Sermon Series
  • 1. When Bad Is Good

    Contributed on Jan 13, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,141 views

    The story of the Good Samaritan confronts us with several implications for living a life of faith.

    Stories Jesus Told: When Good is Bad—The Story of the Good Samaritan Luke 10:25-37 Jesus was such a captive communicator because he told stories, and people then, just like us now, loved stories. Jesus told stories to make a point in a more compelling way than simply stating the point. ...read more

  • 2. Little Is Much When God Is In It

    Contributed on Feb 1, 2006
    based on 18 ratings
     | 6,387 views

    The Kingdom of God invades life in almost un-noticed ways, but how far it grows cannot be comprehended.

    Stories Jesus Told: Little is Much When God is In It Matthew 13: 31-33 “Little things mean a lot.” “Big things come in small packages.” These are both quaint sayings that we have heard all our lives, and they do, in some respects, represent the truth that Jesus was seeking to ...read more

  • 3. It's All In The Mix

    Contributed on Feb 1, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,511 views

    A sermon exploring the dichotomy of good and evil existing side by side in the Kingdom of God.

    Stories Jesus Told: It’s All in the Mix Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 A story-teller usually has one thing to communicate, one point to make, when he/she tells a good story. Thus it was with Jesus as he began to weave a story for his listeners. Now a good story may have twists and sub-plots ...read more

  • 4. Cash In The Attic

    Contributed on Feb 6, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,197 views

    Worldly treasure is nothing but trash compared to the treasure of the eternal kingdom.

    Stories Jesus Told: Cash in the Attic Matthew 13:44-46 Cash in the Attic. Have you seen it? It comes on HGTV, and the premise of the show is the producers go to a person’s house, clean out their basement or attic, or some other clutter from their home, and take it to auction in the ...read more

  • 5. When The Rules Seem Backward

    Contributed on Feb 10, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,715 views

    The rules of Kingdom living are different from the rules of worldly living.

    Stories Jesus Told: When the Rules Seem Backward Matthew 20:1-16 (This sermon works best if you have video capability and can show a brief clip from The Andy Griffith Show episode entitled “The Big House.” This clip is of Barney sharing the rules of the jail with new prisoners who have ...read more