Tag Archives: Christ

An old–but still relevant–sermon for MLK Jr. Day

Hello!  What follows is a sermon I preached five years ago about God’s dream for a nonsegregated church.  While preparing for this coming Sunday’s sermon, I ran across this one and thought I’d share it here.  God bless…. I Have … Continue reading

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Lord, if you had been here…

The title of this post comes from the lips of Martha and later from the lips of her sister Mary in John 11.  Independently of one another, these sisters both say, “Lord, if you had been here our brother would … Continue reading

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Baptism

Last week at East Point, I preached on baptism.  The New Testament writers, led by the Holy Spirit, describe baptism as the time and place that we are united to Christ by God’s grace.  Here are my sermon notes.  If … Continue reading

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In Christ

In a recent post and sermon, I emphasized the Scriptural teaching that Jesus lives in his disciples and carries on his mission through us.  While this is a truth frequently taught in the New Testament, a similar teaching is found … Continue reading

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Resurrection

Everything we believe comes down to this one point of faith: the resurrection of Jesus Christ. If Jesus was not really raised from the dead, then none of the dead will ever live again. If Jesus was not really raised … Continue reading

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