Sermon for 11/18/2018 – “Committed to Christ: Worship”

Committed to Christ:  Worship Hebrews 10:22-25; Luke 19:37-40, 45-48 Over these past several weeks, we’ve been focusing on some ways we respond to God’s gift of grace by committing ourselves to practices that help us grow in faith.  Together these six practices help us become fully committed followers of Jesus Christ, not just on Sunday

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Sermon for 11/11/2018 – “Committed to Christ: Service”

Committed to Christ: Service 1 Corinthians 12:12-20 At 11:00 a.m., “there came a second of expectant silence, then a curious rippling sound, which observers far behind the front likened to the noise of a light wind. It was the sound of men cheering from the Vosges (mountains) to the sea.”  It was the beginning of

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Sermon for 11/04/2018 – “Committed to Christ: Witness”

Committed to Witness Colossians 4:5-6, John 1:35-51 All Saint’s Sunday By Rev. Becky Schofield Motter In our current series we have been looking at our Commitment to God and the church by using the focus of our membership vows. The first week we examined our Commitment to Christ, as we have continued in the series

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Sermon for 10/28/2018 – “Committed to Christ: Financial Giving”

Committed to Financial Giving 2 Corinthians 8:1-9 The old story is told about a man and his family who went to church.  In the car on the way home after worship, the man began to complain.  “The music was too loud. The sermon was too long. The building was too hot. The people were unfriendly.”

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Sermon for 10/21/2018 – “Committed to Christ: Bible Reading”

Committed to Bible Reading Psalm 19:7-14 In the series “Committed to Christ” Can you remember your very first Bible?  I still have mine.  It was given to me by my aunt when I was just one week old.  When I started going to Sunday school and church, my parents gave me that Bible.  Even before

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Sermon for 10/14/2018 – “Committed to Christ: Prayer”

Committed to Prayer Pt. 2 in a 7-week series Luke 11:1-13 A local businessman decided to open a tavern in a small town that had historically been dry. Christians in a local church were concerned and planned an all-night prayer meeting to ask God to intervene.  Not long after that, lightning struck the bar and

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Sermon for 10/07/2018 – “Committed to Christ”

Committed to Christ Pt. 1 in a 7-week series Mark 8:34-38 & Colossians 3:1-4, 12-17 Bobby Pearce jumped out to a 30-second lead in the rowing 2000-meter quarterfinal of the 1928 Olympics against his rival, Vincent Saurin, when at the halfway point of the race he heard the crowd frantically screaming.  They were pointing at

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