Sermons from 2014

GOD WITH US

Isaiah 7:14 & Matthew 1:23 “The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel” (which means ‘God with us’).”

There was no room for Him in the Inn, just as our busy pace leaves little room in our lives… even in the Christmas season… to allow Jesus to…

Handling Holiday Stress

Luke 10:38 As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him. 39 She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he said. 40 But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had…

Giving My Voice

Psalm 107:2a Let the redeemed of the Lord tell their story… 

Christmas is the season for giving. We see that God so loved the world that he gave His Son, and though we can’t ever find a gift that precious, we catch the spirit of a love that keeps giving… that expresses itself through…

The REAL THANKSGIVING

Do we sometimes forget that a big part of the reason for the original Thanksgiving Celebration was that a terrible time was now in the past? It makes sense that they not only celebrated the food, shelter, and other blessings of the present, but also celebrated that they had come through a tortuous winter when…

Window of Opportunity

At the beginning of a race, the competitors line up in a crouch, ready to spring into action at the sound of the gun that signals the start of the race. Paul compared his Christian life to being in a race, getting his body in shape, and keeping his eyes on the goal.

When God…

Be Kind to One Another

Some people are easy to love. They are kind and appreciative and joyful. Then there are others aren’t so easy at all to love. There are people who live like they are a fight, just looking for a place to happen. There are people who never appreciate anything and who criticize everything. There are people…