Tag Archives: Epiphany

“Staying Attentive to the Light” sermon

“Staying Attentive to the Light” Delivered to Church for the Highlands Last Sunday after Epiphany, March 2, 2014

“New Things”

Message Manuscript for “New Things I Do Declare”   Isaiah 42:1-9    Matthew 3:13-17 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, January 12, 2014 We love new things, don’t we?  This is a special time of year, when we emphasize a new year; a time to put the past year behind us and make a […]

Jesus in a Word

Message Manuscript for “Jesus in a Word”     John 1:1-18 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, January 5, 2014 Have you ever played the game in school or in one of those awkward work retreats where you are assigned to describe someone sitting next to you with one word?  I remember having to do this […]

What Does God Want You to Be?

“Following Your Calling” Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, February 3, 2013 What do you want to be when you grow up?  That’s a question my friends and I would explore together while sitting out on the curb after playing all of the “two-below” football we stand for one afternoon.  The answers ranged from […]

“Linchpin Church” sermon from Sunday

“Linchpin Church”    Luke 4:14-21 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, January 27, 2012 You have brilliance in you, your contribution is valuable, and the art you create is precious. Only you can do, and you must.[i] That is a quote from Seth Godin’s book: Linchpin:  Are You Indispensable?  Godin’s book quickly became a bestseller […]

“Jesus at Your Party” sermon from Epiphany 2C

 “A New Day”   John 2:1-11 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Second Sunday after the Epiphany, January 20, 2013   If you could have anyone show up at your next birthday party, who would it be?  That’s a fun question to consider, but just an exercise in daydreaming for most of us.  For some, […]

“Discerning God’s Plan” sermon from Epiphany Sunday

“Discerning God’s Plan”   Matthew 2:1-12 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, January 6, 2013   [Clip from The Nativity Story:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Lpv77EdxF4%5D What a night that must have been for Melchior, Balthasar, and Gaspar, these three wise men from the east.  Though there are some historical issues with putting the wise men at the manger […]