Christmas Angels Comfort (Luke 1:26-38)

AUDIO: MOTIVATE Nativity decorations: manger with baby Jesus / Joseph & Mary / Shepherds / Animals Camels, Sheep, Horses / NO MAGI… Nativities also have angels, but typically they’re placed on the peripheral. However, angels are not an afterthought. They are at the center of every nativity story: with Zechariah & Elizabeth (Lk 1:11-20), with…

Hark! Christmas Angels Praise (Psalm 148)

AUDIO MOTIVATE It was Christmas Eve. Michael looked over at Gabriel and spoke, “What time is it?” Gabriel looked over at the giant clock but wasn’t sure because his friends were working on re-setting it. However, he figured Michael was about to give instructions, so he jumped up and readied for action. The order was…

Advent at Severna Park 2018

This Sunday marks the beginning of Advent. Advent is a Latin word meaning, “coming, or arrival.” The season of Advent is a time for readying our hearts for properly celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. Christmas has so much chaos: decorating, planning, shopping, budgeting (maybe this should precede the former), stressing, cooking, eating, stress-eating, wrapping,…

The Gospel Loves (Ephesians 4:17 – 5:21)

AUDIO:  MOTIVATE Clothing of officers: military, police, fire, emt accomplish 2 actions Relate the identity externally for others. Relate the identity internally for self. When you place on a uniform, you act differently in character (don’t want to tarnish the badge/emblem) & confidence (energy, morale, performance – athletes changing teams). Clothing reflects an image and…