Category: Sermons

Equal in All Things

23 Before the coming of this faith, we were held in custody under the law, locked up until the faith that was to come would be revealed. 24 So the law was our guardian until Christ came that we might be justified by faith. 25 Now that… Continue Reading “Equal in All Things”

We Are The Church Together

Just a note: This was the sermon given to our congregation on the final day of worship in the First UMC building.  The members of First UMC are going to worship with their sister church, Palm UMC in Dinuba beginning Oct 5 and so… Continue Reading “We Are The Church Together”

It’s Not Fair! – Part 3 of our “How Good is Good Enough?” sermon series

God isn’t fair.  And it’s a good thing he isn’t. We’ll get back to that in a minute.  For now, I want to start off our time together with a reading from Matthew, so if you have a Bible or a Bible app on… Continue Reading “It’s Not Fair! – Part 3 of our “How Good is Good Enough?” sermon series”

Good People Don’t Go To Heaven – Part 2 of our “How Good is Good Enough?” sermon series

We are in the middle of a three-part sermon series on salvation. It’s based on the Andy Stanley book, “How Good is Good Enough?” and in our sermon series we are exploring the question straight from the title – how good is good enough? … Continue Reading “Good People Don’t Go To Heaven – Part 2 of our “How Good is Good Enough?” sermon series”

Does God Grade on a Curve? – Part 1 of our “How Good is Good Enough?” sermon series

The world came to an end on December 21st, 2012. Yet remarkably we are still alive.  Rumors about the end of the world seem to happen nearly every year, but this one got worldwide attention.  So much so they even made a movie about… Continue Reading “Does God Grade on a Curve? – Part 1 of our “How Good is Good Enough?” sermon series”

The Most Segregated Hour in America

I’d like to say I am a man free of bias, but that wouldn’t be completely honest. For instance, I love UCLA. And if you love UCLA, there is one school you definitely do NOT love – USC also known as the University of… Continue Reading “The Most Segregated Hour in America”