Monthly Archives: January 2013

“Linchpin Church” sermon from Sunday

“Linchpin Church”    Luke 4:14-21 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, January 27, 2012 You have brilliance in you, your contribution is valuable, and the art you create is precious. Only you can do, and you must.[i] That is a quote from Seth Godin’s book: Linchpin:  Are You Indispensable?  Godin’s book quickly became a bestseller […]

“Jesus at Your Party” sermon from Epiphany 2C

 “A New Day”   John 2:1-11 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Second Sunday after the Epiphany, January 20, 2013   If you could have anyone show up at your next birthday party, who would it be?  That’s a fun question to consider, but just an exercise in daydreaming for most of us.  For some, […]

“Conquering Aquaphobia” sermon from today

“Conquering Aqua-phobia”    Isaiah 43:1-7, Luke 3:15-17,21-22 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, January 13, 2012 Swimming lessons.  Those two words would turn my stomach into knots more than anything else when I was a child.  They were even more unsettling than “doctor’s office”, two words that once led me to escape from my […]

“Discerning God’s Plan” sermon from Epiphany Sunday

“Discerning God’s Plan”   Matthew 2:1-12 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, January 6, 2013   [Clip from The Nativity Story:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Lpv77EdxF4%5D What a night that must have been for Melchior, Balthasar, and Gaspar, these three wise men from the east.  Though there are some historical issues with putting the wise men at the manger […]