Category Archives: sermon

Continued Grace

Normally, Sunday means a devotional, sermon or sermonette. But this Sunday — today — marks the 12th anniversary of my wife Karen’s death, a day that impacted myself, my family, and everyone who knew her well beyond her years. She … Continue reading

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The Gospel According to Luke

This morning’s offering at Howland (ME) United Methodist Chruch. Blessed are you, Sovereign God, Creator of all, to You be glory and praise forever. You founded the earth in the beginning and the heavens are the work of Your hands. … Continue reading

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Pleasing the Father

Thought I would share my words from the pulpit at West Fayette Presbyterian Church this morning. And pray for us, too, that God may open a door for our message, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ … … Continue reading

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It’s Beginning To Look a Lot Like …

Just sharing my thoughts from the pulpit today. And pray for us, too, that God may open a door for our message, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ … Pray that I may proclaim it clearly, as … Continue reading

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Wisdom From The Father

There is a school of thought that says the devil doesn’t like it when you work for the Lord. He tries his best to sidetrack you … to change the message … to divert your attention. Well, he went into … Continue reading

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Trinity Sunday

Sunday, our pastor offered a challenge. I’m going to extend it here. Sunday was Trinity Sunday. Most Christians are Trinitarians — believers in God as Father, Son and Holy Spirit — or at least they say they are. The reality … Continue reading

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Sharing the Story

I walked into church last Sunday and spotted Pastor Steve and his wife up near the podium. I immediately went up there to welcome them back after two weeks of subbing in the pulpit. I gave Karen a big hug … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer

As I stated, I was in the pulpit today while our pastor takes some R&R. So I thought I would share this week’s words. My prayer request is the same as the psalmist, May these words of my mouth and … Continue reading

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What Mary saw …

As I stated, I was in the pulpit Sunday and next week while our pastor takes some R&R. So I thought I would share this week’s words. My prayer request is the same as the psalmist, May these words of … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Meet … Greet, Thanks and Praise

I’m going to deviate a little from this week’s Five Minute Friday (a day late) to expand the prompt from MEET to MEET, GREET, THANKS and PRAISE. Accordingly, it will be more than five minutes (but, hopefully, not  much more). … Continue reading

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