Tag Archives: resurrection

When Jesus Runs Late

“When Jesus Runs Late”     John 11:1-46 Delivered to Church for the Highlands     John Henson The Fifth Sunday of Lent, April 2, 2017 Sermon audio/podcast is available here

Jesus as Bassmaster?

“If Jesus Was a Bassmaster”   John 21:1-19 Delivered to Church for the Highlands     John Henson Third Sunday of Easter, April 10, 2016 I was painfully reminded yesterday of the truth of John Steinbeck’s words, “It has always been my private conviction that any man who pits his intelligence against a fish and […]

Do You Have a Batcave?

“Walking through Walls”     John 20:19-31 Delivered to Church for the Highlands   John Henson Second Sunday after Easter, April 3, 2016 We’ve been showing old tv shows and cartoons on Thursday nights to the Highland Blessing Dinner crowd here in the chapel before the meal starts.  The most requests are for Three Stooges episodes, but […]

“Ever Been Rerouted?” from Easter Sunday

Message Manuscript for “Ever Been Rerouted?”  Mark 16:1-8 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015      Have you ever been rolling down the highway on your way somewhere only to be stopped by road work?  There you are making progress, maybe even ahead of schedule, until you see red brake […]

“Children of Resurrection” sermon from Sunday

Message Manuscript for “Children of the Resurrection” Luke 20:27-38 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, November 10, 2013 Audio of sermon is here         One of the worst nightmares a parent can have is to find out their child has been kidnapped. Imagine having this happen at the hospital, just after […]

“Jesus Take the Reel” from Easter 3C

“Jesus Take the Reel” Easter 3C    John 21:1-19 Delivered to Church for the Highlands The Third Sunday of Easter, April 14, 2013   A guy calls his boss and says “I can’t come to work today The boss asks why and the guy says “It’s my eyes.” “What’s wrong with your eyes?” asks the […]

“Peace In”

“Peace In” Delivered to Church for the Highlands Second Sunday of Easter, April 7, 2013   “I am just tired of living.”  That’s what a woman told me this week as we sat on the steps right outside the chapel door.  This comment came after her question to me about suicide.  She wanted to know […]

“Entering the Story of Easter” from Easter 2013

Easter 2013   Acts 10:34-48 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Easter Sunday, March 31, 2013 What’s your story?  That’s a question I heard recently in the gymnasium of Centenary College.  No, I wasn’t playing basketball or doing anything physical per se.  I was there for a fundraiser dinner for the school’s Christian Leadership Center. […]

“3 Apps for the Resurrection”

Three applications for the resurrection of Jesus, found in the Gospel text for today–Luke 24:36-48 Click Here for the audio podcast.

How to Keep an Open Mind

The Gospel text for this Sunday (Luke 24:36b-48, the third Sunday of Easter, is so full of amazing content, it’s hard to focus on just one idea for a sermon. While they were talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, ‘Peace be with you.’* They were startled and terrified, and thought […]