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


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 […]

The Jesus Story


The Jesus Story    12-23-18 Bottom Line: Jesus’ story is the only story that changes our life and is never ending. Introduction: A. A widow goes to the local newspaper office to have an obituary placed for her recently departed husband… 1. Editor informs: 50 cent charge per word, pause-reflect 2. She says, “Let it […]

Our Story


Our Story    12-16-18 Bottom Line: Our journey to follow Jesus is part of the message we can share with others. Introduction: A. Steve’s story: Acts 6 & 7 1. A time of amazing growth, 6:7 2. Led to a great persecution and scattering, 8:1-2 3. vs.4 “Wherever they were scattered, they preached the message […]

More Than Thanks!


More Than Thanks     12-9-18 Bottom Line: Thankfulness is essential to our walk with God. Introduction: A. Remember how it felt when you finally understood Algebra? 1. Me either! Never got it – never cared! 2. When something is important you want to understand B. We all have spiritual “ah-ha” moments if we care! […]

Just A Little Talk With Jesus


Just A Little Talk With Jesus    12-2-18 Bottom Line: Prayer is an essential part of our relationship with God. Introduction: A. Story: Stranded on a raining dark night…praying! * Some things just aren’t an answer to prayer! B. What is the most powerful and meaningful prayer in the Bible? Lord’s Prayer? David in Psalm […]

Heart Smiling!


Heart Smiling!     11-25-18 Bottom Line: The joy of the Lord is something the world can’t understand. Introduction: A. The farmer’s son returning from the market… 1. With a crate of chickens his father entrusted to him 2. Box fell & broke open, chickens scattered 3. “I managed to find all twelve of them!” […]

Survive Together!


Survive Together!      11-18-18 Bottom Line: We are in a struggle together and we must support each other to survive. Introduction: A. There once was a rabbi who was curious about pork… B. “You do what you have to – to survive!” C. I loved the Survivor Show when it first came out! 1. […]

Thanks for the Help


Thanks for the Help    11-11-18 Bottom Line: We grow when we learn to appreciate those who have helped us mature in Christ. Introduction: A. Recent book series I read: A Town Called Fury 1. A young man & his sister travel west w/ their father 2. His plan: go to California then back east […]

Ya Done Good!

Ya Done Good!     11-4-18 Bottom Line: Encouraging one another is not an option, it’s a command from God. Introduction: A. There are a lot of obstacles to making a decision to dedicate your life to full time ministry. 1. A sense of unworthiness! I’m a sinner. 2. A question of capabilities. I’m I […]