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Never the Wrong Time, Luke 2:1-20

In celebrating his birth in the wrong month, so to speak, we see how powerful it truly is that he came at all, when nobody expected. Jesus came as a surprise, so that we all can be saved, so that we all can have hope. Continue reading

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Beginning of the End, Mark 13:1-8

In April of this year, I looked at the lectionary and planned out which scriptures I would use for the rest of the year. When I did so, and planned for this day to read about Jesus’s “little apocalypse” in … Continue reading

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Found in the Water

Exodus 1:8-2:10 Common English Bible (CEB)   8 Now a new king came to power in Egypt who didn’t know Joseph. 9 He said to his people, “The Israelite people are now larger in number and stronger than we are. … Continue reading

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The Fear and the Joy

The following was delivered at the Eventide service at Lufkin First UMC on April 19, 2014.   Matthew 28:1-10 28After the Sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see … Continue reading

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The Restoration of Hope

This sermon was delivered on June 9th at Wallace UMC. (A quick note: For those who don’t know, I have been recently appointed to begin work at a new church, Lufkin First United Methodist Church, as an associate pastor. That … Continue reading

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Day 19: Next Season

Today’s blog is actually the sermon I delivered today, March 3, 2013, at Wallace UMC. Enjoy! Luke 13:1-9 13At that very time there were some present who told him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices.2He … Continue reading

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Day 5: Courage

John 16: 16-33 16 ‘A little while, and you will no longer see me, and again a little while, and you will see me.’ 17Then some of his disciples said to one another, ‘What does he mean by saying to us, “A … Continue reading

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