Sermons by Rev. Abe Smith

Sermons by Rev. Abe Smith

Overcoming Gridlock

According to John Gottman, gridlock occurs when a conflict makes one feel rejected by one’s partner. They keep talking about it but make no headway, become entrenched in their positions and are unwilling to budge.

It Occurs To Me

It occurs to me that life can be altogether different when we meet Jesus again and again. And while we’ve had just one baptism we will experience many conversions. Just like the Magi meet Jesus, we meet Jesus again and again. Discipleship Pathway Emphasis: Worshiping Sunday January 6 2019 Matthew 2: 1-12 Rev Dr Abe Smith

Creating A New Map

November 4, 2018 Hebrews 12: 1-2 & Philippians 3: 12-14 Rev. Dr. Abe Smith, preaching One of the greatest challenges for the church today is that the world in which we live is completely different than the world was 10 to 20 years ago. And the world continues to change. The road map to the future is unclear! How do we create a new path into the future? What’s essential for the Church to thrive?

Invite

Scripture: John 1: 35-51 Inviting is a simple way to describe evangelism: intentionally sharing our faith story with others and inviting people to live out their story within the body of Christ. In this sermon, we discuss the reasons and ways to share our story as well as the reasons we invite others into the community of Christ (church). We’ll talk about the biblical reasons to share our faith, how to overcome obstacles, and the power of invitation in regards…