Sermons by Bob Evans

Caring Deeply

Text: Jonah 4Summary: We now come to the stunning conclusion of the book of Jonah. He just completed a very powerful preaching assignment through which the city of Nineveh, the King and his subjects turned from cruelty and wickedness. But instead of celebrating, Jonah is exceedingly angry and begs to die. Today we explore why…

Making Disciples

Text: Jonah 3Summary: Jonah is now given a second chance to obey the commandment of the Lord to go to Nineveh. We are told that Jonah arose and went to Nineveh “according to the word of the Lord”. This is a key mark of a true disciple. He is one who believes and obeys the…

Moving Hearts

Text: Jonah 2 Summary: This month we are looking at the book of Jonah against the backdrop of the Wildwood mission statement. Last week we saw that Jonah did not “serve freely”. This led to his being thrown overboard as a sacrifice. But the Lord provided an amazing rescue. He was in the stomach of…

Serving Freely

Text: Jonah 1Today we begin a 4 part series on the book of Jonah. In each of these 4 weeks we will discover a connection between Jonah’s mission and the current Wildwood mission statement, “serving freely, moving hearts, making disciples and caring deeply”. In Jonah’s case he failed significantly at serving freely and caring deeply.…

We Get It All

Text: Ephesians 2:1-10 Summary: The Gospel means the Good News. It’s God’s plan to rescue us from our hopeless condition by sending Jesus to live the life we couldn’t live and die the death we deserved. But most people, including many in our churches, don’t understand the message of the Gospel. God made it all.…

The Great Commission, Part 1

Text: Luke 24:36-53 Summary: Following the sermons on the Great Commandment (to love God and to love people) we now focus on the Great Commission. If we love God and other people we are compelled to be concerned about the most important truth they could ever know – how to be in a relationship with…