Pastor Blog Archives

GRACE –

In Grace + and Grace + II we learned that grace is the free unmerited favor of God, as manifested in the salvation of sinners and the bestowal of blessings.  Indeed, every blessing, from love to law, from repentance to rest, from truth to trust, from health to hope,...

GRACE + II

For the past two weeks for FIRST LIGHT (at 7:00 a.m. Sun, Tue, & Thur.) and AT REST (Mon, and Fri. at 7;00 p.m.) we've been going through every relevant text on grace.  We've been digging deep and for that reason it seems a little anticlimactic to preach on grace...

GRACE +

Most of us don't seem to KNOW what GRACE truly is.  After going through every verse on grace in the Bible and reading the book Amazing Grace I'm realizing I don't either.  But I'm learning, and from that learning comes my sermon, GRACE +  where we are digging deeper...

I MET GOD – The Journey and the Destination

The Bible is full of stories of people who met God, who had a personal encounter with Divinity.  When God does show up He more often than not asks those He’s talking with to do something beyond themselves. Take Noah for example.  Noah met God and He told Noah to take...

FAITH IN THE FIRE

“Here again we stand on the razor blade of deep, believing faith and loose expectations. Recently I received an email from a man going through a divorce with his wife. He entered the courtroom with deep and prayerful faith that God would have the judge rule in his...

GOD’S ALL FOR YOU

The Bible records the experience of two men, both disciples of Jesus who suffered from pride.  One was Judas, who retained his pride which led to suicide.  The other was Peter, who chose repentance and was given a prominent place by Christ in the work of the church....