Tag Archives: hope

“Come on Down” sermon Advent 1B

“Come on Down”    Isaiah 64:1-9 Delivered to Church for the Highlands The First Sunday of Advent, December 3, 2017 I wrote this sermon just after hearing the news onWednesday morning that NBC Today Show’s Matt Lauer was fired over allegations of sexual misconduct. He is one more on a long list of men recently […]

“Hope is a Verb” from Advent 1A

Message Manuscript for “Hope is a Verb”   Isaiah 2:1-5, Matthew 24:36-44 Delivered to Church for the Highlands The First Sunday of Advent, December 1, 2013 Audio version is here. “It’s hopeless.”  “There’s no use even trying anymore.”  “It’s a lost cause.”  “He’s never going to change.”  “I’ll never make it.”  “We can never recover.” […]

“Where the Fruit Comes From” sermon from Sunday

“Where the Fruit Comes From: Learning from Community Gardeners”  Colossians 1:1-14 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, July 14,2013 The necessity of knowing where our fruit comes from as we serve.                       Audio of the sermon is here on our website or can be […]

“Hope from a Fig Tree” sermon from Sunday

“Hope from a Fig Tree”  Luke 21:25-36 Delivered to Church for the Highlands The First Sunday of Advent, Sunday, December 2, 2012 I drove to and from Lake Providence for a meeting yesterday.  The last time I was there was August, with our youth, as they passed out book bags to children before the school […]