Fr. Marc shares encouraging testimonies from an afternoon with Revive Texas. He reminds us that the people around us are in desperate need of God’s love, a love that we can share with them if we tell them about Jesus.
Bishop Paul Lambert visits Good Shepherd Church shortly before his retirement. In his message, he encourages us to deepen our knowledge and love for God through Scripture, fellowship and the Eucharist. He also called us to be faithful in reaching out and evangelizing in our community.
Fr. Marc looks at a parable in Mark’s gospel that compares the growth of God’s kingdom to a seed that eventually becomes a large, fruitful plant. Drawing from his own experiences with gardening in North Texas, he talks about how we are to receive the seed of God’s Word into our own hearts and also…
Fr. Marc starts off with a brief description of Deism and the early history of the Church, leading up to the story of Philip and the Ethiopian eunuch. He reminds us that we must, like Philip, get up and go in order to do God’s will and bring glory to Him.
Fr. Marc draws some important life lessons from the story of Jonah. He reminds us that running from God never works, but that God still hears our prayers no matter how far we run.
In the third part of the series on culture, Fr. Marc reminds us that we are called to be salt and light to the world around us. Rather than conforming to or insulating ourselves from the culture in which we live, God asks us to use the gifts He has given us in order to share…
In this sermon, visiting priest Fr. Charlie Keen speaks candidly about the kinds of suffering that many of us go through in this life. He then reminds us that we are called to show Christ’s love to those who are hurting and in need. He includes some anecdotes from the Gathering, a homeless ministry in…
Special guest Carrie Hamilton joins us for Pentecost Sunday, reminding that Pentecost shows us God’s passion to speak to everyone in their own language. She reminds us of the wonderful, powerful Holy Spirit living within us, and calls us to reach out with God’s love to the people He has put in our lives.
Fr. Marc shows how Christ overcame cultural barriers to bring salvation to the Samaritans in John 4. He then reminds us that we are also called to break down social and cultural barriers as we share the gospel with those around us.
Biblical church growth involves a lot more than numbers! Fr. Marc examines several scriptures that shed light on how real growth takes place in the church.