Jun 15

African Christians Refuse To Have Their Best Life Now!

Pray that our persecuted brothers and sisters would take to heart Jesus’ words: “If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first. If you belonged to the world, it would love you as its own. As it is, you do not belong to the world, but I have chosen you out of the world. That is why the world hates you. Remember the words I spoke to you: ‘No servant is greater than his master.’ If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also. If they obeyed [kept/treasured] my teaching, they will obey [keep/treasure] yours also.” (John 15:18-20) Continue reading

Jun 03

Sermon: Big Ideas (Holy Trinity, 2012)

Preached 6/3/2012 – Holy Trinity In 2011, VeggieTales co-creator and former owner of Big Idea Productions, Paul Vischer was interviewed by World Magazine. Through the VeggieTales, Viescher was pursuing his BigIdea dream. The once popular childrens characters were bringing in … Continue reading

May 12

Ask Pastor: What is the Christian’s Response to Sin in their Life? (EDITED)

What do we do in those times when we feel God’s accusing finger – the finger of His law. We can be certain that there are no fingers pointing back at Him. We cannot deflect our guilt or our shame and blame others. What happens when we are burdened and heavy laden and we feel the reality of our sin deeply and inwardly. What do we do? How do we deal with it? Who shall save us from this body of death?

To answer these questions, God does not calls us to look inward at whether or not we believe our sins are forgiven. Rather, God points us outward to see the work He has done and He continues to do. Continue reading