Martin Luther, “Here I Stand”

On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses (or statements of faith) on the door of Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany, sparking the Protestant Reformation. Martin Luther was a preacher, a theolog...

John Calvin, for the Glory of God

John Calvin was born in Noyon, France, July 10, 1509. Although Calvin is often considered the most influential reformer, the main reformation battles were already won by his time. While Calvin was still learnin...

Gone Fishing!

In John 21:3 we discover that the disciples embarked on a fishing trip. Simon Peter told his partners, "I'm going fishing." The disciples chimed in and said "we're going too!" So the disciples posted their "gone fishing" sign on the upper room door and headed out to the lake. Maybe the...

Faith: Serving in the Silence

This sermon examines the great faith and hope displayed in the lives of Zechariah and Elizabeth. They were willing to be used by God, they learned that God's "No" is not forever, and they were faithful to the Lord in spite of their circumstance. What about us? Will we continue to serve God no matter what? Will we serve Him in our suffering and in our sickness? Will we serve Him in the silence? That is faith!