Contributed on Feb 22, 2015
How can I tell if money has become my "god?" What is the tell-tale sign of this kind of idolatry, and what can this idolatry do to me that Jesus is warning me against?
(Comments before the scripture reading and prayer): This sermon series has been entitled “The Guardrails of Life” with the intention of exploring the guardrails God has set up for our lives to keep us from going off the road in our faith and crashing our lives and relationships. ...read more
Contributed on Feb 1, 2015
The Bible repeatedly warns us to be very careful about the kind of friends we choose. But does that mean we should never make friends of non-Christians?
OPEN: Some time back in Germany a couple of women were driving down the autobahn when they realized they were low on gas. So they pulled over to a gas station and the driver filled her car up with gas. But then she discovered that she did not have enough money to pay the bill. So she asked her ...read more
Contributed on Feb 8, 2015
The world paints those who oppose immoral sex as being prudes and bigots. It's hard to withstand the humiliation and embarrassment that we can face when we speak up. So why should we? And how should we stand for morality in a faithless world?
Years ago I heard a famous radio preacher tell of an experience he had while doing a seminar in a large city. After he had gotten done speaking he returned to his hotel, got on the elevator, and as he touched the button of his floor, a couple of very attractive women got on with him. "What ...read more
Contributed on Feb 16, 2015
What makes a marriage work? How do families in your congregation keep it together and avoid divorce? In this presentation, I interviewed 6 different couples in our church and exposed the strengths and weaknesses we all have in keeping a marriage together?
For the Valentine’s Day Weekend, in place of a sermon we held an interview on stage with 3 of our solid couples from the congregation (3 in each of our two services). Since the Apostle Paul told Timothy and Titus that Elders must be good husbands and fathers we believe there’s a high ...read more