Sermons by Kelly Kinder

Sermons by Kelly Kinder

A Knoxville native, Kelly is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and Southwestern Seminary, in Fort Worth, TX., He has pastored churches in West and East Tennessee and as a church planter. He has a passion for faithfully communicating God’s word and showing how its truths apply to daily living. His desire is to see the gospel transferred to succeeding generations.

Kelly and his wife, Nickie, have five children – Eric, Laura, Alyssa, Andrew, and Chad.

I Am: The True Vine

Kelly Kinder wraps up our series, “I AM”, with a message called “The True Vine”. This series takes a step back as we look and listen to what God says about Himself and His different attributes.

Connected: The Vine Life

In this powerful metaphor, Jesus describes the pathway to fruitfulness for His disciples. We must be firmly connected to Jesus, who is the vine and the source of our very life in God. We will face times of pruning when the Father uses circumstances in this life to optimize our ability to produce fruit. When we recognize the fact that we are in Christ and Christ is in us the benefits are indescribable.

When Trouble Comes Our Way

Christians are not immune to troubles as we live out a gospel-centered life, but we can learn that God is faithful to bring us through them all. Acts 19 tells the story of Paul and his traveling companions facing a potential threat to their lives as a riot broke out over the fact that the message of Jesus was turning people away from serving idols. The real problem that the men who stirred up the angry mob had was the…

No Favoritism with God

Do you have a vision for people who are unlike you – who, “in your opinion” are unlikely candidates for your love and the gospel message? See how favoritism can prevent us from seeing people as God sees them and loving them with the love of Christ. This message is part of our series “The Ripple Effect.” The purpose of this series is to learn more about the life of Jesus and the story of the early church through the…