Assorted Topics

"God Created Them Male and Female"

This sermon communicates what the Bible teaches about transgenderism, and suggests how we as Christians and a church should interact with the world in general and how we can help those who are wrestling with issues related to sexual and gender orientation.


In the sermon, we investigate the what, why, when and how of being thankful.

"Sunday – Fun Day or Son Day?"

In this sermon, we examine the importance of the Lord’s Day for Christians.

"God Has A Dream"

Galatians 3:26-28 - God's dream for the church is that it is made up of people of all kinds who love each other and for the church to teach the world how to live together in harmony.

"#Me Too"

1 Timothy 5:1-2 – In this sermon, we address the problem of sexual abuse and offer hope and help from God and God’s people.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15 – In this Easter message, we explore the story of the beauty and the beast and compare it to our experience before and after becoming a Christian.

"That You May Believe" (Easter Sermon)

John 20:29-31 - It seems to me those who saw the resurrected Lord had no CHOICE but to believe in the resurrection. In this sermon, we consider how the resurrection of Jesus has given us the opportunity to really believe.

"I Can See Clearly Now"

Mark 12:28-31 - It seems to me those who saw the resurrected Lord had no CHOICE but to believe in the resurrection.

"A Commitment to Grow"

Ephesians 4:11-16 - God desires that every Christian grow to maturity in Christ. Three areas that we often need to grow in are worship, witness and work.

"Why I Believe in Jesus"

Colossians 1:15-20 - This is a basic defense and explanation of why a person should put their faith in Jesus and why they should believe that He is the Lord.

"Why the World Needs Christmas"

Luke 2:4-20 - As this Christmas arrives, perhaps we need, not just a little Christmas, but a lot. It seems our nation is under a dark cloud of anger, hostility, and suspicion. Our country is so fragmented by opposing opinions and clashing cultures. On top of all that, there seems to be daily news of another terrorist strike somewhere in the world resulting in the senseless loss of human life. Individually, many of us are facing our own personal heartaches and challenges. That’s why I say we need a lot of Christmas, right this very minute. Our world needs Christmas – the true meaning of Christmas.

"From Doubt to Belief"

John 20:24-31 - Believing in the unbelievable is difficult, to say the least. The resurrection of Jesus from the dead, is not an easy thing to believe in. But I want to tell you today, that there is good reason to believe that Jesus arose from the dead!

"Our Shared Goals"
(Part 1)

2 Corinthians 5:9 - In this two part series, we cover twelve shared goals for every Christian. In this sermon, we cover the first six of them.

"Our Shared Goals"
(Part 2)

Philippians 3:14 - In this two part series, we cover twelve shared goals for every Christian. In this sermon, we cover the second six of the twelve.

"Ten New Year’s Resolutions from Solomon"

Proverbs 3:1-35 - Proverbs 3 offers a number of good principles for the New Year.

"Overcoming Empathy Deficit Disorder"

Our world is becoming a more hate-filled place, where people have less empathy and compassion for others. In contrast to that, the people of God are called to live lives of love, empathy and compassion, because God has loved us and poured His love into our hearts.

"Life is Wild, but God is Good"

This sermon is a review of the lessons taught during our week of V.B.S. These lessons are good for children and adults alike! No matter what is happening in our lives, God is good!

"A Day of New Beginnings"

God is drawing people to Himself all the time from all kinds of backgrounds. In this sermon, we review the conversion stories of several famous people, and then look at the stories of two conversions in the Bible. If anyone is in Christ, they are a new creation!

"Learning to
be Thankful"

Contentment is the key to overcoming consumerism and materialism. Contentment comes from learning to be thankful, thrifty, generous, and focused.

"What Are You Seeking?"

In this sermon, we examine the truths involved in the wise men coming to see Jesus after His birth. There are many lessons we can learn from their visit.

"2020 Vision for the New Year"

New Year is a good time to refocus ourselves. In this new year's sermon, I suggest seven priorities for the new year that will give us 20/20 vision.

"Black Lives Do Matter!"

We are all made in God's image and have equal value and deserve equal justice. Our God is concerned about justice for the oppressed. The body of Christ must weep and suffer with those who weep and suffer, and do what we can to relieve their suffering.

"Set Your Mind on Things Above"

As followers of Jesus and members of the Kingdom of God, we must keep our focus on our heavenly citizenship and seek to obey our commanding officer (Jesus) and not get entangled in civilian life.

"Miracle on 1st Century Street"

In this sermon, I use the classic Christmas movie Miracle on 34th Street to illustrate some important spiritual truths about the real identity of Jesus and how the story of Jesus is fact and not fiction. 

"This is the Day! Rejoice!"

God doesn't want us living in the past nor in the future, rather God wants us to live in the present. Today is the only day we have for sure, so let's view it as a blessing from God and rejoice in it, living it to the full.

"Old Chains Are Breakable"

When it comes to race relations, it is always important to know where we have come from so that we can avoid the problems of the past as we forge a better future. We also benefit from being reminded that God's plan and purpose for the church, from its inception, is a family of God that is multiracial, multicultural, multi-economic.  

"Attitude of Gratitude"

The men of Jabesh-gilead provide an excellent example of gratitude. To develop an attitude of gratitude we need to practice two things: mindfulness and humility. 

"Be An iWitness"

Jesus has given the Great Commission to His followers. Sometimes disciples are too intimidated or confused about how to fulfill that commission. This sermon offers a simple model for outreach as God's eyewitnesses.


It is God's will for us to be thankful always. In this sermon, we will explore the what, why, when and how of thankfulness.

"A Tale of Two Kings"

In the story of the birth of Jesus, we encounter the clash of two kings, both called the King of the Jews. In Jesus and Herod we find two opposite ways to live, and come to understand the real meaning of life. Hopefully all of us will choose to follow King Jesus rather than King Herod.

“Perspectives for the New Year” (And Every Year)

It is critical to have a godly view of time and life in order to live a life pleasing to God. As the new year begins, it is a good time to renew and refocus our minds in the Lord.

"How a Roman Centurion Became a Believer”

The Roman centurion had a front row seat in the trial and crucifixion of Jesus and all that he saw and heard led him to concluded that "Truly this man was the son of God." In this sermon, we consider what led him to that conclusion and how it can lead us to the same conclusion.

“Things Only God Can Do”

When the church first began, those first disciples of Jesus devoted themselves to the apostles' teachings. The New Testament contains the apostles' teaching and as followers of Jesus today, we must also devote ourselves to the apostles' teaching.

"Trusting God in Turbulent Times"

What should Christians think and do about the conflict in the Middle East. Does God still have a plan for the nation of Israel? These are important questions. Trusting God and praying for peace are the most important things we can do.

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