Men & Marriage: Leaders & Lovers

source url Sometimes I wonder if we have allowed our society, instead of God’s Word, to dictate who a man is and what a man does. What do you think? What is the common portrayal of men and husbands in t.v. sitcoms? Now compare that to God’s design. God made men to

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What is Christian Marriage?

This preaching series is for you…whether you find yourself engaged, married, single, divorced, widowed, hurt by marriage or wanting nothing to do with it.  The principles in this series apply to all relationships.  We’ll explore Christian marriage, the gift of singleness, and the unique ways that men and women can

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Epiphany = From Darkness to Light

Today we celebrate the Epiphany of our Lord. Long ago God caused men to follow a star from a distant country to the home of baby Jesus. These gentile foreigners came to worship Him. For this reason Epiphany is also called the “Gentile Christmas.” As gentile Christians we also come

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Save the Wrappings

Joy to the world, the Lord is come! Once again we’ve had the privilege of celebrating the birth of our Savior…but now what? What will we do with the One who came to give His life for our salvation? Two old-timers, Simeon and Anna, show us how best to respond

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The Apostle Paul and a Vision of the New Creation

While Advent calls us to confess the nearness of God, the world tempts us to feel His distance. With each public tragedy or senseless killing, the cry goes up “Where is God?” The world wrestles with God’s presence in moments of suffering, and God’s people wrestle too. Paul, however, brings

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Something Unexpected

While the world celebrates joy, some people feel distanced from the celebration. The death of a family member, the diagnosis of cancer, the loss of a job, these are things that nobody wants to hear about when they get together for a Christmas party. And so some people remain silent

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John the Baptizer: Prepare!

In each sermon of this series, a voice from the edge reorients our way of life in the world. Today our focus is upon the strange character of John the Baptizer, this weeks voice from the edge. His eyes see the future and his clothing reminds us of the past

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Here Comes the Bride!

John’s vision of the heavenly Jerusalem, descending like a bride, is the word of God that changes the ways of our lives in the world. The voice of the apostle John invites us to reconsider our priorities, our understanding of the church, and change from a life of self-service to

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