Sermons by Pastor Wordell

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How to Rest

Life Guide Life Guide – Leader’s Notes Matthew 11:28 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”    How’s that going for you? I think about my life and the lives of people I talked to this week. Our days fill up with errands and activities, and […]


Life Guide Life Guide – Leader’s Notes Some parts of the Bible are letters. Some parts of the Bible are stories. Some are songs. What would you call this? Jeremiah 20:7-13 7 You deceived me, LORD, and I was deceived; you overpowered me, and prevailed. I am ridiculed all day long; everyone mocks me. 8 […]

Proclaiming the Triune God

Life Guide Life Guide – Leader’s Notes Nobody in this room would disagree: our world is hurting. Nobody in this room would disagree: God can help. But how? One time, God helped a hurting world by sending a prophet named Isaiah to be the voice of reason and the voice of comfort in a hurting […]

God Gets Fired Up

Life Guide 1 Kings 18:16-45 (NIV) 16 So Obadiah went to meet Ahab and told him, and Ahab went to meet Elijah. 17 When he saw Elijah, he said to him, “Is that you, you troubler of Israel?” 18 “I have not made trouble for Israel,” Elijah replied. “But you and your father’s family have. You have abandoned the Lord’s commands and have […]

Live in Hope

Life Guide Children’s Message Dear people scattered around the world, loved by God wherever you are, hear God’s words from a letter written by St. Peter: 1 Peter 1:3-9 3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living […]

Working or Believing?

Life Guide SOMETHING’S NOT RIGHT There is something about our world that just ain’t right. You know that. There are people who are simply wicked. In 2019 over 400,000 times one person looked at another person and decided they had a right to kill them. That ain’t right. The rate of greed is up, and […]

The Promised Warrior

The Son of God Goes Forth to War The Promised Warrior The young man across the table was in tears. He was a big guy, athletic, muscular, smart, and broken. As capable as he was, his sin seemed bigger, temptations seemed stronger, Satan seemed sharper, and Jesus seemed like such a nice guy, that he […]