Evaluating A Sermon – a pastor’s perspective On any given Sunday, some will say, “excellent sermon” while another may not enjoy the sermon whatsoever (and that’s just on the elder board … lol, jk). People have different preferences for preaching styles, content, illustrations, methods, and deliveries. The taste for what makes a good sermon is as…

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Let’s all pray through Romans 12 and 13 this week. Romans 12 and 13 are challenging Scriptures to obey. We cannot be obedient to the Scriptures without the Lord’s help. God has commanded us to be a people who are set apart by our love. We need God’s help. So, we are going to ask…

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We are Christ’s body, and individually members of it As part of our ABF, “Life in the Body of Christ,” we read 1 Corinthians 12:12-27 and made observations about the passage. The observations help us understand how we are to interact with one another as members of the body of Christ. In the same way…

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The priests in the Tabernacle, and later the Temple, operated under the Levitical commands of the Mosaic Covenant. Their daily sacrifices and offerings were required so God’s people were able to commune with Him and be led by His grace and mercy (click here to read a post about OT sacrifices). The sweet aromas of…

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    This is part 2 of a 5 part series.    This series was written for my friends in the cardiac-rehab program at Valley Regional Hospital.         We are taught by God to love one another. The Principle of “One Another” It is calculated over 50% of our stress is relationship related. God is very…

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For those of you who don’t get the links through the facebook group, here is a video that exemplifies the principles we were promoting at the annual meeting in June. It is discipleship 101. Notice how the men at the end say, “We’ve never met Dr. Libby, but are thankful for the impact he has…

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