Sermon Series
  • 1. Vision

    Contributed on May 11, 2014
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    God's unique vision for the church

    Vision Sermon When I arrived here 7 years ago, I met with the congregation in small groups of 10-12 people and asked 3 questions: What do you love about Gretna UMC? What do you want to change? And what do you want to keep the same? In those meetings, I remember Judy North making a statement that ...read more

  • 2. Strategy

    Contributed on May 11, 2014
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    This sermon discuss how to implement God's unique vision for the church

    Our Strategy Proverbs 14:15, 16:3, 9 Stanley Tippet tells of visiting with two young men from Nagaland, a northeastern region of India. God had moved in a mighty way in the region sending revival to the area. Almost the entire population of the region had come to faith in Christ and as a ...read more

  • 3. Values

    Contributed on May 11, 2014
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    God’s unique vision for a church is like the sail of the ship, catching God’s wind or spirit and moving it forward. But every boat must also have a rudder helping to guide the direction of the ship. Values are passions that rudder or direct a ship

    Values Sermon What’s your passion in life? I mean what gets you really excited? Everybody has something which drives them in their lives. It could be your kids, your work, a hobby, a cause, a mission or even a ministry. What drives us is often reflected in how we spend our time, our money ...read more

  • 4. Keys For The Journey Ahead

    Contributed on May 11, 2014
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    In our Scripture today, Moses shares the news with the Hebrew people that He will not be leading the Hebrews into the promised land. With his words, he seeks to prepare the people for the next leg of the journey

    Goodbye Sermon Deuteronomy 31:1-8 Have you ever thought about what you want on your tombstone? On a windswept hill in an English country churchyard stands a drab, gray slate tombstone with an epitaph not easily seen unless you stoop over and look very closely. The faint etchings read: ...read more