Category Archives: Sermons

GOD’S FOOLISH WISDOM

This foolish plan of God is wiser than the wisest of human plans, and God’s weakness is stronger than the greatest of human strength.           -1 Corinthians 1:25 (Preached on Sunday, March 4, 2018) I would like to begin this sermon by reading you a letter from “Jordan Management Consultants”, located in Jerusalem.  It is addressed […]

IT IS SIMPLE: LISTEN TO JESUS

Just then a light-radiant cloud enveloped them, and from deep in the cloud, a voice: “This is my son, marked by my love.  Listen to him.”               -Mark 9:7 (Preached on Sunday, February 11, 2018) The traditional location in Israel for the site of the Transfiguration of Jesus is Mount Tabor.  It is located about 10 […]

TIME TO GET SERIOUS ABOUT FOLLOWING JESUS

“Time’s up! God’s kingdom is here.  Change your life and believe the Message.”   – Mark 1:15  (Preached on Sunday, January 21, 2018) Simon, Andrew, James and John are the poster children for those who eagerly embrace the call from God and the responsibilities that come with it.  Jesus is just “passing along” the lakeshore […]

TUNING IN TO THE VOICE OF GOD

Nathanael said to him, “Can anything good come out of Nazareth?”  Philip said to him, “Come and see.”                                                                – John 1:46  (Preached on Sunday, January 14, 2018) We live with this illusion that people had it made in the good old days of the biblical stories.  Those were the days, when the voice of God […]

LISTENING FOR A NEW VOICE

And a voice came from heaven, “You are my Son, the Beloved; with you I am well pleased.”                                                                                                -Mark 1:11 (Preached on Sunday, January 07, 2018) What voices are you listening to as the New Year begins?  There are plenty of voices of gloom and doom warning of impending disaster.  They blare at us […]