Contributing sermons since Dec 23, 2002
Contributed on Nov 2, 2004
It isn’t Zaccheaus size or that he climbed the tree that matters, it is that he was willing to come down and meet Jesus and transform his life.
Zacchaeus’ story reminds me of a song made popular by Randy Newman called short people: Short people got no reason Short people got no reason Short people got no reason To live They got little hands And little eyes And they walk around Tellin’ great big lies They got ...read more
Contributed on May 3, 2004
That we cannot sit and do nothing..we have to Get Up and become active in our Christianity
One of my favorite children series of books is written by Christian author C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia. Every two years I take these books off the shelf and re-read them and they always seem to have a different lesson for me. The following dialogue appears in C.S. Lewis’ The Chronicles ...read more
Contributed on Nov 14, 2003
Letting the Walls of our life come down so we can let God in and we can reach out.
Last week I stood in the food court of the Seattle Center waiting for my sandwich to be prepared. As I walked by one area, a piece of graffitied stone stood beside me, encased on 4 sides with a wooden framework but the edges of the stone showing and left ragged. I thought it was unusual that they ...read more
Contributed on Jun 30, 2003
Even when bad things happen we need to look ahead to the cross of Christ.
Psalm 130 1 Out of the depths I cry to you, O LORD; 2 O Lord, hear my voice. Let your ears be attentive to my cry for mercy. 3 If you, O LORD, kept a record of sins, O Lord, who could stand? 4 But with you there is forgiveness; therefore you are feared. 5 I wait for the LORD, my ...read more
Contributed on May 22, 2003
Why love is so crucial in our Christian walk and use reflections of Memorial Day to describe that.
The Beatles song, Love, love, love is all you need was a popular song. Young people of that time echoed that sentiment in their actions and in how they lived their lives. They thought this was a new concept that their parents just wouldn’t or couldn’t get. But the concept was far older than the ...read more
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Contributed on Nov 2, 2004
A good-looking society woman was invited to an expensive fund-raising dinner in New York City. She was seated next to a wealthy lawyer. During the meal, they had a chance to get to know each other and were having a good time. When the meal was finished, the lawyer leaned over and asked the woman if ...read more
Contributed on Apr 9, 2003
THE INCREDIBLE GIFT--COMMUNION MEDIATION Danny was born with no ears. He could hear all right, but he didn’t have ears like normal people. All his life, Danny endured ridicule and rejection because of his deformity. But he learned to live with it. Thankfully, he had loving parents and a strong ...read more
Contributed on Jan 25, 2003
Charles Swindoll’s book, Living Above the Level of Mediocrity Imagine, if you will, that you work for a company whose president found it necessary to travel out of the country and spend an extended period of time abroad. So he says to you and the other trusted employees, “Look, I’m going to ...read more
Contributed on Dec 23, 2002
In the book, “Let Us Break Bread Together” Fred Daniel Gealy writes, “The word Epiphany is a great Christian word. The grace of God has appeared is the testimony of every page in the New Testament. My eyes have seen God has not just shown himself in the past; nor is his coming simply some ...read more