'faith' tagged sermons

Spiritual Growth: Abraham

Although Abraham is known as the father of faith, he had many weaknesses.  Throughout the story of Abraham’s life we learn that God can work through flawed and broken people. We also see Abraham’s faith growing strong even through some pretty tough situations and mistakes.  Don’t miss learning from Abraham’s life as Fr. Marc continues…

The Great Boxing Match

During a dedication service, Fr. Marc describes the historical disagreement in the church between infant baptism and dedicating infants to the Lord, pointing out that both seem to have Scriptural precedents. He moves on to the central fact that no matter what our views on the issue, we are all called to model discipleship for…

The Three C’s: Commitment

Sometimes as we read the Old Testament we are shocked by the sin and idolatry of God’s chosen people.  The very same Israelites that walked through the Red Sea worshiped a golden calf in the desert.  Christians today, however, also struggle to fully commit themselves to their faith. A lack of commitment often leads to…

Vision

Drawing inspiration from the Psalms and the calling of Jeremiah, Fr. Marc revisits the core vision of Good Shepherd Church: to know, follow and serve Jesus. He also ties that vision to our calling to bring other people into the same pattern of discipleship and growth in their walk with Christ.