Sermons on Nature of being a Christian

Sermons on Nature of being a Christian

October 24: Restore (4/4)

  Sermon: Restore Other messages in this series: Sermon #1: “Remember” (Oct 3) Sermon #2: “Release” (Oct 10) Sermon #3: “Reimagine” (Oct. 17) Scriptures: Genesis 33:1-17; John 21:1-19 True or false: stewardship is all about money? Answer: False. The word itself—stewardship—means ‘taking care of something.’ By this definition, a steward is one who takes care of whatever it is they’re responsible for. But there’s a little more to it than that. And that’s because the core meaning of stewardship is…

September 5: Rethinking the Priority of Worship (1/4)

  Sermon: Rethinking the Priority of Worship Other messages in this series Sermon #2: “Worship You Don’t Have to Go To“ (Sept 12) Sermon #3: “When All of God’s People Get Together” (Sept 19) Sermon #4: “It’s What We BRING to Worship That Matters” (Sept 26) Scriptures: Psalm 42; Mark 12:28-31 Pastor Drew shared the following introduction to this sermon series during the time of welcoming and announcements: From time to time you’ve probably heard pastors ask the question, “Why…
Geared Up for Life

July 18: The Wrecking Ball Jesus (2/7)

  sermon #1: “Blessed By God to Be a Blessing” (July 11) sermon #3: “Part of a Team” (July 25) sermon #4: “A Life Worthy” (Aug 1) sermon #5: “Speaking the Truth and Living Faith-Fully” (Aug 8) sermon #6: “Thank You, God!” (Thanksgiving in August) (Aug 15) sermon #7: The Armor of God” (Aug 22) Scripture: Ephesians 2:11-22 You don’t need to raise your hands, but how many of you endorse the idea of fate or destiny? Destiny is defined…

June 20: Enduring the Storms

Scriptures: 2 Corinthians 6:1-13; Mark 4:35-41 It’s becoming increasingly clear to me that I’ve begun a new phase of life. I’ve recently noticed that when I get together with certain friends, we’ll talk about our body aches, compare our medications, and report on our most recent trip to the doctor. The fact is, I’m no longer just an active listener to these tales of woe (which, as a pastor, I’ve been for years), but an active participant! But here’s what…

June 13: Growing Into the New Creation

Scriptures: Mark 4:26-34; 2 Corinthians 5:6-10, 14-17 I’m not the same person I was twenty years ago. I’m not the same person I was ten years ago. Or five years ago. By God’s grace, I’d like to be able to say that I’m not the same person I was a year ago. And hopefully, I’m not the same person today that I’ll be a year from now. The same is probably true for each of you. It was around 1994/1995,…