Posts by Dr. M. Keith Foskey

Posts by Dr. M. Keith Foskey

What Are You Demanding?

Sermon Series: A Church with Problems Sermon Title: What Are You Demanding? Sermon Text: 1 Corinthians 1:22-2:5 One of the great joys of studying the books of the Bible in a verse-by-verse fashion is that you can begin to get the sense of the flow of thought that connects one passage to another. You can also begin to see the logical connections that the writer is…

The Cross Divides…and Unites

Sermon Series: A Church with Problems Sermon Title: The Cross Divides…and Unites Sermon Text: 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 We live in a world which seems to thrive on division. Some have even gone as far as to say that at this moment in history our nation is more ideologically divided than ever before. According to a Pew Research Study, the political parties of the Democrats and…

A Family Feud

Sermon Series: A Church with Problems Sermon Title: A Family Feud Sermon Text: 1 Corinthians 1:10-17 During the time Paul was writing, Corinth was one of the largest cities in the Roman Empire. I mentioned last week that Corinth was located with water on both sides. It was an Isthmus which connected Macedonia with Peloponnesus. An Isthmus is a narrow strip of land with…

Being Thankful for an Imperfect Church

Sermon Series: A Church with Problems Sermon Title: Being Thankful for an Imperfect Church Sermon Text: 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 Every year, on the Sunday prior to New Year’s Day, I preach a sermon intended to look over the blessings and issues of the previous year as well as look forward to the year to come with a theme and expectation. This year, I have a goal that I want to…