Monthly Archives: January 2018

New Year, New You: Decisions

1 Corinthians 8:1-13 Over the past couple weeks we’ve dealt with common topics for New Year’s resolutions, like food and money.  But, since most resolutions don’t make it out of the first month… chances are good that if you made one about either of those, it’s already un-resolved. Don’t worry.  That doesn’t mean we can’t […]

New Year, New You: Money

1 Corinthians 7:29-31 This January, we’re taking a look at common new year’s resolutions – and what our faith has to say about them.  Last week we dealt with food, but I had to make a disclaimer at the start:  I’m a pastor, not a nutritionist.  This week’s topic requires a similar statement:  I’m a […]

New Year, New You: Food

1 Corinthians 6:12-20 Today continues a New Year’s resolution theme for January, with probably the most-frequently resolved issue:  food. Before you put your hopes and dreams in this message, let me be clear:  I am not a nutritionist.  I haven’t come up with the next diet fad.  I am a pastor, and my area of […]

New Year, New You: Forgiveness

Mark 1:4-11 I’m glad to be back in the sermon-writing saddle after being out on vacation last Sunday.  More than just Sunday – my family was out-of-pocket for 8 full days. In our world of work, school, and church, 8 days is a really long trip.  Long enough to have a cornucopia of celebrations:  5 […]