Contributing sermons since Jul 26, 2015
Contributed on Mar 19, 2021
Everybody is somebody in the Body of Christ. While no one can do everything, everyone can do something.
In View of God’s Mercy On June 30, 1859, one of the greatest tightrope walkers in history, Charles Blondin, became the first man in history to walk a rope over Niagara Falls. Approximately 25,000 people watched him walk a 1,000-foot line suspended above the raging falls without any safety nets. ...read more
Contributed on Jan 31, 2021
Romans 3:23, "All have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God." Even the Apostle Paul was one of the “all have sinned.” Only Christ was without sin. Paul sometimes disappointed people, sometimes made mistakes, and sometimes just plain messed up.
Sin: the Struggle, the Revelation Our scripture today is Romans 7:14-8:4. I am breaking it in half, for in the first half Paul writes like a frustrated man, but in the second half Paul reveals a wonderful revelation. Listen to how disturbed Paul is in this first half, Romans 7:14-24. "14 ...read more
Contributed on Jan 18, 2021
My first combat was only a few days after I arrived in Vietnam. The invincibility of my youth left me swiftly. I wrote each letter home with care, for I suddenly knew that each letter might be the last words. Luke records some of Christ last words.
Lessons Learned by Veteran: For Memorial Day or Veteran’s Day Scripture: Luke 23:34 This sermon is adapted from my book, An Enlisted Man’s Point of View: Lessons Learned in the 199th 1966-1967. It is nonfiction, a memoir of combat and its result, PTSD. Pastor Lee Houston My first combat was ...read more
Contributed on Jan 9, 2021
Why is our Country so divided, why so much hatred? What are the primary religious issues that divide us?
Just think about it Being an old man, I have lived through many changes, changes that caused Americans to disagree, but never have I seen anything like the division and outright hatred we see today, violence across this Country in cities such as Seattle, Los Angeles, Chicago and now in our Nation’s ...read more
Contributed on Jan 28, 2019
The Bible records seven last statements that Christ uttered while he was on the cross. While Christ was on the cross, he was doing his greatest work; he was uttering some of his greatest words.
Last Words. Not too long after my twenty-second birthday, I arrived in Vietnam, a machine-gunner in the 199th Light Infantry Brigade. My first combat was only a few days later. Combat tends to grow one up quickly. The man to my right, whose shoulder was only a foot away from my own, got a face ...read more