Tag Archives: Shreveport

Rich get richer and . . .

“Talent Twist” “Talent Twist” Matthew 25:14-30Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, November 15, 2020 Rev. Dr. John Henson Have you ever looked for something and, in the midst of your search, you find something else you had been looking for? This happens all the time when I look under my car seat and find […]

“Pop-Up Jesus”

“Pop-Up Jesus” Matthew 14:13-21Delivered to Church for the HighlandsSunday, August 2, 2020 Where do you go to find solitude and serenity right now? That seems like an easy question to answer, but maybe not since we’ve had to stay at home so much since mid-March. Getting away from it all may not be so easy […]

Planting Seeds for Good

“Seeds to Sow in Shreveport”Delivered to Church for the HighlandsSunday, July 12, 2020    Rev. Dr. John Henson What’s your favorite summer vegetable or fruit–fresh corn on the cob, beans, squash, tomatoes, a juicy peach, or how about watermelon? We are surrounded by truckloads of produce at the grocery store or at the farmer’s market, […]

A Work in Progress

“A Work in Progress” Ephesians 2:7-14 Delivered to Church for the Highlands on the 7th Anniversary Sunday, September 17, 2017 [sermon audio is here] The Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família. That’s the majestic church in Barcelona behind me on the screen. It is a masterpiece, designed by Antoni Gaudi, that has been […]

Words for a Six Year Old

Message Manuscript for “Letter to a Six Year Old Church”    1 Timothy 6:11-16 Delivered to Church for the Highlands     John Henson Sunday, September 25, 2016   The Sixth Anniversary of Church for the Highlands [Audio of this sermon is here] What do we know about six-year-olds?  They are typically in–or about to be in–in first […]

“God’s Pleasure” sermon from Sunday

“God’s Pleasure”    Luke 12:32-40 Delivered to Church for the Highlands     John Henson Sunday, August 7, 2016 [Audio of this sermon is here] Have you been watching the Olympics this weekend?  I watched a few of the water events, mainly to see if there really is garbage and carnage floating as the news […]

What Belonging at CFTH Means

“Being and Doing at CFTH”   Colossians 3:1-11 Delivered to Church for the Highlands    John Henson Sunday, July 31, 2016 [Sermon audio of this sermon is here] One summer, when our kids were still crazy about swimming, we decided to look for places to swim. While checking around with friends, we heard that one […]

Snow Day

“Love is Nothing if It Isn’t Visible” from Sunday

  “Love is Nothing . . .”   from John 13:31-35 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, April 28, 2013    The Fifth Sunday of Easter Fr. J. Queremais, Fr. J. Pierre, Fr. J. M. N. Biler, Fr. L. Gergaud, Fr. F. LeVezouet, and two Daughters of the Cross nuns.  These are names listed on […]

Twine Thumbs Up

            The Highland neighborhood has another great hangout for great food and drink–Twine..  Twine’s specialty is tea and wine (wine not available yet), but I had their coffee and a blueberry scone this morning.  The coffee (Falstaff) had a positively unique flavor, while the scone was fresh and a perfect […]