Sermons on Serving God (Page 3)
Does church still matter? Here are seven reasons why it does.
Why aren’t people attending church today as regularly as they have in the past? When polled, a majority of Americans call themselves Christians yet church attendance statistics do not show their commitment. According to Church Leader Website, less than 20% of Americans attend church weekly but when polled 40% say they do. Their is a difference in what we perceive to be faithful Christianity and what is actually being practiced. How would an alien visitor describe a practicing Christian from…
Have you ever noticed that people who live their life with a strong sense of purpose attract us? We look up to those kind of people. They are separated from the pack, being led in this life by something bigger than themselves or the common horde. These people also are attacked by others for various reasons. John the Baptist and Jesus were these kind of people. In this sermon, F Marc explores living life with purpose. Looking at John the…
In this sermon, Father Marc explores the Divine Call to servant leadership. Jesus, being the ultimate example of what a servant leader is and what a servant leader is not. A servant leader is not apathetic, unproductive, self-serving, and unaware of destructive people and forces. In Matthew 23, Jesus told his followers they were not be called “Rabbi,” “Father,” and “Teacher.” Each of these titles carried with it a certain understanding to the people of Jesus’ day. Rabbi’s were Israel’s…
Guest priest Rev. Lamuel Salik shares about his life and ministry including his time in Pakistan and the persecution he endured.
Rev. Hollie Ostlund from “food for the Poor” came to Good Shepherd and shared about the needs of the poor in the Caribbean region of our globe.
In this sermon, Father Marc takes us to Psalm 26:1-8 to uncover the psalmist’s definition of living a life of integrity. He then ties in a New Testament teaching of Paul from Romans 12:9-12 that adds several other keys to integrity for the Christian. To live with integrity before God one has to know these seven Keys: Trusting Faithful Avoidance of Evil Thankful Worshipping Genuine Caring
In his first letter to the Corinthians, Paul discusses whether the Christians of his day should eat meat that had been sacrificed to idols. Fr. Marc draws from this passage to tackle the difficult topic of Christian freedom.
In the final part of the series on stewardship, Fr. Marc brings us a timely message on thankfulness. Examining the three festivals in Exodus 23:14-19, he shows us the importance of remembering God in times of blessing and always giving Him our best.
God’s not through with you yet! Fr. Marc challenges us to “Finish Strong” just as St. Paul writes in 2 Timothy 4:7: “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.”