Tag Archives: prayer
“Drawing Near to God” Hebrews 4:12-16Delivered to Church for the HighlandsSunday, October 10, 2021 More and more people are going into space. William Shatner is the newest celebrity going soon. Sounds like fun. What could possibly go wrong? A lot, actually. Astronauts (the professional ones) have lots of instruction on what to do when […]
Prayer . . . best done with each other.
“How to Walk on Water” Matthew 14:22-33Delivered to Church for the HighlandsSunday, August 9, 2020 Have you ever seen the popular video of the lizard that walks on water? It’s been given the nickname, “Jesus Lizard.” It’s mesmerizing to watch and makes you wonder how in the world it can move like that on top […]
do we really know how to pray?
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?” 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 (Others and Yours)” Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, June 2, 2013 Audio of the sermon: Click here. Images used during the sermon:
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 […]
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 […]