Appreciation – Sermon Preview for March 17

Appreciation – Sermon Preview for March 17

One of the deepest and most powerful principles of human nature is the craving to be appreciated. Everybody wants to feel wanted. Even pastors have the deep down desire to know that people appreciate their ministry. I have been in full time ministry since I graduated...

Immeasurably MORE – sermon preview for March 10

The first time I participated in a triathlon was 2008. Because it was a new experience, I researched the best way to prepare for the race.  I obeyed the expert’s recommendations.  After the race, a friend asked how my body felt.  I told him that I felt like I could...
Future Rewards – Sermon Preview for March 3

Future Rewards – Sermon Preview for March 3

People can be cruel. Even the Apostle Paul had people criticize and complain about his ministry. With all the persecution he faced from the enemies of the cross, he also had his fellow believers attack him. Why would Paul, or anybody else, put up with all the mess of...
Humble Service – Sermon Preview for February 24

Humble Service – Sermon Preview for February 24

Nice guys finish last.  One of the tragedies of being a ‘nice guy’ (or gal) is when people treat you like dirt. People can be mean and cruel. I’ve had my share of antagonists who want to push their way to accomplish their selfish goals. It makes you...
Grace and Law – Sermon Preview for February 17

Grace and Law – Sermon Preview for February 17

You can’t get something for nothing….. The Best Things in Life are Free.   Which is it? Just because it’s free doesn’t mean it didn’t cost something. The greatest thing in life, salvation, is absolutely free. But it cost Jesus His life....