Tag Archives: sermons
Message Manuscript for “As You Go” Matthew 9:35-10:8Delivered to Church for the HighlandsSunday, June 14, 2020 This past week, as I read about Jesus’ compassion for the crowds in our gospel text this morning, there was news breaking of what President Trump was saying about compassion. He was at a church in Dallas, describing […]
Sermon podcast from Sunday is here
do we really know how to pray?
Message Manuscript for “How Mary Instructs Us” Luke 1:39-55 Delivered to Church for the Highlands John Henson Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 20. 2015 It is difficult to define our Advent word for today: Love. We use it in so many ways, describing our feelings for someone we are crazy about, someone who is […]
“Following Your Calling” Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, February 3, 2013 What do you want to be when you grow up? That’s a question my friends and I would explore together while sitting out on the curb after playing all of the “two-below” football we stand for one afternoon. The answers ranged from […]
“Be Do” James 1:17-27 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, September 2, 2012 Two simple words found in James 1 can define your life as a follower of Jesus. Audio of sermon is here.
The Olympic Life: “Finding Power for Your Life in Christ” Ephesians 3:14-21 Pentecost 9B Church for the Highlands Power from the Holy Spirit Power from Comprehension Power from God’s Intention iTunes audio/podcast here
Review of the Texts for this Week Isaiah 6:1-8 I typically refer to this illustrative text anytime I am preaching on worship. It is such a powerful picture of what it means to direct one’s attention and heart to God. It has everything you would expect—a throne, smoke, heavenly sounds of praise, Seraph’s and their […]
“How to Experience Pentecost” Acts 2:1-21 Day of Pentecost, Sunday, May 27,2012 The audio podcast is here.
The lectionary vs. Mother’s Day. It has been a battle for preachers since Hallmark started cranking out cards not long after the U.S. Congress gave the day official recognition on the second Sunday of every May (read more about it here). Not just a few pastors have been scarred forever from within their congregations for […]