Contributing sermons since Oct 25, 2003
Contributed on Feb 24, 2021
Jesus says plainly that He will be rejected, and so will his followers as they carry out the mission of spreading the Gospel.
The Plain Truth About Following Jesus Mark 8:31-38 RCL Year B 2nd Sunday in Lent Introduction: Following Jesus seems simple enough. Read your Bible. Support your church. Be a law-abiding citizen. Raise a family. Don’t sin. Simple enough. Or, is it? At a moment when Jesus’ experienced ...read more
Contributed on Feb 17, 2021
Popular ministry diminishes the freedom a minister has to reach an individual seeking God’s love and mercy. Instead, ministry seeks to save an individual rather than gather a crowd.
!st Week of Lent 2021 RCL Year B Text: Mark 1:40-45 Introduction: This is a story about how Jesus was inconvenienced by someone who had been healed by a life crippling disease. A leper dropped to his knees in front of Jesus and begged to be healed. Jesus felt warmly toward the man and with a ...read more
Contributed on Dec 3, 2020
John the Baptist possessed the quality of character that sets apart preachers approved by God.
A Three Hundred Word Sermon Starter from Mark 1:1-13 John the Baptist possessed the quality of character that sets apart preachers approved by God. So much so, that multitudes of people came to him convinced of their need to change their ways in preparation for the coming Messiah. In our time, ...read more
Contributed on Dec 3, 2020
Political and religious leaders tend to want to rule the people instead of to serve the people. Instead, your faith should be in God as you follow Jesus. Jesus proved he could provide for people more effectively than any government or religious institution.
A Three Hundred Word Sermon Starter with Mark 8:14 as the text. Jesus told his disciples, “Beware of the bread that the Pharisees and the Herodians give you.” In other words, be careful about what politicians and religious leaders offer you. Political and religious leaders tend to want to rule ...read more
Contributed on Mar 10, 2016
This a an inspirational statement that tells the listeners that following Jesus Christ is the only path necessary for knowing the Father.
The Junior Bible Quiz Sermon Series “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” (John 14:6) Purpose: This a an inspirational statement that tells the listeners that following Jesus Christ is the only path necessary for knowing the ...read more
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Contributed on Jan 27, 2010
SULLENBURGER: WHAT MAKES A HERO? What makes a person a hero? A year ago, Chesley Sullenberger ditched his airplane into the Hudson River and saved the lives of all 150 of his passengers when both engines were knocked out by a flock of geese. It was the first time that a major airliner was ...read more
Contributed on Jan 8, 2007
b. In the war being waged in Iraq there are soldiers of various ranks and experience who have different tasks. All soldiers receive the same pay but some enjoy an easier way of life than others. Infantrymen, for instance, live in small compounds and have few conveniences. They are vigilant ...read more