Sermons from June 2021

BAD DECISIONS – Distracted

Distracted From Jesus Luke 10:38-42 PROBLEM There has never been a more distracting time than now average office worker – 100 minibreaks during the week, drinks 19 cups of coffee, and attends 17 meetings – 56% smartphones biggest obstacle to productivity. Distractions are a productivity killer but tech isn’t our biggest distraction. GOD 13 show up at your door unannounced. “Do you mind if we hang out here for a couple of days?” families come together to make sure the…

BAD DECISIONS – Tested

Is This a Test? PROBLEM I don’t need Jesus, I’m self sufficient. self sufficiency=you have to be a controller. The way that I am most comfortable, safe, and secure. Controller = Functional atheist – Someone who responds with “what am I going to do?” You are in a place of self sufficiency and I will bring you out of self-sufficiency. GOD John 6:1-14. Going back in time. APPLICATION CONTROL  Domestic violence.  “Did not do what I told him to do…” …

BAD DECISIONS – Fears

BAD DECISIONS :: Why Are You So Afraid? PROBLEM I don’t know why so many bad things happen to us. Every morning we wake up to a thousand different fears we have to deal with. “Fear causes people to live far below their ability. If we are not careful, a thousand fears will attack us when we awake in the morning. In 1933-37, the longest suspension bridge in the world and considered a golden gate to a bright American future.…

BAD DECISIONS – Destiny

THIS SHALL NEVER HAPPEN Matthew 16:22-23 PROBLEM “Control is a screaming testament of your distrust in God”. When we control, we’re actually saying, “God can’t/won’t handle this my way, so I will”. GOD Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him. “Never, Lord!” he said. “This shall never happen to you!”Jesus turned and said to Peter, “Get behind me, Satan! You are a stumbling block to me; you do not have in mind the concerns of God, but merely…

BLESS-Sharing Your Story

BLESS – Share Your Story PROBLEMS it was 13 min – should have been 8 min In my childhood I was taught to think that I was superior to others because my religion was true and theirs was not.  How are we supposed to relate to people of other religions today?   We live in a very multi-religious neighborhood.  Large Sikh, Muslim, Buddhist, Atheist groups are within walking distance from our church. Here’s some shocking news: God is in the Gurdwara,…