Category Lectionary

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 […]

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 […]

Just Generosity

“Just Generosity”2 Samuel 1:1,17-27, 2 Corinthians 8:7-15, Mark 5:21-43Sunday, June 27, 2021Church for the Highlands [Apologies in advance for the blurry video cam from Sunday. An audio version of the sermon is located here:

When Storms Come

“When Storms Come” Mark 4:35-41 Delivered to Church for the HighlandsSunday, June 20, 2021 As we gather here for Worship on this beautiful summer day with bright blue skies, people down south in our state are still recovering from the deluge and damage of all the rain dumped on them by tropical storm Claudette. News […]

A Time for Renewal

“Time for Renewal” 2 Corinthians 4:13-18Church for the HighlandsSunday, June 6, 2021