Posts tagged “Faith”
Top ten reasons to go to church
Why do you want to go to church? As a parish pastor, every year I would have a “Help the Pastor Write His Sermon”…
Choose Gratitude Over Grumbling: Even When You’re Hurting
To be grateful for the hard times in your life is difficult. Pastor Mike asks: Do you think it’s possible that you could only get to certain places spiritually if you had first passed through the difficulties of pain, suffering, and hardship? The apostle Paul, a guy who was incredibly grateful and went through an incredible amount of suffering, is going to help us thank God even when we hurt.
What if I Don’t Agree With Jesus?
What do you do, what do you think, and how do you deal with Jesus when you don’t agree with him? Pastor Mike gives two reasons why when you disagree with Jesus, you should give up the seat of authority and willingly die to trying to have the last word.
The evangelistic power of love
How much money would you pay for a “+1 pass” to heaven? If you could be guaranteed that your best friend or your brother…
Everything we do teaches
The King of kings and Lord of lords, with every supernatural power at his disposal, said his disciples should go into the whole wide…
A lot in common
We Americans have a penchant for seeing ourselves as God’s chosen people. That’s the mentality our Puritan forefathers and mothers handed down to us….
That’s the one!
What do you think when you see a group of teenagers all sitting at the same table, staring at their phones? Or when your…
All believers have a priestly ministry
For a long time there has been some confusion around the word ministry. It is generally reserved to describe the job that pastors have….
Faith and obedience are good for business
There is a sad cynicism in our land that the entire world of work is rigged, that only privileged insiders profit, that hard work…
Your Love Gives Hope
In Wednesday’s video, Pastor Jeremy left us with the cliff-hanger of why we show love when the results aren’t guaranteed. He tells us why today.
Jesus feeds your problems
Where you see problems, Jesus sees opportunities. A huge crowd wanted Jesus’ attention in a remote location. He taught them and healed them all…
A generous tax collector
I was nervous before talking to my church family about Jesus’ bold teaching on money from Matthew chapter 6. Given the bad experiences many…