Contributing sermons since Dec 7, 2010
Contributed on Jul 6, 2022
Since being connected to Christ gives us an opportunity for abundance, and since being like Jesus means becoming the person God wants us to be, then we should treasure humility.
Let's start off today talking about Wi-Fi connections. With a good signal, we feel like the world is at our fingertips. We can digitally go anywhere. Unfortunately, we don't always have that good connection. It is frustrating to say the least. We might feel like a Wi-Fi connection is ...read more
Contributed on Jun 27, 2022
What is freedom really? We are not truly free until we are free in Christ.
Tomorrow the United States will be celebrating a crucial moment in the history of our nation - the signing of the Declaration of Independence. I want to start off today with a history lesson to lead up to what God has to say to us. This is kind of ironic in that history was one of my least ...read more
Contributed on Jun 22, 2022
We have been talking about some of the things in life that set us back. We've talked about betrayal, temptation, the injustices of life, just plain hard times, and bitterness. When we are involved in any of these, we tend to become plagued with guilt and grudges.
For the past couple of months we have been talking about some of the things in life that set us back. We've talked about betrayal, temptation, the injustices of life, just plain hard times, and bitterness. Today I'm going to wrap all of this up as we talk about what these things can ...read more
Contributed on Jun 8, 2022
This message today is about bitterness but I think we are going to find that it’s more about forgiveness.
This message today is about bitterness but I think we are going to find that it’s more about forgiveness. Let's talk about bitterness in our life today. As kids, we could look at certain foods and be convinced it would taste bad. And some foods can surprise us. Take, for example, an apple. ...read more
Contributed on Jun 1, 2022
Life is full of ups and downs. God wants us to always stay focused on Him when times or good or bad. Don’t give up on God, but don’t forget about Him either.
For the past few weeks we've been talking about things like betrayal, temptation, and the injustices in our lives. Today I want to group all of that together and just talk a little bit about hard times in general. Life is full of ups and downs. A star quarterback throws a game-winning ...read more
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Contributed on Jan 31, 2022
How does the thief on the cross fit into your theology? I think many times we complicate the issue of getting into heaven. What is required? Let's think about the the thief on the cross. No baptism, no communion, no confirmation, no speaking in tongues, no mission trip, no volunteerism, and ...read more
Contributed on Apr 13, 2021
When I was in my early 20s and a student at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, I was, believe it or not, in pretty good shape. I jogged regularly. I was a karate student. I went to the gym 4-5 times a week. I truly was in good shape. Now that I’m older, I’m realizing that I’m not what I used to ...read more
Contributed on May 4, 2020
It almost brings tears to my eyes when I watch the commercials where the child is growing up and is leaving home for college, or to get married and live in another city. I think about how difficult it must have been for my mom to watch me drive off to college in another city. And then later to ...read more
Contributed on Mar 23, 2016
Grandma’s Hands When I stand at the graveside for an elderly person, I think about the life they have lived, that dash between the birth date and date of death. I think about all they have seen, all they have experienced. And I think about this story that is told: Grandma, some 90+ years, ...read more
Contributed on Jan 23, 2013
A FEW MORE HOURS A young lady busied herself getting ready for a blind date. He had promised dinner at an exclusive downtown restaurant with live music and dancing. Wanting to make a good first impression she had taken the day off work. She cleaned her apartment; she went out that afternoon ...read more