21
Jul
2016

Friends of the Law

Sermon on Psalm 119 (verses 105, 57-60), for the 9th Sunday after Pentecost. How can a Christian love and delight in the law of the Lord? What tension exists within the Christian as we relate to God's law? How is that tension resolved? What is the positive view of God's law?

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21
Mar
2016

Unbreakable

Sermon on Luke 23, for Palm Sunday or Sunday of the Passion, about how Jesus treated those who mistreated Him, with references to Psalm 103:8-12. How did Jesus' conduct affect the onlookers of His crucifixion? What response should it create in us?

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6
Jul
2015

Marriage

Sermon about the legalization of same-sex marriage in the U.S., and about how Christian's respond to a society that is unwelcoming to the Gospel. What is the authority by which the church speaks? What is the identity of a Christian disciple, and what calling does that place on their life? How does the church speak or respond to those outside the church, or who do not receive the teachings of Jesus? Texts from Mark 6:7-13, Psalm 146:3-4, and 1 Corinthians 5 & 6.

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6
Apr
2015

Path of Life

Sermon on Psalm 16 and Mark 16:1-8, and the parallels between the Exodus of the Israelites led by Moses, and the new, Second Exodus led by Jesus. A sermon for Easter Sunday, the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus, and how He makes known to us the path of life.

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23
Mar
2015

Helper of the fatherless

Sermon on Psalm 10 for Life Sunday, about how the abortion industry continues to take the innocent lives of nearly 1 million American babies a year, and what we as Christians can do to respond with the love of Christ and to advocate for the voiceless and fatherless. What is a father's role, for good or bad, in abortion? How can the church encourage a new generation of parents?

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18
Dec
2014

Fears and Comfort in Forgetting and Remembering

Sermon for Advent 3 Midweek, about fears and worries about losing memory, or wanting to forget hardships but being unable--and the comfort of knowing what God forgets and remembers. The following readings are incorporated into the sermon: Psalms 9 & 25, Isaiah 49:15-16, and Luke 12:4-7.

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4
Dec
2014

We’ve Forgotten, but God Remembers

Sermon on forgetting and remembering, a continuation of Sunday's theme, for Advent 1 midweek services. How God's people forget about Him, His mighty works and His commands; and how God remembers His people and His covenant, and reminds us. 

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1
Dec
2014

Reaping a Richness Toward God

Sermon on Psalm 65 and Luke 12:13-21, about a contrast between David and the rich fool, how they each responded to their abundance. What creates an attitude of thankfulness?

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12
May
2014

The Shepherd

Sermon on John 10:1-10 for the 4th Sunday of Easter, about Jesus as the Shepherd of the sheep, and why its good to be a sheep in His flock. 

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19
Dec
2013

God’s Never-Ending Story

Sermon about Psalm 136 for Advent 3 Midweek, about how we prepare for Christ's coming by thankfulness, and how God involves us in the eternal story of His steadfast love. 

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4
Dec
2013

Let the Redeemed of the Lord say so

Sermon on Psalm 107, for Thanksgiving Eve, about why the redeemed of the Lord praise and thank their Savior. 

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3
Apr
2013

Betrayal or Loyalty?

Sermon on Psalm 41 for Maundy Thursday, the night Jesus was betrayed and instituted the Lord's Supper.

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21
Mar
2013

Hosanna–Save Us!

Sermon on Psalm 118 for Lent 6 midweek, a reflection on the Messianic Psalm, and how it relates to Jesus' triumphal entry, passion, death and resurrection.

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14
Mar
2013

Zealous Love

Sermon on Psalm 69 for Lent 5 Midweek, on a Psalm that speaks of the crucifixion of Jesus. Reflecting on the prayers for vengeance in the (imprecatory) psalms, and how God's zeal and love are united in Christ.

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28
Feb
2013

Indestructible Life

Sermon on Psalm 110 and Hebrews 7, about Jesus' role as our great high priest in the order of Melchizedek, in fulfillment of Psalm 110:4. How His "indestructible life" was put to the test and verified.

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