“Anchoring in the Shalls” Delivered to Church for the Highlands First Sunday of Advent, December 1, 2019 Sermon video Audio of this sermon and others from Church for the Highlands is here on our podcast channel.
Sermon podcast from Sunday is here
A Review of Reborn Again: Crucifying Christendom & Resurrecting a Radical, Christopher VanHall, 2019, by John Henson What happens when a fundamentalist evangelical minister enthralled in megachurch worship productions, religious right crusades, and apathy to the downtrodden finds the real Jesus. Apparently, a lot, as seen in his journey of being fired from churches to starting […]
“What’s Going On” Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, August 18, 2019
Wow. Another heavy load of Scripture readings for this Sunday in the Revised Common Lectionary. By heavy I mean not so hard to read but difficult to carry all week and deliver on Sunday. Here’s a quick summary: Isaiah 5:1-7–Isaiah shares God’s words about the devastation and destruction coming to Israel (the vineyard) because “he […]
Message Manuscript for “Just Do Good” Isaiah 1:1,10-20 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, August 11, 2019 A term I’ve heard a lot in this past week is “tone-deaf.” I’ve heard it in news reports, seen it in tweets and posts, and even used it myself in conversations. The reason it has been so […]
The gospel text for this Sunday is Luke 12:13-21, the Parable of the Rich Fool. 13 Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the family inheritance with me.” 14 But he said to him, “Friend, who set me to be a judge or arbitrator over you?” 15 And he said to them, […]