Limping with Two Opinions

May 29, 2016 – Second Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Worship Theme: Clarifying Our Commitment to God Sermon: Limping with Two Opinions Scripture: 1 Kings 18:17-21; Luke 7:1-10 “Often when you think you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else.” A few...

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Whatever Happened to the Jebusites?

May 22, 2016 – Trinity Sunday Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Worship Theme: The Living God Experienced in Numerous Ways Sermon: Whatever Happened to the Jebusites? Scripture: Matthew 28:16-20; 2 Corinthians 13:14 Life can be confusing. When you live honestly, you encounter questions and you are confronted by conundrums. You...

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Visions & Dreams: Sons & Daughters, Young & Old

May 15, 2016 – Pentecost Sunday Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon: Visions & Dreams: Sons & Daughters, Young & Old Scripture: Acts of Apostolic People 2:1-17 It is always a good idea to look at what you are seeing. Did you hear about the small town with only one...

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The Church as a Steward of God’s Power

May 8, 2016 – Seventh Sunday of Easter/Ascension Sunday Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon: The Church as a Steward of God’s Power Scripture: Acts of Apostolic People 1:1-11; Ephesians 1:15-23 If you watched the TV series, Downton Abbey, consider Mr. Carson. Carson was the steward of Lord Crawley’s estate....

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HELP!

May 1, 2016 – Sixth Sunday of Easter Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Worship Theme: Convinced to Live the Resurrection by Helping Others Sermon: HELP! Scripture: Acts of Apostolic People 16:9-15 A couple of days ago, when our daughter, Rachael, was a preschooler, she helped me. I was writing on...

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On Un-hindering God

April 24, 2016 – Fifth Sunday of Easter Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Worship Theme: Living the Resurrection through Inclusive Grace Sermon: On Un-hindering God Scripture: Acts of Apostolic People 11:1-18 While living in Atlanta, I was leading a Bible study. Our focus that day was on the 6th chapter...

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God’s Economics

April 17, 2016 – Fourth Sunday of Easter Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Worship Theme: Living the Resurrection through God’s Economics Sermon: God’s Economics Scripture: Acts 4:32-5:11 Some passages of the Bible are perfectly written for sermons and preaching. This passage about Ananias and Sapphira is NOT one of those....

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Going Along

April 10, 2016 – Third Sunday of Easter Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon Series: Living the Resurrection Worship Theme: Proclaiming Jesus as the Son of God Sermon: Going Along Scripture: Acts 9:1-20 God is NOT in the chain-making business.           However, it seems as if some people, who profess...

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Looking for Easter

March 27, 2016 – The Resurrection of Our Lord/Easter Sunday Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon: Looking for Easter Scripture: John 20:1-18 As he pulled his car around to the garage, he saw the grandchildren in the backyard. They were carrying brightly-colored baskets, looking behind trees and shrubs. He knew what they...

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