Tag Archives: justice

More light please

“More Light” Isaiah 60:1-6, Matthew 2:1-12Delivered to Church for the HighlandsEpiphany Sunday, January 3, 2021 Rev. Dr. John Henson Have you noticed a slight change? Outside that is. The days are getting longer. Now that the winter solstice has happened, earth is tilting toward the sun and we will gradually get more of its light. […]

Roadcrew in Camelhair

“Road Crew in Camelhair” Delivered to Church for the Highlands2nd Sunday of Advent, December 6, 2020 by Rev. Dr. John Henson I recently spent the day working on a road on our farm. It seems like I’m always doing that, as there is not a paved road or even a gravel driveway. It’s all grass […]

Thanksgiving for New Humans

remembering where our blessings come from and then sharing them with others

Letting Justice Roll

Do we hear the prophet of old in our current setting?

Jesus gets disruptive

“What’s Going On” Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, August 18, 2019

Heavy load of Scripture for Sunday

Wow. Another heavy load of Scripture readings for this Sunday in the Revised Common Lectionary. By heavy I mean not so hard to read but difficult to carry all week and deliver on Sunday. Here’s a quick summary: Isaiah 5:1-7–Isaiah shares God’s words about the devastation and destruction coming to Israel (the vineyard) because “he […]

Tone-Deaf?

Message Manuscript for “Just Do Good” Isaiah 1:1,10-20 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, August 11, 2019 A term I’ve heard a lot in this past week is “tone-deaf.” I’ve heard it in news reports, seen it in tweets and posts, and even used it myself in conversations. The reason it has been so […]

Are We Guilty of Obstruction?

Message Manuscript for “Removing the Dam Obstacles”   Amos 5:18-24 Delivered to Church for the Highlands     Rev. Dr. John Henson Sunday, November 12, 2017      Each Sunday, The New York Times Book Review contains an interview with an author. Its just a one-page article, but is almost always full of interesting content you wouldn’t […]

“How to Be a Good Tenant”

“How to Be a Good Tenant” Delivered to Church for the Highlands    Dr. John Henson Sunday, October 8, 2017 Click here for an audio/podcast version of the sermon

Learning from Jesus and overturned tables

Walking in the Way of Jesus:  “Application” Sunday, March 8, 2015 What we can learn about applying the Gospel from Jesus as he went after moneychangers in the temple with his whip Sermon audio is here