Sermon Series
  • 1. Something Has To Give

    Contributed on Jan 28, 2014

    A book sermon to introduce a series through Philippians - looking at it from the perspective of our stewardship. Genuine joy involves a personal decision to have godly priorities.

    It had been a hard winter in the Appalachian area. The snow had piled up deeper and deeper, the mercury dropped, rivers froze, people suffered. The Red Cross was using helicopters to fly in supplies to residents. One crew had been working day after day--long hours. They were on their way home late more

  • 2. What Makes Us Tick?

    Contributed on Jan 28, 2014

    Another sermon from the whole letter to help people understand and be convicted of their personal responsibility for the Church’s effectiveness in the world today.

    When I was a kid I loved to take things apart. Sure. That’s neat on the outside, and what it does it pretty neat, but what makes it work? What does it look like inside? Whenever something minor broke down, it spelled opportunity to me. Because that meant it either needed to be fixed, or more

  • 3. You've Lost That Giving Feeling

    Contributed on Jan 28, 2014

    Our level of concern for the Lord’s work, our contentment, and our joy in giving, are all a part of what we can give, not just what we put into the offering plate

    After all the trials of study, a little girl finally experienced the major breakthrough in her life of learning to tie her own shoes. You’d think she’d be thrilled. Instead, she was overcome by tears. Her dad asked her, "Why are you crying?" "I have to tie my shoes," she said. more

  • 4. What Happened During Offering?

    Contributed on Jan 28, 2014

    A sermon to help us restore some of the joy in giving - by taking a careful look at what happens when we give

    Introduction : (Play pollination video silently as I speak) Hummingbirds, bees, bats, even butterflies - They fly around. Maybe they annoy or scare us. Unless we’re paying attention to them, they’re doing something really important we don’t realize at the time – more