Sermons by Pastor Sellnow

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Are you satisfied?

Download Life Guide He was never quite satisfied. His mother Monica was a Christian, but his father wasn’t and he grew up never feeling a connection to Christianity. In fact, for much of his early life he searched for answers everywhere but the Bible. In his autobiography he wrote about a time as teenager when […]

The Harvest is Plentiful

Download Life Guide In their most recent study the Pew Research Center reported that of the over 7 billion people on earth roughly 30 % of them are Christian. The most recent estimates put the number of total deaths on this planet at about 150,000 people per day… or an average of 2 people each […]

The LORD is My Shepherd

Download Life Guide It was just another day in the hill country outside of Bethlehem. As David woke up he looked north and saw the hills rise into the Judean mountain range. He scanned the horizon and began his count… for a shepherd-boy, counting sheep was not a task to do as he drifted to […]

Who is this?

It seems like this time of year people are always asking the question, “Who is this?” when it comes to Jesus. Each year around Holy Week and Easter you’ll find magazines and books and T.V. shows exploring that question… and offering various answers… but of course this is not a new phenomenon… Throughout the ages […]

Hide and Seek

Download Life Guide This past Wednesday we began what is known in the Christian church as the season of Lent. Did you know that Lent is just a shortened version of on Old English word that means “Spring- time”? I found that a little ironic as I walked through half a foot of snow to […]

What does the Lord require of you?

Download Life Guide “If only these wall could talk.” Maybe you’ve heard people say this when talking about historic buildings or landmarks. Some of you would probably love to hear what the walls have to say from inside the White House… or maybe in the office of Ted Thomson or Mike McCarthy… or in the […]

What’s in a name?

Download Life Guide Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet. Two names most of you are familiar with. They meet and fall in love in William Shakespeare’s tale of “star-cross’d lovers.” The story of Romeo and Juliet is a tale that is doomed from the start since these two young lovers are members of two warring families. […]

Don’t be afraid! I’ve got good news!

“Isn’t there anyone that knows what Christmas is all about!?” “Sure Charlie Brown, I can tell you what Christmas is all about.” I’d imagine that many of you remember those famous lines from the television special A Charlie Brown Christmas which first aired in 1965 and has been replayed every Christmas season since. Charles Schultz’s […]

Defining Repentance

Download Life Guide What do you think of when you hear the word “repentance”? Maybe you think of a child tearing up after you put them on a timeout… a husband buying flowers for his wife after an argument… or a wife apologizing for… well, actually… it’s never really her fault… but you get the […]