Sermons from July 2019

Sermons from July 2019

Lost and Found: The Parable of the Lost Son

Sermon Handout The Parable of the Lost Son is the last of three “lost” parables recorded in Luke 15. It is preceded by the Parable of the Lost Sheep and the Parable of the Lost Coin. All three parables are similar to one another in that they each depict something valuable (i.e. sheep, coin, son) being separated from its guardian (i.e. shepherd, woman, father) before eventually being reunited with the one who lost it (Luke 15:6, 9, 22-24). If all…
WhySeries

Why? Series – Why do we assemble every Sunday?

Sermon Handout Have you ever wondered why we adhere to certain beliefs or engage certain activities or uphold certain standards as a church? Understanding why we believe what we believe or why we do what we do is important because you cannot be a true follower if you do not know what you are following. This series will attempt to answer some “why” questions related to the beliefs and practices of the church so that all of us as followers…

Marriageology: Holy Matrimony

Sermon Handout During the course of my ministerial career, I have been questioned about no subject more than marriage. For some reason, marriage is one of, if not the most challenging issue confronting the faith of many. Because issues related to marriage are so prominent in the world as well as the church today, it is time we explore what the Bible says about marriage both theologically and practically. It doesn’t matter if you are single, married, engaged, divorced, or…
WhySeries

Why? Series – Why do we believe miraculous gifts no longer exist?

Sermon Handout Have you ever wondered why we adhere to certain beliefs or engage certain activities or uphold certain standards as a church? Understanding why we believe what we believe or why we do what we do is important because you cannot be a true follower if you do not know what you are following. This series will attempt to answer some “why” questions related to the beliefs and practices of the church so that all of us as followers…

Marriageology: What do I Do Before “I Do”

Sermon Handout During the course of my ministerial career, I have been questioned about no subject more than marriage. For some reason, marriage is one of, if not the most challenging issue confronting the faith of many. Because issues related to marriage are so prominent in the world as well as the church today, it is time we explore what the Bible says about marriage both theologically and practically. It doesn’t matter if you are single, married, engaged, divorced, or…
WhySeries

Why? Series – Why do we lack musical instruments in worship?

Sermon Handout Have you ever wondered why we adhere to certain beliefs or engage certain activities or uphold certain standards as a church? Understanding why we believe what we believe or why we do what we do is important because you cannot be a true follower if you do not know what you are following. This series will attempt to answer some “why” questions related to the beliefs and practices of the church so that all of us as followers…

Marriageology: Marriage Myths

Sermon Handout During the course of my ministerial career, I have been questioned about no subject more than marriage. For some reason, marriage is one of, if not the most challenging issue confronting the faith of many. Because issues related to marriage are so prominent in the world as well as the church today, it is time we explore what the Bible says about marriage both theologically and practically. It doesn’t matter if you are single, married, engaged, divorced, or…