Easter 7 – May 16, 2021

“A Prowling Enemy… A Restoring Ally” – 1 Peter 5:6-11   1. Introductory Illustration We interrupt the regularly scheduled sermon to bring you this illustration of the imagination… Come with me into my imagination for a minute – it will be an invisible journey, but not fictional. Let me paint a picture of what I’m […]

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Easter 6 – May 9, 2021

“The Acts of… US – No Partiality” – Acts 10:34-48   Introduction: starting in the middle? Today, for the second time in my series of sermons on the Acts of US, our reading starts in the middle of a story, with a message, while leaving out the context, the event, the stor itself. Three weeks […]

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Easter 5 – May 2, 2021

“The Acts of… US – Tour Guides Through Scripture” – Acts 8:26-40   1. Tour Guides First of all, I want to thank those of you who submitted places and sites where you have taken a tour with a guide. It has been a long time since I have visited a tourist site and used […]

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Easter 4 – April 25, 2021

“The Acts of… US – Power in the Name of Jesus” – Acts 4:1-12   1. Good Shepherd Sunday & Acts 3 Story Before we dig into Acts 4 and continue the sermon series on “The Acts of… US” I want to make a couple of connections. First, I want to acknowledge that the Fourth […]

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Easter 3 – April 18, 2021

“The Acts of US – Times of Refreshing” – Acts 3:11-21   Introduction: Context (X 2) As is often the case, I want to start with a little bit of context for what God wants you to hear today. And sometimes – like today – I need to give you two bits of context. The […]

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