Contributing sermons since Sep 13, 2001
Contributed on Oct 10, 2018
A sermon about giving all to follow Jesus.
“Being Christ in Our Community: It’s About Falling in Love” Luke 18:18-27 In his book, “Don’t Waste Your Life,” John Piper writes: “I will tell you what a tragedy is. Consider a story from Reader’s Digest, which tells about a couple who ‘took early retirement from their jobs in the ...read more
Contributed on Oct 6, 2018
The first in a series of stewardship sermons with the theme of being Christ to our community.
“Being Christ to Our Community: Jesus’ Mission Statement” Luke 4:14-21 Two weeks ago yesterday, a number of us met here at the church at 9:30 in the morning in order to go out into our community—to the homes closest to this church building--knock on doors offer a homemade treat baked by a ...read more
Contributed on Sep 18, 2018
A sermon about finding peace through complete trust in God.
"Peace? Priceless!" Philippians 4:4-13 A young white man, barely out of his teens, becomes obsessed with anti-black, white supremacy websites on the internet. And although, some of the people he hangs out with and even considers friends are African American, he walks into a Bible study and ...read more
Contributed on Sep 6, 2018
A sermon about grace triumphing over the Law.
“What A Relief!!!” Colossians 2:6-23 The late Author and speaker Brennan Manning has a pretty cool story about how he got the name "Brennan." While growing up, his best friend was a guy named Ray. The two of them did everything together: bought a car together as teenagers, double-dated, went ...read more
Contributed on Aug 24, 2018
A sermon about going out to spread the Gospel.
Matthew 9:35-10:8 “Are We the Answer to This Prayer?” Last weekend a Hixson man admitted to shooting and killing his 15-year-old son. According to records, the teen was shot multiple times as well as the family dog. According to a report released last week Tennessee just broke its all-time ...read more
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Contributed on Sep 2, 2002
HELL AT GROUND ZERO Jerry Sillcocks is a New York firefighter and a Christian who helped search for survivors at “ground zero.” He writes that he and his co-workers called this place the “pit.” “Almost everywhere I looked, mighty columns of steel were twisted into sad, pointless ...read more
Contributed on Sep 2, 2002
A LIGHT NAMED AL On the morning of September 11, Jeannie Braca switched on the television to check the weather report, only to hear that a plane had just hit the World Trade Center. Jeannie’s husband, Al, worked as a corporate bond trader for Cantor Fitzgerald. His office was on the 105th ...read more