Sermon Series
  • 1. The Cost Of Love

    Contributed on Jun 2, 2011

    Love is free to those who receive it, but it can cost the giver a great deal.

    Acts 7:55-60 “The Cost of Love” INTRODUCTION There’s an old saying, “One person’s trash is another’s treasure.” How true this is. This fact of life is what fuels garage sales, thrift stores, and institutions like Goodwill and St Vincent de Paul. more

  • 2. Translating The Message

    Contributed on Jun 2, 2011

    Like Paul, we are challenged to translate the message of God's love and grace into words and actions that the people around us understand.

    Acts 17:22-31 “Translating the Message” INTRODUCTION [Play video] Some you may have seen this video previously, but I think it has a powerful message—a message that bears repeating—and it underscores today’s Scripture lesson. Paul was a man on fire. more

  • 3. Called To Serve

    Contributed on May 1, 2017

    Conflict surfaces in the church—the needy are being neglected. Stephen and others are chosen to serve the needy.

    Acts 6:1-7 "Called to Serve" INTRODUCTION Role models are important elements in our lives. We can imitate them, or we can aspire to be like them; to incorporate their values and characteristics into our lives. When we attempt to imitate our role models, we may lose our identity and not more

  • 4. Do You See Him?

    Contributed on May 1, 2017

    Jesus walks with two disciples and reveals himself to them in eating of bread and drinking of wine.

    Luke 24:13-35 "Do You See Him?" INTRODUCTION We all have had events in our lives that have shaken our faiths like a level 8 earthquake. Our faith lives have been left in shambles. We have been overcome with doubts and confusion. Looking upon the pile of dust, brinks and broken trinkets, more

  • 5. Who Can Join

    Contributed on May 17, 2017

    The council at Jerusalem concludes that grace and faith come to both Jews and Gentiles.

    INTRODUCTION They are called “Watershed Events.” They may seem insignificant at the time, but they change our lives or even the course of human history. Today’s story of the First Church Council of Jerusalem is such an event. The decision to allow Gentiles into the new, growing Christian more

  • 6. Unified

    Contributed on May 30, 2017

    Paul proclaims that we are all one in Christ.

    Galatians 3:1-9, 23-29 “Unified" INTRODUCTION The struggle between Paul and his gospel of grace and the Circumcision Party and their demand for works continue. Last week the Circumcision Party attacked Paul’s credentials as an apostle. They said that Paul really wasn’t an apostle more