The First of The Worst

THE FIRST OF THE WORST 1 Timothy 1:12-20 Listen to the First of the Worst I got to admit I am a big fan of disaster movies.  Mainly because they tend to be so bad they are somehow good. I think I love disaster movies because they reflect the human hope that when the chips […]

Persuasion’s Power

Persuasion’s Power PHILEMON 1:1-25 Listen to Persuasion’s Power I hate to begin today’s sermon on a Solemn note but I have to inform you all that a major Christian institution in America, dare I say Christianity itself, has recently come under attack. Many are being led astray by false teachers and are being tempted by […]

Intimate Communion

Intimate Communion HEBREWS 13:1-13 Listen to Intimate Communion   To begin with I would like to offer you a satirical twist on an old Biblical story. Early in the morning Jesus went to the Temple in Jerusalem as he often did to teach. All the people came to him and sat down to listen to […]

Faith Seeking Joy

FAITH SEEKING JOY HEBREWS 11:29-12:1-2 No audio is available for this sermon When I was applying for Colleges my last year of High School I wrote many essays on Albert Einstein, who was my hero at the time. He was my hero because of his understanding of the universe.  He was my hero because others […]

The Secret

The Secret Philippians 4:10-20 Listen to The Secret   In 1985 ABC found the secret to ratings success with its hit series Macgyver.  Macgyver was a show about a secret agent who used the power of his scientific mind to defeat the bad guys, usually with whatever objects happened to be lying around. To quote […]

Agree in the Lord

AGREE IN THE LORD PHILIPPIANS 4: 2-9 Listen to Agree in the Lord I think we can all agree that no one likes conflict in their relationships. And I think we can all agree that when we face conflict in our relationship our go to strategy is to “agree to disagree.” In that Spirit I […]

Motivation

MOTIVATION PHILIPPIANS 3:12-4:1 Listen to Motivation In High School I knew one person well who had a dream in High School and was motivated enough to achieve that dream pretty much in the way he imagined it. His name is Josh Sundquist. I went to Middle School, High School, and College with Josh. And while […]

Crumby Spirituality

CRUMBY SPIRITUALITY PHILIPPIANS 3:1-11  Listen to Crumby Spirituality                  In the Hidden Brain Podcast Episodes  Me, Myself, And Ikea host Shankar Vedantum  explores the power and peril of being attracted to seeing ourselves in others.  In Psychology this is called Implicit Egotism otherwise known as Narcissism. Now Narcissism generally isn’t thought of as a good […]

Soldiers of Mercy

SOLDIERS OF MERCY PHILIPPIANS 2:19-30 Listen to Soldiers of Mercy Once on a Saturday I walked into the Starbucks over at Ward’s Corner shopping center. For some reason this particular Starbucks had decided that it was Disney musical day that Saturday. Different Disney musicals were playing over the loud speakers in the store. I got […]

Sonship

SONSHIP PHILIPPIANS 2:1-18 Listen to Sonship Sometimes Dads have trouble expressing their love for their children. This American Life in the 2011 episode, Father’s Day tells several stories of Father’s trying to reach out to their children. In particular I was touched by the story of Rachel. In 2005 Rachel was about to head off […]