Sermon Series
  • 1. Sinners Who've Found Grace

    Contributed on Feb 19, 2014
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    God encourages His children to rejoice in their salvation through Jesus, even if they are experiencing suffering. Holy living is not a product of ‘smooth sailing’. It is a choice, regardless of life-events or life-circumstances.

    WAC2BL: Redeemed Scripture Text: 1 Peter 1.17-23 INTRODUCTION Someone asked-a-question: “What’s a WAC2BL?” ~ For starters, …it’s the theme for the next-several-weeks. But, more-than-that, …WAC2BL is a question… …It’s a question ...read more

  • 2. Forgiven & Forgiving

    Contributed on Feb 26, 2014
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    Our relationship with God begins with forgiveness; but forgiveness is at the heart of relationships with fellow Christians. Forgiveness is not a commodity that we receive. It impacts our life to the degree that we want to share what we've received.

    WAC2BL: Forgiven & Forgiving Scripture Text: Colossians 3.12-14 INTRODUCTION I’ve been thinking-about some of the most-highly-rated television shows over the past 30 years: Star Trek, M*A*S*H*, Cheers, Seinfeld, Lost. Of some-of these-shows, I’ve been an avid-fan ~ and ...read more

  • 3. Christ-Like

    Contributed on Feb 26, 2014
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    One of the clearest statements contained within Scripture, regarding the purpose and goal of Christian faith, is this passage: “Imitate God… in everything you do. Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ.”

    WAC2BL: Christlike Scripture Text: Ephesians 5.1-2, NLT INTRODUCTION When we listen to a passage - like Ephesians 5 - …we should imagine ourselves sitting in someone’s living-room ~ …or sitting on the back-porch of a friend’s house ~ …and listening to our ...read more

  • 4. Taking The Good News To Others

    Contributed on Feb 27, 2014
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    The church that embraces the mission of God and looks beyond itself ~ identifying ways to reach the lost, draw in the wandering, touch others for Jesus’ sake ~ this is the church that will be alive and making beautiful harmony with the Holy Spirit

    WAC2BL: Missional ~ Taking the Good News to Others Scripture Text: Matthew 10.1-10 INTRODUCTION Rick Warren’s book called, A Purpose Driven Life… has had a dramatic impact upon millions of people. He explains life is not aimless, wandering; …but-that God has created ...read more

  • 5. Holiness Is Our Message, Our Goal, Our Calling

    Contributed on Feb 27, 2014
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    This is holiness: to love the Lord your God with all your heart, soul, mind and strength. This is holiness: to love your neighbor has yourself. This is holiness: to recognize our identity and our purpose, both wrapped up in the work of God.

    WAC2BL: Holiness Is Our Message, Our Goal, Our Calling Scripture Text: 1 Peter 2.9-17 (9-12) INTRODUCTION Last week we discovered that mission and purpose are characteristics of God’s design for His Church. We are not an aimless ship, wandering the seas of history, …blown ...read more

  • 6. Honoring One Another In Love

    Contributed on Feb 27, 2014
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    Purpose of Sermon: To explore the meaning of honoring Christian brothers and sisters and to encourage the congregation to select someone that they can honor before the day is done.

    WAC2BL: Honorable ~ Honoring One Another Scripture Text: Romans 12.9-13 INTRODUCTION It’s nothing new to expect that a person would-act according to a code-of-conduct. For-example… the investment-banker, turned-swindler – Bernie Madoff – …broke a ...read more

  • 7. Family

    Contributed on Feb 27, 2014
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    Two-fold: first, to recognize that the relationships/inter-connections within this church family are first and foremost a product of the redeeming, providential work of God the Father. Secondly, the result of this reality should be a response of celebra

    WAC2BL: Family Scripture Text: Ephesians 1.3-8 INTRODUCTION Aren’t families a funny-thing!?! They come in all-kinds of shapes-and-sizes ~ …each with a different-personality-and-style! For-example, you’ve got Ray-and-Deborah Barone (of Everyone Loves Raymond), ...read more

  • 8. United

    Contributed on Feb 27, 2014
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    The purpose of this sermon is two-fold: to explore Jesus’ prayer for unity and the Scriptural mandates for unity to occur; and secondly, to enlist the congregation’s commitment to see it happen among us!

    WAC2BL: United Scripture Text: John 17.20-23 INTRODUCTION I have played on some really-rotten basketball teams! It’s no fun. Even-though I love the game, …teammates make such a difference! When the others on the team are selfish, …half-hearted, …arrogant ~ ...read more