Tag Archives: Language

Prophet, or Profit? Mark 8:31-38

What will it profit you to gain the whole world, but forfeit your whole life?
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Daggers

Evil talk is our first language. Hardly a minute goes by unless someone is complaining insulting, hating openly. Judgment is our favorite hobby. Word daggers rain from our devices Blazing like wildfires in the minds of millions And we pass … Continue reading

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Days 21, 22, 23: Getting Lost in Translation, John 2:14-23

(The following is my sermon from March 15, 2015.) Sometimes, when I’m bored, I like to roll words around in my mind. Perhaps that is strange, but I know for a fact everybody does it every once in a while.What I … Continue reading

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The Audacity of Grace

This sermon was delivered on September 15, 2013, at Lufkin FUMC. Luke 15:1-10  15 All the tax collectors and sinners were gathering around Jesus to listen to him. 2 The Pharisees and legal experts were grumbling, saying, “This man welcomes sinners and eats … Continue reading

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