Tag Archives: Olympics 2012

Olympic Life Sermon Series: “Competing Well”

“Competing Well: How to Live a Life of Love with Church People” Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, August 12, 2012 This is the last of the Olympic Life sermon series.  It focuses on the vital aspect of community for a follower of Jesus.  Paul’s words to the church at Ephesus (4:25-5:2) remind us […]

Starting an Olympic Sermon Series

I am not the biggest fan of sermon series, although I have done plenty, even one or two going for what seemed an eternity of Sundays. It doesn’t take long until you see the torture in people’s faces, the squirms in the pews, and the predictable head bobbing (usually just by the deacons who used […]

Let the Illustrations Begin

The New York Times this morning has a lead story in the Sports section that will find its way into many a pulpit in coming weeks.  The courage, competition, agony of defeat, and perseverance that stand out in the lives of Olympians continue to illustrate themes of the Bible and their preaching points. Here is […]

Sermon Podcast from Yesterday

“Excelling in the Race of Your Life”   2 Corinthians 8:7-15 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, July 1, 2012 itunes podcast is here