Contributing sermons since Aug 8, 2011
Contributed on Dec 3, 2014
At one time or another, most of us have had the experience of being on the outside looking in. More than anything else, for me Christmas is a celebration of inclusion and acceptance and restoration.
Of all the “true meanings of Christmas,” this is perhaps the truest. When I was a boy, my relatively non-religious family had a Christmas Eve tradition. We’d have a formal, dress-up dinner, and then we’d sit together to talk, tell stories and perhaps read the Christmas ...read more
Contributed on Aug 8, 2011
Graveside service for a believer or non-believing person.
We are here today to remember the life of Brett Legna. Let’s begin with a brief prayer. If you know it please say it along with me: Our Father which art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And ...read more
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Contributed on Mar 18, 2017
Recently I was praying at bedtime. I felt overwhelmed by the things I didn’t get done that day; things that would be facing me the moment I opened my eyes the following morning. As I recited my litany of woes, I sensed the Holy Spirit asking me which among them I thought he couldn’t handle. ...read more
Contributed on Mar 26, 2016
Recently, I was watching a documentary about the top 101 inventions of all time. Pretty cool stuff. Human ingenuity is pretty amazing. We’ve figured out how to do all kinds of things. What are some of the best things human imagination has come up with? I have to tell you, they may not be ...read more