Contributing sermons since May 16, 2005
Contributed on Jan 4, 2010
Examine three qualities that should be a part of every churches dream strategy.
One of America’s great leaders, Martin Luther King, once stood before an audience and made a pronouncement. He said "I have a dream." That statement reflected a dream and sparked a revolution for African American people. Dreams are powerful forces. They can shape the future. Even so, there are ...read more
Contributed on Dec 28, 2009
Study the lives of Joseph and Mary to learn how to keep Christ at the center of Christmas.
Has there ever been a time when you had to make room in your life, for someone or something? When Judy and I first got married we lived in a 12’ x 60’ mobile home. When we first moved into that home we felt like we were living in a castle. We had an abundance of room. We did not have a lot of ...read more
Contributed on Dec 14, 2009
Even as the wise men kept Christ at the center of their lives, we can keep Christ at the center of Christmas, and our lives.
Last week we began a series entitled “Keeping Christ In Christmas.” This series is based on the controversy swirling around our society concerning the word Christmas. There are some who would just as soon remove the word Christ from Christmas. They prefer to say merry Xmas. There are others who get ...read more
Contributed on Dec 7, 2009
Consider what it means to keep Christ at the forefront of your Christmas.
When you see the word “XMAS”, what do you notice to be missing? Obviously the word “Christ” is missing. For some, this is more than an oversight. There are some in our society who prefer to leave Christ out of Christmas. Jeremiah Films has done a compilation of news stories concerning this ...read more
Contributed on Nov 30, 2009
This study considers the command to go into the highways and hedges and compel people to God.
Have you ever heard or used the phrase “beat the bushes?” Beat the bushes refers to searching diligently for someone or something. The word etymology is based on the hunting practice of having someone hit bushes with a stick in order to force birds to fly up into the air to be shot. We have ...read more
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Contributed on Apr 28, 2008
BARING MY SOUL When we carried our son and daughter-in-law to the airport in Birmingham, as they left to go overseas, I cried. I had told myself not to cry. Get this picture. My oldest son felt led of God to spend his life serving in southeast Asia. He was about to leave. I knew that for the ...read more