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“Confronting Our Indifference” from 2nd Sunday of Lent

“Confronting Indifference”  Luke 13:31-35 Delivered to Church for the Highlands by John Henson Second Sunday of Lent, February 21, 2015 “I don’t care.” That’s a response I often used when my parents would warn me pending consequences of my actions. One time they told me I would be grounded for a week for something I […]

“Beating Temptation” sermon from First Sunday of Lent

Message Manuscript for “Beating Temptation”  Luke 4:1-13 Delivered to Church for the Highlands First Sunday of Lent, February 14, 2016 Oscar Wilde was right when he confessed: “I can resist everything except temptation.”[1] I feel the truth of this every time there is a plate of freshly baked cookies on the kitchen counter as I walk […]

Lent Series

“Consecration”

Walking in the Way of Jesus:  “Consecration” Delivered to Church for the Highlands Fifth Sunday of Lent, March 22, 2015      John Henson             The one redeeming thing about yet another rain-soaked weekend is that its not so bad staying inside when March Madness is going on, providing us […]

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

“Orientation” on 2nd Sunday of #Lent

Sermon audio from the Second Sunday of Lent at Church for the Highlands, Shreveport, LA Walking in the Way of Jesus:  “Orientation” Audio and link to podcast is here

New Sermon Series for Lent 2015

Audio from First Sunday of Lent:  “Preparation”

“So God Made a Farmer”

“So God Made a Farmer”   Luke 13:1-9 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, March 3, 2013    Third Sunday in Lent   [Dodge Ram Super Bowl Commercial, “So God Made a Farmer” by Paul Harvey http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMpZ0TGjbWE] If you are old enough to know that voice on the commercial, you needed no announcement of his […]

“What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You . . . “

“What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You . . .”    Luke 4:1-13 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, February 17, 2013   It is all over the airwaves and the commercials.  It has come from the mouth of Marines, guys at the gym, physical therapists, and Kelly Clarkson.  It is the phrase, “What doesn’t […]

Is Lent Good for Your Heart?

Ash Wednesday Meditation Delivered to Church for the Highlands Wednesday, February 13, 2013 The news on Monday that the Pope was resigning came as an unsettling surprise to the world. It turns out that no one was around the last time this happened, 600 years ago. Popes since then have stayed until death. Pope Benedict […]