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…

The Gospel Lives (Ephesians 4:1-16)

AUDIO  MOTIVATE Some popular/favorite movies have been stories from a prison. Shawshank Redemption (Morgan Freeman) The Fugitive (Harrison Ford) The Green Mile (Tom Hanks) Escape From Alcatraz (Clint Eastwood) Cool Hand Luke (Paul Newman)   Personally, I have only been in prison3x (Leonardtown, Annapolis, Glen Burnie)… to visit others of course. Each time is always…

The Gospel Reconciles (Ephesians 2:11-22)

AUDIO: MOTIVATE Oil & Water[1]: These elements are known not to mix. This reality is often demonstrated with food – cooking pasta, or in a bottle of salad dressing. When you shake the bottle the elements come together, but it is only temporary. When the bottle sits, the ingredients separate. However, there is one way…

The Gospel Awakes (Ephesians 2:1-10)

AUDIO  MOTIVATE Late November marks the month that I was called as your pastor and I started the first Sunday in December. I still remember like it was yesterday when I turned down an offer from one church, not fully knowing if SPBC wanted to progress with a young pastor without any lead pastor experience….