Contributing sermons since Feb 18, 2007
Contributed on Dec 29, 2008
This is the second of a two-part series looking at the story of the lost son. This week’s message looks specifically at the older brother.
In the Wrong Shoes Luke 15:25-32 I had draped two new pair of sweatpants over the side of the red, plastic shopping cart as I approached a display of items at the end of a row in Target this week. There was a younger couple standing there already, and I can only assume they were registering ...read more
Contributed on Jan 5, 2008
This is the first of a two-part series on the parable of the lost son. Heading into the New Year, this first message looks closely at the story of the lost son and the good news we have of a fresh start.
When God Doesn’t Want to Hear It Luke 15:11-32 I sat at my desk staring blankly at the screen with a bit of a sick feeling in the pit of my stomach. I didn’t know exactly where to begin, and I wasn’t even sure God wanted to hear it. I had just scrolled through the pages of a Word document ...read more
Contributed on Feb 18, 2007
This is a message focusing on the lordship of Christ. The emphasis was on helping our people understand the invitation to live and participate in the kingdom, or reign, of God today.
Jesus is Lord Luke 17:20-36 “And milk.” Every morning for the first six years of my education, those two words signaled the end of the day’s announcements and the impending opportunity for each student in the school to rise for the “Pledge of Allegiance.” Every day was the same. As the ...read more