Contributing sermons since Mar 26, 2001
Contributed on Jan 24, 2020
Without a doubt the most difficult challenge that you will ever face as you strive to live out God’s kind of love… IS WHEN - somebody hurts you, when they do you wrong, when evil is done to you or to those we love.
Love Keeps No Record Of Wrongs If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I ...read more
Contributed on Jan 22, 2020
The way to overcome rudeness is to begin to show 'respect' to all people.
Love Is Not Rude #LoveIs IN – Just a couple of days Jesus is going to be arrested, beaten and crucified. BUT TODAY – He is in the temple area teaching the people, and answering questions that the religious leaders kept throwing at Him trying to trip Him up. BTW – those narrow minded religious ...read more
Contributed on Jan 18, 2020
In this message we will talk about 'the hate God loves'... God loves when we hate pride and pursue humility, because love is not proud.
Love Is Not Proud #LoveIs5 OKAY, so we are in this series called, ‘Love Is…’ AND – as I have repeatedly said since we kicked this puppy off on October 13th… THIS – is an absolutely critical and vital conversation for us to have, both as a church and as individual Jesus follower. BECAUSE… • Nothing ...read more
Contributed on Jan 17, 2020
If Jesus loves me and if God has forgiven me, then why isn't this Christianity thing working out for me... where is the abundant life that Jesus promised? This message is about acknowledging this truth and finding our way into His REST.
Rest Matthew closes out the 11th chapter of his Gospel with these very familiar words. True words. God breathed words. Words that maybe God brought you into this room today the second Sunday of the year 2020… to speak directly to your heart, soul, mind and strength. Words that you may have heard ...read more
Contributed on Dec 17, 2019
Using a story in David's life found in 2 Samuel chapter we will look at some ways that we can unleash kindness in our lives.
Love Is Kind #LoveIs OKAY – let’s do this. Week three of our series, ‘Love Is’ NOW… IN WEEK ONE - we talked about ‘The Unrelenting Love Of God.’ LAST WEEK – we unpack the truth that love is patient and discussed some practical ways that we could develop our ‘Makrothymia.’ Makro – slow, Thymia – ...read more
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Contributed on Oct 2, 2019
“I do not believe one can settle how much we ought to give. I am afraid the only safe rule is to give more than we can spare. In other words, if our expenditure on comforts, luxuries, amusements, etc, is up to the standard common among those with the same income as our own, we are probably giving ...read more
Contributed on Mar 15, 2005
NO - I don’t look as good as when I was brand new… AND - that’s why I need someone who will hold me and love me, like they don’t even notice the difference… ONE - of my favorite authors writes; There are 2 truths about human beings that matter deeply. We are all rag dolls. Flawed and wounded, ...read more
Contributed on Mar 15, 2005
There is such a love that creates value in what is loved. There is a love that turns rag dolls into priceless treasures. There is a love that fastens itself onto ragged little creatures, for reasons that no one could ever quite figure out, and makes them precious and valued beyond calculation. ...read more
Contributed on Feb 3, 2005
"I am trying to prevent anyone from saying the really foolish thing that people often say about Him: "I’m ready to accept Jesus as a great moral teacher, but I don’t accept His claim to be God." That is the one thing we must not say. A man who was merely a man and said the sort of things Jesus said ...read more
Contributed on Jan 26, 2005
Bill Broadhurst was a great runner and he entered a 10k race in Omahu, a race that Bill Rodgers would win in less than 30 minutes. Bill Broadhurst had a handicap, he was paralyzed on his entire left side from an aneurism early in life. But he still loved to run and for him to be in the same race ...read more