This Easter message explains how everyone needs love, forgiveness, transformation, strength, community and a mission worthy of this life and the life to come. Sometimes Christianity and the church are barriers to these pursuits.
Sixteenth in a series 1 Corinthians 10:31-11:1 So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do everything for the glory of God. Give no offense to Jews or to Greeks or to the church of God, just as I try to please everyone in everything I do, not seeking my own advantage, but that of many,
Twelfth in a series 1 Corinthians 8:1-13 Therefore, if food is a cause of their falling, I will never eat meat, so that I may not cause one of them to fall. (1 Corinthians 8:13) Back in 1986, Dr. Howard Hendricks of the Dallas Theological Seminary addressed the Congress on Biblical Expositi
1 Timothy 1:15 The saying is sure and worthy of full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners - of whom I am the foremost. You and I need mentors. You and I are called to be mentors. Last week we reflected on these two realities as we introduced to you the Apo
There is a sign in everybody's night. It is the Christ-child - the Light of all humanity. God gave that sign at night to remind each of us that in the darkest hour of our lives, the Most High God gives a sign that brings life and light. This Christmas sermon offers hope to those who believe that God is truly with us.
Real faith is not about masks. Real faith is about steadfast love that cuts to the heart, that transforms the life. In this sermon on faith, the Great Physician is offering a cure for hypocrisy- a radical cure. The procedure, in many ways, is simple. It's painful, its scary, it's life-threatening - but it's simple. When Jesus talks about transformation and change He is saying you can no longer wear a mask.
Is "good enough" good enough? Consider, if you will, that if 99.9 percent were good enough ... The IRS would lose 2 million documents this year; 22,000 checks will be deducted from the wrong bank account in the next hour; Telecommunications companies will ...