Recent Sermons

You can listen to all my sermons here. Additionally, you can download full manuscripts and discussion guides for most sermons.

Subscribe with:

JR. Forasteros - June 18, 2017

God the Father Almighty, Creator of Heaven and Earth

Believe

Hopelessness has taken root in our culture. Many of us wonder if life truly has any meaning at all. The Apostle's Creed opens by affirming that God is the creator. This is not a scientific claim, but an insistence that each of us matters, that we all have a purpose.

From Series: "Believe"

What do Christians believe? The Apostles' Creed is one of the earliest statements of Christian beliefs. How does the Creed shape our church today? How does it shape our every day lives?

Manuscript     Discussion Guide

More From "Believe"

Powered by Series Engine

Which Laws do We Have to Follow?

Most religions have a god who's confined to a mountain - high above the world with special people who can only access the gods on special days. But when God became human in Jesus, God left the [...]

Am I Right?

Disagreement is tough - in the church as everywhere else in life. How do we engage people we disagree with - especially when we're so sure we're right? Paul tells the Corinthian church that [...]

Who Knows God’s Will Best?

Knowledge is power, and we can be tempted to hold ourselves above others when we have more understanding or experience. In 1 Corinthians 8, Paul takes a simple question about eating meat and [...]

Is the Grass Greener Over There?

What would you do if you learned the world was ending next week? Our answers to that question reveal our ‘happiness gap’ – how far we are from the life we really want. The Corinthian Christians [...]

Where’s the Line?

Our culture values personal freedom above all else. We’re not the first to do so – the Corinthians did too. But the Apostle Paul challenges personal freedom as the highest value, observing that [...]

Are You All In?

As Epiphany begins, we ask the question, “What does it look like for God to live with us?” Paul’s encounter with the Ephesians in the book of Acts demonstrates that it’s possible to be a [...]

New Hope for a New Year

Christmas is such an intimate celebration – a time to gather with friends and family – that we often forget the global sweep of the story. But two often-overlooked encounters with the infant [...]

Christmas Eve

Traditions are a beloved part of our Christmas celebrations – from lights and trees to Santa and gift-giving. Changes to holiday traditions can be hard, but change is the one constant of the [...]

The Light of Christmas

Who doesn't love Christmas lights? Light is one of the central images of the Christmas season, but sometimes we forget what the light points to: that the darkness of sin is coming to an end. That [...]

page 1 of 4
Drop Me a Line!

Got a question? Comment? Let me know what's on your mind!

Not readable? Change text. captcha txt