2014 Sermon Recap

For the last few years, I’ve used the blog to analyze my sermons from the last year and share my own thoughts on what we have covered as a church. A normal part of many people’s church experience is to get to the car or lunch (or Life Group) and ask, “What did you think about the sermon?” The more I’ve been around other pastors in recent years, the more ...

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2013 Sermon Recap

Last year I did a recap of the Scripture and authors I covered throughout the year, and it proved to be a helpful exercise for a couple of reasons. First, one of my primary goals in preaching is to make sure we are covering a broad range of genres in Scripture each year. I want to make sure there is a healthy does that includes the gospels (NT), epistles (NT), ...

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2012 Sermon Recap

With 2012 winding down, I wanted to analyze my sermons from the last year to see what we covered as a church. Part of what I was doing was making sure there was broad coverage of Scripture. I also wanted to see which authors influenced my thinking the most in the last year. So, for better or worse, here is the breakdown of my sermons from 2012: Finally, since it’s a ...

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The Other Side

On Sunday we started a new series called “The Other Side.” On the surface it appears to be a series on death, but really it is a series about putting life in perspective. It’s built on the basic understanding that you cannot live life to the fullest until you gain a proper perspective on death. I’ve been asked by a number of people why we are doing a series on ...

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