Wake Up and Behave Decently

Sermon: Romans 13:11-14 Advent 1 – December 1, 2019 – Rev. Steven J. Radunzel On a church sign some years ago I saw the thought-provoking statement, “The devil is always willing to rock the cradle of a sleeping Christian.” And how true that statement is. Satan is always glad when

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Try to Imagine What Heaven Will Be Like

Sermon: Isaiah 65:17-25 End Time 3 – November 17, 2019 – Rev. Steven J. Radunzel There have always been, and there will always be as long as this world endures, those who criticize the Christian church. And over the years I’ve heard many criticisms, and one that I’ve sometimes heard

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What Is Truth?

Sermon: John 8:31-36 End Time 1 – November 3, 2019 – Rev. Steven J. Radunzel Mark Twain once said, “Common sense is very uncommon.” He was right, and it seems as if we’re living in a time when just plain old common sense is missing from our society. Too often

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Privileged, But Not Entitled

Sermon: Luke 17:1-10 Pentecost 20 – October 27, 2019 – Rev. Steven J. Radunzel In January 1961 newly-elected President John F. Kennedy gave his inauguration speech on a cold day in Washington, D.C. One of the most memorable lines from that inaugural speech was, “Ask not what your country can

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Your Feasting and Lounging Will End

Sermon: Amos 6:1-7 Pentecost 19 – October 20, 2019 – Rev. Steven J. Radunzel There’s a commercial on television that warns about lethargic and inactive behavior of children that leads them to be overweight and unhealthy. The commercial shows a young boy about ten years old who’s at his grandmother’s

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What Business Does God Have in Our Lives?

Sermon: Amos 8:4-7 Pentecost 18 – October 13, 2019 – Rev. Steven J. Radunzel Businesses in the United States have a rather unusual, and, maybe I should say a very cozy, relationship with holidays. When a holiday is approaching greeting card, candy, appliance, clothing, and other businesses are right there

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A Trip to the Mountains

Sermon: Hebrews 12:18-24 Pentecost 14 – September 15, 2019 – Rev. Steven J. Radunzel Next Sunday after our worship service and the congregation dinner I’m going to be leaving on a vacation. I’m going to camp for a week in Great Smoky Mountain National Park in Tennessee. Just a little

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Why Does Jesus Cause So Much Trouble?

Sermon: Luke 12:49-53 Pentecost 13 – September 8, 2019 – Rev. Steven J. Radunzel Last Sunday we began a study of the book of Revelation in our Adult Bible Class. In the opening words of that book John the inspired author tells us that God wanted to reveal to his

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