Sermon Series
  • 1. Faith, Not Fear

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2014

    This sermon will address the attitude with which we “wait” and “watch”. It is with faith, confidence, readiness. It is not with fear, trembling, anxiety!

    Why Christmas Is a Big Deal: Faith, not Fear Scripture Text: Luke 21.25-36 INTRODUCTION Since 9-11, I have-flown only two-times. Before 9-11, my wife and I loved-to-fly. It was almost-like-a-high: to check-the-bags and board-the-plane, …to feel the thrust of the plane as it more

  • 2. Mixing It Up

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2014

    Advent is not so much about shopping; it’s not so much about lists and baking and decorations. Rather, Advent points us to the One who came and will come again. A ‘ready life’ is one lived through the power of His Spirit to serve Him in holiness.

    Why Christmas Is a Big Deal: Mixing It Up Scripture Text: Luke 1.68-79 Advent Reading: Luke 1.68-79, Advent-Peace INTRODUCTION The Bible is full-of-examples of God-calling people to do things that appeared to be a little-strange …or goofy, …or surprising. I think it more

  • 3. Fruit

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2014

    Authentic Christianity is a transformed life. It does not end with repentance… Repentance is the turning point, the seed that germinates in the heart and life of believers ~ but that seed must be allowed to grow and produce much fruit.

    Why Christmas Is a Big Deal: Fruit Scripture Text: Luke 3.7-18 INTRODUCTION When I go mountain hiking, it is a long, physically-draining experience. My usual approach is to get-the-gear-on, …plug-up my MP3 player, …and shut-out the ache-in-my-knees by listening to good-music! more

  • 4. The Little Things Are The Big Things In Life!

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2014
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    Mary’s song re-orients our attention back to what is most important about Christmas. . The main thing is that the Lord God chose to do a wonderful thing by sending His Son. He is Mighty and Merciful, and we are so in need of His strength and mercy!

    Why Christmas Is a Big Deal: The Little Things Are the Big Things in Life! Scripture Text: Luke 1.39-45 INTRODUCTION The whole atmosphere in sports-stadiums is something-to-behold! When my wife and I went to watch a professional football game, …people all-around-us were severely more