Contributing sermons since Jun 27, 2001
Contributed on Apr 20, 2007
This is a response to the Virginia Tech murders. It examines our response as Christians and as responsible firearm owners. It also questions what we can do to be part of the solution. Although it is a manuscript, there is a lot to be ad-libbed in this.
John 21:1-19 Paonia United Methodist Church April 22, 2007 Its been another one of those weeks for this country, hasn’t it? You would have to be a complete alien to have missed it. Another deranged wannabe gangster walks into a college campus and starts gunning down kids sitting at ...read more
Contributed on Aug 18, 2005
This is about coming to faith and its greatest obstacle. Was going to pull the one I wrote 3 years ago, but apparently people like it. So, I will leave it. Think this one is better though.
Matthew 16:13-20 Paonia United Methodist Church August 21, 2005 Ever had a job evaluation? What goes through your mind when you walk in To your annual evaluation? I still get the same butterflies that I did When I was 10 and mom and dad left for Meet the creature night at ...read more
Contributed on Mar 10, 2005
The Lazarus story from a slightly different perspective. It asks the question "how do we respond when God doesn’t show up in time." Mary and Martha demonstrate the true nature of faith.
John 11:1-45 Paonia United Methodist Church March 13, 2005 Over the last several weeks, We have covered some really difficult texts. That’s what lent is all about. If you haven’t heard something that has disturbed or upset you, Than I either have not been doing my job, or you ...read more
Contributed on Feb 17, 2005
A non threatening invitation to salvation.
John 3:1-17 Paonia United Methodist Church February 20, 2004 This morning we continue along our Lenten journey As we return to an old friend. Lent, if you remember, is a season set aside to contemplate And even mourn the distance between God and mankind. And the purpose of this is ...read more
Contributed on Feb 3, 2005
The Transfiguration is both about how God revealed himself through Jesus Christ as well as a story about Peter almost missing it because he would not stop blathering. This is is a call for self examination and repentance. Today is Superbowl Sunday.
Matthew 17:1-9 Paonia United Methodist Church February 6, 2005 Transfiguration, The First Super Sunday What a morning! Baptisms, new church members, and communion coming up. Now, for those of you already looking at your watches Wondering if you are going to be out of here on ...read more