Contributing sermons since Feb 4, 2006
Contributed on May 14, 2006
A well-kept vine will bear good fruit.
On the subject of pruning, Mark and I didn’t do much gardening at all last year. We mowed the lawn every so often, trimmed the front hedge back a couple of times, and had a lot of good intentions for deadheading the roses and other flowers and bushes. The problem was that the longer we left it the ...read more
Contributed on Mar 12, 2006
The storms and trials of life are part of the process of God building us into his kingdom.
Imagine a situation where a homeless man is begging on the streets of London. A well-dressed man in a stretch limo pulls up next to him and offers him a job as vice-president of his company. You might think that sounds like a fairy tale; but that is exactly what God has done for us. We don’t ...read more
Contributed on Feb 4, 2006
God wants us to taste the fine wine of his abundant blessings
As John tells the story in his gospel, Jesus and his disciples are invited to the wedding in Cana only days after Jesus’s baptism in the river Jordan. He has only known the disciples for about three days and he has not performed any miraculous signs as yet. His first miracle will take place in a ...read more