N. T. Wright


Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness… – Sermon Text

Preached at Wilson United Methodist Church, February 3, 2013 Series: The Kingdom Experiment – Part 5 Text: Matthew 5:6; Isaiah 55:1-5 Listen to it HERE  Introducing myself to congregation Grace to you and peace from God the Father and our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Good morning! I’m Joe, the associate pastor at […]


The Relentless Pursuit of Perfection – Sermon Text 2

Text: Matthew 5:38-48 Series: The Rule of Law – Week 8 Listen to it HERE Perfection In 1989 Toyota entered the luxury car market with the Lexus line of vehicles. When advertising began for the new line, the slogan was simple: “the relentless pursuit of perfection.” Over the years it […]


Shine On – Sermon Text

Text: Matthew 5:13-16 Sermon 5 in our “Rule of Life” series. Listen to it HERE. Some things need salt When we first got married my parents gave Diane and me a pizza stone. That thing is awesome. Diane has become quite a pizza maker over the years, and because of […]


Connected – Sermon Text

Text: Genesis 2:18-25 This is sermon 1 of 3 in a series called Radical Forgiveness. Listen to this sermon HERE.  What word or phrase would you most like to hear sincerely uttered to you? Many years ago now, I heard author and theologian Leonard Sweet share that question in a […]