Contributing sermons since Dec 2, 2002
Contributed on Jun 29, 2019
Being a welcoming church is more than an abstract principle.
“So warmly welcome each other into the church, just as Christ has warmly welcomed you; then God will be glorified” Romans 15:7 TLB Introduction: Being a welcoming church is more than an abstract principle. It’s more than words on paper. And so, what does it mean for us to be a people or a ...read more
Contributed on Jun 28, 2019
Jesus was in the world and the world knew Him not.
Introduction: The now infamous Lance Armstrong once said, “A boo is a lot louder than a cheer.” And he hit the nail on the head, because no one wants to be rejected. It can make you conclude what Oprah Winfrey said, “I don’t want anyone who doesn’t want me” because no one wants the door slammed in ...read more
Contributed on Dec 28, 2017
You can't control what people do to you or what they say about you...but God can.
6 In it was written, “It is reported among the nations, and Geshem also says it, that you and the Jews intend to rebel; that is why you are building the wall. And according to these reports you wish to become their king. 7 And you have also set up prophets to proclaim concerning you in Jerusalem, ...read more
Contributed on Sep 22, 2013
When it comes to liviing a life of worth and significance the primary question for each of us inn't am I committed? It is what am I committed to?
Introduction: When it comes to living a life of worth and significance the primary question for each of us isn't, "Am I committed?" It's, "What am I committed to?" I have noticed lately that there are many people in the Church body no less who are solely committed to their own welfare. However, ...read more
Contributed on Aug 31, 2013
God sees a lot of value in you; God sent His Son for you and not just for a select few.
Introduction: God sees a lot of value in you; God sent His Son for you and not just for a select few. Although there may be those around you who will act as if they are more exclusive and special to Him than you are. In God’s eyes you are equally important God sees glorious things in you, ...read more
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Contributed on Jun 16, 2013
I remember listening to a sermon illustration given by the powerful proclaimer, Rev. Dr. A. W. Mays of Austin, Texas. He told us of an incident that took place in his hometown of Austin concerning a streetlight. In Austin there was a high crime area, and the residents of the community ...read more
Contributed on Jun 9, 2013
The great English preacher Charles Spurgeon once said, "The gospel is preached in the ears of all men; it only comes with power to some. The power that is in the gospel does not lie in the eloquence of the preacher otherwise men would be converters of souls. Nor does it lie in the preacher’s ...read more
Contributed on Jun 3, 2013
A FRIEND OF MINE Branch Rickey, whose name was recently placed back into our memories in the wonderful movie '42' a story about the baseball great Jackie Robinson, was a devout Christian. Once while head of the old Brooklyn Dodgers, he attended negotiations involving a certain ballplayer's ...read more
Contributed on May 26, 2013
Michael Jordan is probably the greatest basketball player in the history of the game, and at one time he was asked about the so-called secret of his success. And Mr. Jordan answered by saying; "I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted ...read more