isaiah_ by Mark Chagall

Manuscript of First Sunday after Pentecost    Isaiah 6:1-8 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, May 31, 2015   On March 24, 1991, one of the oldest and largest Redwoods in California crashed to the ground. People call the tree the Dyerville Giant, and it lies where it fell. When it stood, the tree […]

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Message Manuscript for “Left Behind”   John 17:6-19 Delivered to Church for the Highlands 7th Sunday of Easter, May 17, 2015 “I just don’t know what I am going to do now” is what the man sitting next to me said with a tremble in his voice and tears in his eyes.  His wife had recently died, […]


Message Manuscript of “What I Heard in Line at the Post Office    “ 1 John 3:16-24 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Fourth Sunday of Easter, April 26, 2015 Audio and iTunes Podcast of this sermon are here: I was standing in line at the post office on 70th Street the other day and […]


Manuscript of “The Witness of a Bonfire”    Luke 24:36b-48 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, April 19, 2015 I remember the moment very well.  I was walking in downtown Nacogdoches, TX and passed by a building
I had not noticed before.  It had a sign out front with the name that indicated it was some type […]

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“More Like Thomas”  John 20:19-31 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Second Sunday of Easter, April 12, 2015      When you hear or think about the disciples of Jesus, which one tends to come to mind the most?  I think the top answer for most of us would be Peter, especially during this time […]


Message Manuscript for “Ever Been Rerouted?”  Mark 16:1-8 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015      Have you ever been rolling down the highway on your way somewhere only to be stopped by road work?  There you are making progress, maybe even ahead of schedule, until you see red brake […]


Message Manuscript for Palm Sunday, 2015   Mark 11:1-11   John Henson Delivered to Church for the Highlands Palm Sunday, March 29, 2015 Did you make it to the Peace March yesterday here in Highland?  It was planned by Community Renewal as a response to the recent shootings and violence that have taken place in […]


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