Sermons from July 2016

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Experiencing the Presence of God


“The Heart of Worship”: #3 Experiencing the Presence of God. Psalm 22:3. While the key to experiencing the presence of God is praise and worship, the key to praise and worship is music. It is a very distinct type of music, identified not so much by the notes, harmonies and rhythms as much as by the […]

Worship in Spirit and Truth


“The Heart of Worship”: #2. Worshipping in Spirit and Truth. John 4:20-24. It is so easy to come to church and go through the motions. There’s a danger in rote repetition. People who do not have a growing personal relationship with the living God often focus on the externals of worship, but when a person […]

Pleasing God with Our Worship


“The Heart of Worship”: #1 Pleasing God with Our Worship. Isaiah 1:11-15. How does God feel about our worship? We often evaluate worship on the basis of how we felt about it, but how does God feel about it? It’s obvious from Isaiah 1:11-15 God has an opinion and in that case it was not […]

Secrets of a Satisfying Marriage


Ephesians 1:19-20. Today, Jody and I are celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary.  I want to use this occasion to reflect on those 40 years and what has helped us make it this far.  The same power God used to raise Jesus from the dead He wants to use in your life and marriage.”  A lot […]