Walking on Feet of Clay (August 23, 2009)

For centuries, people have used the phrase “feet of clay” from Daniel 2: 31-32 to describe an unexpected flaw or vulnerable point in the character of a hero or any admired person. In our culture of celebrity what do we do when the person we most admire fails or disappoints us? Click the link below to download.

Beware the Wolf in Sheep's Clothing (August 16, 2009)

Who's afraid of the big bad wolf...in sheep's clothing? For centuries, the phrase has referred to any hidden danger or those who portray goodness while intending evil. Jesus reminds us that the wolf is not just at the door, he's inside the church. He gives us 4 tests to see through his phony disguise... even if we are the one's wearing it. Click the link below to download.

Are You Casting Your Pearls Before Swine? (August 9, 2009)

Jesus wants us to know that each of us has in our possession things that are far more costly, far more valuable than gold, silver, or pearls. Do you know what they are; and how you will keep them out of the pig pen? Click the link below to download.

Thorns in Paradise? (August 2, 2009)

As good as things may seem to be in this life (or as bad) this is not the end! The end is eternal life. Paradise, real paradise, is yet to come. Through his all-sufficient grace, Christ is empowering us to serve him here in this imperfect world…and in the world to come. Click the link below to download.