Living Ready, Part 3 ~ Be Faithful

Sooner or later we all ask the question: “Why are we here?” What is the purpose of our lives? The answer we find in the Parable of the Talents is that we are here to live faithfully for Jesus Christ. In this sermon, we explore the Parable of the Talents and identify seven key truths we need to remember if we are going to live faithfully for Jesus.

Living Ready, Part 2 ~ Be Prepared

How should we live while we wait for the Lord’s Return? Jesus answers this question from a few different angles in Matthew 24-25, including the answer He gives in the Parable of the Bridesmaid, to which we turn our attention in this sermon. In Matthew 25:1-13, Jesus warns those who would follow Him that following…

Living Ready, Part 1 ~ Be Vigilant

Christians believe that Jesus will return to earth at the end of the age. This is one of our core doctrines, and it fills us with hope for the future. But sometimes it also leaves us with a question: How should we live in the meantime? That is the question Jesus takes up in the…

Standing Firm in Freedom (Gal 5:1-6)

As America celebrates her freedom this weekend, it seems appropriate for Christians to celebrate the even greater freedom we have in Jesus. Today’s passage reminds us that “it is for freedom that Christ has set us free” (Galatians 5:1, NIVO), and that’s what we’re going to talk about as we prepare our hearts for the…

The Best Ending Ever (Matt 24:29-35)

When Jesus comes back to Earth, there will be no missing it! That’s the theme of Matthew 24:29-35. The First Advent of Christ may have been a stealth mission, but the Second Advent will be visible and obvious to all. In this sermon, we consider what it will be like when Jesus returns and when…