Sermons from September 2016

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What Are You Going to Be When You Grow Up?


I Peter 2:1-3,9. Notice the question is not “What are you going to do?”  What we “are” has to do with how we respond and live our life when nobody but God is watching.  If God has His way the answer will be “Holy”.  Holy! It’s not really a human possibility, because holiness is Godness, yet […]

The Benefits of Losing


Psalm 51:4-10. Winning isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. There are some rich blessings available to people who experience loss now and then. “Every loss I’ve experienced has served me well”, says Pastor Barry. In this sermon he shares some of the rich blessings and benefits that can come into our lives when we […]

The Distinguishing Characteristics of a Disciple


Mark 8:34-35. Are you a disciple of Jesus Christ? The Lord showed us how important discipleship is by making the first thing He did in His public ministry gathering disciples, and the last thing He did in His public ministry sending those disciples into the world to make more disciples. In this sermon Pastor Barry […]

The Witness of Work


Colossians 3:23 – 24.  God’s view of work is quite different from the view many people have of work. To some folks the ideal occupation is one that doesn’t keep them too occupied. The Bible reveals that some of the common ideas and understanding about work are in fact myths. In this sermon, preached on […]