Contributing sermons since May 14, 2004
Contributed on Feb 29, 2008
The first os stewardship series: the gift of time. Based on the Feeding of the Five Thousand. What we give to Jesus, He multiplies to a great blessing - for us and for others.
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, which of the “What’s in your wallet?” commercial is your favorite? Mine is probably the one with the attacking Vikings. What’s in your wallet? There is a familiar story in the Bible where the question could have been re-phrased to “What’s in your basket?” It ...read more
Contributed on Feb 14, 2008
Having gratefully received the gift of God’s grace, we can’t repay it or hoard it, but pass it on to others.
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, it is relatively easy to accept grace but it seems rather challenging to live a life of grace. I say it is relatively easy to accept grace, because we human beings have the tendency to earn it first. Do a trick – get a cookie! A doctor told a story about an ...read more
Contributed on Dec 22, 2007
Christmas Eve sermon. The wisemen made a wrong turn. Instead of following the star all the way to Bethlehem, they thought the new King would be born in a royal palace. They eventually got it right. This message is for those who are at crossroads in their
Dear brothers and sisters, have you ever made a wrong turn in your travels? I know I have! My misadventures usually come from taking the wrong exit off a freeway. Thirty some odd years ago I drove from new York to Seattle. As you may know, getting out of New York City is not the easiest thing in ...read more
Contributed on Dec 19, 2007
An Advent sermon, following the theme of an adventure: the plan, the journey, the discovery.
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, do you ever examine the deeper meaning of commonly used words? Take the word “discovery,” for example. It is fairly common in our vocabulary. Someone may say, “The other day I discovered a six-month old tub of cottage cheese in the back of my refrigerator. It ...read more
Contributed on Dec 8, 2007
Music is one of God’s greatest gifts to His people. It has the power to touch our hearts, lift our spirit, bring us closer together and closer to God’s glorious presence. A Christmas sermon.
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, can you imagine what life would be like without music? Think about it for a moment: No song humming through your head after hearing it at church. No M-TV. No CDs. No bands, no concerts. Radio? Limited only to stations airing the news, weather and road conditions ...read more