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Acts 19:11-41 Sermon Outline

Here’s my sermon and sermon notes for Acts 19:11-41, preached at Cross of Christ Fellowship in Naperville on 1.14.24. Acts 19:11-41: 3 Approaches to ChristINTRO: As Christianity reaches a new area, it generates different responses        1 MEANS OF GAIN. (Use Christianity for mere personal profit or gain) [USE Christ]        2 THREAT TO GAIN. (Christ is […]

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Hope of Christ this CHRISTMAS

Here are the audio and notes from my sermon preached in Naperville at our Carol Service at Cross of Christ Fellowship. “Hope of Christ” (Matt 12:21, Isaiah 42:4)and in his name the Gentiles will hope.” Intro: TONIGHT, I want to speak to you as a Christian about the HOPE that Jesus Christ offers.-What gives you […]

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Acts 15 Sermon Outline

Here are the notes from my sermon preached on Acts 15 at Cross of Christ Fellowship in Naperville. Audio here. Acts 15 “Jerusalem Council”Intro: Friend becomes a Christian; Someone tells them they are not saved unless they follow all OT laws, imagine fear/insecurity      -This was the situation that faced the church in Acts 15: a […]

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College Ministry in Naperville

Are you a college student living in Naperville? Do you attend North Central College? Or know someone who meets these categories and would either like to learn more about how to become a Christian or be part of a local church walking distance from North Central College? The church I pastor, Cross of Christ Fellowship […]

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Acts 9:19-31 Sermon (“Saul’s Initial Ministry”)

Here are the notes for my sermon on Acts 9:19-31 “Saul’s Initial Ministry” preached at Cross of Christ Fellowship in Naperville, Illinois.                                                         “Saul’s Initial Ministry” Acts 9:19b-31 INTRO: Are there things in your life, you cannot do own your own—things you need help with?-Car Issue, Plumbing, Electrical, Finances, Baking.   -Me: […]

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Stepehen’s Death (Acts 7:53-8:3 SERMON OUTLINE)

Here’s the sermon notes for my sermon on Acts 7:53-8:3, preached at Cross of Christ Fellowship in Naperville. Audio here. Stephen’s Death (Acts 7:54-8:3) INTRO: Sometimes faithfully following Jesus will result in dying a bloody, painful death        -11 of 12 apostles, martyrs through the ages,                    -Jim Elliott and friends in South America, today in […]

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Stephen’s Speech (Acts 7:1-53) SERMON OUTLINE

Here’s the sermon outline for my sermon on Acts 7:1-53 “Stephen’s Speech” preach in Naperville, IL at Cross of Christ Fellowship. Audio here. “Stephen’s SPEECH” Acts 7:1-53INTRO: The church has a mission: PREACH THE GOSPEL and make disciples for the glory of God.        -As the Gospel is preached, those called by God respond in saving […]

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Pentecost Acts 2:1-13 Sermon

Here’s the sermon notes for my “Pentecost” sermon on Acts 2:1-13, preached at Cross of Christ Fellowship in Naperville, IL. You can find the audio here. Acts 2:1-13 “The Day of Pentecost”Intro: Some events change your life (marriage, birth, injury, move); Some change the world (July 4, 1776, electricity, internet, smart phone).         -In today’s passage, […]

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Romans 11:25-32 “The GREAT Reversal”

Here’s my sermon notes for Romans 11:25-32 “The GREAT Reversal” preached at Cross of Christ Fellowship in Naperville. You can listen to the audio here. The GREAT REVERSAL of Israel (Romans 11:25-32)INTRO: Imagine this: wake up a vast majority of Jewish people on Earth have turned and place their faith in Jesus.        -Could we ever […]

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Summer Fellowship

This summer our church in Naperville, Cross of Christ Fellowship, is hosting a weekly time of fellowship for its members: “summer fellowship.” We’ll be sharing a meal together, discussing “Dark Clouds , Deep Mercy” by Mark Vroegop, and praying together.