Topical Sermon Calendar: Volume 4

A 52-week roadmap through topics like spiritual disciplines, renewal, Lent, contentment, and more.

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21 Days of Prayer and Fasting

This stand-alone message guides us into starting the new year right with 21 days of fasting and prayer. The message will focus on the biblical importance of these spiritual disciplines.

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Fresh Air: How the Gospel Renews and Revives

Many individuals want a fresh start at the beginning of the year. This series details the gospel’s power to bring us hope, renewed strength, and contentment, even in difficult times.

Our House

When you ask someone what they think about the church, be prepared for any response. What they say may inspire feelings of anger, sadness, joy, or hope, depending on what they have experienced in their dealings with believers. This four-week series for adults explores four congregational values that should define our relationships with those inside and outside the church. When we fulfill our biblical call to the four c’s—commission, community, commandment, collaboration—we can be the church that glorifies Jesus.

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Lent: Lament, Repent, Anticipate

This series explores the season of Lent, beginning with Ash Wednesday and continuing through six Sundays. Through analyzing the biblical practices of lament, repentance, and anticipation, we can experience sorrow for sin and receive God’s sanctifying grace, both personally and corporately.

Living Hope: An Easter Message

This stand-alone message for Easter Sunday focuses on the hymn of Christ’s supremacy over all creation found in Colossians 1. Relying in part on the work of N. T. Wright, it shows the resurrection as God’s work of new creation and kingdom come. A bodily resurrection helps us avoid turning the resurrection into merely an insightful myth or an event with relevance only to life someday in heaven. The resurrection changes everything. It invites us into God’s ongoing work of new creation—here and now, and in the life to come.

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Fail Forward

This five-week series explores how Christians can “fail forward” in life. Through understanding sanctification, the need to acknowledge brokenness, and how to forgive other believers, we can learn to grow from failure.

Guest Speaker

Use this bundle to introduce a guest speaker to your service. Included in the bundle is an announcement slide, bulletin graphic, Facebook cover photo, postcard graphic, along with several other multi-purpose layouts.

What's In It For Me?

This four-week series explores how Christians can use spiritual disciplines on their own terms. Through understanding the biblical purposes of Bible study, prayer, and giving we can mature as believers and serve God not because of what we get out of it but because we love him.

Guest Speaker

Use this bundle to introduce a guest speaker to your service. Included in the bundle is an announcement slide, bulletin graphic, Facebook cover photo, postcard graphic, along with several other multi-purpose layouts.

Summer Stories: Testimonies Of Radical Change

This four-week series explores the lives of four people who had profound, life-changing encounters with Jesus. We will connect their stories to people we know in our own congregations and other modern-day individuals who have had similar experiences.

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Yes, You: Fulfilling God's Purpose

This four-week series explores the lives of a few unlikely people whom God used to do amazing things. Through the stories of David, Rahab, John Mark, and Gideon, we will see that God uses the small, the outsider, those behind the scenes, and the timid to do amazing things in the world.

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Criticizing Jesus

In this five-week series we will look at the criticisms Jesus faced during his ministry. What does each criticism reveal about Jesus’s character, priorities, authority, and mission?

Prophets Of Doom: Reading The Old Testament Prophets Sermon Series Guide

Prophets Of Doom

The Minor Prophets weren’t exactly known for their cheery messages. These short Old Testament books provide the faithfully delivered call to repentance to Israel and to the nations. Their call to abandon idolatry, embrace God’s heart of mercy, rejoice in the outpouring of the Holy Spirit, and anticipate God’s coming judgment and kingdom still resonate in our world today. In this four-week series, we’ll examine one passage from four different Minor Prophets that conveys the essence of that prophet’s message.

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The Satisfied Soul: Finding True Contentment

In this day and age, being content with what one has and generous toward others can make someone stand out. But it’s what God calls us to as Christians. This three-week series will take a look at Philippians 4 to learn how generosity and contentment are interrelated and to consider the root of contentment.

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Advent: The Unexpected King

Throughout the Bible, births often herald great hope and expectations and are the result of great faith in God. Many births are a foreshadowing of the greatest birth of all, the birth of Jesus Christ.

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Christmas Sunday

Jesus Christ has been born! He is the fulfillment of the promises of God to his children and the world. Simeon’s prophecy about Jesus shows us how Jesus came to bring light into our darkness.

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