Category Archives: New Years

Sermons preached in the context of entering the New Year.

Strange Investments

Now have you ever wondered what investments God makes? I mean is there some celestial savings plan that allows God to plan for his retirement? No that couldn’t be, after all He owns everything and He can create whatever He needs! What about investments in time? Well, that’s kind of a moot issue as well since God is eternal and time has no effect on Him! That leaves us with one other area, and that is relationships! All through the Bible we find a clear indication that God invests in relationships. He invests in people. But then there is something else we find in the Word of God – He doesn’t just invest in anybody. Continue reading

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God’s Resolution

A question kept popping up in my mind, “What about God? What is His resolution for my life?” Indeed, as I thought about it, I realized that no matter what resolution I made for the New Year ? if it wasn?t centered in his desire and plan for my life then it would amount to nothing. Yet, if my resolutions are founded on the instruction of the Holy Spirit then I can find strength and resolve in the Lord?s completing those resolutions through me in the New Year! Continue reading

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What are We In this For?

This message is a reminder to my church of what we are all about. It has relevance to every Christian in the church universal as well. In the introduction I emphasize the importance of “counting the cost” in order to remain effective and potent in our personal and corporate impact in the world. Continue reading

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City on a Hill: Light Power

Can you imagine what life would be like without “light?” I have a good idea it would be pretty dark! Often the power of light is described in “candlepower.” Tonight I?m going to talk about the identity, intentionality, and intensity of our candlepower as Christians. On the eve of the New Year I think it is good for us to be reminded of the vision God has given us. As we enter into the New Year we have the opportunity to let Christ?s light burn in us and through us for the advancement of His kingdom. Continue reading

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The Good Ship Lollipop

God is calling us this morning saying, “Go to Nineveh.” My question is, “where are you headed?” Continue reading

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