Sermon Series
  • 1. Why Do Bad Things Happen?

    Contributed on May 30, 2003
    based on 77 ratings
     | 17,469 views

    It’s easy to think that bad things happen because God is out to get us. That’s not true. The Bible establishes some reasons why things don’t turn out they way we’d like – personal sin, corporate sin, and evil influences. While we can’t insulate ourselv

    Why Do Bad Things Happen? Brian Bill 4/22/01 I like puns. Here are two are my favorites. Two boll weevils grew up in South Carolina. One went to Hollywood and became a famous actor. The other stayed behind in the cotton fields and never amounted to much. The second one, naturally, ...read more

  • 2. Why Are There So Many Hypocrites?

    Contributed on May 30, 2003
    based on 163 ratings
     | 110,989 views

    A hypocrite is literally “one who hides behind a mask.” While there certainly are some believers who are hypocrites, real Christians are forgiven sinners. As we distinguish the difference between being real and being a mask-wearer, we recognize that bel

    Why Are There So Many Hypocrites? Rev. Brian Bill 4/29/01 Armed with hidden cameras, a recent Dateline NBC program depicted what goes on behind the scenes at some used car lots. It was incredible. A couple of the salesmen had no problem lying to potential customers. They went out of their ...read more

  • 3. What About Other Religions?

    Contributed on May 30, 2003
    based on 59 ratings
     | 7,812 views

    Our society values diversity and recites the mantra of religious tolerance. Jesus made it clear that that only way to heaven is through Him. His teaching, by its very nature, was and is, very exclusive. In order to help us know how to live and minister

    What About Other Religions? Rev. Brian Bill 5/13/01 As has been the tradition for the last seven years, Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church in Marietta, Georgia, agreed to host their community’s baccalaureate service again this year. But this time, the organizers wanted to include speakers ...read more

  • 4. Will Jesus Come Again?

    Contributed on May 30, 2003
    based on 239 ratings
     | 27,621 views

    While our country is fascinated with how the world may end, there hasn’t been much emphasis on the second coming of Jesus. The disciples didn’t doubt if Jesus was coming back – they just didn’t know when it would happen. We’ll look at some “signs” of Hi

    Will Jesus Come Again? Rev. Brian Bill 5/20/01 This past Tuesday night Beth had a meeting here at church. As the girls and I watched her get ready, we noticed that she was leaving with two wonderful desserts. When we couldn’t get her to give us some before she left, we pleaded with her to ...read more

  • 5. What Is Jesus Doing Now?

    Contributed on May 30, 2003
    based on 17 ratings
     | 6,642 views

    Jesus is still actively involved in lives today, even though He no longer graces the earth with His physical presence. Just as He was committed to help the weary and burdened when He walked among us, so too, He tells us to come, to take, to learn, and to

    What Is Jesus Doing Now? Rev. Brian Bill 5/27/01 A recent cover of Newsweek magazine shows a picture of Harvard president Neil Rudenstine. He didn’t make the cover because of any famous accomplishments. No, his face is center stage because of something that he’s not real proud of -- there’s ...read more

  • 6. What Happens When You Die?

    Contributed on May 30, 2003
    based on 117 ratings
     | 12,080 views

    Like an unwelcome intruder, death has made a rude entrance into many of our lives. When someone close to us dies, we can’t help but wonder what will happen to us when we stop breathing. Jesus told a story one day to help illustrate the suddenness of dea

    What Happens When I Die? Rev. Brian Bill 6/3/01 A little girl was standing outside her Sunday School classroom when the pastor noticed she was holding a big storybook entitled, “Jonah and the Whale.” The pastor wanted to have some fun with her so he asked her, “Do you really believe that ...read more