Sermons on Outreach
Your joy of giving to others isn’t tied to what’s in your bank account. Our joy is rooted in Jesus’ work in our life. That means when your bank account balance isn’t what you’d like, you can still the experience the joy that comes from giving to others because your joy is rooted in something that doesn’t go up & down.
Journey with us as Paul and Titus show us to be in relationship to one another means we are involved in one another’s lives in a way that encourages fruit, challenges us to grow, and corrects us when needed in a loving matter.
God speaks through people to correct us. How do you know when you are hearing God through others? Maybe your past begins to make sense, you have sense of leading into a specific direction, and maybe even a feeling of disobedience if you ignore the words. How well are YOU listening to the person of Jesus?
What motivates people to cross boarders and cultures to share the good news of Jesus?
Rejection is a favorite tool of the enemy. Jesus wanted us to be prepared how to handle those moments.
Is it a tragedy when a young missionary is killed serving abroad? Or is there a greater tragedy? Paul’s mission work in a difficult city provides a framework for how to think about current events.
Unfortunately accidents and disasters get our attention in ways that normal life doesn’t. In fact, we may listen to voices we might have earlier ignored. Paul is ignored when he warns about an upcoming disaster. But the shipwreck gives him a platform to be a voice of hope.
A simple story about a shepherd and a sheep that wanders off is a powerful illustration Jesus uses to teach the heart of God. It will also shape your heart.
Jesus invitation to Matthew to “follow him” is stunning on multiple levels. But the invitation to Matthew opens up the way for broken people like us to do the same.