Monthly Archives: September 2012

“Becoming” sermon from last Sunday

3 B’s:  “Becoming” Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, September 23, 2012 Audio of sermon is here. [Acorn to Oak video[1]]  A lot happens in 8 months in the life of an acorn, does it not? It is amazing to think of what that acorn becomes, as life in the ground produces a vine […]

My Interfaith Speech Last Night

Celebrating Interfaith Many thanks to Michael Doughty at the Shreveport Times for covering our Interfaith gathering last night at Evergreen Baptist Church.  It was a time to thank the City Council for the passage of the Property Standards Amendment as well as to celebrate the role Interfaith of North and Central Louisiana had in making […]

“You Belong?” Sermon from Sunday

“You Belong?” Sermon from Sunday, September 16, 2012 2nd Anniversary of Church for the Highlands Shreveport, LA 71104 This kicks off a focus for our third year, one of missional discipleship, coming from John 15:1-17.  In celebration of alliteration, we are calling it the 3B’s:  Belong, Become, Bear. Here more about it, beginning with Belong: […]

How to Know if Your Faith is Real

Sermon Audio of Sunday’s sermon from James 2:1-10,14-17 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, September 9, 2012 James provides several characteristics of real faith:  Inclusive, Merciful, Active. Here is the audio.

Playing Favorites: What Will Campbell Learned

Another great resource (found on The Text for this Week) for James 2 tomorrow.  I couldn’t pass up posting something re: Will Campbell. Playing Favorites: What Will Campbell Learned – Essay posted 3 September 2012 – The Journey with Jesus.

Great Quotes on Favoritism

There are some great quotes on favoritism/bigotry that relate to the James 2:1-17 text for this Sunday at Sermon Nuggets.  I discovered this consistently helpful resource years ago on The Text this Week. Here’s one I hope to fit in my sermon tomorrow: If you judge people, you have less time to love them.   –Mother […]

“Be Do” Sermon Audio from Sunday

“Be Do”   James 1:17-27 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, September 2, 2012 Two simple words found in James 1 can define your life as a follower of Jesus. Audio of sermon is here.