Contributing sermons since Dec 1, 2012
Contributed on Jan 18, 2022
In John's Gospel, miracles are signs pointing to something beyond the miracle. In Jesus' 1st sign, turning water to wine, what does it point to? What's it got to do with us?
A drunken coal miner came to Christ & went stone cold sober. He began telling all his friends about his freedom in Christ & the evils of alcohol. One friend decided to trap him. “Do you really believe Jesus turned water into wine?” “Absolutely!” he replied. “For me, He’s turned wine into a ...read more
Contributed on Mar 5, 2016
Unpacking the Creation Story
In the beginning, God created the heavens & the earth. Quickly, God faced a class action suit: no Environmental Impact Statement. Officials eventually granted God a temporary permit. But a “cease & desist” order stopped creation of Earth. So God went on with creation of the heavens. God ...read more
Contributed on Dec 1, 2012
Abraham’s faith in the face of his disappointment at being without an heir is met with God’s grace--and becomes a model for all who come to faith after him.
Warring armies carried off Sodom’s people – including Abram’s nephew Lot & Lot’s family. But with 318 men, Abram pursued & defeated an army, rescued Lot, family, and Sodom’s people. Just before our passage, Abram began his victorious return. Along the way, Melchizedek, high priest of Salem, blessed ...read more