Sermons

June 26, 2022 – Why Works Won’t Work

Deuteronomy 5:1-6; Galatians 2: 15-16; 3:19-29 June 26, 2022 Jesus’ faith is FOR US ALL   Since the last time we met, a lot has happened.  I have driven 1100 miles to participate in our national church’s governing body, shared in hours of uplifting, challenging...

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May 29, 2022 – Never Saw That Coming

Psalm 23; Acts 16:16-34 May 29, 2022 How we enter experiences we do not expect Here you go, friends.  You are sitting at the traffic light waiting your turn and an armored car goes rumbling by.  The back doors fly open and a giant box of money tumbles out.  When the...

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May 22, 2022 – Awesome and Awful

Psalm 139:1-19; Acts 16:9-15 May 22, 2022 AWE at God’s worldwide provision   What if I said, “You are so amazing that you are scary,” or in other words, “You are frighteningly amazing.” You might tune me out right there, assuming I am just trying to curry your...

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May 15, 2022 – They Don’t Make a Soap for That

Ezra 10:1-5, 44; Acts 11:1-18 May 15, 2022 Who or What is Truly Clean?   Don’t you hate it when hitchhikers are stuck all over your pants? Of course, that is a really strange image if your mind went right to people traveling along the side of the road with packs...

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May 8, 2022 – The Gift of Life

1 Kings 17:17-24; Acts 9:36-43 May 8, 2022 what does it mean to be a people of life? Today is an easy day to reflect on the gift of life.  Today’s connection to the remembrance of mothers and the fact that we are all here today, alive and kicking, makes it natural to...

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May 1, 2022 – Flat Head, Phillips Head, Hard Head

  Isaiah 45:1-7; Acts 9:1-20 May 1, 2022 Being God’s chosen instrument for service   Today’s message is one that is near and dear to me.  It is one of the very first passages I ever used to preach, and it is a favorite passage of mine.  Of course, I have no...

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April 24, 2022 – Pleased to Preach

Psalm 118:14-29; Acts 5:27-42 April 24, 2022 The joy of suffering for the sake of the Gospel?!?!   Here we are on the Sunday after the Resurrection, our Easter Sunday.  For us, it is a time to rejoice in spring and beauty and the glory of the days in light and...

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April 17, 2022 – Joseph’s Tears (Easter)

Genesis 45:1-15; 50:15-21; John 20: 1-13 April 17, 2022 The flow of emotions at the Resurrection of our Loved Ones   Even if you have never seen the popular television show Undercover Boss, you probably have heard something about its plotline.  Even the name...

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