Be Not Afraid

BE NOT AFRAID LUKE 2:41-52 Deuteronomy 10:18   Listen To Be Not Afraid             The only story we have of Jesus’ childhood is about him teaching the teachers at the temple. I think this is profound because it reveals the importance of one of the classic spiritual disciplines that Richard Foster talks about in his […]

A Father’s Testimony: David Ornt

Hello Calvin friends and all who need to be encouraged. Revelation 12:11 says, “they conquered him by the blood of the lamb and the word of their testimony for they loved not their lives even unto death.” This is the verse that inspired me to ask you all to give your testimony in our church. […]

Hungry For What’s Next

  HUNGRY FOR WHAT’S NEXT ISAIAH 58:1-12 MATTHEW 4:1-4 ACTS 13:1-3     Listen To Hungry For What’s Next                                 Fasting is one of the five pillars of Islam. And it just so happens we are in the month of Ramadan and I am preaching on fasting. It was also one of the three acts […]

One Thing Remains

ONE THING REMAINS Luke 10:38-42     Listen To One Thing Remains    Last week we talked about The Good Samaritan and how God’s Love compels us to love our neighbor more than ourselves.  And today we are living that out by participating Rise against Hunger. Today we will help feed children we may never […]

The Key To Answered Prayer

THE KEY TO ANSWERED PRAYER JEREMIAH 18:1-11 LUKE 11:1-13 LUKE 18:1-17   I have often mentioned that my sister has a chronic pain condition in her legs.  My journey to find healing for my sister came to a head three years ago, in January, 2014.  Then I begged my sister to go with me to […]

Peter’s Journey

TWO SERMONS ON HOW PETER WAS BROKEN AND RESTORED. LISTEN TO PETER’S PROBLEM AND LOVE FOR BREAKFAST PETER’S PROBLEM AND LOVE FOR BREAKFAST PETER’S PROBLEM GOOD FRIDAY SERMON JOHN 18:1-27   I got to ask. What is Peter’s problem? I mean he goes from one of Jesus’ most trusted disciples, willing to die for Jesus, […]

Love And Respect

LOVE AND RESPECT   EPHESAINS 6:22-32 Listen To Love and Respect   A single man preaching on marriage is like a guy who is color blind teaching an art class. Or a deaf person conducting an orchestra. It is like someone who is afraid of falling and flying teaching you how to skydive.  It is […]

Filled With The Spirit

FILLED WITH THE SPIRIT EPHESIANS 4:17-5:21 Listen To Filled With The Spirit     As Christians Paul is telling us today that we have two fundamental choices.  And these choices are as different as night and day. We can grieve the Holy Spirit We can be filled with the Holy Spirit Grieving the Holy Spirit […]


UNITY EPHESIANS 4:1-6 Listen To Unity   November, 11th, 1942. It is a day that will live in hilarious infamy in the small town of Wabash Indiana.  On that day the circus came to Wabash a town that is about a thirty minute drive from my last church in Indiana. The Great American Circus featured […]

You Might Be

YOU MIGHT BE EPHESIANS 4:1-16 Listen To You Might Be     You might be a redneck if….. You have probably heard a lot of those jokes. Most of them we can’t repeat here in church.  There are many versions of this type of joke a lot of them focuse around where you are from […]