Sermon Notes: Toward a Theology of Giving

Toward a Theology of Giving Genesis 4:1-5 Exodus 23:14-17 John 3:16 AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE Something very interesting happened to the Evangelical Church in the 20th century, that seems to have no parallel in previous generations: … Continue reading

A Lord’s Table Meditation

A Wonderful Warning 1 Corinthians 11:17-34 Luke 18:9-14 AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE   As we approach the Table this morning, a bit of history might be helpful regarding Paul’s warning in vs. 27 In doing that, … Continue reading

MIssion to Mars – Sermon Notes for 7/17/2016

Mission to Mars (Mars Hill that is) What’s All This About Worldview? Acts 17:16-34 Romans 1:18-23 AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE What is a worldview, and why does it matter? The simplest and best definition I’ve heard … Continue reading

Funeral Sermon for Giana Bartolucci

As I mentioned in my last post, the Memorial Service for Giana was held at Clarkson Community Church on Saturday, where my dear friend Tony Bartolucci pastors. Giana is his 14 year old daughter. That service was just for the … Continue reading

A Bite of Newton with your coffee – On dealing with others in controversy

In this letter of Newton’s, a small portion of which I share below – he is giving advice to a friend who is going to attempt to go to print in correcting someone else’s doctrinal errors. I found this solid, … Continue reading

Facing the Apocalypse Part 2 – 1 Peter 4:8-11

1 Peter Part 17 1 Peter 4:7-11 Facing The Apocalypse Part 2 AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE   Last time we saw Peter’s thought process in vs. 7 that:  “the end of all things is at hand, THEREFORE”. … Continue reading

As I was Reading Today – A Sermon from John Flavel

Some sermons are so full of wisdom and solid counsel, they far outlast the one-time use most sermons have. This is one such sermon. Yes, it is Puritanesque in length. I won’t apologize a bit for that. It is just … Continue reading

Facing The Apocalypse – Sermon Notes on 1 Peter pt. 16

1 Peter Part 16 1 Peter 4:7-11A Facing The Apocalypse  AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE   I titled this sermon facing the apocalypse for more than one reason. In the first place, it is due to the … Continue reading

Peace of God

Philippians 4:4–7 (ESV) Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. 5 Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand; 6 do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with … Continue reading