Contributing sermons since Aug 28, 2010
Contributed on Mar 12, 2016
Jesus tells us that we need to love others.
Back in 1987 I was enrolled at Ohio Christian University, and attending Community United Methodist Church in Circleville. The pastor at that time was Rev. Lovell. He told a story in one of his sermons that has stayed with me all these years. There was a child physiologist that was having some ...read more
Contributed on Mar 4, 2016
This a call to the church to focus on disciple making by going to people, baptizing new converts, teaching about Jesus, and sending them back into the world again.
A few weeks ago I had the privilege of visiting with Ron Myers in his workshop. Ron has great space for working on wood. In his shop he has all the tools he needs to make cool crafts like this ornament. I know this, because he made this ornament in his shop and gave it to me. I would consider ...read more
Contributed on Feb 26, 2016
This message is about repentance and the three games people play to keep from repenting.
Don’t Play Games Luke 13:1-9 As many of you know, I received a really cool sewing machine for my birthday. It has the ability to embroider designs on material. I have been playing with the machine since I got it. I now can make some really cool designs. But it did not start that way. ...read more
Contributed on Feb 12, 2016
Jesus' temptation teaches how to handles life temptations.
Luke 4:1-13 How to Resist Temptation Welcome on this Valentine’s Day. It is ironic that this is also the First Sunday in Lent. Lent is generally that season of the year when people have chosen a favorite treat or some vice to give up for these six weeks. One man said his children ...read more
Contributed on Feb 5, 2016
Jesus saved his greatest moments for the ordinary people
Luke 9:28 About eight days after Jesus said this, he took Peter, John and James with him and went up onto a mountain to pray. Luke 9:29 As he was praying, the appearance of his face changed, and his clothes became as bright as a flash of lightning. Luke 9:30 Two men, Moses and Elijah, appeared ...read more