Sermon Archives

Mission
September 24, 2017

Mission Revolution

Mission Revolution

Faithful churches will be missional churches, looking for the opportunities that God has given them to proclaim the hope of the gospel. Each of us is privileged to be God’s “sent ones,” and we need to be prepared for the missional opportunities God sends our way. The mission will be challenging, but it will not […]

February 26, 2017

Exposing the Lie of Sexual Sin

Exposing the Lie of Sexual Sin

Christians are called to defend the purity of sex, understanding that sex is a gift from God. And we are to give thanks to him for this gift by using it in the way he designed for it to be used. This is a serious matter that we cannot ignore. And by honoring God with […]

December 4, 2016

Ministers of the Mystery

Ministers of the Mystery

God has made known his great mystery, the plan of salvation that he is accomplishing even now. As we are swept into his plan, he recruits us to be his ministers, sending us out as his agents to make the mystery known to even more people. There is no greater calling that we could possibly […]

October 16, 2016

The Son Our Redeemer

The Son Our Redeemer

The blessings of God’s grace to us are further revealed by the work of the Son of God on our behalf. He redeemed us at great cost, but also gave us great insight into the mystery of God’s eternal plan. Even now he allows us to enjoy the glory of the completed plan because of […]

August 7, 2016

Wonderful Worship

Wonderful Worship

As the Psalms of Ascents come to a close, we hear the call to worship and are given the basic elements of what worship is and how it is to be done. Far from being a boring ritual, the worship of God ought to be a joy-filled celebration of who God is and what he […]

April 10, 2016

Encountering the Resurrected Christ

Encountering the Resurrected Christ

The last chapter of the Fourth Gospel was written to address the ongoing call of the church to carry out the mission of God in the world today. Once again John emphasizes the importance of the resurrection, stressing the need for Christ to be truly present in the church in order for the mission to […]

September 27, 2015

Authentic Mission

Authentic Mission

God has called his people to live on the mission of making disciples. It is a worthy though challenging mission, and it matters not only that we do it but also how we do it. God expects us to engage in this mission authentically, always remembering that what qualifies us for mission is the gospel […]

September 13, 2015

The Hope of the Gospel

The Hope of the Gospel

The gospel is the central message of the Bible and the central focus of the church. The gospel is the only source of real hope. And from this hope, Christians can live fruitful lives, accomplishing God’s powerful purposes in the world today.

May 31, 2015

A Meal with Jesus

A Meal with Jesus

Following his conversation with the woman at the well of Samaria, Jesus proceeds to instruct his disciples on the priority of the mission of God in the world. So central was this mission to his own life that Jesus referred to it as his food. And we are invited to share this food with him because […]