Sermons on Spiritual Life and Growth
Ephesians 4:11-16 — God has given leaders to the church to equip all the church to care and grow.
Mark 2:13-17; Luke 18:9-14 — Jesus showed us how to love our neighbors: recognize our own sin and don’t turn away from the messiness of faithful ministry.
Mark 1:40-45 — Jesus has pronounced us clean and whole before God; that vitally changes our self-understanding and our view of others.
Psalm 119:9-16 — Storing up God’s Word helps keep us on the right path; it helps keep us from sinning.
Revelation 3:14-22 — A look at spiritual ineffectivness, Jesus’ diagnosis and prescription for it, and the opportunity and invitation before us still.
Revelation 3:7-13 — Holding fast to God’s Word and Jesus’ name keep believers anchored in this world and in the face of persecution.
Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 2:42-47 — When we pursue intentional discipleship within the body of Christ, we will love each other better, be more generous, more joyful and fulfilled.
Revelation 2:1-7 — Where have you lost the balance between truth and love? What would it look like to restore that balance in your life?
Revelation 2:12-17; Hebrews 12:1-6; Psalm 24:3-6 — Spiritually, emotionally, realistically, we are such a mixed bag of good and bad, mature and immature, strong and weak… Today… an example, an illustraion, and some words of hope.
2 Timothy 1:2-7; Acts 18:24-27 — Passing on the faith, whether at church or in the world, happens over time, touch by touch and encounter by encounter.