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A Biblical Sin, August 2014

Violence? Genocide? Racism?  All that and more….

The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Matthew 15:21-28.



The Invalid

Isaiah 58 1-12; John 5: 1-18

November 27, 2011

Wow – it’s been a little while since I stood up in one of these…. The view looks a little different and at my church where I stand level with everyone else. 2,253 more words


Building in the Right Neighborhood

To build a life that matters, you have to choose the right neighborhood. God told Solomon to ask for whatever he wanted God to give him. 106 more words



Every once in while God’s people have to wake up. We get so accustomed to God’s blessings that we start to take them for granted. We need to hear the voice of God and recommit to his service.


August 17, 2014

How we Tell our Stories

Genesis 45:1-15

Last Sunday, worn out from Anniversary festivities I decided on a kick-back afternoon. I went to see the movie, “Guardians of the Galaxy.” What a cast of misfits – Peter Quill who calls himself Starlord” though no one else does, Gamora, a green assassin from another world hoping to betray her master for an infinity stone, Yondu a blue space pirate, who will betray anyone, Drax, a big guy – yep – that’s pretty much his role – Big Guy, Rocket who is an upright and armed raccoon, with a nasty vocabulary, the victim of way too much laboratory experimentation, and Groot (played by Vin Diesel) who is a walking tree. 1,675 more words

Sermon for 8/17/14 Matthew 15: 10-28

We are creatures of habit, you and I. There is something strangely familiar and a little comforting about routine. Many of us can probably do many things throughout the day without thinking about every single step it takes. 1,257 more words