Sermons by Rev. Dr. J. Roy Sharpe

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Thinking Like a Fisherman


Luke 5: 1-11   Last week – Thinking Like a Fish. This week – Thinking Like a Fisherman The topic under consideration in both messages is the church’s task of disciple-making. Last week I read from Luke’s gospel about Jesus’ call of his first disciples. That story is our text for today as well. Fishing […]

Thinking Like a Fish


Luke 5: 1-11   The July/August worship theme, Former Glory, Future Promise, is, from my perspective, a primer on the successful church in the 21st century.  When your new pastor is selected, I plan to send him the sermons in this series so he will know what he has to do.  I’m teasing.  Your new […]

Bring On The Giants


Numbers 13: 25-33 If we are to move forward, from the previous glories in our history into God’s future promises for his people, we must acknowledge the obstacles along the way. We must understand that the waters will be rough and the boat will rock. The church has historically been seen as a ship on […]