The Demands of Christ
Chris Brewster • The Well Church OKC • Sermon • • 52 views • 1:05:38
As people, it is apparent that we are remarkably bad at choosing people for the best reasons. We are predictably drawn to what we see, to the outward appearance. This is often the natural inception of our understanding of others, and this is not always a bad thing. However, we have to move to a much more accurate assessment of someone by viewing who they are in the inside. When we miss this, we end up with all kinds of trouble. We elect, hire, marry, reward attractive people, or people who perform well, but miss the much more important beauty of so many who may not have the appearance of others. In the same way, we have learned to have the outside of our cups clean and decorated in specific ways in order to be accepted.
Adam Anderson • Old Stone Presbyterian Church • Sermon • • 26 views • 52:28
“Christian Communities must learn how to work vigorously for the limited change that is possible, to mourn over persistent and seemingly ineradicable evils, and to celebrate the good whenever it happens.” - M. Volf This quote is helpful because it helps us to consider what it means to be reconciled to…
Matthew 6, Psalm 37, various
Living the simple Christian life rather than the complicated Christian life. Three questions to help one understand if God is their priority in life.
This Holy Story (Eastertide 2019)
Frame the next few weeks Talked about the resurrection last week and how it’s easy to have it become a nice story, an idle tale. Even the disciples felt that way. But, maybe there’s something more to this story - something deeper to what we witness on this day. This is not something we can explain or…
Introduction Good morning and welcome to Dishman Baptist Church. It is a privilege to be with you this morning and to open the Word of God with you. What is the most significant event that you have ever been a part of? Not simply a significant event to you alone - but one of national importance? I think…
Ordinary Time Year C
If you’d like to learn more about the complicated issues of guardianship, feel free to look at this article in the New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/10/09/how-the-elderly-lose-their-rights Also, I wrote a paper about how the church could engage this issue: shorturl.at/jpw67