23Sep

Giving & Baggage

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Series: Funding the Kingdom Text: Matthew 6 and others Speaker: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Funding%20the%20Kingdom/9-23-18%20GIving%20and%20Baggage.mp3 At the heart of giving is a very God-like activity. Perhaps it is the most God-like activity. What is this G0d-like activity? Well, since God desires to be with people…at the heart of giving is providing so all…

06May

A New Look @ Giving

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Series: “New” Text: Luke 21:1-4 Preacher: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/New/5-6-18%20a%20new%20look%20%40%20giving.mp3 Giving in light of the resurrection of Jesus…a “new” look at giving. What is there to say? Perhaps an important part of this new look is taking a look at the things we perceive money “does” for us.

11Feb

Keep Using SOAP

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Series: RESOLVE  Text: Malachi Preacher: Brent McCrory It is amazing what reading and re-reading a passage of Scripture can do. This simple act can help us to see things we had not noticed before. Yet when we ask the Holy Spirit to help us see what we have not noticed before,…

18Jun

Presently We Are

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Series: Sitting with the Psalms  Text: Psalm 112 Preacher: Brent McCrory The second psalm in our Sitting with the Psalms series is all about us as God’s people. Yet it might not be all about us in ways we initially think…or perhaps even prefer. After all, our culture conditions an “all about us” type…

11Sep

Series: You Asked For It Text: Proverbs Preacher: Brent McCrory We are back at it for the second sermon in our You Asked For It sermon series. This week we touch on the reality of Prosperity Preachers. Does God really want you healthy and wealthy? Wow…that is a lot to…

17May

Sermon Series: What Would Jesus Undo?  Text: Psalm 23; Matthew 5-6; Luke 5 Preacher: Brent McCrory This is our second week of wrestling with the vice of vainglory in our What Would Jesus Undo? series. Church tradition, and even common sense, tell us silence and solitude are two of our biggest allies for rooting…

22Mar

Sermon Series: Lenten Prayers Text: Nehemiah 1 Preacher: Brent McCrory Prayer is perhaps one of the more mysterious aspects of Christianity. Indeed, it is profound. For example, whenever we pray we come “face to face” with an unlimited amount of Power as well as a real Problem (or two, or more)….

15Mar

God’s Glory

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Sermon Series: Lenten Prayers Text: 1 Kings 18 Preacher: Brent McCrory Last week we pondered how Lent is a way to purposefully remind ourselves of God’s faithfulness. This is vitally important because if we are not intentional in this aspect, we will likely fall prey to forgetfulness…which is fatal to one’s…

08Mar

Sermon Series: Lenten Prayers Text: 1 Kings 8; Matthew 6 Preacher: Brent McCrory God is faithful. This is an accepted fact for those who follow Jesus. Yet the faithfulness of God has a counterpart if you will – us. This is a tension that runs throughout the Bible. And it is…

01Mar

Sermon Series: Lenten Prayers Text: Matthew 6; 2 Kings 6; John 4 Preacher: Alex Campbell We are dependent on a variety of things in order to survive. Interestingly, our culture pushes us toward being independent in a variety of ways; one of the biggest is in the area of self-sufficiency. Yet…