Category Archives: 2010 Sermons

5 Is Radical (Hebrews 13:1-8,15-16)

Glen Rose 5-P:The Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations #1 INTRODUCTION:      The Disney movie, The Greatest Game Ever Played is based on the true story of a young caddy, Francis Ouimet, who is invited to play in the 1913 US Open against his personal golf hero, Harry Vardon and American Golf hero Ted Ray. The… Read More »

“Sorry!” (Romans 5:15-19; Galatians 5:1)

Out of the Toybox #3      Sorry! The game of sweet revenge. That’s what the box says. And we buy into that idea every now and then. We’ve all wanted revenge at some point in our lives. That’s why this game is so appealing, because if you land on the same space as your… Read More »

“No, Trivial Pursuit” (Galatians 3:23-29)

Out of the Toybox #2 INTRODUCTION:       You know, any guy can be a Father, that’s just a matter of biology but it takes a special kind of man to be a Dad. And being a Dad or a Mom for that matter, is No Trivial Pursuit. As we continue our series “Out of the Toy… Read More »

“The Game Of Life” (1 Timothy 6:6-19)

Out of the Toybox #1 INTRODUCTION:      This morning we begin a new series titled Out of the Toybox. Over the next couple of weeks we’ll be looking at life and faith through some of the familiar toys and games we’ve played. This morning we begin by looking at “The Game Of Life.” PRAYER     … Read More »

“It’s Everybody’s Business” (John 1:35-51)

Reaching Out Without Passing Out #4Evangelism INTRODUCTION:      Just as those vignettes point out, it’s not complicated. It’s just an invitation. All you have to do is “Simply Invite.” That’s what we’re going to talk about today. The Invitation. PRAYER      Abe and Sara were an elderly Svedish couple. They tried their best to keep… Read More »

“Digging Deeper” (Philippians 3:12-16)

Reaching Out Without Passing Out #3Evangelism INTRODUCTION:      Contrary to what that video shows, it’s not that complicated. But up until this time in 1738 that’s sort of what John & Charles Wesley thought. But then first Charles on May 21 followed by John on May 24th, both had similar awakening or regenerating experiences with… Read More »

“Show and Tell” (Mark 1:16-22)

Reaching Out Without Passing Out #2Evangelism CLIP: Comfort Zone INTRODUCTION:      I have no idea how that guy did that or where they got such a huge balloon but I do know for some of you, even hearing the “E” word “Evangelism” strikes fear in your heart and threatens your Comfort Zone. Reaching Out to others… Read More »

“Guard the Good Treasure” (2 Timothy 1:1-14)

Mothers Day INTRODUCTION:      Happy Mother’s Day. Was your mother a good cook? Do you remember the Actor Alan Thicke? He was interviewed  back in 1989 by “People Magazine” Said this about his mother’s cooking skills:      “She would burn, she would cremate, she would nuke.  If you are what you eat, I’d be black. Her… Read More »