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Message Manuscript for “Memory”    Lamentations 3:19-26 Delivered to Church for the Highlands     John Henson Sunday, October 2, 2016 Audio of this sermon is here I recently saw this whole page ad in the New York Times about a condition like dementia  As I read from line to line of the symptoms, I […]

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Message Manuscript for “Letter to a Six Year Old Church”    1 Timothy 6:11-16 Delivered to Church for the Highlands     John Henson Sunday, September 25, 2016   The Sixth Anniversary of Church for the Highlands [Audio of this sermon is here] What do we know about six-year-olds?  They are typically in–or about to be in–in first […]

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Message Manuscript for “What Are We Doing to for with the Poor?”    Luke 16:1-3 Delivered to Church for the Highlands      John Henson Sunday, September 18, 2016 It was like a bad flashback to the 80’s.  Bono, Bob Geldof, Boy George, George Michael, Michael Jackson, Cindi Lauper, Duran Duran swayed on the silver screen at the […]

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Message Manuscript of “What’s Better than Cutting Pages from Your Bible”   Luke 15:1-10 Delivered to Church for the Highlands         John Henson Sunday, September 11, 2016 [Audio of this sermon is here] As I read the texts in the lectionary for this week, I winced at how all but one was perfect for a fire and […]

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“Getting in Shape”    Jeremiah 18:1-11; Luke 14:25-33 Delivered to Church for the Highlands       John Henson Sunday, September 4, 2016 You recognize this guy?  I think anyone who has ever watched PBS recognizes him. That’s Bob Ross. His show was The Joy of Painting. When I was a kid, we didn’t have […]

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“Finding Our Place”  Luke 14:1,7-14 Delivered to Church for the Highlands     John Henson Sunday, August 28, 2016 [Audio of this sermon is here] Have you ever realized that you were in the wrong place? If you’ve ever been a freshman on the first day of school, then you have. If you lived in the world […]

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“When Our Religion Misses the Point”     Luke 13:10-17 Delivered to Church for the Highlands      John Henson Sunday, August 21, 2016 Some of my greatest memories involve dogs. I’ve always had one at least one, and I can easily say that dogs truly are a man’s best friend. They are also great partners, especially those bred […]