Sermon Series
  • 1. Balancing Life On The High Wire

    Contributed on Oct 17, 2016

    To some of us, seeking to live a balanced life is natural; to others, it is anything but natural. Nonetheless, the only way to obey all of Gods commands is through balance; we prefer to pick and chose instead.

    Balancing Life on the High Wire (Topical) 1. A single man was enjoying a meal in a fancy restaurant and there was a gorgeous woman sitting at the next table. He had noticed her since he sat down, but lacked the nerve to speak to her. Suddenly she sneezed, and her glass eye came flying out of more

  • 2. Manipulation By Guilt Vs. Straightforward Requests

    Contributed on Sep 26, 2016

    Manipulation is a dishonest method to control others, get our way, or make others think an idea was theirs; it stands in contrast to making honest straightforward requests. Manipulation by guilt is perhaps the most common form of manipulation.

    Manipulation by Guilt Vs. Straightforward Requests (topical) 1. A lot of persuasion — even in church — can be based upon emotion and a lack of logic. “Pastor Smith was winding up his sermon about the dangers of alcohol and the need for temperance. He shouted, 'If I had more

  • 3. Blights To Be Reckoned With

    Contributed on Oct 3, 2016

    Our personal struggles and weaknesses have great bearing upon our relationships. We all have blights that plague us, and today we are going to look at three of them.

    Blights to Be Reckoned With (Ecclesiastes 11:4, 9:18, 9:11b) 1. UPI recently ran an article about a man and his trash: “NEW YORK, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- A man has promised to wear a clear plastic suit containing every piece of garbage he produces for 30 days. A film crew will follow Rob more

  • 4. Embracing Life And Living Life Among Others

    Contributed on Oct 31, 2016

    Sooner or later, we must revise our expectations downward and realize that it is not God’s will for us to always feel happy. Instead, we must embrace all of life with a view toward loving God and loving others.

    Embracing Life and Living Life Among Others (topical) 1. Does your life ever feel like this? 2. I was reading recently about a man who awoke one morning to find a puddle of water in the middle of his king-size water bed. In order to fix the puncture, he rolled the heavy mattress outdoors and more