Category Archives: Sermon

Are You a Stray Sheep?

Yesterday, I published a post about how to tell the difference between a good shepherd-leader in the church and bad-shepherd. You can check that our here. In Matthew 25:31-46, Jesus described the final judgment as a time when the sheep … Continue reading

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A Blessing or a Curse

Light can either be a blessing or a curse. The lamp beside your bed can help you find your way to the bathroom in the middle of the night, but it will also annoy your spouse who is trying to … Continue reading

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Sent to Save

 “A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years of studying books.” – Henry Longfellow A wise man approached Jesus at night for a conversation. The man was Nicodemus, a well-respected and influential religious … Continue reading

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Everything Changes

Some people believe that Jesus was mild-mannered, politically correct, and tame, like a supernatural Mr. Rogers. Jesus is God and God is love so they envision Jesus as eternally passive. This misconception keeps people from getting to know the real … Continue reading

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Save the Best for Last

In the first half of his Gospel, the Apostle John describes a series of signs that Jesus performed in order to show his true identity. These were more than just miracles, they were powerful acts done for a specific purpose: … Continue reading

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Portraits of Discipleship

The term “discipleship” means different things to different people. Some people think of discipleship as a specific kind of bible study curriculum or an optional class at their church that is focused on discipleship. Other people imagine a person – … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation

Have you ever played the game called “telephone”? One person whispers a message to the person next to them and it travels down the line until the last person announces what they heard. I’ve played “telephone” dozens of times in … Continue reading

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