Contributing sermons since Dec 4, 2000
Contributed on May 16, 2005
This is a Pentecost Sermon focussing on the Wesleyan idea of Christian Perfection
The Power to Be Perfect Acts2:1-12 Today is Pentecost Sunday. What comes to mind when you hear the word Pentecost? Pentecostal? Do you think of strange other-worldly languages, dancing in the aisles and jumping over pews? Often the day of Pentecost that we just read ...read more
Contributed on Jun 12, 2004
A sermon to indicate our purpose as we begin a new pastorate.
Beginning With The Word SUMC 06/13/2004 Good morning! Stephanie and I are so glad to be here serving as your pastors. Since the day we told the D.S. we would be happy to take this appointment, I have stewed over this message. I feel like this is a very important message. We ...read more
Contributed on Jan 20, 2001
This sermon challenges believers to examine their lives--do they need the full armor of God, or are they staying "in the rear with the gear?"
Sermon 07 January 2001 Ephesians 6:10-18 Who Needs Armor? Introduction: Bill once had a job as a truck driver. Twice a week, he hauled loads between Cincinnati and Atlanta. He always stopped for lunch at Joe’s Diner, a friendly little truck stop about halfway between the two cities. One ...read more
Contributed on Dec 4, 2000
This is a sermon for communion that points to where our focus should be in all circumstances.
Sermon 03 December 2000 Luke 24:13-35 Do You Recognize the Messiah? The story of Jesus appearing to the two disciples on the road to Emmaus is one of my favorites because it confuses me and it encourages me. It confuses me because Cleopas and his buddy were kept from recognizing Jesus. Why? ...read more