Sermon: Stepping Out in Faith

“Stepping Out in Faith”

(August 7, 2011) Peter responds to Jesus’ invitation and steps out of the boat into the water, only to find himself beginning to sink. We can relate to that, because sometimes when we try to move forward, we find ourselves sinking instead. However, like Peter, if we call out to Christ, he can lift us up. Where as a church to we feel that we are being carried? Where are we afraid of sinking beneath the waves? (Matthew 16:13-20)

At the beginning of the message, I played a clip of my son, Will, taking some of his first steps. This video can be viewed on YouTube here.

This message is very particular to Trinity UMC, and I use some charts and data specific to our congregation:

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