911 Remembered, 2017

September 11th, each year is a difficult time.  Although I personally did not have someone die during these events, I like so many others, was affected deeply, and still am.  I can tell you my exact location and my exact response initially upon hearing the devastating news.  The people that were killed that day and … [Read more…]

Christ, The King over All

Below is the video version of the sermon. The audio version is missing the video shown following the sermon. Click here for the audio version. Christ the King Sunday 11/20/2016 Old Testament Jeremiah 23:1–6 New Testament Colossians 1:11–20 Gospel Luke 23:33–43

A Nice Response to a Non-Believer

Below is a video I was tagged in from Facebook. It would be nice if we all would have the wit to respond when our faith is challenged.  Although the response does not hold a definitive response to the question of a God or not (which comes only in faith through the Holy Spirit), it … [Read more…]

Good-Evil Pressures and Decisions

Audio Link Sunday, July 12, 2015 2 Samuel 6:1–5, 12b–19 Mark 6:14–29   On the surface, the story of John the Baptist’s beheading can be seen as a tragic consequence of good versus evil.  We might even be naive enough to believe that this cannot happen today.  The pressures and decisions surrounding the event, cannot … [Read more…]

Jesus is with Us: In Our Darkness & During Our Temptations

Audio Version Old Testament Isaiah 50:4–9a Psalm Psalm 31:9–16 New Testament Philippians 2:5–11 Gospel Mark Mark 15:1–39 Jesus enters Jerusalem triumphantly. He is welcomed as the King of Israel. How quickly this all changes for Jesus, His disciples and subsequently for us as well. We wave our palms, shouting Hosanna in the highest. Next thing … [Read more…]

Disgusting does not cover it even

I have just finished reading Redskin, tanned hide: A Book of Christian History. This is paper is about a Christian Theology School who was gifted a book about Christian History.  This book however was bound in the flayed skin of an American Indian.  This book was proudly on display at this school until 1974!  It is … [Read more…]

Aren’t Christians Called to the least, last….

Here is a post from a friend of mine. It speaks volumes about what our schools are not doing to protect the children from bullies. I know some do try but there are so many that do not. Please share, maybe some administrators will stand up and say NO to bullies and YES to protection. … [Read more…]

Do you know how much you need Jesus?

Audio version of sermon Luke 7:36-8:3 I was speaking with a friend of mine this last week and he was telling me about a book that he had read that looks at the difference between sin and evil.  The book is “People of the Lie”.  The author is Dr. M. Scott Peck, a psychiatrist and … [Read more…]