Contributed on Sep 29, 2020
Before we can shift IN to anything else, we have to shift OUT of neutral. How do we do that? According to Ezekiel, God only knows.
Good morning! Please turn in your Bibles to the Old Testament book of Ezekiel, chapter 37. That’s not one we spend a whole lot of time in, so I’ll give you some time to find it. Ezekiel is in the second half of the OT. It’s after Psalms, Isaiah, Jeremiah… While you are looking up Ezekiel 37, ...read more
Contributed on Oct 5, 2020
A popular song once said its changes in latitudes that result in changes in attitudes. On the night before His crucifixion, Jesus showed his disciples exactly what that means.
Good morning! Please open your Bibles to John 13, as we continue our series called SHIFT. We are talking this month about areas in our personal lives as well as the life of our church where we might need to experience some shifts. Last week we talked about the need for our church to shift out of ...read more
Contributed on Oct 12, 2020
How a law of physics can keep us from fulfilling the Great Commission
Good morning. I invite you to turn to Acts chapter 1 this morning. If you ever have the opportunity to go to Israel, you will see, all over Jerusalem, a very distinctive cross. It is called the Jerusalem Cross. It has been associated with Jerusalem ever since the Middle Ages, when it was adopted ...read more
Contributed on Oct 28, 2020
A look at five "one thing" statements in Scripture, and what they can teach us about what really matters
Good morning. Please turn in your Bibles to Luke chapter 10. This morning will be a little different though, because instead of diving deep into one passage, we are actually going to be turning to several different passages of Scripture. So you might want to flex your fingers to get them limbered ...read more
Contributed on Nov 4, 2020
When you see God as He really is, it helps you deal with the way the world really is.
Note: I am indebted to Sermon Central contributor David Ward for much of this sermon. I made some modifications to fit better with the SHIFT series, and to talk about our current crises with the Covid19 pandemic, but otherwise this is David’s work, and I am very thankful for it. Good morning! ...read more