Contributing sermons since Mar 26, 2017
Contributed on Apr 22, 2018
The Pastor/Shepherd feeds and protects his flock.
Weekend Message/Devotion April 22, 2018 John 10:11-18 A Shepherd Is Not A Hireling Today’s gospel reading brings us right back to the reference to Jesus as The Good Shepherd. I’ll bet everyone remembers the last message about the Good Shepherd. We shared that message November 27, ...read more
Contributed on Apr 18, 2018
The mark of a true Christian is that of an encourager not a bearer of gossip.
Mid-week Message/Devotion April 18, 2018 Seek Ye Gospel NOT Gossip! Yesterday, I shared an article among our readers, from Outreach Magazine entitled: WHAT IF IT'S NOT SOMEONE ELSE'S FAULT? The article emphasizes our need to accept responsibility for our shortcomings, rather than trying ...read more
Contributed on Apr 15, 2018
Why marvel and wonder at God's mercy when we can be a part of it.
Weekend Message/Devotion April 15, 2018 Acts 3:1-19 Why Marvel at God’s Mercy? Why marvel and wonder at God's mercy when we can be a part of it. In this account of Peter and John entering the gate called Beautiful, leading to the temple, we read of their encounter with a man ...read more
Contributed on Apr 10, 2018
My vision for a return to Old time religion in an old time church
Mid-week Message/Devotion April 11, 2018 Mine? – Yours? – Ours? Or HIS! Acts 4:32-35 We hear blended families refer to their offspring as his, hers and ours. I’ve never quite grasped why any distinction is necessary. If we are a blended family, we should be as one. When I officiate a ...read more
Contributed on Apr 8, 2018
The resurrected Jesus appears to His disciples
Mid-week Message/Devotion April 8, 2018 Commissioned with the Power of Jesus Resurrected John 20:19-31 We begin reading today’s gospel message and immediately get a very vivid picture of fear and confusion. The disciples are gathered together behind locked doors. They are very ...read more
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Contributed on Mar 29, 2017
All human beings are equally created in the image and likeness of God (Genesis 1:26-27). God loved the world so much that He sent Jesus to lay down His life for us (John 3:16). The “world” obviously includes all ethnic groups. I like to use the following illustration which works as well with ...read more