Sermons from May 2016

What Drives You?

Ecclesiastes 4:4 4 And I saw that all toil and all achievement spring from one person’s envy of another. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind.   Dear Friends in Christ, If you happened to be here last Sunday morning, then hopefully you will remember that I began a brand new sermon series that…

Reflecting the Son

2 Corinthians 3:18 18 And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate[a] the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his image with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit.   Dear Friends in Christ, Recently I came across some interesting information about the moon.  I knew I wanted to talk about…

Holy Spirit Guidance

John 14:25-26 25 “All this I have spoken while still with you. 26 But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you.

The Gamble of Motherhood

I wonder how many risk takers we have in church this morning, how many people that are not afraid to take a gamble or two in life. If that describes you, maybe you can relate to a fellow in France who thought he’d made a real shrewd business deal 49 years ago. He agreed to pay a 90-year-old woman $500 a month until she died as a way of purchasing her apartment. Apparently this is a common practice in France. The elderly owner enjoys a monthly income from the buyer, but once the owner dies the apartment immediately becomes the buyer’s, which could prove to be a real bargain for the buyer – provided – and this is a big provision – provided the owner dies sooner rather than later.

Finishing the Climb (Confirmation)

To the people of Tibet she is known as Jumalunga which means “goddess mother of the sky.” The citizens of Nepal to the south call her Sagamartha which also means “goddess of the sky.” But it was Sir Andrew Wall, the British Surveyor General of India, who in 1852 gave her the name that stuck. Does anybody know what that name is or what I’m even talking about? I’m talking about Everest. Mt. Everest.