Preaching Through John – The Woman at the Well, Part 1 (John 4.1-26)

Jesus’ discussion with a woman at a well in John 4 occurs against the backdrop of systemic classism and racism in Judea. His message to her is one of inclusion and unity, and carries just as much weight and imperative for the church today as it did for that woman.
(Preaching through the Gospel of John. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on August 21, 2016.)

Themes in 1 John – Testimony

One of the major themes in 1 John is testimony, or testifying, the act of telling something you know to be true. John presented his own testimony as a mean of combating doubt and false teaching; how can we testify about the truth of the gospel today? What should our testimony contain?

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(This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on May 22, 2106.)

Finding Your Gifts

If I know that I am supposed to use my gifts for God’s service, the next question must be: how do I find out what they are? How can I discover my “gifts of grace?” And how can I avoid the danger of “quenching the Spirit?” Here are three potential steps to consider.

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(This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on May 15, 2016.)

Strength for the Mission – Ephesians 3:7-21

The mission God has for the Church is not easy, but it is worthwhile. What help does God provide to his saints for their great task, and how can we access that help?

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(Preaching through Ephesians. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on June 26, 2015. Sorry it has so much echo…)

The Church is Holy

(Disclaimer: the audio quality this week is not as good, due to an echo in the room where it was recorded. Sorry.)

What is the core identity of the Church? As Christians, we are called to be holy as God is holy, but what does it mean to be holy? How can we achieve this identity as a group? Part 5 in a series answering the question “what is the Church?”

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(Part 5 of “What is the Church.” This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on September 28, 2014.)