Sermons & Sunday Messages

When the Bones Don’t Live

Ezekiel 37:1-10 The hand of the Lord was upon me, and he brought me out by the Spirit of the Lord, and set me down in the midst of the valley;[a] it was full of bones. 2 And he led me round among them; and behold, there were very many upon the valley;[b] and lo, they...

Everlasting Things

Few things are everlasting.  As permanent as mountains appear they wear down across time.  Much in our lives is there for a season:  friends, jobs, health, economic standing all come and go.  One of the few things that has proved constant in my life is the presence of...

Leaning Towards Life: Another View of Failure

“We tend to try and fix our failure ‘problem’ by setting out to never fail again.” “We can address this by adopting a different view of failure. We look at failure as if it is an absolute enemy.” “We look at failure as if it...

Arise and Go

“God seeks us out until we find him.” “Jesus came to let everyone know that no one is excluded from God’s presence.” “All people have the right to seek out God.” “Jesus broke down the wall that separated us from...

Leaning Towards Life: Setting Boundaries

We are designed to be in relationships with other people.  Relationships can be one of our greatest joys.  They can also be one of our greatest challenges. For our relationships to be life giving, we need to set boundaries. We can’t do everything everybody wants...

Leaning Towards Life: You Don’t Find Life by Focusing on You

It sounds backwards: but you don’t find joyful life by focusing on yourself.  Jesus warned “if all you seek is your life you will lose it..” (Mark 8:35).  Real life is a by-product of focusing on the right things.  We find joy by focusing on...