Sermons by Pastor Alan Kinder
As we continue our look at spiritual growth we have been confronted with the need for courage, and now we have to look at how that courage is put into use, by taking a risk.
As Christians, we are called to grow. By definition, growth requires change. Change is never easy, and will always require courage. Thankfully, we have a source for the courage we need.
The most glorious thing we can ever see, when we are in danger, is the means of our deliverance. This is exactly what Simeon saw when Jesus was brought to the temple…
Our world is searching for peace and healing. The problem is, we aren’t looking in the right places, mainly because we don’t believe what we’ve been told…
The Christmas season can be difficult to navigate. What is the priority for a Christian during this season? Perhaps we can start with a celebration of hope, by celebrating the Child, Jesus!
Thanksgiving and generosity are linked. It begins with a thankful heart, which leads to a generous spirit, which builds even more thankfulness; at least it is supposed to work that way!
How can we give thanks, always, and for everything? That’s what we’re told we’re supposed to do…
Giving thanks takes effort; effort that is needed to replace our natural tendency to complain with the spiritual tendency to give thanks.
You will play like you practice. It is a statement that almost every coach in the world has said, at one time or another. It is common, because it is so true. This truth applies not just in sports, but also in our spiritual lives. We need to practice being thankful.
One way of looking at life is that it is a series of lessons that we must learn. We know that the Lord teaches us lessons. The question is, have we learned the lessons that God has tried to teach us?