Special Holidays

Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus

Isaiah 9:1-7; Micah 5:1-5; Genesis 3:6-15

Joy and New Birth

John 3:1-18

Christ as Prophet, Priest and King

Matthew 2:1-12; Hebrews 1:1-9; 4:14-16

The Absolute Necessity of Correctly Interpreting Painful Circumstances

Matthew 2:12-18; Lamentations 3:1-24; Romans 8:35-40; Jeremiah 31:15-17

The Day Jesus Lost His Temper

Mark 11:1-21; Isaiah 56:4-7; Psalm 118:19-29

Good Friday Sermon: Why Did Jesus Have to Die?

Six of the reasons why Jesus had to die on the cross

The Many Forgotten Events of Easter Sunday

Luke 24:13-45; Luke 24:1-12; 1 Corinthians 15:1-8

New Years and the Blessing of Marking the Passing of Time

Ecclesiastes 12:13-14; Acts 3:17-26

“Pausing for a ‘Nobody’ on the Way to History’s Most Momentous Event”

Mark 10:46-52; Luke 18:31-24; Mark 11:1-11

Evidence that Demands a Verdict

Luke 24:1-12; Acts 2:29-39; 1 Corinthians 15:1-11

We’ve a Message to Give to the Nations

1 Corinthians 1:26-31; Romans 9:30-33; Habakkuk 2:4

Jesus – God Come to Earth in Weakness

Luke 2:1-20; Isaiah 7:10-14; Hebrews 4:14-16

The Forgotten Saints of the Christmas Story

Luke 2:21-38; Leviticus 12:7b-8

Meeting Up with the Living Jesus After He Died

Acts 9:1-23; 1 Corinthians 15:1-8; Luke 24:1-6a

The Hardest Part of All – Readjusting to Life Back Home

1 Kings 18:22-39 and 19:1-14

The Five Reasons Jesus Said He Came

Matthew 5:17-20; Mark 1:35-39; Luke 12:49-53; John 6:35-40; John 10:7-10

What Jesus’ Coming Tells Us About Ministry “In the Flesh”

Philippians 2:1-11; Matthew 1:18-25; John 1:1-5, 14

Christmas Eve Devotional

John 8:12; Luke 2:1-7; Isaiah 9:1-7

Faith-Spawning Resurrection Encounters with Jesus

John Chapter 20

The Invitation to Believe – Is He Your Lord and Your God

John 20:19-31; Isaiah 12:1-6; Matthew 28:16-20

Peace on Earth

A Christmas Eve devotional


The Dynamite of the Resurrection

John 20:1-18

Out of the Heart Flows Our Lists

Numbers 20:1-5; 21:4-7

Advent: Christmas and the Nature of God’s Pursuing Love

Luke 15:1-7, Micah 5:1-5, Romans 5:1-11, John 3:16-21

Advent: God’s Stated Desire That We Experience Joy

Psalm 100:1, Isaiah 55:9-13, John 15:9-11

Advent – Christmas and the Source of Our Peace

An advent sermon about peace.   Peace with God.  Inner peace and peace among people.
Isaiah 9:1-7, Micah 5:1-5, Philippians 4:4-9, Colossians 3:12-17

Keys to Attaining Intimacy with God in the New Year and Beyond

A New Year’s sermon on our continuing need to grow in our faith.  Though growth is a priority it is not a list of rules.  It is not a way to earn credit with God.  Yet, there are things we can do.

Good Friday Sermon: When Things Go All Wrong and in God’s Plan Turn Out All Right

A Good Friday Sermon.  Luke 18:31-34

Easter Sermon: The Christian Answer to Decay & Death – Discard the Body or Resurrect the Body?

An Easter Sunday sermon.

Job 19:21-27, Romans 5:6-11, 1 Corinthians 15:50-58, 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:5

It Is Finished

A sermon on Good Friday regarding Jesus’s statement from the cross “It Is Finished”.

Easter Sunday & the “Nonsense” of a Risen Christ

A sermon on 1 Corinthians 15:1-11.  Considering things that make the nonsense of the resurrection make sense.

Job 19:23-27, Luke 24:1-12

Christmas, the Prophet of the Most High & the Rising Sun Sent from Heaven

A Christmas Day sermon on Luke 1:76-80 continuing an Advent series.  Learning from Zachariah’s Spirit-prompted prophecy.
Isaiah 9:1-6, Malachi 4:1-6, Matthew 11:7-19


New Years, the Passing of Time, & the Path to True Change

A New Year’s Sermon.

Acts 3:17-26, Psalm 51:1-12, Ecclesiastes 12:13-14

Good Friday – Christ Bore Our Sins in His Body on the Tree

A Good Friday sermon on 1 Peter 2:13-15

I Want to Know Christ & the Power of His Resurrection

An Easter sermon on Philippians 3:10-11 on the power of the resurrection that is ours in Christ Jesus.

Matthew 28:1-9, 1 Peter 1:1-9, Philippians 3:4b-11

Christmas and the Rediscovery of Worship #1

A sermon on Matthew 2:1-12.  Contrasting the Magi and the Jewish leaders.  Seeing in the Magi’s journey the 5-step process we all go through as we come to be worshipers of Jesus…the divine nudge, the search for Christ, running into obstacles, the moment of discovery, the response of worship.

Psalm 29:1-11, Daniel 7:13-14, Micah 5:1-5a

Christmas and the Need to Worship Even When It’s Hard

A sermon on Matthew 2:13-20. The inevitable presence of sin and evil in this age despite Jesus’ victory on the cross and in the resurrection and what that has to tell us about worship.

Job 1:6-22, Psalm 73:1-17