Charles Fombelle • Sermon • • 212 views • 1:17:45
True and Proper Worship 1. The mission is a statement of what the church is supposed to be doing, while the vision is a snapshot or picture of it. 2. The mission is used for planning where the church is going; the vision is used for communicating where the church is going. 3. A mission statement must…
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.
The Book of ACTS
Dan Williams • Trinity BFC • Sermon • • 40 views • 44:03
Acts 11:1-18 Here, Peter encounters some criticism upon returning to Jerusalem to share about the spread of the gospel among the Gentiles. In the end, we will see how God is glorified through Peter's response to this criticism and seek to make practical application to our own lives for those moments of criticism in ministry.
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…
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…
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