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Beloved Children of God, 1 John 3:1-8

All those in Christ, saints living and dead, are bound together as a family of love. We aren’t a family by genetics, although some are related. We are a family bound by love, love poured out for you and for many on the cross. That love fills our cup today, and that love should cover any disagreements, any arguments, any divisions we have. If we but remember that we are all children of God, bound together by love, then what could keep us apart? Continue reading

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A Moment of Rest, Psalm 23

The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. 2     He makes me lie down in green pastures; he leads me beside still waters;[a] 3     he restores my soul.[b] He leads me in right paths[c]     for his name’s sake. 4 Even though I … Continue reading

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Interrupt

God is annoying. I have a planner. I have  schedule. God always interrupts it in the most inconvenient of ways. When God sends someone in need, who am I to deny help? When God calls on me to act as … Continue reading

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Faith Beyond Disaster

Genesis 21:8-21  8 The boy grew and stopped nursing. On the day he stopped nursing, Abraham prepared a huge banquet. 9 Sarah saw Hagar’s son laughing, the one Hagar the Egyptian had borne to Abraham. 10 So she said to Abraham, “Send this servant away … Continue reading

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A Brief Holy Week Meditation

Since this is a big week, I wanted to share a post from my church newsletter. It’s brief, but it might help you get in the right mindset for the events of this week.  The week before Easter, Holy Week, … Continue reading

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Day 21: Jesus the Chicken

Here I am, slowly working through the back-log of sermons as of yet not posted. This one was from a couple of weeks ago, February 24, 2013. I have received good feedback from it, and look forward to more! It … Continue reading

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Day 3: Helm’s Deep

Psalm 91  1 You who live in the shelter of the Most High,    who abide in the shadow of the Almighty,  2 will say to the Lord, ‘My refuge and my fortress;    my God, in whom I trust.’  3 For he will deliver you from … Continue reading

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When God Isn’t There

This sermon was delivered on June 24, at Wallace UMC. When God Isn’t There  Mark 4:35-41 Common English Bible (CEB) 35 Later that day, when evening came, Jesus said to them, “Let’s cross over to the other side of the lake.” … Continue reading

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Lent, Day 7: Going into the Grey Havens

John 3:22-36 Common English Bible (CEB) John’s final witness  22 After this Jesus and his disciples went into Judea, where he spent some time with them and was baptizing. 23 John was baptizing at Aenon near Salem because there was a lot of … Continue reading

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Green Lantern: A Story of Calling

By all rights, I should hate Hal Jordan, for nothing else than for just being so dang cool. He’s cocky, arrogant, square-jawed, has a head full of hair, has an awesome bomber jacket, and has literally one of the coolest … Continue reading

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