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Sermon thoughts ~ John 11:1-41

In John chapter 11, Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead. He hears that Lazarus is sick and then waits four days. Had he left earlier, Jesus could have prevented Lazarus from dying, but Jesus waits that God may be glorified. 208 more words


What do you do when Jesus says to love your enemies?

What do you do when Jesus says to love your enemies?  Here’s what I preached yesterday:

‘You have heard that it was said, “You shall love your neighbour and hate your enemy.” But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you…

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A Little Handbook for Preachers: Ten Practical Ways to a Better Sermon by Sunday

Preaching books are a dime a dozen. Its really hard to find a preaching book that either says something unique or says something important in a unique way. 699 more words


The Pastor's Struggle: 4 tough yet important responsibilities

Every career choice will have its benefits, and its hardships. And though some careers are more stressful than others, every person will face stress at their jobs. 757 more words


Reign of Christ Sunday

Submission to Modern Metanoia for Reign of Christ Sunday: Luke 23:33-43

Last weekend, I sat with a 12 year old boy that desperately wanted to die. 875 more words

I Am

What I preached the Sunday before the election

How are you feeling just days before the election?  When I asked people this question, I received a variety of answers – uncertain, disgusted, uneasy.  When I asked if anyone felt fear, most hands raised up.  1,144 more words