This sermon uses John 15 to tell us why intimacy is so important. I cannot tell you where the outline came from, I have had it in my bible for years.
Years ago Father John Powell told the story of Norma Jean Mortenson: "Norma Jean Mortenson. Remember that name? Norma Jean’s mother, Mrs. Gladys Baker, was periodically committed to a mental institution and Norma Jean spent much of her childhood in foster homes. In one of those foster homes, when