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Fostering Faith

Original Date: 
Sunday, November 2, 2014

Colossians 3:12-14, 17 The Song: Fostering Faith

Top Ten
So I was looking online for some jokes about marriage. Some are just mean. There are a lot of very cynical jokes about marriage. Also, some are very sexist—just anti-women. But I found a blog called “funny Christian jokes” that I thought was pretty good. And it contained a Top Ten list of why God created Eve:

Cultivating Commitment

Original Date: 
Sunday, October 26, 2014

Song of Songs 8:6-7 The Song: Cultivating Commitment

60 Years Ago Tonight
Perhaps you heard about the couple that had been married for 60 years. On their anniversary night they went to bed. After they turned the lights out they lay there for a few minutes and then she said: “Walter, do you remember what you did 60 years ago tonight? You gave me a hug.” Walter kind of half heartedly leans over and gives a hug. Then he turns around and tries to go to sleep.

Rediscovering Romance

Original Date: 
Sunday, October 19, 2014

Song of Songs 7 The Song: Rediscovering Romance

Martin and Katie
On June 13, 1525 one of the most significant weddings in the history of the world took place when an ex-monk married an ex-nun.

Fighting Fair

Original Date: 
Sunday, October 12, 2014

Song of Songs 2:15 The Song: Fighting Fair

The Great Ice Cream Debate
It’s always fun to start a sermon with a little peek at my life. But, of course, we’re in the middle of a series on marriage, so any story I tell is going to inevitably involve Beth. So I thought it wise to check with her first. This week’s message is on Fighting Fair, we’re talking about conflict in marriage. So I asked her if she had any examples of things we fight about that I could safely talk about. She gave me the green light for this one.


Original Date: 
Sunday, October 5, 2014

The Sermon Series on the “Song” Today’s Topic is “Intamacy”
This morning I am just going to say today’s topic was not easy for me to write.
In fact I asked Russell if I could just go and preach at Sheldon at least five times already.
Even though this was a Tough message for me to write, I Really believe God has something for us to learn in this area and apply to our lives.
As I start talking about this area of sexuality that is so filled with brokenness from the world I can’t help but touch on places that will hurt.

Deepening Desire

Original Date: 
Sunday, September 28, 2014

Song of Songs 1 The Song: Deepening Desire

First Date
For our very first date, I took Beth to see the Disney movie Beauty and the Beast.

Actually, that’s not exactly true.

It was our second date.

And she didn’t know it was a date.