Contributing sermons since Nov 27, 2020
Contributed on Jan 29, 2021
1) Jesus regularly gathers with the faithful. 2) Whenever Jesus is present, new and exciting things are in store. 3) In this first public appearance of Jesus, He is presented as healer.
Jesus in the House! Mark 1:21-28 Three things – 1) Jesus regularly gathers with the faithful on the Sabbath. 2) Whenever Jesus is present, new and exciting things are in store. 3) In this first public appearance of Jesus in Mark’s Gospel, Jesus is presented as healer. 1) Jesus regularly ...read more
Contributed on Jan 22, 2021
A relationship with God through Jesus Christ leads us to become outward focused people ...and churches.
Outward -vs- inward Isaiah 6:1-10 I think it is important …for us to look at the majestic word pictures the prophet Isaiah gives us in his writing. I think it is necessary for us to be reminded from time to time that we worship the God …who is high and lifted up. …the God who is Holy Holy Holy! ...read more
Contributed on Dec 4, 2020
Advent 2, 2020 We are challenged by Mark's gospel to take up the mantle of Isaiah - just like John the Baptist
Taking up the Mantle Mark 1:1-8 Matthew has a Christmas story in which Joseph is prominent. Luke has a Christmas story. Even John has a Christmas story from a cosmic perspective where the Word became flesh. But is there a Christmas story in Mark? Let us see. From first appearances, it kinda ...read more
Contributed on Nov 27, 2020
Advent is an important part of our church year. The first Sunday of Advent is the Sunday we emphasize the Hope we have in Christ Jesus.
The Hope in Advent – A Call to Attention! Mark 13:28-37 “Now learn this parable from the fig tree: When its branch has already become tender, and puts forth leaves, you know that summer is near. So, you also, when you see these things happening, know that it is near—at the doors! Assuredly, I say ...read more