This Christmas sermon was preached Sunday, December 22. The story of the birth of Jesus, our Savior and Lord, can be read in Luke 2:1-20. Merry Christmas. May Christ arrive in the dark corners of your life today, with hope and peace and joy and love. God bless you this Christmas.
This is the second of a two-part mini-series for Advent, looking at the life and message of John the Baptist in preparation for Christmas. John’s message of repentance and invitation can be found in Matthew 3:1-12. Q. How has Jesus “come near” to you? Think of one moment when you were sure of your faith […]
This sermon was preached Sunday, December 8, the second Sunday of Advent. It was intended for the first Sunday of Advent, but preached a week later because of weather. This sermon was followed with a celebration of the Lord’s Supper. This short sermon series will look at the Advent life of John the Baptist. This […]
Bathsheba endures terrible loss and grief with quiet grace, allowing God to shine through the weak points in her life to transform King David, to shape King Solomon, and to pave the way for King Jesus. May we be brave enough to do the same.
This is the third sermon in the Advent series “Mothers of Jesus,” preached on Sunday, December 23, 2018. God enters our stories in the midst of their brokenness, and brings peace and wholeness and beauty where we least expect it. Read Ruth’s story!
When we get stuck in our lives, God rescues us in His love, and He uses faithful, obedient people to do it. We must have the courage and vulnerability to let them — and God — in to our stuckness.
God brings Tamar, an outsider and a woman, into Judah’s family to bring wholeness and reconciliation and peace. And through Tamar’s courage, generations later, God brings his Son, Jesus Christ, into the dark and broken world that He loves so much.