Sermon Series
  • 1. A Commitment To Joy

    Contributed on Apr 13, 2001
    based on 201 ratings

    How can we have true joy?

    "Once . . . we were met by a slave girl who had a spirit by which she predicted the future . . . . this girl followed Paul and the rest of us, shouting, "These men are servants of the Most High God, who are telling you the way to be saved." . . . Finally Paul became so troubled that he turned more

  • 2. A Commitment To Excellence

    Contributed on Apr 13, 2001
    based on 220 ratings

    Does excellence matter to God?

    Does excellence matter to God? Does God care about quality? Is He concerned with how well things are done? Does it make any difference to God whether: the instruments are in tune; the worship team has rehearsed the songs, etc.? Some would say, "no." All God cares about is our hearts. It’s the more

  • 3. A Commitment To Integrity

    Contributed on Apr 13, 2001
    based on 199 ratings

    Why is integrity important?

    How important is integrity? * Is integrity just a quaint relic of an earlier time, a simpler time when people could be trusted and a man’s word was his bond? * Is integrity just for the naïve, the innocent, those who don’t understand how the real world works? Or is it perhaps just for the more

  • 4. Creativity And Innovation

    Contributed on Apr 13, 2001
    based on 28 ratings

    Why we celebrate creativity and innovation

    Word association: Think of a creative, innovative organization (pause). Now raise your hand if a church or church organization came to mind. * What adjectives to people usually associate with churches? Why is that? Is that the way it should be? Let me share with you a few of my least favorite more

  • 5. A Commitment To Prayer

    Contributed on Apr 13, 2001
    based on 313 ratings

    How do we receive God’s blessings?

    I’d like to begin this morning by giving something away. It’s a $20 gift certificate for Applebee’s, and it’s available to anyone who wants it. [Hold out the $20 bill and wait until someone comes up and takes it] What did you have to do to receive the gift certificate? * Believe the gift more

  • 6. A Reliance On The Gospel

    Contributed on Apr 13, 2001
    based on 24 ratings

    The gospel is not only completely true, but also completely sufficient.

    My favorite button on the computer is the "undo" button. It’s like a little time machine. Have you ever wished you could turn back the clock - wipe the slate clean and start over? In fact, this is a universal human urge, one that’s reflected in our popular culture. [Examples: ¨ "Back to the more