Category Archives: Sermons

Summaries, Ideas, or audio files of my sermons.

Parables of Jesus: The Good Samaritan

    Around ten years ago, I read Tom Brokaw’s book “The Greatest Generation” about the stories and lives of the men and women who served in World War II. It was a captivating book. What really struck me about … Continue reading

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A Message For A Wedding Day

  This past Saturday I had the honor of officiating the wedding of my sister-in-law, Marci, to my new brother-in-law, Darryl. It was a great day! The couple picked out a scripture from Song of Solomon (or Song of Songs- … Continue reading

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Shine Like Stars

I’m really good at grumbling. Honestly, in some ways I might excel at grumbling. I do pretty good at arguing, too- but not as good as complaining. This is a problem because in Philippians 2:14-16, Paul writes to the believers … Continue reading

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Pray Like Jesus: Living Forgiveness

On Sunday, we continued our series on The Lord’s Prayer called “Pray Like Jesus” by looking at the phrase “Forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors.” Forgiveness is central to the Biblical narrative. Jesus died on the cross, … Continue reading

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Pray Like Jesus: Give Us This Day

In our series, “Pray Like Jesus” we have been breaking down the phrases of The Lord’s Prayer and seeking to understand how we can move beyond saying/praying these lines to living out the model prayer that Jesus gives us. You … Continue reading

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Pray Like Jesus: Your Kingdom Come

In week two of our series, “Pray Like Jesus,” we looked at the phrase “Your Kingdom come on earth as it is in heaven.” The Kingdom is a phrase that is central to what God is doing from Genesis to … Continue reading

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Pray Like Jesus: Our Father in Heaven

  A few weeks ago- we began a series on The Lord’s Prayer called, “Pray Like Jesus.” In the first week, we looked at the phrase “Our Father in Heaven” as a starting point- and subsequently will look at the … Continue reading

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