The Power of Our Words

The Power of Our Words

Well, good morning. A number of you have noticed that I’m wearing glasses up here on the platform and wondered why. It’s a simple answer: I can’t see very well. [laughter] I discovered that around Easter that I was struggling to read and lead you in worship, and so I thought, mmm, maybe it’s time…

Priorities and Profits

Priorities and Profits

Let’s pray. O Lord, we ask now that You give us attentive minds and hearts, for we have no interest in wasting our time, simply enduring another sermon. We’re here, and so teach us something. Convict us of sin, help us to know how to live for you, show us more of Christ. We pray…

The Fool and His Fights

The Fool and His Fights

Our heavenly Father, as we come now to your word, we pray not merely out of habit but out of a great sense of need. We ask that we would not be wasting our time. You take no delight in hundreds or thousands of people gathering together, dressing up, coming to church that we may…

Slow to Anger

Slow to Anger

Let’s pray. Father in heaven, may that be our prayer and the resounding theme of our hearts, hosanna in the highest. We ask now that you would give us ears to hear as we turn attention to Your Word and You would speak to us, and that we may encounter the risen and ascended Christ…