Sermons on Luke

Sermons on Luke

April 17 (Easter): Victory!

  This morning is the final message for our [Lenten] Journey toward the Cross of Calvary. Over the courseof Lent, Pastor Drew will preach a 7-part sermon series which will focus on some of things Christ specifically accomplished through his suffering and crucifixion, collectively referred to as the passion of Christ. The series is entitled “Why Did Jesus Die?” and is inspired by John Piper’s book, The Passion of Jesus Christ. The main point of the whole series is that the suffering an…

January 9: Called to Ministry

  This is is the first in a 3-part sermon series entitled “Called to Ministry.” By virtue of water baptism, Christians receive a “call” to a ministry which is common to all followers of Jesus. Among the baptized, God calls some to ‘set apart’ ministries, the most common being a call to ordained ministry. The United Methodist Church has two orders of ordination: deacon and elder. Today is ‘Baptism of the Lord Sunday’ on the liturgical calendar, and the theme…

December 5: Laying a Foundation

  December 5 – 2nd Sunday of Advent I’m going to show you a brief video, and as you’re watching it, I’d like you to be consciously aware of how it makes you feel. Take a look So, how did the boy’s message leave you feeling? Personally, I found it very uplifting and encouraging. I like how he began his welcome to the newborn by informing him or her that the world is “a pretty cool place.” That there’ll be…

October 3: Remember (1/4)

  Sermon: Remember Other messages in this series: Sermon #2: “Release” (Oct 10) Sermon #3: “Reimagine” (Oct. 17) Sermon #4: “Restore” (Oct. 24) Scriptures: Exodus 16:1-18; Luke 22:1-23 Pastor Drew offered the following introduction to this stewardship series during the time of welcoming and announcements: This morning we kick-off our fall stewardship campaign for the support of our ministries in 2022. The title of this year’s campaign is called “Our Money Story.” Thinking about life as a story is not…