Category Archives: “This Is My Story” sermon series

“This Is My Story: The Apostle Paul” (Philippians 3:3-9 sermon)

For the last 50 years of the 20th century, Anthony Flew, professor of philosophy at Reading University in England, had been one of the world’s most influential atheists. But in December of 2004, Flew made news by announcing that “it … Continue reading

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“This Is My Story: The Prodigal Son” (Luke 15:11-32 sermon)

A few years back, in a state prison in Hominy, Oklahoma, they had an area in the kitchen they called the “pig slop” pit, into which they would throw all kinds of animal renderings and other food wastes, which they … Continue reading

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“This Is My Story: The Gerasene Demoniac” (Mark 5:1-20 sermon)

During the Second World War, when Hitler conquered France, he immediately shut down the borders to keep the people from leaving the country. But one small border town saw its population diminish rapidly, so the Germans searched for the answer. … Continue reading

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“This Is My Story: Cornelius The Centurion” (Acts 10 Sermon)

When we were serving in Louisiana, our church sent a mission team to Suriname, South America, where one of our members was a missionary. The first team we sent went to teach Bible stories in a local school, and they … Continue reading

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“This Is My Story: The Woman At The Well” (John 4:1-42 sermon)

Several summers ago, a father and his son were out for a walk in a farmer’s field in northern England. The son had brought a metal detector with him, and all of the sudden, it started to squeal. They decided … Continue reading

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“This Is My Story: The Man Born Blind” (John 9 sermon)

There are some characters in books or movies who are popular because they are so heroic or selfless or beautiful, and they are so beyond who we are, and what we can do, that we idolize them as “superheroes”. But … Continue reading

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“This Is My Story: The Philippian Jailer” (Acts 16:25-34 sermon)

“And the prisoners were listening.” That phrase from the testimony story we just read in Acts 16 always sticks out to me. When Paul and Silas were unjustly thrown into the prison in Philippi, they didn’t bemoan their fate. The … Continue reading

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