Sermons on Spiritual Growth

Sermons on Spiritual Growth

Does the Church Matter?

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…

God’s New Creation Resolution

People make New Year’s resolutions all the time. They want to lose weight, make more money, get a new job, a new relationship, improve their old relationship or make some new change in their life. Sometimes growing closer to God is in the list. But for most people God is not included in the list. In the parable of the Rich Fool, Jesus told a story of a man who made plans that did not include God. These plans had…

The Baby Crib Jesus

It’s easy for folks to accept the Baby Jesus. Everyone likes the baby in the crib. He’s cute, the manger scene is very soft and gentle, poetic in nature. Animals, mother and Joseph, the shepherd, wise men. It’s a beautiful and serene picture. The problem with many folks is that even though the baby Jesus grew up they have not in their understanding of Jesus. In essence, they keep the baby in the crib. The baby Jesus is non-threatening, the…

Are You Prepared for the Bridegroom?

The Christian life is a life that is ready, always prepared, always watching and always responsible. In this message, Father Marc preaches from the story of the Ten Virgins about being prepared to meet our Lord when he should come again to claim his church. Spiritual preparedness is the mark of the mature believer in Christ. Always ready to meet the Lord. We are all responsible for our own spiritual readiness and last minute “cramming” will not not work in…
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