Sermons on Purpose

Sermons on Purpose

Share Your Hope

Why A Sermon on Sharing Hope? At Restart we follow the imperative of sharing our Faith from an application of the story of David and Goliath.  The passage is found in 1 Samuel 17, but let’s lean in on verse 40: David took his stick in his hand and chose for himself five smooth stones from the brook, and put them in the shepherd’s bag which he had, even in his pouch,…

Yom Kippur a Resolution for Activism

So What’s With Yom Kippur? Yom Kippur is “The Day of Atonement” the most high and holy day of the Hebrew calendar.  This day is so important that obserences of it take place 40 days before.   Beginning on the 40th day, the Shofar (ram’s horn) is blown every morning.  By the way the left horn of the Ram was called the FIRST TRUMP and the right horn…

Still, There is Room

The Great Banquet of the Lord Our Word today is from Luke chapter 14 and I would like us to  focus upon the activities and actions of a humble slave; a servant.  And although this passage is ripe with encouragement, rebuke, and revelation – the whole exists to inform and instruct you and I about the duties of a slave.  The name of slave, by the way,  is Me. Although…

Gifting – Jesse James is Dead

Empty your wallets Man, I don’t know about you… but I have heard message after message about how I need to be giving sacrificially to the Church.   Listen: this is not a shake-down.  Jesse James is dead.  Restart Church doesn’t need your money.  Restart Church is not interested in your money.  The only thing I am interested in is that you leave this…

The Bedrock Church

What makes a Godly Church? The Family at Restart Church researched this question.  We firmly believe that this verse in Acts shows the way. They were continually devoting themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer – Acts 2:42 Every act, intention, and effort of Restart is focused within the five guidelines above.…

They All Left Him and Fled

Three types of Jesus Followers We take our study today from the book of Mark, Chapter 14.   Let’s start from verse 12 – where Christ’s disciples go to prepare the Passover (aka The Last Supper) – and let’s work together through to verse 50 where we find recorded the damning sentence which is the title of this instruction: “They all left…

Remember Who You Are

You are More… You are more than your past defeats You are more than your current doings You are more than your future dreads You are more than you dare to believe You are more than your past defeats – many of you listening today carry with you wounds, regrets and difficult consequences originating from things that have happened in your past.  Things have…

What Next…?

What’s NEXT? Restart has taught Spiritual Warfare against the Fruit of the Spirit for over 12 weeks.  So What of it?  We examined each of the Nine powerful segments of the Unified Fruit of the Most High God.  We sought knowledge together and discovered it wise for each to examine themself; pausing long enough to look close.  Those on the Jesus Path hold certain that…

Indifference – Demonic Attack on the Fruit of Kindness

Who Cares… It’s harsh to openly say “who cares” when staring point blank at someone in need.   And although other phrases may come to mind seeing the cardboard sign dude on the corner; there are people in almost every direction suffering lack; material, emotional, and…