Love One Another

Love One Another November 1, 2015 1 Corinthians 13:1-8 Last week we were looking at loving one another. We jumped right into it. Understanding it’s not easy to like someone you don’t like, let alone to love them. We are looking at 1 Corinthians 13, the love chapter. As Paul reminded us that love supersedes […]

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The Church – Love One Another

Love One Another October 25, 2015 1 Corinthians 13:1-3 Have you ever tried to love someone you don’t like?  Actually, let me make this even easier or maybe more difficult because loving someone you don’t like isn’t easy! So – let me ask you this . . . have you ever tried to like someone […]

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The Church – Unity

The Church – Unity October 18, 2015 Romans 14:1-13 For the past 5 weeks we’ve been looking at the church and what it means to be a unified church.  It’s very easy for a church to become distracted with what is not essential.  I know you’re getting sick of this quote, but I have found […]

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The Church – Unity

The Church – Unity October 11, 2015 Romans 14:1-13 Throughout history churches have split for the craziest reasons ~~ Holy Creek Baptist – piano bench — they had 4 separate services — moving piano bench to a different location for each one. Centerville, Ga – presbyterian church split in 1911 – offering before / after […]

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The Church – Unity

The Church – Unity Romans 14:1-13 October 4, 2015 A man died and met St Peter at the gate.  Peter asked, “Would you like a tour?”  The man said, “Sure.”  So, Peter led the man down a long hall with many doors.  They stopped at the first door and Peter opened it and said with […]

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The Church – Unity

The Church – Unity September 27, 2015 Ephesians 4:4-6 A mother looked out a window and saw Johnny playing church with their 3 kittens.  He had them lined up and was preaching to them and the mother smiled and turned around to do some work. A short while later she heard the cats bellowing and […]

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Marks of a Unified Church

The Church – Unity Ephesians 4:1-6 September 20, 2015 Last week we began a series looking at the universal church and at First Baptist Church all at the same time.  I spent a little time talking about what makes a church effective and I concluded we could debate all the extraneous stuff — we could […]

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What Makes a Church Effective?

What Makes a Church Effective September 13, 2015 Ephesians 4:1-6 Over the next several weeks we’re going to be looking at the church.  We’re going to look at how the church works, what makes a church effective, how to deal with conflict, commitment; and issues of giving time and money. My hope in this series […]

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Working for God

Working for God 2 Thessalonians 3:6-15 September 6, 2015 When you hear the word, “work or job ” what comes to mind?  Maybe its, “I’m glad tomorrow’s a holiday!”  Others think — “I’m glad I have a job.”  Some , “wish I had a job.”  Maybe you’re reminded of the Seven Dwarves as they headed […]

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Remembering God

Remembering God Ecclesiastes 12 August 30, 2015 I wonder how many times I have told people I will remember something and within 10 seconds I have already forgotten what I was supposed to remember.  Does that ever happen to you?  It’s not only the simple things like what were those 3 items to buy at […]

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