Entries by Brian Nelmes


Message given at Seminary while Pastor Brian was a student.  What happens when we circumvent God’s Plan?  The story of Hagar shows us the inherent problem when we try to make God’s plan’s work in our own timing instead of his. The word of God also shows that God is faithful and keeps his promises despite […]

Are you a clanging cymbal?

Message Love was recorded 2008 in Springfield Missouri by Rev. Nelmes. 1 Corinthians 13     English Standard Version (ESV) The Way of Love 13 If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. 2 And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries […]

Valentine’s Day

When I was single I always dreaded the approach of valentine’s day.  It was always a time of expectation wondering if I would have someone special in my life.  When you are single or in-between significant others there is definitely a social or underlining push from media and marketing agencies, and even one’s peers to […]

Avoiding the reflection

Have you ever tried dieting?  It is quite the difficult task. Does avoiding the mirror every help?  If you have ever struggled with taking off pounds you will know that taking them off is not the hard part, the hard part is keeping them off.  Sometimes no matter how hard we try or what new plan […]

A storm avoided

The gospel records for us a unique story of Jesus and his disciples taking a trip across a lake.  In the course of the journey they meet the fierce resistance of a storm.  Terrified, the disciples awake Jesus, who promptly calms the storm, and questions their faith.  This story is recorded in three of the […]