Category Archives: sermon

Greater than the Sum

Adam may have been dust but sometimes the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Adam was made by God in his own image, then God breathed into him the breath of life. In the New Covenant we … Continue reading

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Some Things Never Change

The Genesis 6 flood story and the New Testament plan of salvation probably have more things in common than you realize. Noah’s ark, the exodus from Egypt, the tabernacle in the wilderness, a dozen other things and the bride of … Continue reading

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What Prayer is Like

I once thought I had a brilliant analogy of what prayer is like. I worked it out, it was very clever and beautiful, but it failed to express the theology of prayer correctly. Prayer is not like raindrops. Click the … Continue reading

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Why Preach the Gospel?

After an awkward introduction – the illustration was great I just couldn’t remember for a moment how it related to the sermon – this really turned around. The lost need to hear the Gospel, Christians need to be reminded of … Continue reading

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Storms of Life

Sometimes we are delivered from the storm and sometimes God is right there with us in the storm. In either case we have to trust him.

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Discovering Something of Value

Epiphany sermon from January 5th. Sorry this post is a week late.

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Meet at the Table

Christmas Day has past but the incarnation and the Lord’s Supper have a lot in common. Because he has made peace by his blood we can meet at the table.

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Peace on Earth

“Peace on earth, goodwill toward men.” You can have peace in a world that doesn’t know peace. Peace came into the world with the light of the world; the light of the world is Jesus.  

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Joy to the World

We light the Shepherd’s Candle, the brightly colored one, on the third Sunday of Advent. The shepherds are a model for receiving and sharing the Gospel.  

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Bethlehem

We light the Bethlehem candle on the second Sunday of Advent and focus on the faith of Mary and Joseph. Bethlehem was small, unknown and out of the way. And that is exactly why Jesus was born there.

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