Sermons by Pastor Barry

The Forgotten Tree of Christmas

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Acts 10 39-43. The Christmas tree has become a significant part of celebrating Christmas. It gets a lot of attention. The cross that Jesus died on is referred to as a tree and it too is part of the Christmas story. When so much attention is paid to trees that are covered with tinsel, ornaments and colored […]

Peace on Earth

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  Luke 2:14, II Corinthians 13:11. The angels announced the birth of Christ by saying, “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace…”  Isaiah foretold His birth by proclaiming He would be called the Prince of Peace. God is a God of peace therefore He wills it!  He desires for us to experience it and that we […]

The Peril of Prosperity

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(Live on Sundays at 10 AM on YouTube and Facebook) Deuteronomy 8:11-20. Money, more than anything else we handle, can become the thing that pushes God out of our lives. That is the peril of prosperity. This is the idolatry that threatens to cut us off from our roots. On this Thanksgiving Sunday Pastor Barry reminds us that […]

Becoming Big by Being Small

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Luke 14: 1, 7-14. Jesus spoke of the danger of pride and the need for humility. Humility is one of the most important characteristics of the Christian life. In this sermon Pastor Barry shares what it is, how it is acquired, and a not so obvious benefit of it. Sunday Bulletin Outside Bulletin 11-13-22 Inside Bulletin […]

Keeping the Right Company

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Mark 2:13-17.  It’s been said that you can tell what a person is like by the company he keeps. “Birds of a feather, flock together”.  While there may be some truth in that, it’s not the whole truth. You have to consider the motives of people in the company they keep. It’s possible to seek out people’s […]

Wrestling with the Rulers of Darkness

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 Mark 5:1-20; Ephesians 6:12.  Satan and his demons are real and ultimately responsible for the condition of our world today. We are in a war. The battle is for the heart and soul of our nation, and all humankind. This battle is not fought with tanks and fighter jets for it is not a battle of […]