Sermon Series
  • 1. A Scandalous Love Affair With Broken People

    Contributed on Feb 19, 2012
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    There are skeletons in every closet: embarrassing family members with a checkered past who have missed the mark in God’s eyes. But while some may have fallen short of God’s will for their lives, no one is beyond redemption. And the Bible reminds us that n

    A Scandalous Love Affair: With Broken People Matthew 1 The Rockefeller family is considered to be one of the most philanthropic families in the world, helping humanity globally in issues like economics, religion, education and environmental affairs. Yet the Rockefeller family tree is filled with more

  • 2. When Life Doesn't Make Sense

    Contributed on Feb 19, 2012
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    Being a mother can be a costly thing. But following the call of God to be a mother of the Savior can be a costly thing as well. As Christians, sometimes, we tend to sanitize the Christmas story. We think of it as a heartwarming story of a young mother giv

    A Scandalous Love Affair: when life and faith doesn't make sense Luke 1:26-38 Dick Hillis tells the story of a mission trip to Africa. “She was lying on the ground. In her arms she held her tiny baby girl. As I put a cooked sweet potato into the mother’s outstretched hand, I wondered more

  • 3. When Darkness Invades

    Contributed on Feb 19, 2012

    Here's the problem with Christmas today: the Christmas we know is so very unlike the first Christmas was experienced by the holy family. The joy of the birth of the Christ child was soon dampened by evil. What we need to remember this Christmas is that we

    A Scandalous Love Affair: When Darkness Invades Matthew 2:13-18 Fireman Edward Cushing tells the story of an old frame house burning on the southside of Chicago. He ordered the hoses to start fighting the fire and then dashed inside and pulled three people out. When the blaze was over, the Chief more

  • 4. A Song For Ordinary Days

    Contributed on Feb 19, 2012

    Life is not made up of special days. It may have some extraordinary days sprinkled throughout the year but life is filled with ordinary days. The problem is that we can begin to live for the special days when the real issue in life is staying faithful and

    A Song for Ordinary Days Luke 1:39-56 As we approach Christmas, how many of you can remember the days of your childhood when you began looking forward to Christmas, weeks if not months ahead? You watched all the more intently the commercials on TV for the latest toys, put together your Christmas more

  • 5. Scandalously Amazing Love

    Contributed on Feb 19, 2012
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    The meaning of Christmas can be summed up in two verses. The first is John 3:16. “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” The second is this: “Here I am! I stand a

    Scandalously Amazing Love On Christmas Day, Mike Nicholas, a tall and slim young man with dark hair was making his way south on I-85 just below High Point, NC trying to hitch a ride. For two years, he hadn’t been home. His family had heard nothing from him. He and his mother had a more

  • 6. Not What I Expected

    Contributed on Feb 19, 2012

    That's what the Christmas event is all about - God showing up in the midst of the unexpected.

    Not What I Expected Isaiah 9:1-2 When I was in seventh grade, like so many youth at that age, music became a huge part of my life. I was awakened to the sounds of music of Elton John’s Greatest Hits, SuperTramps’ Breakfast in America and Led Zepellin 2. So my hope and dream was to more