Motivation to Be Faithful

Randy Shaw

5/17/15

Description:Sunday Morning, May 17, 2015 SermonMark 4:21-341. We must believe the light of Jesus will shine bright (verses 21-25). 2. We must believe God will bless the gospel as it is shared (26-29). 3. We must believe that God's kingdom starts small and then grows (30-34).

When God Takes Our City

Randy Shaw

5/10/15

Description:Sunday Morning, May 10, 2015 SermonActs 17:1-91. We should be prepared to proclaim the gospel (verses 1-3). 2. We should be expecting conversions and making disciples (4-5). 3. We should be faithful as opposition arises (5-9).

When God Calls Us to a Faithful Work

Randy Shaw

5/3/15

Description:Sunday Morning, May 3, 2015 SermonNehemiah 4:1-141. Obstacles to God's will and work will come (verses 1-3; 7-8, 10-11). 2. Staying focused on the objective/vision God has given us is primary (6). 3. Our immediate response to distress or opposition is prayer (4-5). 4. Prayer is always followed by wise action (9, 12-13). 5. God will finish what he has begun in us (14).

Gospel Freedom

Randy Shaw

4/26/15

Description:Sunday Morning, April 26, 2015 SermonGalatians 2:19-21How the gospel story becomes our story:1. We are crucified with Christ (verse 20a). 2. We live with the power of Christ at work in us (20b). 3. We live by faith in the Son of God (21c). 4. We live consciously aware if Christ's love (21d).

By Him, For Him

Randy Shaw

4/19/15

Description:Sunday Morning, April 19, 2015 SermonColossians 1:13-201. By him (verse 16). 2. For him (16). 3. Through him (20).

More Than a Building

Randy Shaw

4/12/15

Description:Sunday Morning, April 12, 2015 SermonNehemiah 2:17-20As we move forward God will teach us that Faith Forward is more than a building project, but an opportunity for us . . . 1. To reestablish our witness to lost people around us (verse 17). 2. To rely upon God's hand to strengthen us for the work (18). 3. To resist being overwhelmed with the challenges facing us (19). 4. To remember it is God who will make us successful for his glory (20).

The Grace of God Has Appeared

Randy Shaw

4/5/15

Description:Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015 SermonTitus 2:11-151. Jesus teaches us live for him (verses 12-12).2. Jesus teaches us to wait for his coming (13) .3. Jesus teaches us that he is Lord (14).4. Jesus teaches us to declare the gospel (15).

Blessed Is He Who Comes in the Name of The Lord

Randy Shaw

3/29/15

Description:Sunday Morning, March 29, 2015 SermonMark 1:1-11We should worship Jesus as . . .1. He demonstrates his deity (verses 1-3). 2. Manifests his humility (7-10). 3. Observes all of Humanity (11).

Into the Deep

Randy Shaw

3/22/15

Description:Sunday Morning, March 22, 2015 SermonLuke 5:1-11Effective evangelistic believers . . .1. Teach the word of God to others (verses 1-3). 2. Obey God's Word (4-5). 3. Believe in God's mission to gather souls for his kingdom and glory (6-7). 4. Are full of humble amazement (8-9). 5. Value Jesus more than anything (10-11).

A Holy Woman: Biblical Womanhood

Brian Pickerel

3/15/15

Description:Sunday Morning, March 15, 2015 Sermon1 Peter 3:1-7A holy biblical woman is devoted to Christ1. Be subject to her own husband (verses 1-2). 2. Adorn herself with a gentle and quiet spirit (3-4). 3. Hope in God (5-6).

Act Like Men

Randy Shaw

3/8/15

Description:Sunday Morning, March 8, 2015 Sermon1 Corinthians 16:12-16Biblical men are . . .1. Watchful (verse 13a)2. Courageous (13b) 3. Responsive (13c)4. Strong (13c)5. Affectionate (14)6. Servants (16)

Equally Created with Distinct Roles

Randy Shaw

3/1/15

Description:Sunday Morning, March 1, 2015 SermonGenesis 2:15-251. God designed men in a headship role (verse 18). A. Men are designed to lead. B. provide. C. protect.2. God designed women in a helper role (18). A. Women are designed to affirm. B. to nurture. C. to yield. 3. Christ is perfect example of both roles being fulfilled according to God's order (Eph 5:22-23).

Created in the Image of God

Randy Shaw

2/22/15

Description:Sunday Morning, February 22, 2015 SermonGenesis 1:26-281. God uniquely created human beings in his image (verses 26-27).2. God uniquely gave human beings the character of his image (26-31). A. God made humans to rule (28-30). B. God made humans for relationship (27 & 2:17-25). C. God made humans with resemblance (26-27, 31).3. Human beings corrupted the image of God in them with sin (3:9-19). 4. Jesus corrects and restores humans in the image of God (Col 1:15-22 & Rom 5:18-21).

Praying for an Influential Life

Randy Shaw

2/15/15

Description:Sunday Morning, February 15, 2015 SermonPsalm 1281. Courage concerning our faith (verses 1-2). Will the next generation know God because of your faith?2. Loving commitment to our family (3-4). 3. Personal concern/influence for our future (5-6). Will the next generation know the blessing of God because of your personal involvement now?

Praying Through the Spiritually Faint Seasons if Life

Randy Shaw

2/8/15

Description:Sunday Morning, February 8, 2015 SermonPsalm 61:1-8We should pray believing . . .1. God is personally for us (verses 1-2). 2. God is protecting us (3-4). 3. God is providing for us (5-8).

Praying Through Joy and Gladness

Brian Pickerel

2/1/15

Description:Sunday Morning, February 1, 2015 SermonPsalm 1031. We should thank the Lord for his His blessings (verses 1-7). 2. We should thank the Lord for His mercy (8-18).3. We should thank the Lord for His power (19-22).

Prayer Through Sinful Brokenness

Randy Shaw

1/25/15

Description:Sunday Morning, January 25, 2015 Sermon Psalm 51:1-191. We should pray for forgiveness (verses 1-2). 2. We should pray for conviction (3-6). 3. We should pray for cleansing (7-9). 4. We should pray for restoration (10-12).

Praying Through Adversity

Randy Shaw

1/18/15

Description:Sunday Morning, January 18, 2015 SermonPsalm 54:1-7When adversity comes, true believers . . .1. pray to the Lord (verses 1-3). 2. trust in the Lord (4-5). 3. praise the Lord (6-7). Worship gives you a perspective of victory you would not have otherwise.

Gospel Conversations

Randy Shaw

1/11/15

Description:Sunday Morning, January 11, 2015 SermonGospel ConversationsThe 3 Circles Conversation Guide is available as an Apple and Google Play app at sendnetwork.com/3circlesFor the book: LifeOnMissionBook.com

The Initial Disciplines of the Christian Life

Randy Shaw

1/4/15

Description:Sunday Morning, January 4, 2015 SermonActs 2:42-471. Prayer and Bible Intake (verses 42-47)2. Giving and Sharing (44-45)3. Corporate Worship Gatherings (46)4. Sharing the Gospel (47)

Good News for All People

Randy Shaw

12/28/14

Description:Sunday Morning, December 28, 2014 SermonLuke 2:8-201. The unveiling of good news attracts our awe (verses 8-14). 2. The announcement of good news motivates our message (15-19). 3. The receiving of good news draws our devotion (20).

You Shall Call His Name Jesu

Randy Shaw

12/21/14

Description:Sunday Morning, December 21, 2014 SermonYou Shall Call His Name JesusMatthew 1:18-251. God continues to do the miraculous (verse 28).2. God continues to speak to people (19-21).3. God continues to keep his word (22-23).4. God continues to bless obedience (24-25).

Our Missionary Savior

Randy Shaw

12/14/14

Description:Sun am 12/14/14. R. Shaw. John 20:19-21Our Missionary Savior 1. Jesus as our missionary savior sends us (verse 21). 2. Jesus as our missionary savior empowers us (22). 3. Jesus as our missionary savior forgives us (23).

The Great Commission Challenge

Randy Shaw and other leaders

12/7/14

Description:R. Shaw. Sun am 12/7/14. Mission Sunday. Sharing the Gospel Locally and GloballyThe Great Commission ChallengeMatthew 28:16-201. The Promise of God (verses 18 & 20b) A. The a Promise of God's Power (18) B. The Promise of God's Presence (20b)2. The Commission of God (19-20a)

Parenting by God's Design: Making Disciples of Our Children

Randy Shaw

11/30/14

Description:Sunday Morning, November 30, 2014 SermonDeuteronomy 6:1-9 1. We lead our children to obey God (verses 1-3). 2. We lead our children to love God (4-6). Search LifeWay: "Levels of Biblical Learning"3. We lead our children to recognize God (7-9).

Parenting by Design

Randy Shaw

11/23/14

Description:Sunday Morning, November 23, 2014 SermonEphesians 6:1-41. We love our children as we educate them (verses 1-3). 2. We love our children as we encourage them (4). 3. We love our children as we empower them (4). A. Children are under-challenged. B. Children are over-pampered. C. Children are overly resilient.

The Beauty of Singleness of Christ and His Church

Randy Shaw

11/16/14

Description:Sunday, November 16, 2014 Sermon1 Corinthian 7:6-9; 25-401. We must view singleness as a gift from God (verses 6-9). 2. We must use singleness for undivided service to Christ (32). A. During distress and persecution (26).B. During the passing away of this present world (29-31). C. As we grow in holiness and spiritual maturity (34). 3. We must display the attitude of Christ in singleness (36-38).

Exercising Faith

Chris Short

11/9/14

Description:Sunday Morning, November 9, 2014 SermonJames 1; Hebrews 11

Safeguarding Your Marriage from Affair

Randy Shaw

11/2/14

Description:Sunday Morning, November 2, 2014 Sermon1 Corinthians 6:12-7:51. God has standards for our bodies (verses 12-13). Application: Our bodies must yield to God's purpose avoiding sexual immorality of all kinds. 2. God has plans for our bodies (13-14). Application: We must surrender to God using us now as sure as he will raise our bodies during the resurrection. 3. God has safeguards for our bodies (15-18). Application: We must continually remember our marital covenant and flee when tempted to be sexual immoral, thus breaking our covenant. 4. God has ownership of our bodies (19). Application: We must know that we are so important to God that he lives in us through his Holy Spirit. 5. God has paid for our bodies (20). Application: We must live for God's glory by trusting the power of the gospel to transform our sinful nature, passions, and desires and to speak honestly and transparently about our sin.

Calvary, Keep Loving

Dave Cash

10/26/14

Description:Sunday Evening, October 26, 2014 SermonRevelation 2:1-7Remember . . .1. Your power (verse 1). 2. Your commendation (2-3). 3. Your warning (4-5). 4. Your calling (7a). 5. Your challenge (7b)

Living with an Unbelieving Spouse

Randy Shaw

10/19/14

Description:Sunday Morning, October 19, 2014 Sermon1 Corinthians 7:12-161. Accept the rule (verses 12-13). 2. Understand the reason (14-15). 3. Anticipate repentance and reconciliation (16).

Winning Teams Follow Gods Plan

Randy Shaw

10/12/14

Description:Sunday Morning, October 12, 2014 SermonPsalm 19:7-141. God's word is perfect and strengthens your family (verse 7).2. God's word is sure and gives wisdom to your family (7). 3. God's word is right and brings joy to your family. (8). 4. God's word is pure and provides direction to your family (8). 5. God's word is clean and endures forever providing hope for your family (9). 6. God's word is true and produces righteousness in your family (9).7. God's word is priceless, worthy to be desired by your family (10). 8. God's word is delicious and sweet for your family (10).9. God's word is helpful and rewards your family (11). 10. God's word is instructive and lcleanses your family (12) 11. God's word is protective and cleanses your family (13). 12. God's word is transforming, saving your family (14) v

And Those in the Boat Worshipped Him

Randy Shaw

10/5/14

Description:Sunday Morning, October 5, 2014 SermonAnd Those in the Boat Worshipped HimMatthew 14:22-32God teaches us our proper response1. In Jesus we see the significance of solitude (verses 22-23).Application: We should get alone with God and pray. 2. In Peter we see the heart of salvation (24-31).Application: We should allow the biblical Jesus to shape oor faith and focus. 3. In disciples we see how we should receive the Savior (32-33).Application: We should worship Jesus and proclaim his name.

The Environment for Our Ministry Is the Corporate Body, No Indivisualism

Brian Pickerel

9/28/14

Description:Sunday Morning, September 28, 2014 SermonRomans 12:3-8 1. The body is in Christ (verse 5). 2. The is woven together (4-5). 3. Each member has a function (6-8). 4. Each member is different (4). Implications:1. We must stay focused on Christ. 2. We must go deep with one another. 3. We must all serve. 4. We must use our gifts.

Spiritual Reproduction

Randy Shaw

9/21/14

Description:Sunday Morning, September 21, 2014 Sermon2 Timothy 2:1-2; Matthew 28:19-20Do for one what you would want to do for all. Multiplication not spiritual addition:1. See the impact of spiritual reproduction (verse 1). 2. Surrender to intentionally becoming a disciple (2a). 3. Seek to invest the gospel in others (2b).

The God Who Lives in Temples Made by Man

Randy Shaw

9/14/14

Description:Sunday Morning, September 14, 2014 SeromActs 17:22-31God is . . .1. Creator of the universe (verse 24). 2. The sustainer of all life (25). 3. The ruler of all nations (26-28). 4. The Father of all humanity (28b-29). 5. The judge of the whole world (30-31). Faith Forward Application:A. Welcome and hospitality to the community. B. Witness and outreach to the nationsC. Worship and stewardship to The Lord.

The Goal of OurMinistry

Randy Shaw

9/7/14

Description:Sunday Morning, September 7, 2014 SermonColossians 1:24-29The goal if our ministry, both individually and as the body of Christ, is mature Christians, not simply decisions. Therefore, we teach, model, and lead others to . . .1. identity with Christ (verse 24a). 2. identify with Christ's church (24b). 3. identify with Christ's commission (25-29). A. his ministry B. his mystery C. his message

The Focus of OurMinistry

Randy Shaw

8/31/14

Description:Sunday Morning, August 31, 2014 Sermon1 Thessalonians 2: 1-12The focus of our ministry is God’s people and not programs. Therefore, the Holy Spirit through the Apostle Paul gives us some word pictures that illustrate for us how we are to view and carry out ministry to others…We should minister to others as…1. Courageous Messengers (1-6) “we had boldness in our God to declare to you the gospel of God in the midst of much conflict”…2. Nurturing Mothers (7-8) “but we were gentle among you, like a nursing mother taking care of her own children”…3. Diligent Farmers (9-10) “remember our labor and toil: we worked night and day”…4. Encouraging Fathers (11-12) “like a father with his children, we exhorted each one of you”…

The Guide for Our Ministry

Randy Shaw

8/24/14

Description:Sunday Morning, August 24, 2014 Sermon2 Timothy 3:10-17The Bible is our guide to ministry and not human perception because:1. the Bible connects us to Christ (verses 14-15). 2. the Bible is the inspired word of God (16a). 3. the Bible is profitable in ministry 16b). 4. the Bible empowers our ministry (17).

The Sufficiency of All Ministry is God

Randy Shaw

8/17/14

Description:Sunday Morning, August 17, 2014 Sermon2 Corinthians 3:4-6If the starting point of all ministry begins with the sufficiency of God and not human activity it is vitally important as followers of Christ and the family of God that we recognize and rely upon…1. God’s Supernatural Sufficiency (3-4) “such is the confidence that we have through Christ toward God”…2. God’s Gracious Initiative (5-6) “but our sufficiency is from God, who has made us sufficient to be ministers”…3. God’s Surpassing Glory (8-10) “the ministry of righteousness must far exceed it in glory”…Application:•We confess we are unqualified to minister to anyone.•We recognize that God’s grace equips us for ministry.•We determine to live dependently in Christ & His Spirit.•We remember that without God, we cannot do ministry. Without us, God will not do ministry.

Faith . . . Then Sight

Ricky Martin

8/10/14

Description:Sunday Evening, August 10, 2014 SermonMark 10:46-521. Let faith engage you in the way you should go (verses 40-47).2. Let faith encourage you when discouragement seems near (48-50).3. Let faith enable you to ultimately achieve sight (51-52).

Joy from Beginning to End

Chris Short

8/10/14

Description:Sunday Morning, August 10, 2014 SermonPhilippians 4:10-131. Our joy comes in living for Christ.2. Our joy comes from serving others.3. Our joy comes in celebrating the grace of God.4. Our joy comes in resting in Christ.

The Truth About the Enemy

Brian Pickerel

8/3/14

Description:Sunday Morning, August 3, 2014 SermonJohn 8:31-47

God Is Our Fortress: A Very Present Help in Trouble

Randy Shaw

7/27/14

Description:Sunday Morning, July 27, 2014 SermonPsalm 46:1-111. God's protection is readily available (verses 1-3). 2. God's power is gloriously affirmed (4-7). 3. God's peace is mightily accomplished (8-9). 4. God's praise will be universally announced (10-11).

God's Promise of Deliverance

Brian Pickerel

7/20/14

Description:Sunday Morning, July 20, 2014 SermonExodus 6:1-131. The Sovereignty of God (verse 1). 2. The Revelation of God (2-3). 3. The Promises of God (4, 8). 4. The Salvation of God (6-8).

The Authority of the Bible

Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr.

7/13/14

Description:Sunday Morning, July 13, 2014 SermonGuest preacher, Albert Mohler.Dr. R. Albert Mohler Jr. serves as president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary – the flagship school of the Southern Baptist Convention and one of the largest seminaries in the world.Dr. Mohler has been recognized by such influential publications as Time and Christianity Today as a leader among American evangelicals. In fact, Time.com called him the “reigning intellectual of the evangelical movement in the U.S.”In addition to his presidential duties, Dr. Mohler hosts two programs: “The Briefing,” a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview; and “Thinking in Public,” a series of conversations with the day’s leading thinkers. He also writes a popular blog and a regular commentary on moral, cultural and theological issues. All of these can be accessed through Dr. Mohler’s website, www.AlbertMohler.com. Called “an articulate voice for conservative Christianity at large” by The Chicago Tribune, Dr. Mohler’s mission is to address contemporary issues from a consistent and explicit Christian worldview.Widely sought as a columnist and commentator, Dr. Mohler has been quoted in the nation’s leading newspapers, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Atlanta Journal/Constitution and The Dallas Morning News. He has also appeared on such national news programs as CNN’s “Larry King Live,” NBC’s “Today Show” and “Dateline NBC,” ABC’s “Good Morning America,” “The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer” on PBS, MSNBC’s “Scarborough Country” and Fox’s “The O’Reilly Factor.”

Knowledge: We Must Embrace

Randy Shaw

7/6/14

Description:Sunday Morning, July 6, 2014 SermonPsalm 100:1-51. Worship The Lord (verses 1-2). 2. Rest in The Lord (3). 3. Bless The Lord (4).

Remaining Faithful with Steadfast Purpose

Randy Shaw

6/29/14

Description:Sunday Morning, June 29, 2014 SermonActs 11:19-26 1. Our church must evangelize/disciple all peoples (verses 19-20). 2. Our church family must be empowered by the hand of The Lord (21). 3. Our church family must exemplify the grace of God (22-23). 4. Our church family must embrace the Holy Spirit and faith (24). 5. Our church family must edify new believers by teaching God's Word (25-26). 6. Our church family must encourage fellowship through generosity (29-30).

Completion

Randy Shaw

6/22/14

Description:Sunday Morning, Jun3 22, 2014 SermonPhilippians 1:1-111. Take comfort and know that God will finish what he starts (verses 1-5).2. Be confident that God will finish what he starts (6-7).3. Demonstrate compassion as God finishes what he starts (8-11).

Fighting the Good Fight of Faith

Randy Shaw

6/15/14

Description:Sunday, Fathers Day, June 15, 2014 Sermon1 Timothy 6:11-16Faithful fathers . . .1. Know what to flea from (verse 11). 2. Know what to pursue (11). 3. Know what to fight for (12). 4. Know what to be faithful to (13-16).