Contributed on Nov 22, 2005
Christmas Realities - Part 1. Will you stand out from the crowd this Christmas season?
ARE WE ANY DIFFERENT? Christmas Realities – Part 1 1st Sunday of Advent 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 (TNIV) INTRODUCTION: Perhaps there is no better indication that the Christmas season is upon us than the appearance of the Salvation Army kettles and bell-ringers outside of our favorite shopping ...read more
Contributed on Dec 3, 2005
Christmas Realities - Part 2. This Christmas we need to check the reliability of our message because the reality is that there is a lot of fluff out there.
IS OUR MESSAGE ANY DIFFERENT? Christmas Realities – Part 2 December 4, 2005 Mark 1:1-8 INTRODUCTION: Where do you get your news? Network news? 24-hour cable news channel? Newspaper? Internet? Today there are more options than ever before in history for getting your news. In the old ...read more
Contributed on Dec 9, 2005
Christmas Realities - Part 3. Is our world any different because of Christmas?
WHAT IF THERE WERE NO CHRISTMAS? Is Our World Any Different? Christmas Realities – Part 3 Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11 December 11, 2005 INTRODUCTION: Have you ever wondered what the world would be like if there were no Christmas? How has our world been changed because of Christmas? Think about ...read more
Contributed on Dec 15, 2005
Chrismtas Realities - Part 4. What happens when God interrupts your plans and your world gets turned upside down?
AN UNWANTED GIFT: WHEN GOD MESSES UP YOUR PLANS Christmas Realities – Part 4 Fourth Sunday of Advent December 18, 2005 Luke 1:26-38 INTRODUCTION: As the Baby Boomers begin to move into retirement age starting next year we are no longer talking about a baby boom, but about a baby bust. ...read more