Sermon Archive

“Don’t You Get it?”

Matthew 20:20-28 {Prayer}             An elementary classroom teacher gives a thorough explanation of the significance and location of the subject and verb in a sentence.  Immediately after the explanation, a student gives a blank and confused look back to the teacher.  The teacher is like, “Don’t you get it?”             In defense to any of…

“Man’s view vs. God’s View”

           1 Samuel 16:4-13            A homeless man one day went to a 10,000-member church.  He walked around the church for 30 minutes while it was filling up with people for service.  In that time, only three people out of the 7-10,000 people stopped to say hello to him.             He asked people for change so he…

“Life Line”

Romans 6:1-11 {Prayer}             Winslow Homer, who lived from 1836 to 1910, is regarded by many as the greatest American painter of the nineteenth century.  He began his career by illustrating popular periodicals in Boston.  His experiences sent him to cover the Civil War in 1862, to France after the Civil War for ten months…

“How Far does the Word Go?”

Matthew 2:1-12 {Prayer}              Straight No Chaser … that’s the name of the a cappella group which originated in 1996 at Indiana University.  Majority of the group got back together in 2008 simply because a 1998 video of them singing “The 12 Days of Christmas” went viral, it blew up all over the internet with…

“What Child Is This”

{Prayer}             Of all the different Christmas songs and Christmas hymns out there, one of my favorites if not my all-time favorite, is the hymn we just sung, “What Child Is This.”  Even though it can be a hard hymn to sing, even though it is all about Jesus, the babe, the son of Mary…

“Glory to God to the Lowest”

Micah 6:1-8            {Prayer}             This is a picture of the oldest standing church in the world.  It’s called the Church of the Nativity and it’s located in the little town of Bethlehem.  The church was built in the fourth century AD over the site where Jesus, whose birth we just celebrated, was born.             Unlike…

“O Little town of Bethlehem”

Micah 5:2-4 {Prayer}             You know, if NBC, CNN and Fox News had been around in 1809, all of their broadcasts would have originated from Austria.  Now why Austria?  Well, because that’s where things were really happening.  Napoleon was sweeping through Austria like a hot knife through butter.  Napoleon Bonaparte was making history and it…