Contributed on Dec 26, 2006
Purpose Driven Concepts. This is the first of three sermons I plan in this series. This sermon is a reworking of another of my sermons "What Is The Church."
God’s Committed Community: The Nature of The Church Did you know the word church is not found in the Old Testament? The concept may be there and the foundational ideas for the church are there but the word church is never used in the Old Testament. The Old Testament talks about “a holy ...read more
Contributed on Jan 3, 2007
Purpose Driven Concepts. Five Purposes presented as an acrostic - SHINE. Second Sermon in this Series - God’s Committed Community.
God’s Committed Community: The Purpose of The Church Last week we looked at the Nature Of The Church and we found that the Bible calls the church: 1. A FELLOWSHIP. 2. A FAMILY. 3. A BODY. 4. A FLOCK. Each one of these terms gives us a different understanding of The Church and shows ...read more
Contributed on Jan 10, 2007
This is a Purpose Driven Sermon on the Importance of The Church. The third sermon in a series.
God’s Committed Community: The Importance of The Church Two weeks ago we looked at the Nature of The Church and we found that the Bible calls The Church: 1. A FELLOWSHIP. 2. A FAMILY. 3. A BODY. 4. A FLOCK. Each one of these terms has special implications on how we are to treat ...read more
Contributed on May 28, 2008
A sermon preached at the 60th anniversary of Burlingame Federated Church. This sermon is composed of highlights from my series "Committed Community."
God’s Committed Community Today we have come together for a historical event. This church – Burlingame Federated Church – BFC - is celebrating its sixtieth anniversary. What we are coming together to celebrate is not the anniversary of this building – because this building is more than sixty ...read more