Tag: Sermons

For Thine is the Kingdom

This past weekend, we wrapped up our sermon series on The Lord’s Prayer. And, it was only afterwards that I realized I’d left something out. This is what happens to me sometimes when I get preaching and moving around. But, what I love about our church is that we pay attention. Many of you asked…

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WEEKEND REVIEW: When It Gets Too Heavy

This past weekend, we looked at the question: What do you do when things get too heavy? And, what I mean by that is what do you do when you feel overwhelmed, and are just done with it all? What do you do when you feel like you are drowning in the wilderness under all…

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WEEKEND REVIEW: A Challenge and an Opportunity

This past weekend, we continued in our series, IN THE WILD, exploring the wilderness – the dry and difficult places we find ourselves in our lives. And, what we looked at was the journey of the Israelites in Exodus 15-17. At the start of this passage, the Israelites are miraculously saved by God, but then…

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IN THE WILD: A Challenge and an Opportunity

We are entering the second week of our sermon series, IN THE WILD, which is all about really exploring, not only how we end up in difficult seasons in life, but how we can survive and leave them. Last weekend, we began the series by realizing that if we are ever going to leave the wilderness,…

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WEEKEND REVIEW: What is the Wilderness?

This past weekend, we began our sermon series, IN THE WILD, looking at how to survive the dry and difficult places in which we find ourselves. We began by exploring this theme of wilderness, learning about how it is a place of lacking, dryness, difficulty, challenge, temptation, and testing. We also saw how it can…

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IN THE WILD: What is the Wilderness?

This weekend, we are starting a brand new series called, IN THE WILD. And, the idea is really simple: To spend the next five weeks exploring the wilderness. Because, the theme of wilderness and wild is seen throughout the Bible. It’s something that Jesus, Moses, David, Joshua, and so many others have gone through. And, it’s…

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WEEKEND REVIEW: Money

This past weekend, we opened up a difficult conversation around money, finances, wealth, profits, economics, and capitalism. And, since we are in a series looking at nuance (Grey Area), we began by realizing both the subtle power of money, as well as the good of money. Money can do really great things, but it can…

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GREY AREA: Money

This weekend, we are wrapping up our series, Grey Area, by looking at one more conversation. And, this one is about money. Now, I think this an important conversation, because in many ways, both explicitly and subtly, money runs or influences our world. And, this is something we often don’t openly talk about. About how…

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Weekend Review: Wrath

This weekend, we looked at the topic of anger. And, in general, I think anger is more often something we live with, rather than deal with, in our lives. But, I believe it is something that needs to be resolved. The more we actually deal with our anger, and learn to live free from it,…

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