Tag Archives: prayer

How to pray

do we really know how to pray?

Images for prayer

I’m preaching on Luke 11:1-13 (NRSV) this Sunday. As always, I’m on the hunt for images that illustrate the text, a help for me as I think and pray through it during the week but also for people as they hear the text read on Sunday. He was praying in a certain place, and after he […]

“Another Prayer Vigil?” sermon from Sunday

“Another Prayer Vigil?”   John Henson Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, July 24, 2016 Click here for audio version “We don’t need any more prayer vigils” is what I heard one of the participants in a committee meeting say this past week. I don’t think that the person had anything against prayer or […]

How to Pray for Healing

“How to Pray for Healing (Others and Yours)” Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, June 2, 2013 Audio of the sermon: Click here. Images used during the sermon:  

Why Go to Church?

It turns out that my sermon didn’t record this past Sunday.  I use Sound Cloud to capture the audio and it froze on me as I was beginning my introduction.  So, here’s an outline of the sermon: “Why Go to Church”   1 Kings 8:1-43 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, August 26, 2012 […]

What Happens in a Contemplative Community

I once heard the pianist, Arthur Rubinstein, being interviewed. At one point he was asked to share his experience of playing Chopin’s Nocturnes. He said in effect, “I do not know what it is. But over and over again I have had the experience of sitting in a crowded concert hall playing the Nocturnes and […]