Door Frames

July 3, 2016 – Seventh Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Martha Kearse Summer Sermon Series: STORIES TO LIVE BY Sermon: Door Frames Scripture: Luke 10:25-37; Deut. 6:1-9; Psalm 90:1-6 Once upon a time, there was a little boy who loved doors. In particular, he loved to open doors and run through them. When he was very […]

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Keep on Keeping On

July 31, 2016 – Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Summer Sermon Series: STORIES TO LIVE BY Sermon: Keep On Keeping On Scripture: Gospel of Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Are you acquainted with any attorneys? If so, you know some extremely brilliant people with distinct personalities. I once ministered to an attorney who […]

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July 10, 2016 – 90th Anniversary of the Sanctuary Guest Proclaimer: Dr. Christopher C.F. Chapman, D.Min., First Baptist Church, Raleigh, NC Sermon: Thanking God for Our Partnership in the Gospel Scripture: Philippians 1:1-11 I want to begin with a word of gratitude for the invitation to be with you today. When Dr. Foust called to issue the […]

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Search Engine Optimization

June 26, 2016 – Sixth Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Summer Sermon Series: STORIES TO LIVE BY Sermon: Search Engine Optimization Scripture: Matthew 6:25-33 & 13:31-34 Once upon a time, long, long, ago, an honest smuggler traversed the border between two lands. A customs inspector tried to catch the smuggler again and […]

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A Story Called Remember Me

Sunday, June 12, 2016 – Fourth Sunday after Pentecost/Communion Proclaimer: Dr. Dennis W. Foust Sermon: A Story Called Remember Me Scripture: Luke 22:7-21 The home was filled with noise and chatter. Children were running around furniture and teenagers were singing in the basement. Adults were preparing the meal. A couple of younger men went to the […]

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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 months ago, I enjoyed a […]

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And the Brick Pile Shook

June 5, 2016 – High School Senior Recognition Sunday/Third Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Lee Gray Sermon: And the Brick Pile Shook Scripture: Acts of the Apostolic Church 16:25-34 A few months ago I was visiting a couple from our church. We were at the hospital and the man shared with me about a time when […]

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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 have gathered in this Sanctuary […]

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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 full-time police officer? People complained […]

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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. Each decision and action of […]

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