Sermon Series
  • 1. What Is Your Nature

    Contributed on Jan 27, 2019

    This is the first of the On Point series. Each sermon topic begins with the letters of the compass. This is What is Your Nature? for the N of North on the compass. This lesson looks at the good Samaritan story and addresses three Natures - Taking; Keeping; and Sharing.

    1. Today we begin our “On Point” campaign. a. We are going to explore some very basic teachings b. We are going to provide opportunities to serve and to give financially c. We are going to use the compass as out logo and the NSEW points for our lessons 2. We will begin with the “N” for our Nature more

  • 2. Realistic Expectations

    Contributed on Feb 6, 2019
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    The RYR approached Jesus with some expectations. Jesus also had expectations of him. The application for us is that we have expectations from God (some realistic and some unrealistic) and He has expectations of us which he will not alter.

    1. Obsession There was a preacher who was an avid golfer. Every chance he got, he could be found on the golf course swinging away. It was his obsession. One Sunday was a picture-perfect day for golf. The preacher was in a quandary as to what to do. The urge to play golf overcame him. He called his more

  • 3. Willing And Able

    Contributed on Feb 12, 2019

    Will we choose to be Willing Contributors or Wanting Consumers?

    1. John Ortberg tells about a carpenter in San Francisco who is a disciple of Jesus. For years he felt inferior as a disciple because he was “just” a blue collar worker. He had not fancy degrees. He had not special gifts of teaching. Then one day it dawned on him that if Jesus could be a carpenter more

  • 4. Substance Use

    Contributed on Feb 12, 2019

    God has given us substance in His blessings to us. This lesson explores our responsibilities to be conduits of blessings, especially in regard to our finances.

    1. Today we are thinking of the Substance that God has given us, that is, His blessings to us, especially our financial ones. 2. Former US Congressman Bob McEwen from Ohio (1981-93) told a story about his brother taking his son to McDonald’s. The dad bought the son a large order of fries. While more