Sermons from January 2022

Gladness For Sorrow

Americans have never been unhappier. A survey conducted in May of 2020 found that just 14% of American adults considered themselves “very happy”. This survey has been conducted since 1972. In the past 50 years the percentage of people who rated themselves “very happy” had never dropped below 29%. We all experience seasons of unhappiness. Stress can creep into our lives slowly, or broadside us like a freight train. We never want to minimize the challenges we face. This passage…

Preaching God’s Word

Nehemiah / Preaching / Nehemiah 8:1–8 In the 16th Century, Elizabethan England had such a reputation for revering the Bible that French author Victor Hugo said, “England has two books, the Bible and Shakespeare. England made Shakespeare but the Bible made England.” Regarding the Pilgrims who arrived in North America in 1620, Daniel Webster said, “The Bible came with them, and it is not to be doubted that to the free and universal reading of the Bible is to be…