Sermons by Ryan Lenerz

Sermons by Ryan Lenerz

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Why Am I Here?

Pastor Ryan answers the question we all ask ourselves from time to time – why am I here? Does this world have a purpose, and if so, what’s mine?

You Are One

Pastor Ryan shares how Jesus’ last prayer for all his followers were that we would be united as one and how we can practically live that out every day.

You Are Free

Pastor Ryan unpacks what it means for a follower of Jesus to be free: that we are free FROM sin and legalism and free TO love others and do good works.
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I Am the Good Shepherd

Pastor Ryan looks at what it means for Jesus to call himself the Good Shepherd and how we too should be good shepherds of those in our care. Part 4 of 6 of the I Am Jesus series.
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Auld Lang Syne

Pastor Ryan shares the importance of remembering God’s work in our lives in the past year so we are better able to have a successful year next year.
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All I want for Christmas is You

Pastor Ryan describes how our heart leads us after all sorts of things on a search for happiness, but our only true, lasting satisfaction comes from a relationship with Jesus.
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Tearing Down Fences Through Peacemaking

Pastor Ryan shares how our God is a peacemaking God and as a result, followers of Jesus should be looking to bring peace everywhere we go as well.   Fences: Tearing Down Fences Through Peacemaking Matthew 5:9, 2 Corinthians 5:18-20 Today’s message is the capstone on our series Fences where we have been looking at how to maintain healthy relationships.  The reason we did this series is because, when you really think about it, relationships are the air we breathe…
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Stop Assuming the Worst

Pastor Ryan Lenerz looks at Joshua 22 and shows how we can hear something, tell ourselves a story, and jump to assuming the worst when assuming the bets can actually help us mend fences in our relationships. SERMON MANUSCRIPT FENCES: Stop Assuming the Worst Joshua 22 In the previous message we looked at how we are to resolve conflict with others rather than let it fester.  In this follow-up message, I will be focussing on what I think is the…
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The Love Boat

Pastor Ryan looks at the most familiar verse of the Bible, John 3:16, to look at how the love of God isn’t meant to be a warm fuzzy feeling but how God’s love can give us security.
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Guiding Light

Pastor Ryan looks at Hebrews 4 and how the Word of God is more than we usually think it is and how it haas the ability to drastically shape our lives.