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Revisiting the Agape Meal for this Sunday

This Sunday, July 7, our church is having an Agape Meal, the first of what may become a regular event for the first Sunday of each month.  Our tradition has been to have Communion on the first Sunday of each month, which we will continue this Sunday but with the addition of the meal and […]

For a Salvadoran Father and Daughter

*In response to the picture of a Salvadoran father and his daughter washed up on the Rio Grande Longing for freedom Just on the other side Oppression and hopelessness How deep can the water be A touch to St Christopher Thoughts for her, what she can be Child to carry Stay and die Swim and […]

Do You Have a Batcave?

“Walking through Walls”     John 20:19-31 Delivered to Church for the Highlands   John Henson Second Sunday after Easter, April 3, 2016 We’ve been showing old tv shows and cartoons on Thursday nights to the Highland Blessing Dinner crowd here in the chapel before the meal starts.  The most requests are for Three Stooges episodes, but […]

“Believe Indeed” Easter sermon

“Believe Indeed”   Luke 24:1-12 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016 The ancient Easter greeting we have said here today, “He is risen! He is risen indeed!” remind us of our belief that the tomb of Jesus was empty and that he won victory over death.  I guess it is […]

“Showing Jesus” from VOA Holy Week Service

“Showing Jesus” Delivered at Volunteers of America Holy Week Service 2016 Tuesday, March 22, 2016      John Henson I went to a funeral over a month ago but it stays with me.  I’m still thinking about what the deceased man did with his life as a husband, father, worker, deacon, and devoted follower of […]

Divided on Palm Sunday

Message Manuscript of Palm Sunday 2016 Delivered to Church for the Highlands     John Henson Palm Sunday, Sunday, March 20, 2016 This past week was full of activity for the Presidential candidates, especially in the Super Tuesday primaries.  What will probably stand out the most years from now is what happened in the crowds who […]

What is Your Signature Scent?

Message Manuscript for “Spilling Adoration” Delivered to Church for the Highlands John Henson Fifth Sunday of Lent, March 13, 2016 What is your signature scent?  That’s a question Forbes magazine seeks to help its readers answer in a recent article about perfume.  The author states that, In an ideal world, a signature scent serves as […]