Sermon Series
  • 1. Why Church Matters (2)

    Contributed on Aug 6, 2015
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    In a world of hurt and brokenness, the church is a place of life and hope with a unique message of salvation through Jesus Christ.

    When you need medical treatment, you go to the doctor, or to a hospital. When you need an education, you go to school. When you need justice, you go find a lawyer, or go to court. When you need water, you go to the tap; or food, you go to the pantry. But where do you go when you need hope? Where do ...read more

  • 2. Why Giving Matters (2)

    Contributed on Sep 4, 2015
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    Giving does not matter because it it important to the church. Giving matters because it is central to our relationship with God.

    Today we have come to that ever-dreaded sermon topic, money. I would like to tell you that I'm going to sugar-coat today's sermon and make it easy to swallow so that we can all leave here feeling good about ourselves. But if we are going to be honest, really honest, about why giving matters, I ...read more

  • 3. Why Missions Matter (2)

    Contributed on Sep 4, 2015
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    Part of fully understanding the abundant life made possible through Christ's sacrificial death on the cross is to sacrifice ourselves and our lives in service to God through mission.

    Today we are going to talk about missions and why missions matter. But before I get into the importance of missions, I feel like I need to make a bit of a distinction between the kind of missions which I will be describing today, and a very specific kind of missions that might also be called ...read more

  • 4. Why Membership Matters (2)

    Contributed on Sep 4, 2015
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    Our membership in the Body of Christ unites us in covenant with our fellow brothers and sisters in Christ. It is a covenant by which we are more fully empowered to do Christ's work in the world even as we serve and support one another.

    One weekend in August of 2001, I was preparing to head to South Carolina for my senior year of college. With my car loaded, my plan was to get up Sunday morning and immediately head off for South Carolina. That would give me plenty of time to get there, unload, and settle into my apartment before ...read more