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Resurrection Power

This is a sermon that was given on Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020. The service was conducted in our church parking lot because of the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions on public gatherings. Attendees were able to hear the speaking and music via FM radio in their individual vehicles. The Easter message is based on the…


A Remembrance

This is a short Good Friday Communion meditation that was recorded on video. No congregation was present because of restrictions on public gatherings due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore “participants” were instructed beforehand to prepare the bread and the cup at home prior to watching the video. The short meditation was based on the words…


The King of Glory

This is a sermon that was recorded with no congregation present because of the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions on public gatherings. The message is based on Ps. 24:7-10 and is applied to the Triumphal Entry on Palm Sunday. There is no audio recording for this message, but a video recording of the entire service can…


Things I Know for Sure

This is a sermon that was preached with no congregation present because of the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions on public gatherings. The message shares a few brief truths that we can know for certain from God’s Word regardless of the uncertain circumstances in our world. The video recording of the entire service can be viewed…


Broken Hearted God

This is a sermon based on the last phrase in Genesis 6:6, “He was grieved in his heart.” The message describes the basis for God’s broken heart, which is love then explores the reasons God heart is broken. It concludes with comments about how we can delight God’s heart rather than break it. Excerpts of…


What Does a Church Need?

This sermon is the sixth and final message in a series of sermons on the church of Jesus. Two messages spoke about “What a Church Is;” three messages were on the topic, “What a Church Does;” and this final message speaks about “What a Church Needs.” The sermon focuses on two needs of any church:…


What Does a Church Do? – Part 3

This sermon is the fifth sermon in a series of messages on the Church of Jesus. The series has been describing what a church is and what it does. This message continues the theme of the previous two messages in talking about the mission of the church and the tasks involved in fulfilling that mission….


What Does a Church Do? – Part 2

This is the fourth sermon in a series of messages about the church of Jesus. The first two sermons described what the church is. The previous sermon and this present sermon describe some of the things that the church does. This message focuses on two activities of the church; disciple-making and accountability. To read excerpts…


What Does a Church Do?

This is the third sermon in a short series that attempts to explain what the church is and what it does. This message briefly reviews the first two sermons then begins to describe what the church does. The two tasks of the church discussed in this sermon are worship and administering the sacraments. Written excerpts…


What Is a Church? – Part II

This is the second sermon in a short series that attempts to explain what the church is and what it does. This message continues to explain the nature of the church from a biblical perspective. Various metaphors used in the Bible help us define the church and its purpose. You may read written excerpts of…