Monthly Archives: August 2020

A Different Pledge of Allegiance

Message Manuscript for “A Different Pledge of Allegiance”Delivered to Church for the HighlandsSunday, August 23, 2020 Did you see the video of Louisiana Congressman Cedric Richmond’s son reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the DNC this past week? Here it is in case you missed it. Isn’t that great? And you will notice that he […]

Jesus, a “Canaanite Woman”, and Inclusion

“Jesus, a ‘Canaanite Woman’, and Inclusion”   Matthew 15:21-28Delivered to Church for the HighlandsSunday, August 16, 2020 Palestinians and Jews, Republicans and Democrats, Black and white, gay and straight, rich and poor, quarantined and non-quarantined, member and non-member, Karens and non-Karens, Boomers and everyone else, masked and non-masked, employed and unemployed, distance learner and in-person. These […]

How to Walk on Water

“How to Walk on Water” Matthew 14:22-33Delivered to Church for the HighlandsSunday, August 9, 2020 Have you ever seen the popular video of the lizard that walks on water? It’s been given the nickname, “Jesus Lizard.” It’s mesmerizing to watch and makes you wonder how in the world it can move like that on top […]

“Pop-Up Jesus”

“Pop-Up Jesus” Matthew 14:13-21Delivered to Church for the HighlandsSunday, August 2, 2020 Where do you go to find solitude and serenity right now? That seems like an easy question to answer, but maybe not since we’ve had to stay at home so much since mid-March. Getting away from it all may not be so easy […]