Contributing sermons since Aug 12, 2003
Contributed on Sep 16, 2003
I don’t know about you, but I find Sundays uplifting. Why can’t everyday be Sunday? The rest of the week gets tough, huh?
--Illus: I have a personal hero list, and high on that list is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I admire him for his courage and conviction; what he did and how he challenged this nation is nothing short of inspirational. Furthermore, as a preacher, I admire him as an orator. His speeches are ...read more
Contributed on Sep 9, 2003
Is the full deity and humanity of Jesus simply an item of academic theology, or does it give human faith and redemption meaning?
Illus: I was about 10 years old at the time. My mother had been remarried for about a year and a half. Both she and my step-father worked, and it was summer. We children needed a baby-sitter. So my step-father arranged for his mother to sit us~~our Aunt Betty. I know what some of you are ...read more
Contributed on Aug 20, 2003
What do these 3 things have in common? Maybe Jesus changes more than just menus!
(To appreciate much of this sermon, it would help to understand who I am and where I preach~~I am a born and bred New Yorker preaching in a deep South/Bible Belt congregation, hence there is a bit of a culture and perspective shift) --Illus: His name is Leroy ’Lee Lee’ Chauvin. He’s a man in ...read more
Contributed on Aug 12, 2003
No one in their right mind enjoys pain and hardship, but do they hold a redeptive purpose?
--Nietzche said, "Whatever doesn’t kill me only makes me stronger." --Illus: Kia Jurgenson was a student at a Christian University. A gifted high school basketball player (she was all state), she received a full-ride scholarship and started as a freshmen on the University team. During those ...read more