Sermons by Richard Kidger (Page 18)

The Faith That Works: FRIENDSHIP

Motivational speaker Jim Rohn famously said that we are the average of the five people we spend the most time with. When it comes to relationships, we are greatly influenced — whether we like it or not — by those closest to us. The people in our lives affect our way of thinking, our self-esteem,…

The Faith That Works: ACTION

Today we can engage in people’s lives simply by looking at an electronic screen. We have Facebook friends we have never met, gaming buddies across the world, and opportunities to share what we think on any number of blogs. These virtual worlds have their place in enriching our lives, but they can also cause us…

Who Needs a Second Chance?

None of us plan for failure in our lives, but at some point we must admit that something went wrong and we need to deal with it. Our tendency is to deny we have failed or beat ourselves up – reliving our failures over and over. Is there a way we can find peace with ourselves and others and move forward? That is what we will look at this week through the life of Jonah, one of the most beloved stories in the bible. Whether you believe it historically or figuratively, the story of Jonah reveals God’s wisdom in dealing with both our own failures and the failures of others.

The Easter Story Part 2: It Is Finished

“It is finished.” 3 words spoken by Jesus just before he died on a cross – the execution method of the Romans in the first century. The early followers of Jesus claimed to have witnessed his resurrection from the dead 3 days later, just as Jesus himself predicted, and spread this news around the world.…