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Contributed on Feb 3, 2018
A look at the why and how of Jesus sending the demons into the pigs.
Drowning Pigs-That's Weird It has all the elements that are needed to define a story as weird. A cemetery, two violent men, the supernatural and pigs. The day had started with the Sermon on the Mount the morning before and Jesus had taught those that gathered around the basics of his ...read more
Contributed on Jan 27, 2018
This message looks at the lessons we learn from the story of Absalom's death.
Hung Up by the Hair, That's Weird On Tuesday mornings there is a group of a dozen or so men who have been getting together to study the book of Romans. And early in our study we discovered a weird little part of the letter. Paul is listing the behaviour of people who are in his words "sinful, ...read more
Contributed on Jan 20, 2018
This is one of those stories that we often skip over, but it's there for a reason, hopefully, this message sheds some light on that.
To be completely honest, if I was writing the New Testament this is one story I probably would have skipped. And if you were completely honest you have probably been uncomfortable reading it. It just doesn't fit with our view of Jesus. We can understand when he goes ballistic and clears the ...read more
Contributed on Jan 13, 2018
A look at the story of Balaam and the talking donkey, and what lessons are there for us.
A Talking Donkey: That’s Weird A talking donkey, that’s weird. Even Shrek thought it was a little weird and he is an Ogre. And I know that maybe some of you are thinking “but my pet speaks to me.” Sure they do. They may communicate with you on some level, but they don’t speak to you. ...read more
Contributed on Jan 7, 2018
This is the first in the "That's Weird" series where we look at strange stories from the Bible. This message looks at the story of the floating axe head and what that means for us today.
If you did the Sunday School thing, or have been attending church most of your life then you probably know who I mean when I reference Elijah. If you didn’t do the Sunday School thing or you’re relatively new to the church thing then you might not know who Elijah was. He was an Old Testament ...read more
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Contributed on May 1, 2011
"I TITHE--HE'LL FIND ME." Two men have ended up marooned on an island in the South Pacific. You can fill in the blanks as to how they got there. So they are on the clichéic deserted island, one palm tree, nothing to see but the ocean. One guy is in a complete panic, pacing back and forth, ...read more
Contributed on Apr 28, 2003
Old country preacher was met one day by a member of his congregation who asked, “Preacher if salvation is free, how come you’re always asking for money?” Good question, maybe one you’ve asked yourself. The preacher responded by saying “Salvation is free, as free as the water ...read more
Contributed on Apr 7, 2003
In 1912, 39 year old, Rev. John Harper a Scottish preacher was making a transatlantic trip to preach at the Moody Church in Chicago. As fate would have it the vessel he choice was the Titanic. We all know the story about the disaster but do you know the story of John Harper? Harper like many ...read more