The Group Factor–We’re Better Together, Daniel Plan Part B

Pastor Jose Miranda of St. Paul United Methodist, delivers part B at First Lutheran on 3/22/2017 This sermon is based upon the sermon delivered by Pastor Rick Warren for the Daniel Plan Philippians 2:4 (TEV) Hebrews 13:1 (CEV) Ecclesiastes 4:12 (NLT) Ecclesiastes 4:10 (NLT) 1 Peter 3:8a (LB) 1 Corinthians 12:26 (ESV) Romans 12:15 (TEV) … [Read more…]

The Group Factor–We’re Better Together, Daniel Plan Part A

Daniel Plan / The Group Factor (Community) Sermon Scripture Readings: First Reading: 1 Corinthians 14: 26, 30-31 (MES) Sermon Scripture Readings: Romans 12:5b (NLT) Colossians 2: 6-7 (ESV) Genesis 2:18 (NLT) Hebrews 10:25 (TEV) Ephesians 4:16 (NLT) 1 Peter 4:9 (TEV) Ephesians 2:10 (NCV) Ecclesiastes 4:9 (NCV) Galatians 6:10 (MSG) For an audio only version, click here.

Daniel Plan Introduction, Part A

(NIV) 1 Corinthians 6:12-15a, 18-20 (NIV)  Romans 12:1 (LB) Psalm 119:73 (NIV) Proverbs 3:1-10 (NLT) Deuteronomy 32:47 The sermon is based upon Pastor Rick Warren’s sermon, The Daniel Plan Introduction, The book Daniel Plan and the Video Series, Daniel Plan.  For an audio link only, click here.  

In the World, Not of the World

January 29, 2017 Fourth Sunday After the Epiphany Year A Old Testament: Micah 6:1-8 New Testament:  1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Gospel: Matthew 5:1-12 Click here for audio only version.

Leadership Lab 2016

Leadership Lab starts next week.  I cannot wait to get there and I know that this excitement is shared by all that lead and all that are being taught leadership.  If you don’t know what Leadership Lab is, check out the website at: http://www.LeadershipLab.net or Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/leadershiplab Below is a video to give you … [Read more…]

5 Surprising Characteristics of Churches That Are Actually Reaching the Next Generation

I saw this blog post posted on my bishop’s site.  After reading it, it really makes sense.  Mostly, it is trusting that God is in charge and the Holy Spirit is guiding us, should we choose to respond to the Spirit Of Truth.  Take a look, see what you think.   http://careynieuwhof.com/2015/10/5-surprising-characteristics-of-churches-that-are-actually-reaching-the-next-generation/

Where is Jesus?

Sunday, December 27, 2015 | Christmas First Sunday after Christmas:  Holy Family Year C Old Testament    1 Samuel 2:18–20, 26 New Testament Colossians 3:12–17 Gospel           Luke 2:41–52   On Christmas Eve, I asked the question, “Where is the Messiah?”  Just where is Jesus in this world around us.  Even when Jesus was a … [Read more…]