Sermon Series
  • 1. Facing Uncertain Times

    Contributed on Jan 25, 2001
    based on 95 ratings
     | 3,658 views

    Three realities that help us face uncertainties in our future with spiritual confidence.

    You and I live in an amazing period of human history. Most culture watchers and scholars believe that we are witnessing the decline of modernism that began in the 16th century and the emergence of a new phenomenon known as postmodernism. One of the many marks of postmodernism is technological ...read more

  • 2. Sharing Our Confidence With Others

    Contributed on Jan 25, 2001
    based on 114 ratings
     | 6,935 views

    Four steps to effectively sharing our confidence in Christ with other people.

    Note: This sermon was introduced with a video clip from the video "Living Proof" Why is it so hard for us to share our confidence in Christ with other people? It’s relatively easy for us to talk about Jesus here at church, where it’s safe. But when we’re working out at the gym or getting a cup ...read more

  • 3. Empowering Confidence In Others

    Contributed on Jan 25, 2001
    based on 71 ratings
     | 4,320 views

    Three reasons why God wants every follower of Jesus Christ to be empowered with the confidence to minister to others.

    Do you know what a paradigm shift is? A paradigm shift occurs when our most fundamental assumptions are shaken, resulting in an entirely new way of looking at things. When people realized that the universe revolved around the sun instead of the earth, that was a paradigm shift. Everything we ...read more

  • 4. Real Love

    Contributed on Jan 25, 2001
    based on 65 ratings
     | 1,923 views

    How the Bible’s description of love debunks three popular myths about love.

    (Note: This sermon was introduced with the Susan Ashton song "Call of the Wild"). The song says, "The freedom he loved, he was now a prisoner of, because he answered the call of the wild." We see examples of that reality all around us, as we live in a culture that urges us to answer that call. ...read more

  • 5. Facing Life's Final Uncertainty

    Contributed on Jan 30, 2001
    based on 79 ratings
     | 4,044 views

    Three confident actions Christians can take in the face of death.

    One of the real tests of a person’s belief system is how that belief system stands in the face of death. Consider some of these dying words of people throughout history. Welsh poet Dylan Thomas urged us to not go gently into the night but to rage against dying. The Roman Emperor Vespian said, "I am ...read more

  • 6. Confidence Without A Calendar

    Contributed on Jan 30, 2001
    based on 53 ratings
     | 1,830 views

    Three ways Christians can face the future confidently without speculating about the details of Christ’s second coming.

    Note: This sermon was introduced with a drama called "Party Like It’s 1999" (www.dramaministry.com). With the year 2000 on the horizon, it seems that more and more people are talking about all the possible disasters that could take place. Extremist author Gary North predicts that the y2k ...read more

  • 7. Building A Confident Church

    Contributed on Jan 30, 2001
    based on 164 ratings
     | 10,577 views

    Five essential "bricks" for building a confident Church.

    When this church finally decided to build our new worship center back in 1996 all my pastor friends told me to pack my bags. One of my former seminary teachers suggested that I update my resume. You see, building projects have a reputation for tearing churches apart. And through the years a general ...read more

  • 8. Confidence For Uncertain People

    Contributed on Jan 30, 2001
    based on 92 ratings
     | 5,583 views

    Four reliable indicators of God’s attitude toward us.

    How can you be sure that God is pleased with you? This of course is a perennial question. Every generation as searched for certainty, assurance that God’s pleased with them. One tribal group in the country of Vanautu, the islands that Leigh and Barbara Labrecque will be moving to as Bible ...read more

  • 9. Confidence In The Face Of Rumors

    Contributed on Jan 30, 2001
    based on 101 ratings
     | 4,629 views

    Four ways to face rumors about the end of the world with confidence.

    One of the biggest threats to confidence in our lives is rumors. Just ask office workers when a rumor starts that the company is going to have to lay people off. Before most of the workers were confident and secure in their jobs, but that rumor produces uncertainty, insecurity, and anxiety. That ...read more

  • 10. A Sure Basis For Confidence

    Contributed on Jan 30, 2001
    based on 88 ratings
     | 3,706 views

    Four reasons we can be confident that God will complete His work in our lives.

    Almost ten years ago I commuting to school when I was in a terrible auto accident. My car was totaled, my hand was broken, and had I not been wearing my seatbelt I probably would’ve died. In fact, the impact from the collision cracked my sternum right where the seatbelt goes across my chest. After ...read more

  • 11. Living Responsibly

    Contributed on Jan 30, 2001
    based on 76 ratings
     | 3,834 views

    Three strategies to live spiritually responsible lives.

    Just because a person’s an adult doesn’t necessarily mean that person is responsible. When I turned 18 years old it seemed that the only thing I could think about was moving out on my own. But like most 18 year olds, I still had a lot of growing up to do. Eventually my mom helped me buy a trailer ...read more