Sermons by Pastor Barry

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Introducing the God Pleasing Life: God’s Selfie

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I John 3:1. True spirituality begins with an accurate picture of God. If you start with the wrong picture of God, you will never have the kind of relationship that God desires. God sent the apostle John a selfie. We see it in I John 3:1. In that picture we see God has a dream for […]

Building Great Relationships (7): Giving and Getting Respect

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Rudeness is on the rise. Rudeness is simply a lack of respect for others.  You can summarize rudeness in one word – selfishness. In this sermon we will learn why God wants us to treat everyone with respect and five specific way we can give and get respect.   Building Great Relationships  SERMON SERIES APRIL […]

Building Great Relationships (6): Reducing Rivalry

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In this sermon, Pastor Barry begins by pointing out the negative impact of envy and the two most common, ineffective ways people try to overcome it; but then quickly moves to sharing how it can be eliminated. The key is in changing your perspective. Specifically, there are five steps that will transform the way you […]

Building Great Relationships (5): Relinquishing Resentment

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It’s a fact of life, you’re going to hurt people and they’re going to hurt you.  How you handle those hurts, to a large degree, is going to determine your happiness in life. If you don’t respond correctly to hurt it turns into resentment, and resentment destroys relationships. Job was a man who had every […]

Building Great Relationships (2): The Power of Patience

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I Corinthians 13:4. The first building block is patience.  If you’re going to relate to people and build good relationships the first thing you’re going to need is patience. So why is patience so vital?  Of all the things God could have started with why patience? Two reasons. Because everybody’s different and because our differences […]