Contributing sermons since Sep 13, 2001
Contributed on Nov 21, 2023
A Church that centers on Jesus alone will bear witness to the Lamb and His Way offering a foretaste of the "new things" of the new creation.
The New Creation Revelation 21:1-7, 22-27-22:1-5 I recently ran across a cartoon that pictured three churches, all of different denominations, standing side by side with a thought bubble above each building saying: “Finding time for all our prayers is difficult when we have to practice ...read more
Contributed on Nov 16, 2023
A sermon about remembering what God has done for us.
“Surprised by Grace” Ephesians 2:1-10 We are a forgetful people. I know I am. I think that is one reason some of us wander from the faith. To remember what the Lord has done is something the people of God have always been called to do. For example, the Lord told the Israelites, back when ...read more
Contributed on Nov 7, 2023
A sermon about the importance of staying connected to Christ.
John 15:1-17 “Producing Fruit” There is a story in the Bible where Jesus comes across a fig tree, and He tries to find some fruit on it. But there is no fruit, and so Jesus curses the fig tree saying, “May no one ever eat fruit from you again.” (pause) Boy, life is scary crazy, and ...read more
Contributed on Nov 1, 2023
A sermon about accepting the love God has for us--really accepting it.
“Love Drives out Fear” 1 John 4:7-21 This passage of Scripture contains so much, so many nuggets that you could probably have an entire sermon series based on these 14 verses. There is one thing, however, that has always stuck out to me about this passage. It’s something that has always ...read more
Contributed on Oct 24, 2023
A sermon about learning to find joy in the fact that we are Christ's joy.
“You are the Joy of Christ” Hebrews 12:1-3 Have you ever wondered what it was like for God to put on skin and become a living, breathing human being? It couldn’t have been easy. Think about it; Jesus experienced the ordinary pains we experience. He knew what it was like to have a cold, ...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