Sermons on Encouragement

Sermons on Encouragement

April 14: Look Who’s Smiling!

  April 14 – 3rd Sunday of Easter Other sermons in this series“Depths of Love” #1: Union with Christ #2: Look Who’s Smiling (this sermon) Scripture Reading: 1 John 3:1-7 Here’s a question: What makes God smile? What brings the Lord happiness and joy? One of my favorite artistic renderings of Jesus is this. It’s commonly known as Laughing Jesus. Taking a cue from this painting, here’s a similar rendering of Jesus. And another one. I like these paintings of…

Feb 6: What DID Jesus Do?

  This is the second in a 4-part sermon series called “Living Faithfully.” In this series, Pastor Drew will be addressing some of the deeper truths by which we profess our faith in and commitment to following Jesus Christ, even as our denomination faces the likelihood of separation later this coming summer. The theme for today’s message is the power of Jesus Christ to keep Christians connected despite our differences and disagreements. Sermon #1 – January 30: “God’s Still in…

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…