Author Archives: John Henson

New Wine Divine

“New Wine Divine” John 2:1-11 Delivered to Church for the Highlands The Second Sunday after the Epiphany, January 16, 2022 We have a wedding coming up in our family and things have been busy around my house. I’ve forgotten how much planning goes into a wedding. Even for the groom, there’s a lot to do […]

When Jesus Gets Baptized

Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 Delivered to Church for the HighlandsFirst Sunday after Epiphany, January 9, 2022 Audio: https://anchor.fm/cfth/episodes/When-Jesus-Gets-Baptized-e1cndm9 The other day I saw this guy standing on a street corner in the little town near our farm. I actually heard him before I saw him. He had a microphone system somehow set up in his backpack, […]

What good is an epiphany?

A Sermon on the Second Sunday after Christmas and for EpiphanyMatthew 2:1-12Delivered to Church for the HighlandsSunday, January 2, 2022 Audio of this sermon is here: https://anchor.fm/cfth/episodes/What-Good-is-an-Epiphany-e1cdvtl Do you have the wisemen (Magi) in your manger scene at home? I have heard people arguing vigorously over whether or not they belong there since they don’t […]

When a Carol becomes an Ear Worm

A Sermon on the First Sunday after Christmas, Sunday, December 26, 2021Delivered to Church for the HighlandsJohn 1:1-18 Audio: https://anchor.fm/cfth/episodes/When-a-Carol-is-an-Ear-Worm-e1c6530 Have you had Christmas carol stay with you and roll around in your headspace for a while? That happened to me the other day after we sang “Hark, the Heralds Angel Sing.” The words “Veiled […]

Taking It All In

“Taking in Christmas“ Luke 2:1-20Delivered to Church for the HighlandsChristmas Eve, 2021 Audio is here How well do you know the Christmas story? In a survey of 1,000 adults who were asked, “How much of the Christmas story found in the Bible could you tell from memory?”, only 22% indicated they could do so.1 That’s […]

Stumped by Hope

“Stumped by Hope”   Jeremiah 33:14-16Delivered to Church for the HighlandsFirst Sunday of Advent, November 28, 2021 If you were stranded on an island and could have only one thing, what would it be, the one thing you would get that you couldn’t live without? That’s a tough question, isn’t it? My first thoughts: phone, […]

Elvis Was Right

“Elvis Was Right,” a sermon on Christ the King SundayNovember 21, 2021

“There’s a Therefore”

“There’s a Therefore”Delivered to Church for the HighlandsSunday, November 14, 2021

The Saints

“The Saints”Delivered to Church for the HighlandsAll Saints’ Sunday, November 7, 2021

“A Love Like Reese’s”

“A Love Like Reese’s”Delivered at Church for the HighlandsSunday, October 31, 2021