Contributing sermons since Aug 29, 2018
Contributed on May 8, 2022
Summary: In Exodus 1-2, we see three great examples of what it means to be a mother. But only one is a biological mother. This Mother’s Day, whether you are mothering your own children, raising someone else’s children, or simply speaking up for the rights of children, we honor you today.
I'm grateful for Dennis King's sermon, "Jochebed and Other Women" on Sermon Central. His work was the starting point for this sermon Good morning! Please open your Bibles to Exodus 2. We are taking another break from Romans. Today, I’d like to preach a sermon specifically ...read more
Contributed on Apr 17, 2022
The Gospels tell us the "what" of Easter. Movies like "The Passion" tell us the "how." But in Romans 5, the Apostle Paul tells us the why.
Happy Easter! He is Risen, He has risen indeed. If you have your Bibles, please turn to Romans 5. You might be a little surprised to be back in Romans, but a kind of weird thing happened. I went back to Romans this week because I wanted to get a jump on next week’s sermon, since I’m going to be ...read more
Contributed on Apr 9, 2022
This sermon takes a deep dive into the meaning of two of the symbols we associate with Palm Sunday.
[Note: I am grateful for the Come Alive sermon series from Sermon Central. It was the starting point for this series.] Good morning! Welcome to worship on Palm Sunday! This is the beginning of Holy Week—the most significant week on the Christian calendar. For thousands of years, Christians have ...read more
Contributed on Mar 27, 2022
Up to this point in Romans, Paul has been pretty academic and intellectual. But now, he puts skin on the truth that justification is by faith alone.
One of my favorite movies is Steven Spielberg’s Catch Me If You Can. It’s the true story of a lifelong con man named Frank Abegnale who, over the course of his career posed as an airline pilot, a medical doctor, a lawyer, and a college professor, all the while passing millions of dollars in ...read more
Contributed on Mar 22, 2022
The second half of Romans 3 gives us a crash course in theological vocabulary, and the most important paragraph in the Bible.
Good morning! Please turn to Romans 3. We are going to pick up where we left off last week. Last week we talked about the Grand Finale of Paul’s argument that no one is righteous before God. And I realize that it’s a hard thing for people to accept, that there’s nothing we can do to earn our ...read more