Our Holy God

Our Holy God February 28, 2016 We’ve been looking at excellence for about 7 weeks now, and for the past 2-3 weeks we’ve talked about Spiritual Gifts.  Please, fill out those Spiritual Gift inventories.  I’ve received a few back, and it’s great going through them and seeing what your gifts are, and how you can […]

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Excellence – Spiritual Gifts

Excellence – Spiritual Gifts February 21, 2016 1 Corinthians 12:4-7 Sometimes it’s difficult to know where you fit in!  We may have those issues at home . . . where and how do you fit into your family system.   We have that at school — it happens at work.  Really wherever you go and whatever […]

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Accountability – Super Bowl Recap!

Spiritual Gifts / Accountability February 14, 2016 Philippians 3:17 We’ve started the year talking about what it means to be excellent!  Excellent individually and excellent as a church.  With that in mind, last week we started talking about Spiritual Gifts.  If we use the gifts God has given us, and every believer has God given […]

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Be Excellent: Spiritual Gifts

Be Excellent: Spiritual Gifts 1 Corinthians 12:1ff February 7, 2016 Have you ever wished that you were something you weren’t?  At one point or another most of us have.  There are times I wish I was a professional athlete, playing a game and making millions.  But I know I can’t — I’m too old, too […]

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Be Excellent!

Excellence Colossians 3:17-24 January 24, 2016 For the first 3 weeks of the year we’ve been looking at what it means to strive for excellence.  What does it mean for us individually and as a church.  I believe we can never be the church Christ calls us to be, if we don’t strive for excellence. […]

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Excellence!

Pursuing Excellence 1 Thessalonians 4:1 January 17, 2016 Well, this week was SOTU, given by POTUS.  I think the older I get, not that I’m old, the more I dislike all of the abbreviations and short hand writing. For those who are AC, better known as Abbreviation Challenged, this week was the State of the […]

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Be Excellent!

Be Excellent 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 January 3, 2016 It’s the first Sunday of the year and it’s time to lay out all of our New Year’s Resolutions.  Let’s pause for a moment of silence.  Maybe we’ll just skip them, then we won’t have to worry about anything – or feel disappointed if we give up […]

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Why Christ Came

Why Christ Came Luke 19:10 December 24, 2015 Have you ever had a neighbor who really lights up the street with their display? Sometimes we compete with our neighbors about who has the best lights around.  Well there’s a family in Australia who lights up the neighborhood.  They have the Guiness World Record for the […]

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Fear Not – Shepherds

Fear Not Luke 2:8-11 December 20, 2015 We’ve been looking at Christmas story passages in which angels say FEAR NOT.   Two weeks ago, the angel, Gabriel appeared to Mary.  Last week, an angel appeared to Joseph.  And this week, we’re going to look at the angel appearing to shepherds. The fear I want to talk […]

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Joseph – Fear Not!

Fear Not Matthew 1:18-24 December 13, 2015 Fear can be a great motivator or it can suck the life out of us.  Last week we started to look at 3 different events in the Christmas story where an angel came and said FEAR NOT! Last week we saw the angel appear to Mary and we […]

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