Sermon for 01/30/2022 – “Broken Normal: Finances & Generosity”

In the series “Broken Normal: Resolutions for a New Year” Luke 12:22-34 There’s good news to start today’s message: Based on several economic measures, people in our society are doing better financially. In the period from the Great Recession of 2008 to 2019, median income in the U.S. grew 27%. The stock market, measured by

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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 11/26/2017 – “The Joy of Defying Gravity”

“The Joy of Defying Gravity” 2 Corinthians 8:1-9 Final in the series Defying Gravity As a young man, Larry Walters dreamed of one day piloting an airplane.  However, poor eyesight kept him from flying in the Air Force. In July 1982, Larry acted on that dream from his teenage years. He went to a military

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Sermon for 11/19/2017 – “The Launch Pad”

The Launch Pad 4th in the series “Defying Gravity” Luke 16:10-13 In 1974, farmers digging a well near a rural village in China uncovered artifacts that eventually led to the discovery of the tomb of the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, and a collection of sculptures known as the Terracotta Army.  Qin came

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