Sermons from June 2020

New Normal

New Normal week 4 Crisis reveals you, but crisis can also reset you.  The kingdom without the King not only can’t save you it will crush you. And it leads to hopelessness and emptiness Your true identity isn’t achieved, it’s received.  Put to death (in Greek-KILL, get rid of put behind of you forever) therefore whatever belongs to your earthly nature: Colossians 3:5 “What is an idol? It is anything more important to you than God, anything that absorbs your heart…

Finding Identity After a Crisis

Crisis Reveals you Crisis reveals you. And it can reset you. It’s hard to go back to normal when normal disappeared.  Some of the things you lost in the disruption aren’t worth keeping. Other things are worth building your life on. Cultural Narrative Storyline: -You were born good.-Something happened, and your inner self was wounded. -To find your true self is your life’s purpose and the ultimate pathway to true happiness, satisfaction and pleasure. -Any form of difficulty, commitment, push back or restriction…

Stepping into the New

We’re in an uninvited, disruptive, new normal that arrived without an invitation Or any warning Uncertainty is our future new normal. Grief does not change you… It reveals you.-John Green, The Fault in our Stars Questions: What are you learning about yourself?What are you learning about God? What if… in all this disruption… there’s an invitation? Job 1:13-22One day when Job’s sons and daughters were feasting at the oldest brother’s house…  a messenger arrived at Job’s home with this news: Your…

Finding The Truth

PROBLEM I would be embarrassed for MLK to see us now.  We hear comments like “you’re free, white and 21” Sometimes when people try to tell us how they feel, we disregard how they feel and insist they see things our way instead.  (self-centeredness) This is sinful and self centered of us. GOD John 8: 31-32 (NKJV) – “If you abide in My word, you are My disciples indeed. And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make…