Sermons from 2011

Keys to the City

I rejoiced greatly in the Lord that at last you renewed your concern for me. Indeed, you were concerned, but you had no opportunity to show it. I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living…

Public Enemy #1

Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance of possessions. Luke 12:15

City Budget

We want to avoid any criticism of the way we administer this liberal gift. For we are taking pains to do what is right, not only in the eyes of the Lord but also in the eyes of man. 2 Corinthians 8:20-21

City Limits

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you by his poverty might become rich. 2 Corinthians 8:9

City Planning

“You shall tithe all the yield of your seed that comes from the field year by year.  And before the Lord your God, in the place that he will choose, to make his name dwell there, you shall eat the tithe of your grain, of your wine, and of your oil, and the firstborn of your herd and flock, that you may learn to fear the Lord your God always. And if the way is too long for you, so that you are not able to carry the tithe,…

Making Waves

Baptism is an ancient symbol of a person’s commitment to follow Jesus Christ. For centuries, Christians have demonstrated their new life in Jesus by allowing themselves to be immersed under water. To be “immersed” into something means to fully plunge or go into deeply. More than a religious ritual, there is deep meaning behind the symbolism of baptism. Jesus invites His followers to plunge into a life fully devoted to God. Join us as we explore baptism and what it…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor

Baptism is an ancient symbol of a person’s commitment to follow Jesus Christ. For centuries, Christians have demonstrated their new life in Jesus by allowing themselves to be immersed under water. To be “immersed” into something means to fully plunge or go into deeply. More than a religious ritual, there is deep meaning behind the symbolism of baptism. Jesus invites His followers to plunge into a life fully devoted to God. Join us as we explore baptism and what it…

Beneath the Surface

Baptism is an ancient symbol of a person’s commitment to follow Jesus Christ. For centuries, Christians have demonstrated their new life in Jesus by allowing themselves to be immersed under water. To be “immersed” into something means to fully plunge or go into deeply. More than a religious ritual, there is deep meaning behind the symbolism of baptism. Jesus invites His followers to plunge into a life fully devoted to God. Join us as we explore baptism and what it…

A Leap of Faith

Baptism is an ancient symbol of a person’s commitment to follow Jesus Christ. For centuries, Christians have demonstrated their new life in Jesus by allowing themselves to be immersed under water. To be “immersed” into something means to fully plunge or go into deeply. More than a religious ritual, there is deep meaning behind the symbolism of baptism. Jesus invites His followers to plunge into a life fully devoted to God. Join us as we explore baptism and what it…

Forever

In Chemistry, the periodic table is made up of 118 elements, everything from oxygen to Protactinim. While certain elements are essential to life in an abundant supply others are non-essential and are so rare they have only recently been discovered. Understanding the Christian faith can sometimes be compared to the periodic table; there are essential and non-essential elements. There are common beliefs held by a wide variety of Christians and there are those obscure interpretations that many Christians debate. Listen…

Grace and Faith

In Chemistry, the periodic table is made up of 118 elements, everything from oxygen to Protactinim. While certain elements are essential to life in an abundant supply others are non-essential and are so rare they have only recently been discovered. Understanding the Christian faith can sometimes be compared to the periodic table; there are essential and non-essential elements. There are common beliefs held by a wide variety of Christians and there are those obscure interpretations that many Christians debate. Listen…

The Church

In Chemistry, the periodic table is made up of 118 elements, everything from oxygen to Protactinim. While certain elements are essential to life in an abundant supply others are non-essential and are so rare they have only recently been discovered. Understanding the Christian faith can sometimes be compared to the periodic table; there are essential and non-essential elements. There are common beliefs held by a wide variety of Christians and there are those obscure interpretations that many Christians debate. Listen…
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