Sermons from February 2013

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When Bad Things Happen: Opportunities for Growth


Last week we began a series of sermons probing into suffering and the bad things that disrupt our lives.  I need to say again that I do not have “the answer” to the question, “Why do bad things happen?” Today we’re going to begin to explore where God is active in our suffering.  What does […]

When Bad Things Happen: Perspective Shaping


Nicky Gumbel in his book Why Does God Allow Suffering? tells the story of a young New Yorker who had a life-long dream of going on a mission to Ecuador.  He was at the airport and remembered that he hadn’t sent a note to his mom.  He didn’t know where to get a card but found an […]

Doubt & Faith – Letting Go


  The French Christian Philosopher Blaise Pascal said “There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus Christ.”  Pascal used the word vacuum as opposed to hole or void because not only does a vacuum […]