One of Jesus’ Great Desires Luke 22:14-20 January 26, 2020 A number of years ago, someone wrote a book entitled, Everything I Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten. I never read the book, but I think the basic premise was that there is much of life that is really pretty simple — so simple […]Read More Sermon: One of Jesus’ Great Desires
God’s Shepherding Care for His People 1 Peter 5:1-4 January 19, 2020 My grandfather was a farmer. He emigrated to Canada from Russia in the early 1920s and was a very successful farmer. As a young boy, I remember going out to the fields with him on his tractor and picking up rocks and other […]Read More Sermon: God’s Shepherding Care for His People
Last year, in his series equipping men for friendship, David Gibson reminded us that “Friends don’t let friends skip leg day.” Workout days are hard. Workouts that focus on strengthening our legs can sometimes feel especially hard and we might be particularly tempted to skip leg workout days. Don’t skip leg day. And don’t skip […]Read More Arm yourself
I am a pastor and I do not have the gift of evangelism. I know people who get out of bed and the first thought is something like, “I wonder who the Lord will bring across my path to share the gospel with today?” (I am married to one of those people.) That’s not me. […]Read More Stimulate your evangelistic zeal in 2020
What is the Gospel? Selected Scriptures January 12, 2020 Ask the question, “What is the gospel?” (even in the church) and you will get almost as many answers to that question as there are people. There just does not seem to be much consensus on that question. In his book, What is the Gospel? Greg […]Read More Sermon: What is the Gospel?
A Prayer for One Another Philippians 1:9-11 January 5, 2020 One of the questions that the elders have been wrestling with (that you will hear more about in our state of the church meeting) is “how do we continue to shepherd well a growing church in a way that honors the Lord?” There are things […]Read More Sermon: A Prayer for One Another