Wake Up Calls

SERMON OUTLINE: “WAKE UP CALLS” II Corinthians 7:5-13 Two Sides of a Wake Up Call: The Receiver and the Giver A Wake up Call pointing out personal failure (What type of wakeup call were you given? How did you deal with the confrontation?) Paul gives a wake up call to the Corinthian Church Wake up […]

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The Holy Family

SERMON OUTLINE: THE HOLY FAMILY Luke 2:41-52 Introduction – Hidden Stories of the Childhood of Jesus Jesus Did What? The Only Official Story Lesson #1 Lesson #2 Lesson #3 Conclusion – The Holy Family

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Strength And Love

SERMON OUTLINE: “STRENGTH AND LOVE” Psalm 62 Introduction – Children’s Letters to God God: The bad people laughed at Noah – you make an ark on dry land you fool. But he stuck with you. That’s what I would do. Eddie The Scandal in the Text The Problem – Attack! David’s Solution The Scandal in […]

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Advent Is A Proposal

SERMON OUTLINE: “ADVENT IS A PROPOSAL” John 1:1-14 Introduction – The Story of the Prince High Personage: The Word The Word for Greeks The Word for Jews The Word for us – The Third Thing? Change of Address: Made His Dwelling Among Us Another “Straight Story”? The Violence & Profanity of the Incarnation The Proposal: […]

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Advent Is Church

SERMON OUTLINE: “ADVENT IS CHURCH” Mark 1:14-20 Introduction – Christmas & Babies Lesson 1: The Church ______________Where It Doesn’t_______________ Frederick Bruner – “Galilee is a strange place for a Messiah to work. There is no rabbinic reference to the Messiah’s appearing or working in Galilee… The distance from Zion (Jerusalem) was not only geographic; Galileans […]

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Advent Is Accommodation

SERMON OUTLINE: “ADVENT IS ACCOMMODATION” LUKE 7:18-23 Introduction – The Class Pet John the Baptist In Prison The Beatitude 23 Blessed is anyone who does not stumble on account of me. John’s Doubt Our Doubt The Jesus We Don’t Expect Recalibrating Our Hearts & Minds Conclusion – Advent is Accommodation There comes a time in […]

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