Furnace Club #sermons

Scripture: Daniel 3:14-28  //  Subject: Trials and Tribulations  //  Main Idea: Jesus never said it would be easy, but He did say it would be worth it. Synopsis: This sermon explores the story of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abendnego and their unwavering commitment to God, even when facing death. Listeners learn that (1) Full surrender means choosing God over … Continue reading Furnace Club #sermons

Three Things

Someone recently asked me what I would focus on if I were trying to steward new life in a declining or stagnant congregation. I told them I would focus on three things intently, and I would not waver. Renewal First, I would cultivate a culture of renewal/revival: a kingdom culture of transformation. We should do … Continue reading Three Things

Kingdom Come #sermons

Scripture: Jeremiah 29:10-14  //  Subject: Transforming Power of the Kingdom  //  Main Idea: When the Kingdom comes everything changes.   Synopsis: This sermon gives us a glimpse into God’s promises for the lives of those who trust Him. Listeners learn that God’s plan is fully realized when one discovers the transforming power of being in a right relationship with … Continue reading Kingdom Come #sermons

Religious Costumes

One thing I’ve learned in ministry over the years is that pastors want to be liked. Some want to be liked so badly that they’re willing to become something they’re not. When that happens they began mimicking other leaders and projecting an image that is not at all who God’s called them to be. Even … Continue reading Religious Costumes

Political Correctness

Political correctness in and of itself is not a bad thing. In the simplest of terms, it’s a way of treating people with respect regardless of ethnicity, gender, race, religion, socio-economic status, and other things that have the potential to divide. According to that definition, Jesus was politically correct. He treated everyone with dignity because … Continue reading Political Correctness