Sermon Series
  • 1. Back To The Basics: Jesus Christ

    Contributed on Sep 12, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 4,058 views

    Second in the "Back to the Basics" series, exploring the foundational beliefs of Christians. This sermon addresses the question, "What do Christians believe about Jesus Christ?"

    Last week, we started a new series of messages called "Back to the Basics." During the months of July and August, we’ll be going back to the basics of the Christian faith, exploring what it is we believe about foundational topics such as God, Jesus, the Holy Spirit, the Bible, the Church, and ...read more

  • 2. Back To The Basics: Holy Spirit

    Contributed on Sep 12, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,737 views

    Third in the "Back to the Basics" series, exploring the foundational beliefs of Christians. This sermon addresses the question, "What do Christians believe about Jesus Christ?"

    You all remember Peter, don’t you? One of the very first people to jump on the Jesus bandwagon, THE first to declare that Jesus was the Messiah. He travelled with Jesus and listened to him teach, witnessed his miracles… Peter may have been on the right track in following Jesus, but he’s also a ...read more

  • 3. Back To The Basics: God

    Contributed on Sep 12, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 7,012 views

    First in the Back to the Basics series, exploring the foundational principles of the Christian faith. This sermon addresses the question, "What do Christians believe about God?"

    Several years back, N. T. Wright, who is now a world class New Testament scholar and a bishop in the Church of England, was a young chaplain at a university. His responsibility was to care for the spiritual wellbeing of all the students at the college. Pretty often, He’d encounter students that ...read more

  • 4. Back To The Basics: The Church

    Contributed on Oct 25, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 4,901 views

    Fourth in the "Back to the Basics" series, exploring the foundational beliefs of Christians. This sermon addresses the question, "What do Christians believe about the Body of Christ, the Church?"

    This past week, someone brought to my attention a different kind of church. Travel a half-hour south of Dallas, Texas, and you’ll find the Cowboy Church of Ellis County. Based on the photographs they provide on their website, you’ve got a few choices if you want to lead worship at the Cowboy ...read more

  • 5. Back To The Basics: The Bible

    Contributed on Oct 25, 2007
    based on 13 ratings
     | 3,968 views

    Fifth in the "Back to the Basics" series, exploring the foundational beliefs of Christians. This sermon addresses the question, "What do Christians believe about the Bible?"

    Have you ever gone to a movie with one set of expectations and then found out the movie wasn’t at all what you expected? Somebody told you that it was going to be funny, but the movie was really quite serious. Or you read in the newspaper that the movie was scary, but you found yourself laughing ...read more

  • 6. Back To The Basics: Baptism And Holy Communion

    Contributed on Oct 25, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 6,747 views

    Sixth in the "Back to the Basics" series, exploring the foundational beliefs of Christians. This sermon addresses the question, "What do Christians believe about the baptism and holy communion?"

    Last week, while flipping through the channels on tv, I came across the movie Gladiator with Russell Crowe, just as it was getting started. If you’ve seen the movie, you’ll remember that it is set in ancient Rome at about the same time as Jesus lived. The main character, Maximus, played by ...read more

  • 7. Back To The Basics: Sin And Salvation

    Contributed on Oct 25, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,711 views

    Seventh in the "Back to the Basics" series, exploring the foundational beliefs of Christians. This sermon addresses the question, "What do Christians believe about sin and salvation?"

    God loves us. Even before we are aware of it, God loves us. That’s a basic, fundamental starting point for the entire Christian faith. God loves us. The Scriptures witness to that love on every page. Our lives were not an accident: We were created by God’s plan, out of God’s joy. God placed ...read more

  • 8. Back To The Basics: United Methodist Beliefs

    Contributed on Oct 25, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 8,381 views

    Eighth in the "Back to the Basics" series, exploring the foundational beliefs of Christians. This sermon addresses the question, "What do United Methodists believe?"

    [This sermon was the eighth in a series on the foundational beliefs of the Christian faith. The first seven were about the beliefs that all Christians share in common. Because it was preached in a United Methodist Church, we included this sermon about the beliefs of United Methodists. It ...read more

  • 9. Back To The Basics: United Methodist Practices

    Contributed on Oct 25, 2007
    based on 24 ratings
     | 7,844 views

    Ninth in the "Back to the Basics" series, exploring the foundational beliefs of Christians. This sermon addresses the question, "What do United Methodists practice?"

    [This sermon was the last in a series on the foundational beliefs of the Christian faith. The first seven were about the beliefs that all Christians share in common. Because it was preached in a United Methodist Church, we included this sermon about the practices of United Methodists. It ...read more