Category Archives: Sunday Sermons

Seeing the Lord of the Church

The most important part of reading the book of Revelation and seeing the Lord.  For this reason, John begins by telling us his vision of the risen and glorified Savior.  Today we will focus on this part of chapter 1 as we continue studying chapter 1 of Revelation. As mentioned before, this study of the…
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To the Church – The Revelation of Jesus Christ

What do you know about the book of Revelation? What do you think of when someone mentions this book of the Bible? Do you think of weird symbols and creatures? Do you think of bizarre predictions and failed attempts to determine the exact date of the return of Christ and the destruction of the world…
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Obeying the Christmas Mandate

In Acts 20:35 we read the words of Jesus, where He said, "It is more blessed to give than to receive”  (The New King James Version).  The last two sermons have been spent looking at what we receive at Christmas, but now we want to talk about what we should be giving.  God sent us…
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Knowing the True Love of Christmas

This is not about some kind of sentimental love based on feelings. This isn't a romantic love or a Hallmark moment.  True love goes far beyond feelings and magical moments.  True love has one true source, one ultimate example.  This message seeks to highlight that example and help us to not only know what true…
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Knowing the Hope of Christmas

What is Christmas to you?  Just another holiday?  A fairy tale?  An important historic date? If you are a follower of Christ, you would probably say it was the day the Savior was born, the day many prophecies were fulfilled.  You might say it is the most important day on the church calendar, or at…
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Dwell Orphan Care Presentation

Being a foster or adoptive family can be a beautiful thing. It can also be brutal.  God never intended for us to make this journey alone. We were created for community. The foster and adoptive community needs an army of love and a network of support around them so that they can best love on…
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Successful Parenting – Part 3

Training is always happening.  That can be a very good thing or a very bad thing.  We all want our kids to turn out the best; better than us.  Unfortunately, what we are is what is being imprinted on them.  So in training them, we have to begin with training ourselves to be the people…
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The Danger of Ungratefulness

Complain or give thanks: which is more typical for you?  There are always things we could wish were better.  There are always struggles we will face on this earth.  Ignoring them doesn't make them go away, but neither does complaining about them.  Unfortunately, complaining can be a bad habit we fall into and it begins…
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Successful Parenting – Part 2

Last week we dug into the question, "What is success in parenting?" (watch here if you missed it) and we looked at God's teaching on the matter.  This week, with that target in mind , we will discuss strategies for teaching our children's life's most valuable truths. Now if that statement brought and eye roll because…
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Successful Parenting – Part 1

What does it mean to be a successful parent?  So often we are just caught up in surviving that we forget to consider the end goal.  We are so focused on what we are doing that we don't think about why we are doing it.  In this message we want to address the question of…
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