Sermons on The Church
A church building may exist at a specific mailing address, but the Church doesn’t end when the property line does or after Sunday services. You are not only a recipient of reconciliation but an ambassador of Christ, to seek and save the lost. As we build relationships with family, community, culture, and even strangers, the Holy Spirit is there to make a change in people’s lives, just as light changes darkness and salt change food. You want to be a…
Rugged individualism—it’s the ideal that this country was built on. Along with the two year old we proclaim: “I can do it myself!” I don’t need anybody. But the gospel is all about God coming alongside us and fulfilling our need. We need each other. We were created to live together in community, with strengths that bless another’s weakness. The gospel compels us and empowers us to live in community. Sermon Text: Hebrews 10:19-24
Victory is learning, loving and living to the glory of God. Colossians 3:12-17
The gifts and abilities we have can be put to use for all kinds of different goals, but the ultimate goal is to use what God has given us to bless, encourage, support and build up others. Sermon Text: 1 Corinthians 14
The Holy Spirit deals out spiritual gifts just as they are needed for the well-being of Christ’s church. That means that every person is essential.
God’s Spirit gives a variety of spiritual gifts. 1 Corinthians 12
Because of what’s going on in our world today, we need to talk-openly and honestly about sexuality and God’s design for marriage. 1 Corinthians 5
Pastor Bill Limmer’s Installation – Sermon Text: Acts 16:22-34
We want to understand what gifts we are receiving in the Lord’s Supper so that we do not fail to care for the soul of everyone who receives it with us.
The church joyfully gives up its preferences if that will allow us to meet the perceived needs of those outside the church because God’s greatest desire is that all people come to know Jesus as we know him.
People within the church have very different ideas about ministry, what can and cannot be done. As sinful humans we often want to make it a matter of right and wrong. But more often than not, it’s a matter of Christian freedom.
How can we best support and encourage our church leaders? 1 Corinthians 4