Love One Another

Love One Another                                 3-10-19 Bottom Line:  Jesus is our focus and loving one another is our purpose. Introduction:  A. There are some things we don’t want to hear!    1. A celebrity we admire is really a jerk!    2. History has been taught inaccurately! (Columbus, Pocahontas, Betsy Ross, Paul Revere, etc.)    3. The […]

Love One Another – short version

Love One Another                                    3-3-19 Bottom Line:  Jesus is our focus and loving one another is our purpose. Introduction:  A. There are some things we don’t want to hear!    1. A celebrity we admire is really a jerk!    2. History has been taught inaccurately! (Columbus, Pocahontas, Betsy Ross, Paul Revere, etc.)    3. The […]

HOW TO: Greet One Another

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HOW TO: Greet One Another            2-14-19 Bottom Line:  Greeting with a holy kiss is the expression of a deeper, more important, principle of love. Introduction:  A. We live in a time of great confusion and division.    1. Exaggeration, generalization, & hyper-critical judging    2. Can’t agree on right or wrong; good verses bad…  B. […]

Visible Viable Values

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Visible Viable Values                             2-10-19 Bottom Line:  We either live by our values or we are hypocrites. Introductions:  A. We had another amazing Marriage Retreat!  B. We are all excited, renewed, and wish you were too!  C. Why did I go to the marriage retreat (I had to!)    1. I wanted to have fun and […]

My Story My Smell

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My Story My Smell                                          1-27-19 Bottom Line:  Becoming the aroma of Christ means we are growing, and showing we belong to Him. Introduction:  A. I love the English language!  Someday I’ll understand it.    1. It is one of the most difficult languages to learn.    2. Every rule has many exceptions! (I after e, […]

My Story’s Ending

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My Story’s Ending                                          1-20-19 Bottom Line: Only God can give a happy ending to our life’s story. Introduction:  A. A story from my life in 1968:    1. A small slice of one year – a smaller slice of one life    2. Told part of it once and JD was shocked & surprised  B. […]

My Story For Others

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My Story For Others                      1-13-19 Bottom Line:  We have been called to witness and share our story about Jesus with others. It is what love does! Introduction:  A. The problem with extremes battling it out, is the loss of the larger group caught in the middle.    1. Kids in a divorce = hurt & […]

God’s Story

God’s Story                                                  1-6-19 Bottom Line:  We can’t have a relationship with God if we don’t understand Him.  He wants us to know Him! Introduction:  A. Who are some people that you just don’t understand?    1. Politicians who divide, attack, and generalize    2. House buyers who are picky or pet obsessive  B. How about […]

My Building Story

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My Building Story    12-30-18 Bottom Line: Our walk with God is a never-ending story of growing in Christ. Introduction: A. How many times where you asked, “What are you going to be when you grow up?” 1. Complete miscommunication: not “be” but “do” 2. Be = me; character choices? Job in only a part […]