Sermons from May 2016

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“Courageous Death”


This sermon looks at this simple truth: A new life for us resulted from a necessary death by Jesus. It concludes with an examination of what it means to pick up our cross and follow Jesus.

Matthew 16:21-28

“Courageous Witness”


As Jesus gets ready to send out the 12 disciples to the nation of Israel he gives them some important instructions that will help them be courageous witnesses. Instructions that apply to us today.

Matthew 10:1-20

“Avoiding Election Infection”


Politics is not an emotionally neutral topic. It has the power to divide us instead of bring us together. What would it look like if Christians filtered their politics through their faith rather than filtering their faith through their politics?

“Better Love”


– In today’s unusual Mother’s Day sermon passage…Jesus teaches that we must love Him best. And as we love Jesus best we learn how to love our mother’s better.

Luke 14:25-35

“Courageous Grace”


In those story of the calling of Matthew the Jewish tax collector we find a wonderful, remarkable, unexpected picture of courageous grace…what it looks like and how it acts. Four grace realities are shared in this sermon.

Matthew 9:9-13