Sermons on Missions

John: Witness Protection

John 15:18-16:4 The Witness Protection Program is something we’ve all heard of, but that we hope to never learn about first-hand. It’s an important program established several decades ago to provide protection to witnesses in court cases where they are under real or suspected threat of harm because of their testimony against highly powerful people. It seems […]

What Shall We Do?

Acts 2:37-41 The turn of a calendar year provides us with an opportunity to take inventory of our lives, evaluate, imagine, strategize, and plan. We often do this as individuals, making resolutions; or as companies, establishing goals. But this is something we’d like to do as a church family this year! This first Sunday of […]

Nehemiah: Teamwork

Nehemiah 3 Are there parts of the Bible that you sometimes find boring? We’re hesitant to admit it – it sounds sacrilegious – but there are parts of the Bible that we would just as soon skip over, aren’t there? Is Nehemiah 3 like that for you? It seems like a bunch of names that […]

Nehemiah: Prayer, Planning, & the Sovereignty of God

Nehemiah 2:1-10 It’s a stretching question, isn’t it? And, not just intellectually, but emotionally, too. “If God is sovereign, then what’s the point of praying?” While we’re at it, we could also ask, “If God is sovereign, what’s the point of planning?” It’s fascinating to read the narrative of Nehemiah 2:1-10 with those questions in […]