Sermon for 05/29/2022 – “Disturbing the City”

Acts 16:16-34 Concluding the series “We Are Witnesses” We had a lovely day yesterday celebrating the graduation of the Findlay High School Class of 2022, including our son Josh. After lunch with family, we hosted a graduation party on a nearly perfect afternoon. Among the food we offered were fresh fruits and vegetables. They looked

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Sermon for 05/22/2022 – “Opened the Heart”

Acts 16:9-15 In the series “We Are Witnesses” After checking into the lodging where I was staying for a few days, I was driving in my car to a grocery store to pick up a few things. Because I was unfamiliar with that city, I used Google and the GPS on my phone to guide

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Sermon for 05/01/2022 – “Who Are You, Lord?”

Acts 9:1-6 (7-20) In the series “We Are Witnesses” The early Christians were amazingly devoted to Jesus and deeply committed to the mission inviting others into the Kingdom of God. They practiced a love for one another that set them apart from their world. They were certainly not perfect or sinless, yet once they had

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Sermon for 08/18/2019 – “Faith and Travel = Endurance”

In the series “Road Trips in Scripture” 2 Corinthians 11: 25-27 By Cathy Davis, Minister of Pastoral Care WOW, can you even imagine what Paul went through because of his service to Christ.  As I was writing this sermon I sat at my desk thinking, what would it be like to be walking into church

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Sermon for 05/26/2019 – “Galatians: Gospel of Grace – Grace to Bear Fruit”

Grace to Bear Fruit Galatians 5:1, 5-6, 13-25 In the series “Galatians: Gospel of Grace” This weekend our nation observes Memorial Day, honoring those who have given what President Abraham Lincoln described as “the last full measure” in service to our country.  There will be parades, solemn observances and speeches to commemorate the day.  We’ll

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Sermon for 04/28/2019 – “Gospel of Grace: Grace that Transforms”

Grace that Transforms Galatians 1:1-5, 11-16, 23-24 In the series “Gospel of Grace” It is the Sunday after Easter! The Easter eggs have been found and eaten. The new Easter clothes have been soiled and washed. Easter baskets and Easter bunnies have been put away for another year. Easter’s over. Or is it? Just as

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