Sermon Series
  • 1. I Will Follow Him

    Contributed on Dec 18, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    Apostles, Pt. 1

    I WILL FOLLOW HIM (JOHN 1:29-42) Have you heard of the “The Pew Potato Prayer”? The lazy man’s prayer goes like this: “Dear Lord, please leave me alone! Just let me sit here in my pew on Sunday. And Lord, guard my seat, the last seat here in the back row. Please don’t let anyone else try to more

  • 2. Come And See

    Contributed on Dec 18, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Apostles, Pt. 2

    COME AND SEE (JOHN 1:43-51) Christianity is many things to many people. Some identify Christianity with the liberation theology and the social gospel of the 60s and 70s, when liberal priests and theologians fuse political activism with church doctrine, especially in the areas of social justice, more

  • 3. No Business Is Like Soul Business

    Contributed on Dec 18, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    Apostles, Pt. 3

    NO BUSINESS IS LIKE SOUL BUSINESS (LUKE 5:1-11) When Apple computer went public in 1983 and two years later made its debut in the Fortune 500 list of America’s top companies, Steve Jobs, Apple’s young and legendary founder, needed a CEO and mentor for his company. His first recruit was John more

  • 4. Amazing Grace

    Contributed on Dec 18, 2007
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    Apostles, Pt. 4

    AMAZING GRACE (LUKE 5:27-32) Tony Campolo told how, upon arrival in Honolulu, he made his way unwittingly to a seedy part of town for a snack at 3:30 in the morning, to be surrounded by eight or nine prostitutes who had just taken the night off. He overheard the prostitute beside him saying to her more

  • 5. Launch Out

    Contributed on Dec 18, 2007

    Apostles, Pt. 5

    LAUNCH OUT (MARK 4:35-41) Schroeder was playing his piano oblivious to the watchful and adoring eyes of the feisty but unrequited Lucy before him. Lucy asked Schroeder, who was doing his own thing and ignoring her as usual, what love is. Schroeder than stood up and quoted: “Love: a noun referring more

  • 6. Rich Believer, Poor Believer

    Contributed on Dec 18, 2007

    Apostles, Pt. 6

    RICH BELIEVER, POOR BELIEVER (MATT 14:6-21) Are you rich or poor? Do you have a lot or a little? Do you have too much or not enough? Here are some Internet quotes on what makes a man or a person poor: “A person is poor when he or she has fallen below a standard of living which public opinion more

  • 7. Storm In A Teacup

    Contributed on Dec 18, 2007

    Apostles, Pt. 7

    STORM IN A TEACUP (MATTHEW 14:21-33) Storms are mostly “powerful winds in the air.” Unfortunately, our church, located along the 15/60 freeway corridor, is a street away from extremely wind-friendly Ontario, one of the windiest cities in Greater Los Angeles. Our church’s portable basketball hoop more

  • 8. Have Thine Own Way

    Contributed on Dec 18, 2007

    Apostles, Pt. 8

    HAVE THINE OWN WAY, LORD (MARK 8:27-33) One of the most acclaimed Jim Carrey movies was “The Truman Show,” an inside look into future reality TV shows, a stunning prediction of the format’s runaway success and a biting commentary on its unrestrained excesses. The movie was about a man who was more

  • 9. The Lord Of Glory

    Contributed on Dec 18, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Apostles, Pt. 9

    THE LORD OF GLORY (LUKE 9:28-36) In the year 1271, Marco Polo, the 17-year old Italian explorer, merchant and adventurer crisscrossed Asia with his father and uncle, subsequently chronicling his 24 years adventure in a book. Marco Polo made history in China, where he befriended the great Kublai more

  • 10. Making A Molehill Out Of A Mountain

    Contributed on Dec 18, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    Apostles, Pt. 11

    MAKING A MOLEHILL OUT OF A MOUNTAIN (LUKE 9:51-56) The widely respected Indianapolis Colts coach and Superbowl winner Tony Dungy is the epitome of cool, calm and composure. Peyton Manning credited Dungy’s calm demeanor as critical to the team’s rally from an 18-point deficit against the New more

  • 11. The Perfect Example

    Contributed on Dec 18, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Apostles, Pt. 15

    THE PERFECT EXAMPLE (JOHN 13:1-17) One day a man received word he had just been appointed a *mandarin/public official. He was so excited, he could barely contain himself. “I will be a great man, now” he told his friend. “I must have a new robe made immediately, one that does justice to my new more

  • 12. Prayer Speaks Louder Than Words

    Contributed on Dec 18, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    Apostles, Pt. 17

    PRAYER SPEAKS LOUDER THAN WORDS (MATTHEW 26:36-46) A concerned Charlie Brown came to Lucy the psychiatrist setting up shop in her counseling booth and poured out his heart: “I’m worried about my dad.” She instinctively questioned him, “How old is your father?” He turned to her, hoping for some more

  • 13. The Kingdom Of Love And Light

    Contributed on Dec 18, 2007

    Apostles, Pt. 18

    THE KINGDOM OF LOVE AND LIGHT (MATTHEW 26:55-56) Thomas Aquinas, the 13th century Italian thinker, was one of the greatest philosophers, writers and theologians of the church, if not the greatest. In his time Christians were long past being hated and persecuted and the Roman Catholic Church, in more

  • 14. Say What You Mean, Mean What You Say

    Contributed on Dec 18, 2007
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    Apostles, Pt. 19

    SAY WHAT YOU MEAN, MEAN WHAT YOU SAY (LUKE 22:54-62) What would it take for you to change or switch your long-distance telephone company? Several years ago, telephone companies battle one another for the lucrative long-distance market, offers included 20% discount on calls to your 12 closest more

  • 15. Do The Right Thing

    Contributed on Dec 18, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    Apostles, Pt. 20

    DO THE RIGHT THING (MATTHEW 27:1-10) The parents of a teenage girl received a letter from the college freshman: Dear Mom and Dad, I just thought I’d drop you a note to let you know what’s going on with me. I’ve fallen in love with a guy named Blaze. He’s a really neat guy, but he quit high more

  • 16. Not One Is Missing

    Contributed on Dec 18, 2007
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    Apostles, Pt. 21

    NOT ONE IS MISSING (JOHN 20:19-31) I had lost a lot of things besides my shampoo and swimming trunks in gym. One was a set of keys I lost inside a hotel room on a trip. No maid entered my room but I could not find it again after seeing it in the morning. Another was my driver’s license on my way more

  • 17. Sometimes Peter, Never Judas

    Contributed on Dec 18, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    Apostles, Pt. 22

    SOMETIMES PETER, BUT NEVER JUDAS (JOHN 21:1-22) A group of prospectors set out from Bannock, Montana (then capital of the state), in search of gold. They went through many hardships and several of their little company died en route. Finally they were overtaken by the Indians who took their good more