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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 […]

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“Keep on Running”    Hebrews 11:29-12:2 Delivered to Church for the Highlands    John Henson Sunday, August 14, 2016 How about that Simone Biles? Hasn’t she been thrilling to watch? Her Olympic accomplishments have been inspiring, especially in light of the Olympic-sized challenges she has faced in her life.  As you may have already learned about her […]