May 2019

“A Mother’s Day Sermon”

Luke 8:19-21 New International Version (NIV) Jesus’ Mother and Brothers 19 Now Jesus’ mother and brothers came to see him, but they were not able to get near him because of the crowd. 20 Someone told him, “Your mother and brothersare standing outside, wanting to see you.” 21 He replied, “My mother and brothers are […]

“Hollow Faith”

2 Timothy 3:1-5 New International Version (NIV) 3 But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. 2 People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, 3 without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good, 4 treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God— 5 having a form of godliness but […]

April 2019

“Emotions: Can You Trust Them?”

2 Samuel 13:1, 6-22 New International Version (NIV) Amnon and Tamar 13 In the course of time, Amnon son of David fell in love with Tamar, the beautiful sister of Absalom son of David.   6 So Amnon lay down and pretended to be ill. When the king came to see him, Amnon said to him, “I would like my […]

January 2019

“State of the Church 2019”

Isaiah 43:14-21 New International Version (NIV) God’s Mercy and Israel’s Unfaithfulness 14 This is what the Lord says— your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: “For your sake I will send to Babylon and bring down as fugitives all the Babylonians, in the ships in which they took pride. 15 I am the Lord, your […]

December 2018

“God’s Motivation and Ours”

Isaiah 9:1-7 New International Version (NIV) 9 Nevertheless, there will be no more gloom for those who were in distress. In the past he humbled the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the future he will honor Galilee of the nations, by the Way of the Sea, beyond the Jordan— 2 The people walking in darkness […]

November 2018

“Two Words That Change Everything”

Luke 17:11-19 New International Version (NIV) Jesus Heals Ten Men With Leprosy 11 Now on his way to Jerusalem, Jesus traveled along the border between Samaria and Galilee. 12 As he was going into a village, ten men who had leprosy met him. They stood at a distance 13 and called out in a loud voice, “Jesus, Master, have pity on us!” 14 When he […]

August 2018

“For Such a Time as This”

Luke 10:21-24 New International Version (NIV) 21 At that time Jesus, full of joy through the Holy Spirit, said, “I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children. Yes, Father, for this is what you were pleased to […]

“Stay Where You Are”

Luke 10:1-7 New International Version (NIV)   Jesus Sends Out the Seventy-Two 10 After this the Lord appointed seventy-two[a] others and sent them two by two ahead of him to every town and place where he was about to go. 2 He told them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the […]

July 2018

July 22, 2018 8:15 Service

Matthew 7:24-27 New International Version (NIV) The Wise and Foolish Builders 24 “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. 25 The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet […]

“Ask-a-Pastor Part 2

Deuteronomy 6:4-12 New International Version (NIV) 4 Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. 5 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. 6 These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. 7 Impress them […]