Contributed on Apr 19, 2009
Being reconciled is more important than being religious.
How to Handle Conflict Matthew 5:21-25 Rev. Brian Bill 4/19/09 On Monday Megan and I did some errands together. Our first stop was to M&H to drop off our lawnmower blade for its yearly sharpening. When we walked in I held up the blade and Rob immediately told me that I had had it on upside ...read more
Contributed on Feb 22, 2015
Christians don't do what they used to do.
Breaking the Grip of Sin 1 Peter 4:1-6 Rev. Brian Bill February 21-22, 2015 Play Wall of Me video. Our sins create a wall of separation, don’t they? [Hold up brick] Do you know what a “euphemism” is? The word comes from the Greek, euphemismos, which means “good ...read more
Contributed on Dec 4, 2014
Husbands are to lovingly lead their wives.
Contrary Christianity 1 Peter 3:7 Rev. Brian Bill November 29-30, 2014 Offering: He’s Always Been Faithful/Great is Thy Faithfulness Aren’t you glad we can count on God’s faithfulness? Wow, what a week! There are lots of lessons to be learned from what happened in ...read more
Contributed on Apr 26, 2009
Using the prayer that the Lord gave his disciples, we will seek God’s glory and our good.
Learning How to Pray Matthew 6:5-14 Rev. Brian Bill 4/26/90 Drama: “The Right Way to Pray” Is there just one way to pray? What kind of prayer are you most comfortable with? During hard times, people are hurting in many ways. In the midst of the mess our country is in, more and more ...read more
Contributed on May 3, 2009
When we fret with anxiety, we’re to focus on the Almighty.
Overcoming Anxiety Matthew 6:25-34 Rev. Brian Bill 5/3/09 Video: Man on the Street We have a lot to worry about, don’t we? I’ve been worried this week about our niece and my mom who have cancer because both of them were hospitalized. This sermon today is for me. If it spills over and ...read more
Contributed on May 10, 2009
Secret service results in rewards.
Helping Those in Need Matthew 6:1-4 Rev. Brian Bill 5/10/09 Video: “Why She Gets a Day” (www.tangle.com). I know my mom loved me when I was unlovable – actually I think I’m still unlovable. I want to mention at the beginning that this sermon will not be a “typical” Mother’s Day message. ...read more
Contributed on May 24, 2009
The gate you take determines your fate, therefore keep it straight before it’s too late!
Taking the Narrow Road Matthew 7:13-14 Rev. Brian Bill 5/24/09 “One Way” (www.worshiphousemedia.com) In 2008, The Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life conducted an unusually detailed study of faith in America. According to Luis Lugo, the director of the Pew Forum, Americans “are very ...read more
Contributed on May 31, 2009
If you want your life to last, then listen to Jesus and live what He says.
Building on a Firm Foundation Matthew 7:24-29 Rev. Brian Bill 5/31/09 In 1174 the Italian architect Bonnano Pisano began work on what would become his most famous project: A separately standing eight-story bell tower in the city of Pisa. There was just one “little” problem: builders quickly ...read more
Contributed on Nov 1, 2014
When we know what have in Christ, we'll live what we love.
The Privileges of God’s People 1 Peter 2:4-12 Rev. Brian Bill November 1-2, 2014 An oxymoron is a rhetorical device in which two seemingly contradictory words are used together for effect. Here are some examples. An Actual Reenactment Excruciatingly Joyful – that’s how ...read more
Contributed on Nov 11, 2014
Good Christians are good citizens.
Christian Citizenship 1 Peter 2:13-17 Rev. Brian Bill November 8-9, 2014 Video: Veterans Day Honors In recognition of Veterans Day this week, we’d like to honor our veterans by asking you to stand so we can show our thankfulness. Our topic today is “Christian ...read more