New Hanover Presbyterian Sermons

Dr. Eric Douglass
March 18, 2018

Would you have helped the woman?

The Gospel of John records the story of the ‘Woman Caught in Adultery.’ Imagine the scene: the woman is thrown down in the dirt before Jesus, with angry priests shouting accusations at her. Now imagine that you are among the disciples, watching this unfold. How would you respond? Would you have attempted to rescue her?  As you […]

August 27, 2017

Is it time to turn to Him?

Everyone has experienced a thunderstorm, with it drenching rain and deafening thunder. But what was a storm like for the disciples? They are in a small fishing boat, on the Sea of Galilee, when the waves grow monstrous and the wind turns them sideways. How do you deal with forces that seem overwhelming? Jesus is […]

November 13, 2016

The Weaving Of Our LIves

Have you ever thought about how God is like a weaver, who weaves the cloth of our lives? Or like a potter, who creates the shape of our lives? Sunday we will explore these metaphors, using the example of the life of David. God has plans for David, and designs the shape of his existence in […]

January 31, 2016

Baptism as our Commissioning

We will welcome Dr. Eric Douglass as our guest preacher. The sermon will focus on Jesus’ baptism as a commissioning, and so (among other things) to consider our baptism as our commissioning…and to act in accordance with that baptism.