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  • The Crisis Of The Cross

    Contributed by John White on Mar 25, 2005
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,916 views

    A look at the implications of the actions of some of those who participated in the crucifixion drama.

    THE CRISIS OF THE CROSS Matthew Chapter Twenty-Seven The life and ministry of Jesus Christ might be summed up with one simple statement, "He set His face toward Calvary." He was truly born to die. Not as men die, but to die a complete and vicarious death; physically, mentally, ...read more

  • Living Positively

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Mar 25, 2005
    based on 54 ratings
     | 5,067 views

    One of the ways that Christians live in a positive manner is to discover the ministry, and their gifts and serve God and those around them using their particular gifts in their unique style.

    THE SEVEN SEVICE MAY 12, 2002 Romans 8:28-33 “Living Positively” INTRODUCTION We have a choice. We can either approach life as an optimist, or we can approach life as a pessimist. Both optimists and pessimists look to the future. However, one sees the positive possibilities, while ...read more

  • What Is The Meaning Of Life?

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Mar 25, 2005
    based on 18 ratings
     | 1,401 views

    A haunting question with which we all deal is why we are living and what is the meaning of our lives. The Bible contains powerful answers that not only motivate us, but also shape us.

    THE SEVEN SERIVCE JUNE 9, 2002 Ecclesiastes 12:13-14 “What is the Meaning of Life?” INTRODUCTION We often ask many “Why?” questions. Usually they are frustrating and useless because there is no answer to them. There is one, “Why?” question that is vital for us to answer. The ...read more

  • How Can I Be Happy

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Mar 25, 2005
    based on 29 ratings
     | 1,475 views

    Happiness is an illusive quality, unless our search is based on what Christ offers us on his cross.

    THE SEVEN SERVICE JUNE 16, 2002 John 10:10 “How Can I Be Happy?” INTRODUCTION We were just recovering from the shock of Black Friday, at the same time we were deep in the “Me” syndrome of the late twentieth century. What do you do when you are self absorbed, but also surprised by the ...read more

  • Why Isn't Life Fair

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Mar 25, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 3,455 views

    People are troubled by the fact that life doesn’t seem to be fair. Peace and encouragement don’t come from rationalizing life, but from focusing on the love, presence and power of God in our lives.

    THE SEVEN SERVICE JUNE 30, 2002 Matthew 5:45 “Why Isn’t Life Fair?” INTRODUCTION Growing up with brothers and sisters, a big issue for us was fairness. We always counted the number of presents, at Christmas time, in order to make sure that they were equal and thus fair. The value of ...read more

  • What Hapens After I Die

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Mar 25, 2005
    based on 5 ratings
     | 840 views

    Christians are assured that physical death is not the end of life. Christians have the promise of always being in God’s presence and experiencing God’s love.

    THE SEVEN SERVICE JULY 7, 2002 I Corinthians 15:12-26 “What Happens After I Die?” INTRODUCTION The drama that we just save pointed out a central truth of humankind. We all fear death. Ernst Becker, in his award winning book, Denial of Death, concludes that our fear of death is the ...read more

  • Why Should I Work So Hard?

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Mar 25, 2005
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,424 views

    Hard work has limited appeal if its only purpose is to accumulate riches or make us more comfortable. Work becomes meaningful when it is seen as service and as ministry.

    Romans 12:1-8 “Why Should I Work So Hard?” INTRODUCTION Things were going so good immediately following the creation. God had placed Adam and Eve in an idyllic situation—a garden that supplied everything that they needed. God took care of them, and the concept of work was as far ...read more

  • How Do I Face The Future

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Mar 25, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,345 views

    The future and its possibilities can be scary. Evil appears to be hiding around every corner. Our faith in God, though, gives us hope for the future and enables us to face the future with confidence and power.

    Matthew 28:19-20 “How Do I Face the Future?” INTRODUCTION Times have changed. A few years ago, the future, which we faced, was filled with potential and possibilities. Nothing seemed impossible. The stock market was marking double and triple digit gains. The economy was expanding, ...read more

  • Living In A Topsy, Turvy World"

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Mar 25, 2005
    based on 2 ratings
     | 908 views

    Where is God in a world that doesn’t make sense? God can be found intimately involved in the world, hidden by our preconceived ideas, and limited spiritual imagination.

    Luke 16:19-31 “Living in a Topsy, Turvy World” INTRODUCTION I once read that Native Americas, the Sioux to be more exact, at one time in their history participated in what they called a Sun Dance. As part of the dance, men would allow themselves to be skewered through their ...read more

  • Seeds Grow And So Do Christians Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Mar 25, 2005
    based on 134 ratings
     | 15,281 views

    God moves powerfully and lovingly in our lives to give us faith and to nurture that faith.

    Mark 4: 26-29 “Seeds Grow and So Do Christians” INTRODUCTION When does a miracle become invisible? It becomes invisible when it becomes commonplace. This parable talks about the miracle of growing seed. A farmer plants a hard, dead seed in the ground, and a few months later returns ...read more

  • Discovering Who I Am Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Mar 25, 2005
    based on 25 ratings
     | 1,468 views

    Before we can do great things for God, we must discover who we are in God.

    Psalm 8:3-8 “Discovering Who I Am” INTRODUCTION We have discovered that success is not a satisfactory goal—at least success in the world’s terms. We have ample demonstrations of how it is not only lonely at the time it is also empty. We want more for our lives. We want our lives to ...read more

  • Leaving A Legacy Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Mar 25, 2005
    based on 21 ratings
     | 6,679 views

    At the end of our lives, we want to leave more than an financial inheritance, or even a good name. We want to leave a legacy of lives touched by love and the power of God.

    Mark 10:35-45 “Leaving a Legacy” INTRODUCTION Each and every one of else has an inner desire to go beyond success to significance. We want our lives to mean something and make a difference. Christians are freed to live significant lives because of what Jesus Christ did on the cross. ...read more

  • My Purpose In Life Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Mar 25, 2005
    based on 13 ratings
     | 4,877 views

    Our relationships with other people are vital avenues for God’s Spirit to reach people and touch lives. We are instruments that God uses to love people and offer them the gift of faith.

    Mark 8:27-38 “My Purpose In Life” INTRODUCTION Have you ever found yourself questioning the purpose of your life—asking “Why?” Often, we find ourselves questioning our purpose for living, when we are confronted by difficult times in our lives. We wonder about our purpose in life when ...read more

  • The Snake Charmers. Part 1.

    Contributed by Anthony Smith on Mar 25, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,378 views

    How many her today believe in the exestance of, witches, war-locks and sorcerers?

    The Snake Charmers. part 1. How many her today believe in the exestance of, witches, war-locks and sorcerers? If you noticed, my hand was up first. Now were not talking about halloween and spooks and goblins. witches with bumps on ...read more

  • Your Place At The Execution

    Contributed by Dale Miller on Mar 25, 2005
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,125 views

    Each of us plays a part in the crucifixion of Jesus. Many of the characters are discussed in this sermon.

    MUB GOOD FRIDAY 2005 INTRO; I WAS TALKING TO SOMEONE THE OTHER DAY, AND THE TRIALS OF ROBERT BLAKE, AND SCOTT PETERSON CAME UP. ONE IS FOUND NOT GUILTY, THE OTHER IS CONVICTED, AND THE PENALTY IS DEATH. IN THE COURSE OF THE CONVERSATION, THEY SAID, IT IS RUMORED THAT THE EXECUTION OF ...read more