Sermons from December 2014

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The Simple, Yet Powerful, Christmas Story

Theme Simple: not elaborate or artificial; plain.  Those of us who know the story  sometimes make it more elaborate and grand than it really is.  The Christmas story.  It has moments of pure grandness. Hundreds of angels filling the sky, singing praises to God.  A small village that is chalk full of to many people.  On the other hand it’s really […]

God Uses Surprises

Mary hadn’t exactly been “family planning.”  So the news that she was pregnant was more than a small surprise.  How was it possible? What in the world did this mean for her future? Joseph was excited.  Excited about the future.  Excited about a future life together with a woman he loved.  Then the shattering news came: she […]

God Uses The Pain Of Loss

God doesn’t want us to experience pain but he will use the pain of loss to help us experience him and his love. Isaiah says “All flesh is grass” which pretty clearly indicates everyone’s time is limited here on earth – in the flesh. But even before Isaiah gave us that bad news he told […]

God Loves People, God Is In The People Business

Dear Friends,   We are all familiar with John 3:16, “For God so loved the world that he gave his only and only son that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”  We know that God Loves People, but have you stopped to think that “GOD IS IN THE PEOPLE BUSINESS”.  […]