Walk On Water

Tender Jesus

Nothing shows the tender love of Jesus better than the way that He treated His disciples. We see the way that He guarded them in the garden, saying to the soldiers: “If therefore ye seek me, let these go their way.” He prayed for Peter, saying to him: “Satan hath desired to have you, that…
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The Weirdest Missionary Ever

We just finished up a Missions Conference with three great missionary families, all ministering to different parts of the world. Since I have been the pastor (7 years ago), we have had dozens missionaries through our church. I’ve met some who were in their twenties and some who were in their late 60s, just starting…
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Seeking God

When we want direction in life, it is natural to ask others for help. In high school, they were called “guidance counselors.” As adults, we call up financial advisors for help with our investments. We see our doctors for advice on how to live healthy lives. We may even call a respected mentor on how…
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Living By Faith… And Living By Your Own Sermon

I challenged the church in 2016 to read through the Bible this year. I said that if they would read through it, that I would preach on a passage from the week before. This past Sunday, I preached a message from Isaiah 30-31, which is a rebuke to Israel for seeking help for their Assyrian…
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The Real Treasure

Some of the best stories in literature revolve around finding lost treasure. Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island is about Jim Hawkins and Long John Silver trying to find treasure off a map. Tolkein’s The Hobbit is about a group of dwarves trying to get their homeland, and the treasure within, back from the enemies’ hands.…
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