Sermons from May 2019

The Persecuted Church

This is Memorial Day weekend, one of the most significant holidays that our country observes.  A time for us to remember those who have given their lives so that we might enjoy the freedoms that we do in this country.  It is an especially significant time for those of you in the military who know…

The Cross is at the Center

            If someone were to ask you, “What’s the most important part of Christianity?”, how would you answer that?  Obviously, everything in the Bible matters, but among all the do’s and don’ts and shoulds and shouldn’ts, what’s at the heart of it all?             What do we tell people around us who have all but…

A Letter to Mom

            I heard recently about a mother who put her son to bed on the night before his fifth birthday. And she was trying to communicate the whole birthday idea to him.  She said, “Kevin, this is the last night that you will be 4 years old.  Do you understand that?”             Kevin was trying…

Developing a Healthy Self-Esteem

            I heard a story years ago about a ticket agent who worked for United Airlines in Denver.  On this occasion, weather had caused one of their flights to be canceled, and this one agent was having to rebook a long line of inconvenienced travelers.             There was one angry passenger who pushed his way…