• The Awkward Subject of Slavery

    The Awkward Subject of Slavery

    Sermon Notes Main Verse: Col 3:22-25 – Col 4:1 Key Thought: For obvious reasons, many are caught off guard when they read verses in the Bible that seem to condone slavery. But part of this surprise is due to a cultural gap in understanding between the first century and the twenty-first century. Another important factor […]

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  • Living Generously – The Tyranny of Debt

    Living Generously – The Tyranny of Debt

    Sermon Notes Ecclesiastes 4:4, Proverbs 25:28, Deut. 28:12, Proverbs 22:7 Key Thought: There are basically two ways to raise your standard of living. One is to save your way to a better standard living. The second is to debt your way to a better standard of living. But only one of these helps us avoid […]

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  • God’s Handiwork

    Sermon Notes Ephesians 1:3-14, 2:8-10 Key Question -How do you see yourself? -How does God see you? Consider: One word that most all parents struggle with is this: inadequacy. But what if we could change how we view ourselves by understanding how our heavenly Father sees us? 1. What has God provided for us? (Eph. […]

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  • Love Others, Care

    Love Others, Care

    Sermon Notes Key Thought:  We know the second part of the command by heart- love your neighbor as yourself. But when we hear this, some of us quickly dismiss this as non-applicable to us. Or sometimes, we wish to put a limiting qualifier on who we should direct our care and compassion toward. We will […]

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  • Love God, Praise

    Love God, Praise

    Sermon Notes Main Idea: To be the greatest church, we must follow the greatest command from the greatest person. This begins with Loving God And loving God begins with repentance. Repentance flows into worship. Review  Loving God begins with repentance. When we examine Psalm 51 once more we see how repentance sets our heart in […]

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  • God’s Sovereignty

    God’s Sovereignty

    Sermon Notes Key Thought: One gift of Christmas is God’s sovereign reign over His creation. The Christmas story reminds us of how our Heavenly Father show’s his powerful but loving hand over the world and throughout history. And actually, the Christmas story has an important starting point back in Genesis with the story of Abraham. […]

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  • Tough Times

    Tough Times

    Sermon Notes What difference does God make?Because the difference that God makes makes all the difference in the world. Quick Review of Paul Led a successful campaign in Thessalonica He and Silas were banned from city of Thessalonica Commissioned an untested Timothy to represent him and lead this church You, as a Christ follower, can […]

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