Contributing sermons since Jul 3, 2003
Contributed on Dec 18, 2008
Part 4 of Christmas UN:Wrapped When I lay down my life and take up my cross…then, my life is fulfilled!
ME Good News/Bad News… Begin with Good News/Bad News joke about the two old men who loved baseball… “you’re pitching on Tuesday.” Often Good news comes with the bad… Especially if you’re a pastor… Good News/Bad News pastor jokes Good News: You baptized seven people today in the ...read more
Contributed on Dec 11, 2008
Part 3 of "Christmas UN:wrapped" Even in the midst of unfamiliar and confusing circumstances, God is at work
THE POINT: Even in the most confusing and unfamiliar ways…GOD is at work! ME Part of what makes the Christmas season so meaningful for many of us is the familiarity. We like things to be the same way every year… We are FAMILIAR with the story. We are FAMILIAR with the decorations. ...read more
Contributed on Nov 26, 2008
Part 2 of "Christmas UN:Wrapped" When you’re in a tough situation, worship will bring a peace that worry never will.
THE POINT: When I’m in a tough situation, worship will bring a peace that worry never will. ME I’m going to admit something… something that many people would not be brave enough to admit… I like reality TV! • I know that most of it isn’t real. • I know that the idea of reality TV is ...read more
Contributed on Nov 19, 2008
Part 1 of "Christmas UN:wrapped" When God calls us to the unexpected we can respond with fear and doubt or we can trust and obey.
THE POINT: When God calls us to the unexpected we can respond with fear and doubt or we can trust and obey. ME I don’t know about you, but I LOVE CHRISTMAS… I love the Christmas season, I love the sights, the sounds, the smells associated with Christmas… I hate winter and I hate ...read more
Contributed on Nov 11, 2008
Part 2 of 2: When God gives and when He takes away, our only right response is praise.
THE POINT: When God gives and when God takes away, our only right response is praise! ME Last week we took some time and we practiced praise. Let me hear you again today… Give me a sample of what praise sounds like! Now, as we saw last week. Praise is more than just making noise, ...read more
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Contributed on Jul 9, 2003
Sunrise was dawning when Los Angeles motorcycle police officer Bob Vernon saw a red pickup truck speed through a stop sign. "This guy must be late to work," he thought to himself. He turned on his emergency lights and radioed that he was in pursuit. The pickup pulled over, and the officer ...read more