Thomas; out of all the disciples could he be the most misunderstood? He is often referred to as "doubting Thomas", but is that how we ought to remember him? What can we learn from Thomas' response to Jesus' resurrection? In this sermon, guest speaker Pastor Highland Goodman tackles these questions and offers some thought provoking insights into the man and disciple known as Thomas.
Around the world people celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ on Easter Sunday. But what if the resurrection never happened? Would it change anything? On the flip side, if the resurrection did happen, what impact does it have? In this Easter Sunday sermon, Pastor Jim Schultz preaches from 1 Corinthians chapter 15 on the importance of the resurrection and the impact it has on our lives.
When God promises an inheritance, what does that mean? Who is it for? How is it obtained? In this sermon on Ephesians 1:11-14, Pastor Jim Schultz explores the amazing realities of the inheritance that is promised in Christ.
What does it mean to receive redemption in Christ? The mystery of God's plan for salvation was hidden for ages and generations, but now has been made known. It isn't through being "good enough" that salvation is found, but rather through the riches of God's grace that was demonstrated and fulfilled in Jesus. Explore this amazing and profound passage of Scripture as Pastor Jim Schultz preaches from Ephesians 1:7-10.
In this opening sermon on the book of Ephesians, Pastor Jim Schultz tackles what can sometimes be a divisive topic; the idea of being "chosen" by God. In a thoughtful way he unpacks and seeks to bring clarity to this important but complicated theme.
An ending of a story greatly impacts what you take away from it. As the book of Acts ends in an unexpected way, Pastor Jim Schultz gives some takeaways we can have from this abrupt conclusion to the book. After following one of Paul's missionary journeys for several chapters, why does it abruptly end? What can we learn from this last chapter of Acts and how does it impact our lives today?
How do you respond when you face the 'storms of life'? In this sermon on Acts 27, Pastor Jim Schultz walks through the Apostle Paul's tumultuous seafaring journey that nearly left the entire ship and crew underwater. What did Paul do? What was his response, and how can we learn from his experience?
In his sermon on Acts 25-26, Pastor Jim Schultz teaches on the Apostle Paul's decision to appeal to Caesar. Although he could have been set free, Paul didn't see his freedom as the top priority. Listen to this story of a man fully trusting God through all the twists and turns of his life.
Pastor Jim Schultz preaches from Acts 23:12-35 on the unexpected events that continued to unfold for the Apostle Paul. Though faced with conspiracies against his life, we see in Paul's story an example of God sovereignly leading and caring for his people.
Pastor Jim Schultz preaches from Acts 23:1-11 on the Apostle Paul's demonstration of boldness and humility as he spoke to the authorities of his day. Message given at Hillside Evangelical Free Church on Whidbey Island. For more information, visit: http://hillside-efc.com/