Sermon Series
  • 1. "Who” Is A Better Question Than "Why” – Gideon's Call

    Contributed on May 15, 2007
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    “why” is not the best question. Seldom are there answers to the “why”, though as we walk through life we may come to see how God was doing good even through difficulty. The better question is “who” – who will not abandon us in the midst of pain?

    “Who” Is A Better Question Than “Why” – Gideon’s Call (Judges 6:1-24) Series: Stories of God’s People April 23, 2006 “Bree,” said Aravis, who was not very interesting in the cut of his tail, “I’ve been wanting to ask you something for a long time. Why do you keep swearing By the Lion and By ...read more

  • 2. God Unexpected: The Last Part Of The Gideon Story

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    God specializes in the “unexpected.” I think it is because what we “expect” is so often not in line with who God is and what God desires, that we get caught a little off guard, a little by surprise, when we step back and see what God is doing.

    God Unexpected: The Last Part of the Gideon Story Judges 6:33-8:4 May 7, 2006 Intro: God specializes in the “unexpected.” I think it is because what we “expect” is so often not in line with who God is and what God desires, that we get caught a little off guard, a little by surprise, when ...read more

  • 3. Barnabas

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    Barnabus the giver, the risk-taker, the faithful

    Barnabas: Stories of God’s People May 21, 2006 Intro: How many of you can think of someone who, at some point in your life, believed in you when you weren’t sure you believed in yourself? Someone probably a little older, a little wiser, more experienced, who looked at you and the situation ...read more

  • 4. Barnabas Pt 2

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    Barnabas chooses to take a risk, to investigate a person, and to put even the potential of a relationship of love ahead of every other consideration - even his own safety.

    Barnabas pt 2: Stories of God’s People May 28, 2006 Intro: Last week I shared the first part of the story of Barnabas, one of the early Christians and leaders of the church. We talked about how he was a man of generosity – selling an entire field and giving the money to the work of the ...read more

  • 5. Giving Your All – David's Mighty Men

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    These “mighty men” joyfully chose to put a relationship of love ahead of every other consideration – their love for their king came ahead of their safety, their comfort, their ease. Their gift was not an inconvenience, it was not grudgingly provided, it

    Giving Your All – David’s Mighty Men: Stories of God’s People 2 Samuel 23:8-17 June 11, 2006 Intro: A small church was having a reunion. A former member who attended the celebration had become a millionaire. When he testified about how God had blessed him over the years, he related an ...read more

  • 6. Father's Day – Stories Of God's People

    Contributed on May 15, 2007
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    what makes a great dad according to this story. The very first thing I notice is that a great dad sets his kids free, never stops believing, lets himself feel, gives his children the best, and works for family unity.

    Father’s Day – Stories of God’s People Luke 15:11-32 June 18, 2006 Intro – Luke 15:11-32: 11Jesus continued: "There was a man who had two sons. 12The younger one said to his father, ’Father, give me my share of the estate.’ So he divided his property between them. 13"Not long after that, ...read more

  • 7. Seasons And Kingdoms:

    Contributed on May 15, 2007
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    Every earthly kingdom has passed or is passing away. Only one thing “will endure forever” – as Daniel told King Nebuchadnezzar: the Kingdom of God.

    Seasons and Kingdoms: Stories of God’s People Daniel 2 July 2, 2006 Intro: (I’m indebted to Kent Berghuis and “theologywebsite.com” for some of the ideas for this sermon). This past week, I’ve been thinking about seasons. We finally finished the hockey season, we had our church annual ...read more