Sermon Series
  • 1. Changing My Citizenship

    Contributed on Aug 2, 2013
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    My life of discipleship must begin by changing my citizenship from this earth to the Kingdom of God

    This week I read an article about the First Presbyterian Church of Newark, Ohio that caught my attention. In part it read: While he served as pastor at Central College Presbyterian Church on Sunbury Road in Westerville, the Rev. Dr. Richard Ellsworth remembers seeing fishermen going by early on ...read more

  • 2. Being Kept By God

    Contributed on Aug 2, 2013
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    God is a capable, caring and constant Keeper.

    This week I read about a cartoon that appeared in newspaper several years ago. The first panel showed a man entering a gas station. In the background were his car packed for vacation, his flustered wife fuming, and his children bickering. The man said to the gas station attendant, “I am a ...read more

  • 3. Why We Need Each Other

    Contributed on Aug 2, 2013
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    Why every believer needs to be an active participant in a local church

    As a pastor, I’m constantly amazed at the excuses people have for not going to church. So I read with interest this week how someone parodied many of those excuses by coming up with a similar list of excuses that people could give for not washing their hands: 1) I was forced to wash as a ...read more

  • 4. Conquering Contempt

    Contributed on Aug 2, 2013
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    How believers are to handle the contempt of the world.

    By now, I’m sure all of us are familiar with the interview with Don Cathy, the chief operating officer of Chick-Fil-A that set off such a firestorm several weeks ago. As we might expect, much of the reporting on what he actually said has been inaccurate. So let me read to you a portion of the ...read more

  • 5. On Our Side

    Contributed on Aug 2, 2013
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    Why we need the Lord on our side.

    There is a local network whose newscast claims to be “On Our Side”. They claim that they are “on our side” because they ask the tough questions about issues in our community and because they go to bat for consumers who have complaints about companies they have done business ...read more

  • 6. In God We Trust

    Contributed on Aug 2, 2013
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    What it means to trust in God.

    Perhaps some of you recently received an email similar to the one I received that urged me not to accept any of the new one dollar coins being minted by the U.S. government. The reason? According to the email they no longer contain the words “In God We Trust” which is due to a ...read more