Sermons by Pastor Alan Kinder (Page 2)

Sermons by Pastor Alan Kinder (Page 2)

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A Sacrificial Church

For a church to be focused outward, looking for ways to connect and engage with the community, it must become a sacrificial church. That means that the people who make up the church must become sacrificial people. Paul has something to say about sacrifice in his letter to the church in Rome.
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A Unified Church

The only way a church can accomplish the mission and vision that God has given to the church is if it is a unified church. Unity is not uniformity, but it is an essential element of any church that desires to do what God has called us to do.
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I Will

Are you an “I am” kind of person or an “I will” kind of person? As Christians, it is time for us to move from “I am” to “I will.”
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God’s Invitation

Being invited to a party can be pretty exciting. Especially when the party is a mega-party, hosted by God. Well, we’ve been invited, and we’ve also been called to participate by delivering more invitations.
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God’s Heartbeat

What is it that God’s heart beats for? What is it that God is passionate about? These questions ought to be considered by every person who claims to be a follower of Jesus Christ…
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What We Think

What if our spiritual health, to some degree, depended on what we thought about? Would you seek to change your thoughts?
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Living Faith

A dead faith can still appear to be very religious. The problem is that we were never called to be religious, we have been called to be faithful.
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It Takes Work

Getting better at something almost always requires practice–effort–work. When Paul tells the church at Philippi that they must “work out their salvation” this is what Paul is saying. We have to put effort into our spiritual growth.
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Attitudes for Growth

We exercise to keep our bodies healthy. We even use brain exercises to keep our minds healthy. So, why don’t we exercise our spiritual lives? Perhaps we don’t have the right attitude…