Sermon for 02/11/2018 – “Half Truths: Love the Sinner, Hate the Sin”

“Love the Sinner, Hate the Sin” In the series “Half Truths” Luke 18:9-14; Matthew 7:1-5 Throughout our series on “Half Truths,” we have considered some common sayings to discern the truth in them and the misleading or mistaken understandings about God behind them.  At times, we have been challenged because we’ve held on to some

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Sermon for 01/28/2018 – “Half Truths: God Won’t Give You More than You Can Handle”

“God Won’t Give You More Than You Can Handle” Psalm 46 1 Cor.10:1-7;11-13 In the Series “Half Truths” By Rev. Becky Schofield Motter Imagine for a moment a weight lifting competition where the judges add on the weight a little at a time to see how much the contestant can lift. And they decide ahead

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Sermon for 01/21/2018: “Half Truths: God Helps Those Who Help Themselves”

“God Helps Those Who Help Themselves” John 6:1-13 In the series “Half Truths” The Bible is one of the most popular and most beloved books of all time. Nearly every American home, Christian or not, owns at least one Bible, and in homes with a Bible, the average number of Bibles is three.  Yet surveys

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Sermon for 01/14/2018 – “Half Truths: Everything Happens for a Reason”

“Everything Happens for a Reason” Deuteronomy 30:15-20 In the series “Half Truths” Many of us as Christians have things we believe and tell other people that we’ve never carefully considered.  Some of these things sound so true or like something that comes from the Bible.  We might be uncomfortable thinking through these things and questioning

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New Sermon Series – “Half Truths” – Begins January 14

You’ve heard them all before, maybe even said them yourself.  They are statements that sound right. They seem like they’re in the Bible somewhere or that Jesus said them.  Statements like: Everything happens for a reason God helps those who help themselves God won’t give you more than you can handle God said it, I

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