: Matthew 26:17-30; Romans 11:17-24 November 5, 2006 Jeffrey Hayes Wildrick Today, we’re beginning a new series of messages inspired by the book, The Jesus I Never Knew, by Philip Yancy. Christians usually think they know a lot about ...read more
Contributed on Dec 20, 2005
The scene of Aslan romping with Susan and Lucy reminds us that God created us for an abundant and joyful life.
Romping with the Lion December 18, 2005 (Jesus said,) “I tell you the truth, I am the gate for the sheep. All who came before me were thieves and robbers. But the true sheep did not listen to them. Yes, I am the gate. Those who come in through me will be saved. They will come and go freely and ...read more
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Contributed on Jun 29, 2009
DIVORCE DOESN'T MEAN HAPPINESS Survey of those who had been seriously considering divorce. Five years later, revisited. Some had divorced, some had done hard work to stay together. On repeat survey, those who had done hard work and stayed together rated their lives as happier than those ...read more