Sermons by Pastor Larry McCall

Building Up: Gifted!

I imagine that nearly every one of us wants to be part of a loving church that is impacting the world for God’s glory. But how does that happen? How does a church become loving and healthy and fruitful for the cause of Christ and his kingdom? Does the “success” of a local church rest […]

The Ascended Christ

Acts 1:6-11 One of the last sentences in Luke’s Gospel is “He (Jesus) parted from them and was carried up into heaven.” So, that would be a wrap, right? End of the story of Jesus’ ministry. Wait. Luke wrote a second book of the Bible, too, didn’t he? How does Luke begin his second volume, […]

John: Beneath the Cross of Jesus

John 19:16-27 Was Jesus’ death on the cross the result of things getting out of hand when angry Jewish leaders demanded that Pilate have Jesus executed? Or was there more to it than that? In John 19:16-27 we read such clear, straightforward language – sentences like “So he [Pilate] delivered him over to them to […]