The Peanuts of Our Faith

Part 2 of our sermon series based on Adam Hamilton’s book Creed. Our series seeks to explore the fundamentals of our beliefs as expressed in the Apostles’ Creed.  Today we’re talking about Jesus, the most essential component of the Christian faith.  Do you remember the old Snickers commercial? The one where the announcer says, “No matter how you slice it, it comes up peanuts?” That’s … Continue reading The Peanuts of Our Faith

Who’s In, Who’s Out?

Part 1 of our new sermon series on Methodism and other Christian religions titled “My Slice of Christianity” inspired by Adam Hamilton’s Christianity’s Family Tree 23,000,000 people can’t be wrong! Or can they? Roughly, that’s how many Jehovah’s Witnesses and Mormons there are in the world today. 23,000,000![1] The number is actually higher, probably closer to 23.5 million people. Popular thinking often leads us to … Continue reading Who’s In, Who’s Out?

Does God Really Want Me to Stay Married to THAT Person?

Part 3 of 4 in our God’s Not Dead sermon series based on the movie of the same name.  God is not Batman. He’s not The Punisher. He’s not Judge Dredd. He’s not Dirty Harry. God is not a vigilante out for some street justice, but there are times that Christians paint him out to be exactly that. It kills me to hear Christian leaders … Continue reading Does God Really Want Me to Stay Married to THAT Person?