April 21st, 2014
American poet John Greenleaf Whittier once wrote, "Of all the words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, `It might have been.’" One of the most tragic words in human language is the word "alm...
Feast With Me
April 14th, 2014
Luke 14:7-11 When he noticed how the guests picked the places of honor at the table, he told them this parable: “When someone invites you to a wedding feast, do not take the place of honor, for a pers...
Fixing What's Broken
April 7th, 2014
Why are you drawn to God and to fellowship with his people? Because that is your nature. We were born with a desire to have a deep relationship with God and his people. Life without God is like ...
The Fruit of His Suffering
March 31st, 2014
Isaiah 53:10-12 But the Lord was pleased to crush him, putting him to grief; if he would render himself as a guilt offering, he will see his offspring, he will prolong his days, and the good pleasur...
March 24th, 2014
Isaiah 52:13 - 53:6 Behold, my servant will prosper, he will be high and lifted up, and greatly exalted. Just as many were astonished at you, my people, so his appearance was marred more than any ma...
March 9th, 2014
I have an assignment for you this week. Instead of me coming up with a blog about the sermon, I want you look around you. Find ways you can get outside your box and provide community for someone who...
Remembering the Sabbth
March 3rd, 2014
Exodus 20:8-11: “Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. 9 Six days you shall labor, and do all your work, 10 but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God. On it you shall not do any wor...
Honoring His Name
February 24th, 2014
Exodus 20:7 “You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God, for the Lord will not hold anyone guiltless who misuses his name." Every commandment that gives us guidance on how not to live has ...
February 17th, 2014
Exodus 20:4-6 says “You shall not make for yourself an image in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below. You shall not bow down to them or worship them; f...
One God: The Lord your God
February 10th, 2014
The Ten Commandments begins with "And God spoke all these words: 'I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of Egypts, out of the land of slavery. You shall have no other gods before me.'" Exodus ...
Set free to live free
February 3rd, 2014
James 1:22-25 says "Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says. Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like someone who looks at his face ...
Reflecting God's love
January 27th, 2014
On May 25, 1961, John F Kennedy stood before Congress and said, "By the end of this decade, we will put a man on the moon." What might have seemed impossible to most people became a vision that served...