Michael’s Sermons

 

Whatever Happened to Fairness?

Whatever Happened to Fairness? July 15, 2018 Exodus 22:1-14 My parents have a neighbor that has a bull that gets out of its pasture.  It jumps a fence, walks through the woods, past their fish pond and jumps another fence and then helps itself to their garden. So far,...

What Ever Happened to Moderation? 

July 8, 2018 Philippians 4:4-8 When I was a junior at Samford University, I saw a student riding a unicycle across the campus.  I was instantly hooked.  Before long I had one and I was learning to ride down the long hallway of the dorm where I was a resident...

Whatever Happened to Respect?

Watch how people treat each other on Black Friday as we try to purchase presents for Christmas.  Go to a ball game and listen to the trash talk from opposing fans, and I’m talking about Little League and children’s soccer games as well as high school. Wherever there...

The Eulogy of Jim Joiner

June 13, 1942 – June 24, 2018 We dedicate this service to the Glory of God and in loving memory of Jim Joiner. Last evening over 400 of Jim and Ruth’s friends, and friends of this family passed through the doors of this church to extend love to them for Jim’s 23...

The Eulogy of Dr. Drew Crouch

January 12, 1985 – June 21, 2018 Prayer Our God, For our faith to be authentic today, we must say to you that our hearts are broken.  We are disappointed and upset that we are here, and Drew is not. That Drew is with you is part of your grace, and for that we...

Are Women Finding Their Voices?

Ephesians 5:21-33 The conviction of comedian Bill Cosby and the arrest of movie mogul Harvey Weinstein have shaken Hollywood.   We’ve seen the worst fears of any parent come true with the abuse of dozens of gymnasts and the arrest and conviction of their sexual...

Does Your Walk Match Your Talk?

May 27 Matthew 7:24-29 To be successful in almost anything, you need commitment and sweat equity. When we sign up to be a part of an athletic team as children or teenagers, we discover there are demands we must meet. Not only do children and teenagers discover...

Which Road Will You Take?

May 20, 2018 Matthew 7:13-14 Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth;   Then took the other, as just as fair, And having...