Sermons by Pastor Barry

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Principles for Godly Parenting

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Deuteronomy 6:1-23. Before entering the Promised Land, Moses gives counsel to parents on how to raise their children in their new home. The Promised Land is a land of affluence – orchards, fine cities, and luxurious homes, spiritually however it is decadent and bankrupt, not too different from our current historical and cultural setting. In […]

Do You Love Your Neighbor?

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Luke 10:25-37.  What about it? Do you love your neighbor? You might respond by saying, “Well, that depends on who my neighbor is”. Who is your neighbor? Jesus answers that question by telling a story. Your neighbor is anyone whose need you see and whose need you’re in a position to meet. In today’s sermon […]

The Tragedy of Misplaced Faith

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Matthew 7:13-14.  Faith does not, in and of itself, have any special merit. Faith is only as good as the object in which it is placed. What you put your faith in really matters. Jesus insisted that there is a narrow road that leads to eternal life, but in contrast there is a broad road […]

Good Grief! There’s a better way to grieve.

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As everyone knows there are a lot of people who have experienced loss and are grieving. If you’re not one of them, don’t worry you likely will be at some point. Many people wind up in the ditches of alcoholism, broken relationships, and compulsive behaviors because they’ve never worked through their grief. In today’s sermon […]

The “Whys” That Have No Answer

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Luke 13:1-4. There is so much pain and suffering in our world today. Why does God allow it? When Jesus was asked this question, He didn’t answer but he was brutally honest, he said, “You will have suffering in this world.” One day things will be made right but until then the issue is how […]

Why? Just Because.

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Deuteronomy 7:6-11. Many times, we make decisions, determine preferences, decide on courses of action for reasons we can’t explain. In today’s sermon Pastor Barry talks about the reply we most often give in matters that are often profound. It’s a reply we frequently rely on. It’s the oldest, perhaps the strangest, but definitely the strongest […]

How to Keep On Keeping On

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Hebrews 12:1-2. Do you ever feel like you’re running on empty? In this sermon Pastor Barry shares 3 “pills” you can take from the “pharmacy” of God’s Word that will boost your energy and endurance.