Contributing sermons since Feb 22, 2001
Contributed on Feb 24, 2008
We should worship with JOY, and our worship should have an impact on our lives.
Two young boys were walking down the street in downtown Atlanta when out from an alley a Pit Bull suddenly appeared and attacked one of the boys. The other boy grabbed a 2x4 lying near the alley and beat the dog to death and saved his friend’s life. A reporter from the Atlanta Journal and ...read more
Contributed on Feb 2, 2008
A sermon on the Transfiguration - with an answer as to why people sit on the back row in churches.
Look at where most of you are sitting. The back row of the church is the most popular seat in the sanctuary. The person who sits close to the front is either very brave – or is the wife of the Senior Pastor. I like to go to sporting events, and I don’t ever remember going to any ...read more
Contributed on Dec 1, 2007
When will the war end?
When will the war end? We are fighting a war in Iraq that began on March 20, 2003. One month before that, the Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld said “It is unknowable how long that conflict will last. It could last 6 days, 6 weeks. I doubt six months.” (USA Today, April 1, 2003, ...read more
Contributed on Aug 17, 2007
S I N -- it is a word we don’t like to use anymore in our churches.
The “S” Word There is a three letter word that we don’t like to say in churches. The rest of the world uses this word all the time, but we don’t. It makes Christians feel uncomfortable. It makes us feel dirty. Maybe ashamed. Or embarrassed. The word is S – I – ...read more
Contributed on Dec 14, 2006
In the vast universe, we may feel like nothing. Good -- we are insignificant! The wonder is that God still loves us!
There is a sad view in the world today that science and theology do not mix. Like oil and water, or cats and dogs, science and religion just don’t go together. That’s ridiculous. That’s absurd. I want to encourage our young people to take their science classes in school ...read more
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Contributed on Feb 22, 2001
In the motion picture, Marvin’s Room, there are two sisters who have been estranged for many years. When one of them is diagnosed with cancer, the other sister arrives to help take care of her. In one of the final scenes of the movie, the two sisters are talking about their lives, and the one ...read more