Monthly Archives: June 2011

Sermon in a nutshell: Matthew 16:13-28

Sermon in a nutshell: Matthew 16:13-28 Today is Father’s Day. If you are a father, one of the serious jobs that a father has to do is to pass on our fathers’ faith to our children. If you have a … Continue reading

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Sermon in a nutshell: Matthew 16:1-12

Sermon in a nutshell: Matthew 16:1-12 People are looking for a sign from heaven. Because every day is a challenge we want to have sure sign posts. Especially when we have to make important decisions or when we are going … Continue reading

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Catch Fire Day 50

Catch Fire Day 50 After our Sunday service one church member came to me, saying, “Pastor! I finished the Fire thing! I am catching fire now!” I gave thanks to God! Even though one person expressed her passion for the … Continue reading

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Catch Fire Day 49

Catch Fire Day 49                            Be Examples to the Flock                                        1 Peter 4-5 1 Peter 4 and 5 are full of practical advices but I would sum up them in one sentence:  “Do not lord it over those in your charge, … Continue reading

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Catch Fire Day 48

Catch Fire Day 48                       “Prophets, Teachers, and Missionaries”                                  Acts 13:1-3 The Antioch church was active and diverse.  They had prophets and teachers. They received the words from God and taught them to people in the church. There were also Barnabas, … Continue reading

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Catch Fire Day 47

Catch Fire Day 47      “Know your limits and Share your gifts”  Acts 12:20-25 I was appointed to our church last July 1. It has been a year. Our church members are so nice and they had a surprise party for … Continue reading

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Catch Fire Day 46

Catch Fire Day 46 When my daughter was in an elementary school, she asked me this question: “Daddy, do you dream dreams?” I said, yes, honey, of course! She looked a little bit concerned. Honey, what is it? I pushed. … Continue reading

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Catch Fire Day 45

Catch Fire Day 45                              “Vital Congregation”                  Acts 11:19-30 I read the passage and found out some interesting facts. 1. The church in Antioch was started not by an intentional planting team. People were scattered because of the persecution after the … Continue reading

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Catch Fire Day 44

Catch Fire Day 44                “Reaching out”              Acts 11:1-18 Elma is her name. She lives in Clayton. Because our church is used as a voting place people come from everywhere. She came to vote one day and met our church custodian, … Continue reading

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Sermon in a nutshell: Matthew 15:29-39

Sermon in a nutshell: Matthew 15:29-39 Miracles do happen! Look at the graduates! They are miracles in two senses! First, we feel that we have not done anything for them but they turned out great! One of our church members … Continue reading

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