Sep 6, 2015
Psalm 23
Series: Psalm 23
Psalm 23
I exist / my purpose is to know God and to make God known.
Who or what is leading you?
  • Sep 6, 2015Psalm 23
    Sep 6, 2015
    Psalm 23
    Series: Psalm 23
    Psalm 23
    I exist / my purpose is to know God and to make God known.
    Who or what is leading you?
  • Aug 30, 2015Psalm 23
    Aug 30, 2015
    Psalm 23
    Series: Psalm 23
    God is Our Great Shepherd
    Psalm 23:1-3a
    A shepherd knows, loves, guides, protects, sacrifices, and feeds his flock.
    Our Shepherd provides
    Jehovah Jireh, the Lord will provide.
  • Aug 23, 2015What To Do When Everything Goes South
    Aug 23, 2015
    What To Do When Everything Goes South
    Series: None
    What to do when everything goes south.
    1 Samuel 21:10-15
    Psalm 34
    David gives unqualified praise to God.
    David prayed earnestly for God's help and wisdom.
    David reminds himself of the Lord's goodness.
    David decides to stay holy even when things do go wrong.
    David reminds himself that the Lord is near, even when things go wrong.
    David reminds himself that God can be trusted, no matter what.
  • Aug 16, 2015Hot Topics: Prejudice & Racism
    Aug 16, 2015
    Hot Topics: Prejudice & Racism
    Series: Hot Topics
    "What does the Bible teach about prejudice and racism?
    Why is it hard to address prejudice and racism?
    We have a hard time seeing our own prejudices.
    We have a tendency to justify our racism and prejudices.
    Admitting I am wrong requires venerability and a willingness to change.
  • Aug 9, 2015Hot Topics: Politics
    Aug 9, 2015
    Hot Topics: Politics
    Series: Hot Topics
    "An idol is anything that becomes more important than God and his Word.
    1.Is my concern for my country greater than my concern for the whole world?
    2. Do I act as if God loves America more than citizens of other countries?
    3. Do I sincerely pray for those in authority over me regardless of their political leanings?
    4. Am I respectful when I talk about those in authority over me?
    5. Do I succumb to the negativity of American politics?
    6. Do I find myself substituting "political spin" in the place of truth?
    7. Am I more concerned with who wins an election or who does not know Jesus?
    8. Do I doubt the spiritually of those whose political views are different than mine?
    9. Do I allow the Bible, nationalism, or party loyalty to form my political opinions?
  • Aug 3, 2015Hot Topics: Homosexuality
    Aug 3, 2015
    Hot Topics: Homosexuality
    Series: Hot Topics
    What does the New Testament teach about Christians and homosexual behavior?
    Jesus affirmed God's design for sexuality as being a man and woman becoming one flesh in marriage.
    The Apostle Paul included homosexual behavior in lists of sins.
    Paul does not single out homosexual acts as "worse" than other sins.
    Paul does not tell us to judge those outside the church.
    Paul tells the church to present truth gracefully.
  • Jul 26, 2015Hot Topics
    Jul 26, 2015
    Hot Topics
    Series: Hot Topics
    "Women in Ministry. Can women preach and lead in church?
    I will not allow one passage to override other passages.
    I will not allow ambiguous passages to trump clear passages.
    I will try to understand the situation being addressed.
    I interpret what a person says by what they do.
  • Jul 5, 2015Confessions Of A Pastor
    Jul 5, 2015
    Confessions Of A Pastor
    Confessions Of A Pastor
    Am I Spiritually Dry?
    Psalm 42:1-11
    1. Exhaustion.
    2. A cool spiritual environment.
    3. Extensive spiritual output.
    4. Cycles of life.
    5. Distractions.
    6. Disobedience.
    7. God is testing us.
    James 1:2-4
    Restoration and Release
  • Jun 28, 2015Confessions Of A Pastor
    Jun 28, 2015
    Confessions Of A Pastor
    "Confession of a Pastor
    Being Prideful
    Proverbs 16:18
    Psalm 101:5
    Proverbs 18:5
    Isaiah 14:12-15
    Luke 14:7-11
    James 4:10
    Up is down, down is up. When I lift myself up pridefully I will fall down, but when I humbly go down God will Lift me up.
    John 15:5
    Phil 4:13
    Phil 2:3-11
    Up is down, down is up.
  • Jun 21, 2015Confessions Of A Pastor
    Jun 21, 2015
    Confessions Of A Pastor
    "Confessions Of  A Pastor
    Worry weighs us down.
    Matthew 11:28-30
    Matthew 6:25-28
       No Jesus, No Peace
    Know Jesus, Know Peace
     1. Pray Regularly.
         Philippians 4:6-7
         James 5
           Remember God's Love, Wisdom and Power.
     2. Attitude Change.
         Not my will but Your will be done.
     3. Move from me to we.
         2 Kings 6:17
           God is with us. He has never left our side.