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Suffering – Part 3 of 3: Trusting God Through Suffering – The Book of Job

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary Suffering comes to all of us; it doesn’t discriminate. In the midst of pain we cry out to God, “Why me? What have I done to deserve this?” When you need him most, he seems most remote. Today we are going to examine the problem of pain and the dilemma […]

Suffering – Part 2 of 3: How Can God Be Good When Wicked People Prosper?

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary Several years ago I was standing in the TCC parking lot when a motorcyclist was killed. I was the first person to the body. His family had no faith, but now they had to prepare for a funeral, so they asked if I would officiate. One of the dead man’s […]

Suffering- Part 1 of 3: Turning Trials to Triumphs

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary There is a popular teaching in some Christian circles which views all suffering as being outside of God’s will for God’s people. They believe that all suffering is related to sin in that person’s life; it is deserved. This teaching is both unbiblical and dangerous (Job, for example, suffered because […]

Joseph, A Portrait of Character and Grace – Part 8 of 8: The Greatest Family Reunion Ever

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary In Genesis 45:14–15 we have a beautiful picture of reconciliation—tearful apologies, expressions of deep repentance, and the assurance of God’s forgiveness. Soon, God’s blessing flowed (v. 16–20 cf. 12:1-2). And we live at a point in history where we are the beneficiaries of those blessings which flowed from the Jewish […]

Joseph, A Portrait of Character and Grace – Part 7 of 8: A Test of Character Part II

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Joseph’s brothers have returned to Egypt to buy food. They have brought their youngest brother Benjamin, as the Prime Minister (Joseph) had required. Joseph invited them to lunch as part of his tests of their character. Joseph seated them in birth order, and shocked, they wondered, “How could he know? Is God […]

Joseph, A Portrait of Character and Grace – Part 6 of 8: A Test of Character Part I of II

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail This morning we continue our study of the life of Joseph. He now is the Prime Minister of Egypt, which is in the grip of a world-wide famine. Joseph’s brothers, with the exception of Benjamin, have come to purchase food. They have no idea what became of Joseph; they assume he’s dead. […]

Discovering the Mission of God – Part 5 of 5: By Watching Jesus on Mission

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Consider the expectations which surrounded a young man from Nazareth. He was introduced as no less than “The Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!” (John 1:29). We’re so familiar with the text, but it should take our breath away! Can you imagine? He “takes away the sins […]

Discovering the Mission of God – Part 4 of 5: New Paradigms for World Missions Today

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Dr. Mike Barnett continues teaching and discussing with the congregation during our Cool Summer Nights series “Discovering the Mission of God”. In these interactive sessions Dr. Barnett explores questions concerning God’s heart for this world, evangelism, and our role as the Church in His mission.

Discovering the Mission of God – Part 3 of 5: Discipling 101

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Dr. Mike Barnett continues teaching and discussing with the congregation during our Cool Summer Nights series “Discovering the Mission of God”. In these interactive sessions Dr. Barnett explores questions concerning God’s heart for this world, evangelism, and our role as the Church in His mission.

Discovering the Mission of God – Part 2 of 5: A Primer on the Mission of God

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Dr. Mike Barnett continues teaching and discussing with the congregation during our Cool Summer Nights series “Discovering the Mission of God”. In these interactive sessions Dr. Barnett explores questions concerning God’s heart for this world, evangelism, and our role as the Church in His mission.

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