Counterfeit Faith

Today we are beginning a new sermon series. The title of the series is “Faith Up Stream.” The sermons come from 1 and 2 Kings. During this time frame, Ahab was the king of the northern tribes of Israel. Ahab and his wife Jezebel encouraged the people to turn from their faith in the Lord […]

Continue reading

Mysterious Ways: Sinful

This is the conclusion of the “Mysterious Ways”, sermon series. Have you ever done something and then realized that you had really messed up? I think that most of us have had that feeling at least once in our lives. When we mess up we begin to ask what it is going to take to […]

Continue reading

Mysterious Ways: Powerless

we are continuing our sermon series “Mysterious Ways.” Each biblical passage we will study during this series is about a person who is an unlikely hero or heroine. This week we will be studying about a young woman in a difficult circumstance. She was between a rock and a hard place, and she felt powerless […]

Continue reading

Mysterious Ways: Fearful

As a pastor, one of the things I have learned about people is that many people struggle with a negative view of themselves. I have heard people tell me that there are things that they would like to do, but then share some reason why they will never be able to do it. All too […]

Continue reading

Winning Over Worry

This week we have a special speaker. Dr. Walter West is the pastor of Anastasia Baptist Church in St. Augustine, Florida. Walter will be addressing an issue that each of us will face at different points in our lives–worry. Have you ever found yourself preoccupied with a particular problem or issue? When we find ourselves […]

Continue reading

Steps of Faith

Have you ever found yourself in a situation that was new to you? I am in one of those situations right now. This is a big week for the Moore family. We will take our oldest son Matthew off to college later in the week. So, I find myself in a situation that I have […]

Continue reading

Building a Life of Worship

The sermon comes from Ezra 3: 1 – 6 and is titled, “Building a Life of Worship.” Each of us have a great need to know that we are connected to something that is bigger than ourselves. Our desire to be connected is part of how we were created by God. He created us for […]

Continue reading

More than Meets the Eye

We live in a world that puts a great deal of pressure on women and it isn’t all healthy. The problem is our world’s standards are so ingrained in us that it is difficult for us to get past them. As a result, many women struggle with pressures about things they may not be able […]

Continue reading

There are times when life just seems all mixed up. Several times I looked at my situation and I just wanted out, but God would not let me. Times like these are a real challenge. It seems like nothing is going right. That was certainly the case for the Israelites in Exodus chapters 1 and […]

Continue reading