Sermons from February 2015

How Can You Make a Difference Like Barnabas?

You will never be all God wants you to be unless the right people are around you. God specializes in using ordinary people to do extra-ordinary things. Acts 13:1-3 1 Now in the church at Antioch there were prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen (who had been brought up with Herod…

Unity & Forgiveness: Words that hurt or heal

(sermon begins: 39:02) Elevator principle: You can lift people up or You can take people down. How to encourage … 1. Our generosity builds unity Acts 4:37  “He sold a field and brought the money to the apostles for to help those in need.” 2. Our being together builds unity. Acts 9:27 “Then Barnabas brought…

How To Be An Encouraging Friend of Faith

(sermon begins: 38:50) Barnabas : The MVP of Church Members Acts 4: 36-27 “For instance, there was Joseph the apostles nicknamed him Barnabas, the encourager He sold a field he owned and brought the money to the apostles for distribution to those in need.” Acts 9:23-27 “After a while the Jewish leaders determined to kill…

Refrigerator Friends of Faith

You show me your friends, and I will show you your future. You can never have the right kind of life with the wrong kind of friends. The last words of Jesus… “Go and make disciples” Making disciples is our purpose at Eastmont. The most successful disciples are developed out of small group relationships People…