Contributing sermons since May 22, 2004
Contributed on Nov 6, 2019
A sermon about how Jesus changed Zacchaeus' life and how He changes ours.
Sing with me if you know the song: Zacchaeus was a wee little man, A wee little man was he He climbed up in a sycamore tree For the Lord he wanted to see And when the Savior passed that way He looked up in the tree And He said, “Zacchaeus, you come down! For I'm going to your house ...read more
Contributed on Jun 9, 2019
A sermon about the power of Holy Spirit revival.
Pentecost Sunday 2019 June 9, 2019 John 20:19-23 “Pentecost Power” Ireneaus, a second century bishop, repeats words from the Apostle John that he received from the elders, possibly Polycarp, who told Ireneaus about conversations he had with John. According to Ireneaus, John said, “The days will ...read more
Contributed on Feb 12, 2019
As Christians, our choices are much like Israel’s choices in the period of the judges. We can assimilate; we can allow the surrounding culture to absorb us without a whimper. Or, we can determine that, by the grace of God, we will be salt and light in the places where God places us and sends us.
The Fourth Sunday After Epiphany February 10, 2019 The Rev. M. Anthony Seel Judges 1:27-36 “The Jesus Way” Have you noticed how “something fundamental has shifted within our American culture in the past several decades?” It’s been called the “collapse of the middle” and part of it is seen in the ...read more
Contributed on Jun 11, 2018
A sermon on being living sacrifices to God, transformed by the renewal of our minds.
This has been a rough week on the cultural scene in America. First, Kate Spade. Then, Anthony Bourdain. Suicide has become a major public health concern in the United States. It is the tenth leading cause of death in the U.S., according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and ...read more
Contributed on Apr 22, 2018
The mission serving the Good Shepherd faces 100s of millions of people worldwide who "have not sufficient exposure to make a decision for or against Christ." How will we reach them?
Marilyn Laszlo was a missionary in Papua New Guinea. She put the language of her village in written form and was teaching 200 people to read and write. One day, people from another village visited and saw the people from the first village going to church, singing, and being taught the Bible in ...read more
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Contributed on Feb 5, 2006
Note: this was the introduction to a sermon on Elisha’s healing miracle in the cited chapter, and Jesus’ healing miracles in Mark 1:29-39. Title: The CSI Effect- A crime scene investigator from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department was dusting for fingerprints in a home that had been ...read more