There is Power in a Name

John 11:33-43 NIV Argument: There is Power in a Name Introduction: A name: a word or set of words by which a person, animal, place, or thing is known, addressed, or referred to. Was given at the earliest point of my life…. It represents tradition I. A Divine Love When Jesus saw her weeping, and […]

Inside Out – Part 3

“INSIDE OUT – PART 3” REVIEW/INTRO: Inside calling – to be connected to a local church where we regularly assemble, worship, serve, love, give and grow (& help others grow). Outside calling – to impact the marketplace by declaring & demonstrating the kingdom of God and by changing spiritual climates. HOW DO WE CHANGE SPIRITUAL […]

Inside Out – Part 2

“INSIDE OUT – PART 2” REVIEW/INTRO: We’re called to live life “INSIDE OUT” – To be connected to a local church where we assemble, worship, serve, love, give, grow and help others grow and then take the inside calling outside. OUTSIDE CALLING: I. TO IMPACT THE MARKETPLACE (business, education &  government – our places of […]

Inside Out – Part 1

“INSIDE OUT” INTRO: “Inside” – the concept that many have regarding our spiritual life as it relates to being part of a local church. “Outside” – the concept that many have regarding our secular life which is often seen as being contrary to our spiritual life. Is our spiritual life primarily church on Sunday and […]

Lessons I’m Learning While Birding

“Lessons I’m Learning While Birding” There are many Scriptures that talk about birds and sparrows. Matthew 10:29, 31 1. Birding requires being still and quiet. It’s a learned art to be still and quiet! Being quiet and still requires much patience! The birds want to see if it’s safe for them to come out and […]

Taught To Know War

“TAUGHT TO KNOW WAR” (Judges 3:1-2) INTRO: Have you been “Taught to Know War?” The book of Joshua is about the Israelites taking possession of Canaan. The book of Judges begins with the continuing conquest of Canaan and Israel’s failure to completely drive out its inhabitants, which eventually resulted in their being led into idolatry […]

Putting Christ Back In Christianity – Part 7

“PUTTING CHRIST BACK IN CHRISTIANITY – Part 7” ‘The Preeminence of Christ In Our Home’ (Col. 3:18-4:1) INTRO: When God’s order is in the home, life works better. What does this order look like (Col. 3:18-4:1; Eph. 5:21-6:9)? This passage, written to growing Christians is often misused. I. WIVES (Col. 3:18; Eph. 5:22-24, 33b). Husbands, […]