Contributing sermons since Nov 17, 2004
Contributed on Nov 24, 2021
Keep watch for the signs of the return of the Son of Man.
Signs – Luke 21: 25 - 36 Intro: I believe we have become a nation of signs. If you travel any major highway, you will see hundreds of signs. Some of them are to point you in the right direction while some of them alert you as to what you might experience at the next exit. Maxine, the ...read more
Contributed on Nov 17, 2021
It is our responsibility as Christians to move the kingdom of God forward in our world.
Alpha and Omega – Revelation 1: 4 - 8 Intro: I would be willing to be that most, if not all of us, have had the experience of meeting someone, perhaps at Walmart or on the street; but, you can’t remember for the life of you who it is. --- Lady Diana Cooper, an ...read more
Contributed on Nov 12, 2021
We are one day closer today to the return of Christ Jesus than we were yesterday.
Just The Beginning – Mark 13: 1 - 8 Intro: I read a story recently about a young lady who had been invited on a blind date to an exclusive restaurant where there would be live music and dancing. She went to her beautician to have her hair done, did her makeup, put ...read more
Contributed on Nov 4, 2021
Everything already belongs to God. What do we give in return and with what attitude do we give?
Everything – Mark 12: 38 - 44 Intro: You may know who Vincent Van Gogh is; but, did you know that he had a dizzy aunt named Verti Gogh? He had a magician uncle named Where Diddy Gogh? His Mexican uncle was name A Mee Gogh. His rock star cousin was named Ring Gogh. He had another uncle who ...read more
Contributed on Oct 28, 2021
How far along on our trip to heaven are we?
Are We There Yet? – Mark 12: 28 - 34 Intro: Anyone who has traveled with children can attest to the fact that after about 15 minutes on the road you will hear the first of many questions. “Are we there yet?” On an especially long trip any parent will agree that ...read more
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Contributed on May 14, 2021
When my grandparents received their social security checks in the mail, my grandmother would tell my grandfather, “what’s yours is mine and what’s mine is my own.” She was letting him know that what belonged to him also belonged to her. They shared what is known in legal language as “joint ...read more
Contributed on Nov 5, 2020
Almost every Sunday morning I begin my sermon with a cute or funny story. This morning I start with a sad story. Bob and Betty were 2 of my dearest friends in Indiana. A strong, loving example of what a married couple should be. However, this couple was always at least 15 minutes late for ...read more
Contributed on Oct 4, 2019
During a tornado a mother was crying for help. It seems that her son was taken up into the tornado and blown away. The mother turned to heaven and shouted a prayer: “Please, Lord, bring back my son! He’s all I have. I’ll do anything to get him back.”--- Suddenly, her son fell from the sky right at ...read more
Contributed on Oct 16, 2010
Jack was an impressionable 15 year-old. He attended the local Presbyterian Church with his family since he was a baby. He studied for confirmation and was confirmed taking his place in the congregation. He attended youth group meetings and sat in church every Sunday. His 16th birthday was fast ...read more
Contributed on Oct 2, 2010
Funambulist - Jean Francois Gravelot (The Great Blondin) On June 30, 1859, at 5 pm, Blondin made his first journey across the Falls. Blondin utilized a 1,300 foot long, 3 inch diameter manila rope stretched from what is now Prospect Park in Niagara Falls, New York to what is now Oakes Garden in ...read more