Sermons by Pastor Larry McCall

Here We Stand

Jude 3, 20-21 It’s not everyday that we can celebrate a 500th birthday, but that’s what we get to do this week! It was 500 years ago that Martin Luther inadvertently began what became known as the Protestant Reformation when he nailed his 95 theses to the door of the church in Wittenberg, Germany. What […]

John: Come & See

John 1:43-51 What’s your normal reaction when a friend or family member says excitedly, “Hey, you’ve gotta see this!” Don’t we naturally lean in to see what’s bringing such excitement? In John 1:43-51, we read the story of Philip meeting Jesus. Jesus said simply, “Follow me,” and Philip did. But, do you know what else […]

John: Why Did He Come?

John 1:9-18 If you read John 1:1-3, those verses describe the “Word” (Jesus) as being the divine, eternal creator of the universe. Those verses alone take our breath away. But read down a bit in verse 14: “And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us.” Jolting, isn’t it? Why would he do that? Why […]

Wise Up: Look to the Ant

Proverbs 6 Have you ever heard the saying “He’s not afraid of work. He can lie down and go to sleep right beside it!” Proverbs 6:6-11 calls that kind of person a “sluggard.” What causes laziness, anyway? And, how does the gospel help us battle the temptation to be lazy, instead living self-disciplined, diligent lives […]

One Book: 2 John

Truth Versus Love Would you rather be part of a church marked by truth or part of a church marked by love? In our current culture, most people – even Christians – would say that we have to choose, that truth and love are somehow oppositional. Well, this Sunday at Christ’s Covenant Church we’ll be […]

One Book: 2 Timothy

A Life Worth Dying For Can you imagine a father calling his son to “share in suffering for the gospel”? It’s a whole lot easier to imagine a father counseling his son, “Get a good education. Get a good job. Settle down. Have a family. Enjoy life!” But, challenging your son to “come suffer with […]