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The Separation of Church and Hate | Winsome Love

One of the most remarkable persons during the last century was Mahatma Gandhi. Gandhi was an Indian Lawyer, Anti-colonial nationalist, and political ethicist who utilized non-violent forms of protest to campaign for India’s independence from Britain. Gandhi was a practicing … Continue reading

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Slow Faith | Sabbath

This is from the sermon preached on Sunday, October 3, 2020 at Avenue United Methodist Church. You can listen to the sermon here. I remember when Sundays were the slowest day of the week. My family attended the 8:30 am … Continue reading

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Slow Faith | Silence and Solitude

From my sermon preached September 27, 2020 at Avenue United Methodist Church. You can listen to the sermon here If you came to the church this week, you likely know that I had an extra assistant with me. Caleb’s pre-school … Continue reading

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Slow Faith | An Easy Yoke

[This is a sermon I preach on September 20, 2020 at Avenue United Methodist Church. You can listen to the sermon by clicking here. You can watch the entire worship service by clicking here.] A photographer was snapping pictures of … Continue reading

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The Power of Small Things

We are in week two of our series At The Movies at Hope Church and Magnolia United Methodist Church. Each week we are looking at a movie as a parable that can open up dialogue to teach us something about ourselves … Continue reading

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An Unlikely Revolution

When Jesus came into Jerusalem in Matthew 21, he came with humility and meekness riding on a donkey. If you’ve grown up in the church or been around long enough you may know that this goes back to a prophecy … 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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20/20 Vision

This past week, I preached an overview message on the life of Samson. I remember Samson from flannel boards and coloring books. I always heard about his God-given strength that was tied to his uncut hair- and how he tore … Continue reading

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Sunday Follow-Up: Living as Peacemakers

This Sunday, at Hope Church, we are in our next-to-last week of our series on the Seven Deadly Sins.  As we’ve looked at each deadly sin- we’ve examined one of the Beatitudes of Jesus in Matthew 5 that show us … Continue reading

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Sloth and Those Who Hunger for Justice

At Hope Church, we’re in a sermon series called SEVEN where each week, we look at one of the seven deadly sins (Pride, Envy, Sloth, Greed, Lust, Wrath, and Gluttony) as part of human condition and contrast it with the … Continue reading

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