Author Archives: John Henson

Here for Jesus

How our calling as a church comes from understanding who Jesus is and who we are

God’s Heart for the Poor

“Sharing God’s Heart for the Poor” James 2:1-17, Proverbs 22, Mark 7:24-37Delivered to Church for the HighlandsSunday, September 5, 2021

Nones and Dones

A simple description of true religion

Staying True to Jesus

“Staying True to Jesus” John 6:56-69 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, August 22, 2021 I remember this time of year in so many summers of my youth. Our church typically had youth camp in August. Oftentimes there was even a youth revival on the weekend before school started, which was every youth minister’s […]

Wising Up

“Wising Up” 1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14, Ephesians 5:15-20 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, August 15, 2021 Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost, Rev. Dr. John Henson When was the last time you said “I don’t know”? If you are like most people, it may have been a while if at all. Our world favors people […]

Still Hungry?

“Still Hungry?” John 6:24-35 A sermon delivered to Church for the Highlands On the Tenth Sunday after Pentecost, August 1, 2021Rev. Dr. John Henson

Surreal?

“When Miracles Happen” Ephesians 3:14-21, John 6:1-21 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, July 25, 2021, Ninth Sunday after Pentecost Rev. Dr. John Henson I heard it again recently. You know, that word, “surreal.” A person who was watching one of the recent billionaires launched into space said it as he described what it […]

Where God Is

“Where God Is” 2 Samuel 7:1-14a, Eph. 2:11-22, Mark 6:30-34,53-56 Delivered to Church for the Highlands, Rev. Dr. John Henson Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, July 18, 2021 “Not seeing the forest for the trees” is a common expression we hear to describe someone who is shortsighted and unable to see the bigger picture of something. […]

Reasons to Dance

When was the last time you danced?

Believing the Carpenter

“Believing the Carpenter” Mark 6:1-13Delivered to Church for the HighlandsSunday, July 4, 2021 I remember the first time I preached at my home church. It was a bit nerve racking to say the least, looking out at the crowd who knew me so well. I recall looking out at the congregation that had gathered there […]