Dishonorable Passions

Homosexuality is wrong. Paul explains why in this text. It is a practice that runs contrary to nature, or the way God designed the world (the body) to work. How can Christians take a stance on this issue while also […]

God Gave Them Up

One of the key ways God judges sin now is by allowing sinners to continue in their sin. He gives them up to it and allows them to suffer the horrible consequences of it. But even in this God is […]

The Terrible Exchange

People are very much focused on light. Our houses are full of bulbs and are automobiles have high beams. Why do we love and need light so much? In Romans 1:21, Paul says that sinful people have foolish hearts that […]

The Expectant Church

Youth Pastor Chris Sanford challenged our congregation to be an expectant church. What does this mean and how can we become that kind of church? These and other questions are addressed in this message. 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 Paul, Silvanus, and […]

Loving God with All Your Mind

Jesus commanded us to love God with our minds (Matt. 22:37-38). Yet many Christians feel that faith has nothing to do with good thinking and everything to do with exuberant experience. But why should these two be separated? If we […]

Loves Out of Whack

Given our knowledge of God from creation, every single human being should be on fire for God. We should constantly glorify him with our thoughts, words, and actions. We should be sold-out fully and committed on the deepest heart-level. He […]

What Can Be Known about God Is Plain

In Romans 1, Paul makes the case that God’s eternal nature and divine power can be deduced by thoughtfully asking “How did all this get here?” When we look at the size and scope of the universe and the complexities […]

Why We Should Be Happy that God Is Angry

It’s unpopular these days to proclaim the wrath of God. But true gospel preaching isn’t concerned about popularity. It’s concerned with truth. According to Romans 1:18, God’s wrath is poured out from heaven against ungodliness and unrighteousness. In this sermon, […]