Big Idea: Life is dangerous, so pray that God protects you from sin and keeps you close to him. There are six petitions in the Lord’s Prayer. The one that I find
I’ve been preaching for over thirty years now. Almost every one of the sermons I’ve preached since 1996 is here. Some of the sermons are good, but not all of them. I’ve learned a lot in the thirty-plus years I've been preaching, and I still have a long way to go. Feel free to use these sermons as a resource. If you’re a preacher, please preach your own sermons.
Big Idea: Deal with your guilt by asking God to forgive your debts and extending forgiveness to others too. In Minersville, Pennsylvania a man cleared his conscience by paying a 44-year-old parking ticket.
Big Idea: God cares for your needs, and wants you to learn to trust him one day at a time. Planting a church has had its highs and lows. One of the lows
Big Idea: Pray as part of a bigger story. Char and I were hiking the other week and my phone died. We were trying to find our way back to the car, so
Big Idea: Don’t turn prayer into performance art or formula. Focus on praying in relationship with other believers and with God. Let me begin today with a brutal truth: prayer is hard.