BIG THEOLOGICAL WORDS, week three

by CLC_Staff on April 23, 2018

Upcoming Sermon: Sunday, April 29 – 10am

Sanctification – Can I Really Make Progress?

Sanctification is the process of becoming more and more holy. One wonders if the average Christian experiences this progress and acknowledges it in their own lives. Sanctification also includes us and our will as we move forward. What can we do to move ahead?

Scripture Reference: Philippians 1:3-11

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THE SCENIC TURNOUT

by CLC_Staff on April 16, 2018

 The Scenic Turnout

God is made known to us in God incidents. God incidents can strengthen and inspire faith in a living Christ. One of the places God incidents occur is at the scenic turn-out. Examples of scenic turnouts will be given in nature, in scripture, and in life.

Scripture Reference: Matthew 1:1-17.

Bio of Rev. Dr. Glenn Wagner:
Prior to his retirement over a year ago as pastor of Grand Haven’s United Methodist Church of the Dunes, Wagner previously served Michigan congregations in North Muskegon and in Holt, Michigan. He is a graduate of Hope College, Yale Divinity School, and Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. Wagner married Fremont’s Nancy Oosting at First Reformed Church in Fremont in 1975. The Wagner’s currently reside in Holland, Michigan.

BIG THEOLOGICAL WORDS, week two

by CLC_Staff on April 9, 2018

Upcoming Sermon: Sunday, April 15 – 10am

Salvation– Saved from What?

The question we don’t follow up on is, “Saved from what?” When we delve into the answers, we realize exactly what God has done for us, thereby causing us to praise Him more.

Scripture Reference: Ephesians 2:1-10

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BIG THEOLOGICAL WORDS, week one

April 4, 2018

Upcoming Sermon – Sunday, April 8 – 10am New Series – Big Theological Words In this new series we will begin to eat these difficult to understand words down to digestible size. Justification – More Than Having A Good Excuse This week we will explore the meaning of “Justification”. To be truly justified in any […]

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EASTER DAY & APRIL FOOL’S – What An Odd Coincidence!

March 26, 2018

Easter Day and April Fool’s, What an Odd Coincidence! What an odd confluence of days, Easter and April Fool’s Day. Today we will look at the outlandish qualities of the resurrection. They are so outlandish that some think it to be another April Fool’s prank. We know better. Scripture Reference: Luke 24:1-12

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NEVERTHELESS, WE PRAISE GOD!

March 19, 2018

Nevertheless, We Praise God! Palm Sunday is a complex day to decipher. Is it a great day of celebration or a harbinger of doom? Only Luke includes the events about the stones crying out to praise Him, if we were silent. So, whatever our circumstances…. Nevertheless, We Praise God! Scripture Reference: Luke 19:28-40

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WE ARE FRIENDS & COWORKERS WITH JESUS

March 13, 2018

We Are Friends and Coworkers With Jesus We are three things:     Friends – not slaves (John 15)                                    Priests – we bring God to people                         […]

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SHORT CIRCUIT YOUR ADDICITON, week two – Sunday, March 11 – 10am

March 6, 2018

Short Circuit Your Addiction – Building A Team Breaking an addiction is both an individual effort and a team effort. Building a helpful and effective support system is crucial to breaking an addiction. There is help and helpers along the way. Who they are and how to build this team is important to recovery. Scripture […]

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SHORT CIRCUIT YOUR ADDICTION, week one – Sunday, March 4 – 10am

February 27, 2018

Short Circuit Your Addiction – Confession This week we will embark on a two-part sermon concerning the breaking of addictions. We will look to 12-step programs to help us focus. The first step is critical, we have to admit we are powerless before our addiction. Scripture References: Psalm 51, Matthew 19:26

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MAKING ROOM – Sunday, February 25 – 10am

February 19, 2018

Making Room – Practicing Hospitality… Not Entertaining Hospitality has changed in meaning and in scope since biblical times. We need to recover the best of this Christian virtue. Scripture Reference: Hebrews 13:1-2

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