Less is More


Part way through the sermon, the battery in Pastor Mike’s wireless microphone went dead and he finished the sermon with a handheld microphone. Although the handheld microphone could be heard in the sanctuary, it was not picked up by the computer that is used to record the sermons. We apologize that the sermon was not recorded in its entirety.

When you produce much fruit, you are my true disciples. This brings great glory to my Father.
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The Unfruitful Branch


Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away.
(John 15:2a NASB)

Three reasons branches bear no fruit:
  1. Fruitfulness is hindered if we choose to remain in sin.
  2. Fruitfulness is hindered if we focus on riches and this world.
  3. Fruitfulness is hindered if we give in to apathy.

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Bring Glory to God


What is the purpose of life?

Why do I exist?

I will say to the north, ‘Give them up!’ and to the south, ‘Do not hold them back.’ Bring my sons from afar and my daughters from the ends of the earth— everyone who is called by my name, whom I created for my glory, whom I formed and made.”
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