Sermons on Luke

Sermons on Luke

Declarations of Your Heart

Giving helps us become what God wants us to be. Giving is not merely about the church’s need for money but about the Christian’s need to grow in generosity. Generosity is a fruit of the Spirit, a sign of our spiritual growth. God uses our giving to change the world for God’s purposes, and God uses our giving to reconfigure our interior lives and to change us! Sep 24, 2017 Ministry Flow 1 Timothy 6:17-19 Oct 1, 2017 The Art…

Sons of Thunder

Do you know who the disciples were? Can you name them? They followed Jesus everywhere and learned how to share God’s love. We can learn from their stories as we seek to follow Jesus today. Join us at First United Methodist Church for Jesus and the 12 Dudes who Did. August 20 – Sons of Thunder August 27 – Growing Faith and Doubt September 3 – Death and Taxes September 10 -Food for 5,000? September 17 – Jesus Calls What…

In God’s House

Our families (home and church) are crucial to developing us into who we will become. They shape how we go through life as well as our understanding of who God is. Family is the number one influencer in a young person’s life – and where they spend the majority of their time. In the four-week series, Family Matters, learn to navigate family, faith, and discover who you can be to create a healthy family dynamic with others – whether you are related to…

The Resurrection of the Body

We’re all searching for something to believe. Sometimes the search is easy. But sometimes our questions are complicated and what to believe is difficult to determine and even harder to articulate. Join First United Methodist Church for Believe – a new worship series in which we will explore the essential beliefs of the Christian faith and why these beliefs matter. We will examine the truths that give meaning and purpose to life. If you are curious about Christianity, looking for…

Holy Spirit

We’re all searching for something to believe. Sometimes the search is easy. But sometimes our questions are complicated and what to believe is difficult to determine and even harder to articulate. Join First United Methodist Church for Believe – a new worship series in which we will explore the essential beliefs of the Christian faith and why these beliefs matter. We will examine the truths that give meaning and purpose to life. If you are curious about Christianity, looking for…

Pursue Holy Living

When was the last time you received a hand-written letter from someone? In the Bible, the books 1st and 2nd Timothy are two such personal letters. As he was nearing the end of his life, the Apostle Paul recognized the importance of passing his mission on to the next generation and he offers advice, directions and encouragement to his young disciple, Timothy, and to us. In this series, we take a close look at these treasured letters and their message…

Down to Earth Obedience

Advent is a time of active waiting. It’s a waiting for hope that does justice, a waiting for peace that forgives freely, a waiting for joy that is merciful, a waiting for love that loves your neighbor as yourself. This Advent, we will wait actively. We will do something simple and beautiful every day. Beginning on November 27, stories, scripture and a simple invitation every day will challenge us to respond to God and others with down-to-earth love, humility, lifestyle,…

Down to Earth Lifestyle

Advent is a time of active waiting. It’s a waiting for hope that does justice, a waiting for peace that forgives freely, a waiting for joy that is merciful, a waiting for love that loves your neighbor as yourself. This Advent, we will wait actively. We will do something simple and beautiful every day. Beginning on November 27, stories, scripture and a simple invitation every day will challenge us to respond to God and others with down-to-earth love, humility, lifestyle,…

When We Get It Right

We all want to be generous, but most of us find this hard to accomplish. Demands on our time and money make scarcity a real problem. Instead of enjoying the freedom to bless others with the best of our lives, we feel trapped. We are held down and held back by forces that seem beyond our control. But there is good news! Jesus offers us a way to defy gravity and break free from the culture of more. Defying Gravity…

Breaking Free

We all want to be generous, but most of us find this hard to accomplish. Demands on our time and money make scarcity a real problem. Instead of enjoying the freedom to bless others with the best of our lives, we feel trapped. We are held down and held back by forces that seem beyond our control. But there is good news! Jesus offers us a way to defy gravity and break free from the culture of more. Defying Gravity…