Sermons from 2017

Advent wreath with candles

God’s Love

Love is an often overused word. So, when we begin to talk about God’s love, it is natural to have some misconceptions. In this last message for our Advent series, we look at God’s love, and how we ought to respond to His love for us.
Advent wreath with candles

We Need Peace

Something that every human being desires is to know peace.  The problem is that, for most of us, peace is in short supply. We do some strange things trying to achieve peace, rarely do those things have a lasting effect. As Christians, this is a sad statement, as we have been given the peace of Jesus Christ…
Advent wreath with candles

A Hope

Whenever we speak about the future, it seems like the word “hope” comes into play. While it isn’t a bad word, if we use it in place of “wish” we have a serious problem. Our hope isn’t meant to be a wish…
Advent wreath with candles

The Need for Unity

Advent is an interesting time of year. For most churches, Advent season will begin next Sunday. For Central, we are introducing Advent with today’s message on the need for unity. It is the path that we are called to follow if we desire God’s blessings upon our lives.
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Choosing Thanksgiving

Being thankful requires us to have a proper relationship with Jesus Christ. Having that relationship correct requires us to have the right attitudes–and it all comes back to what we choose to “wear” as an attitude.
Thanksgiving table decoration

Expressing Thanksgiving

How do you say, “Thank you” to God? Does it take more than merely saying the words? Being thankful has more to do with attitude and choice than it does any kind of emotional response. Are you expressing thankfulness?
A man is stuck between two roads and reads his map

Why, God? Choices

Choices, we make them every day of our lives. Some of them are mundane and mostly insignificant, like what color of socks to wear. Some of them have eternal consequences, like whether or not to follow Jesus Christ. Our choices only matter if we are free to choose…