Category Archives: Sunday morning messages

The New Temple: Jesus is Our Connection with God


At our house, we have a utility trailer that we use to store extra garbage from when we are cleaning up around the house or yard and when it gets full and I have some time, we take it to … Continue reading

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Anger Over Restricted Access to God


Some time ago, my wife, Susan, and I had a discussion that went something like this: She said, “You have an anger problem.” “I do not,” I replied. “Yes, you do,” she responded. “You have a problem with anger.” “I … Continue reading

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From Shame to Glory


Last month, before I and my family headed home from our camping trip last month, I bought a pack of gum. When we opened it up, one of my kids said, “Hey, this is the gum that has “Truth or … Continue reading

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What Do You Want?


A week ago Saturday, Susan and I and our family heading over to our son’s fiancée’s family’s house for dinner. They moved in to a new place 8 months ago and we had not been there since so there was … Continue reading

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Jesus is God’s Remedy for Our Guilt


Years ago, when I was a young boy, my family and I were visiting my Grandma and Grandpa at their farm. There was some time to kill during the afternoon, so my uncle, who was a year and a bit … Continue reading

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A Miraculous Rescue: Perfect Love Drives Out Fear


A few years ago, when I was in my previous parish, a member of the congregation, who was also friend of mine, asked me to go visit his Dad in the local hospital. His Dad has recently received a diagnosis … Continue reading

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The Cost of Forgiveness: The Passover


Years ago, when I was young, I was helping my Dad and our hired men move some equipment home from some fields of ours that were about 10 miles from home. I was driving one of our 3-ton grain trucks … Continue reading

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