Sermon Series:Vision Sunday

“Won’t You Be THEIR Neighbor?”

Series: Preacher: Date: November 18, 2018 Scripture Reference: Luke 10:25-37

 It’s a beautiful day in your neighborhood, a beautiful day for a neighbor Would you be theirs? Could you be theirs? It’s a neighborly day here in Der-er-wood, a neighborly day in your neighborhood. Would you be theirs? Could you be theirs? They have always wanted to have a neighbor just like you They’ve always […]


Series: Preacher: Date: December 3, 2017 Scripture Reference: John 13:34-35; 1 Corinthians 9:19-23

John 13:14 –  A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.  35 – By this everyone will know that you are My disciples, if you love one another. 1st Corinthians 9:19 – Though I am free and belong to no one, I have made myself a slave to […]

It’s Time to SOAR!

Series: Preacher: Date: November 13, 2016 Scripture Reference: Isaiah 40:31

Isaiah 40:31 – “Those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.” How many of you use GOOGLE as your preferred search engine?  I think the majority of people do.  I read there […]

Roots And Wings

Series: Preacher: Date: November 15, 2015 Scripture Reference: Ephesians 3:14-21

Last Sunday as I drove back from our state convention in Ocean City I passed the time by listening to a message Bill Hybels delivered at this year’s Leadership Summit. In part of the talk Hybels invited his hearers to compare two purchases made by his late father. The FIRST happened when Hybels was a […]

2nd Mile Christianity

Series: Preacher: Date: November 9, 2014 Scripture Reference: Matthew 5:38-48

As you know a couple weeks back Sue and I enjoyed a week of vacation in Avon, NC—which is a remote little town on one of those barrier islands that make up the outer banks. One day we took a ferry to the next island, Okracoke. It’s near where the Monitor sank and where Blackbeard […]

Vision Sunday 2013 – Part 2 – Mid-Course Corrections

Series: Preacher: Date: September 8, 2013 Scripture Reference: Psalm 143:7-8, 10; Psalm 32:8

As you know, we’ve set aside several weeks this summer to study the Psalms and this morning I want us to begin our look at next year’s VISION by reading a couple excerpts from that ancient songbook. First look with me at the 143rd Psalm—a Psalm where King David asks God for guidance. I’ll be […]

What is God Calling Redland to Do and Be in 2013?

Series: Preacher: Date: January 6, 2013 Scripture Reference: 1 John 3:14-18; 23-24

14 – We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love our brothers. Anyone who  does not love remains in death. 15 – Anyone who hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life in Him. 16 – This is how we know what love […]

Vision Sunday – Targeting 2012

Series: Preacher: Date: February 5, 2012 Scripture Reference: Matthew 28:18-20

Matthew 28:18 – Jesus said, “All authority in Heaven and on Earth has been given to Me. 19 – Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 – and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded […]

What Lies Ahead for Redland in 2011?

Series: Preacher: Date: April 3, 2011 Scripture Reference: Proverbs 19:21; Jeremiah 29:11; Philippians 2:1-2

Proverbs 19:21 – “Many are the plans of a man’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails.” Jeremiah 29:11 – “For I know the PLANS I have for you,” declares the LORD, “PLANS to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Philippians 2:1-2 – “If […]

The ROC … Renewing the Vision

Series: Preacher: Date: September 26, 2010 Scripture Reference: Joshua 29:11

This morning, I want to read one verse of Scripture before I begin. I want us to hear the words of Jeremiah 29:11, where it says: “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” […]

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