“The Word Became Flesh” John 1:1-18

Christmas 2013(Mp3 file for download) In preparing for today’s service it came to my realization that I would only have about 10 minutes to preach. Let’s see how this goes. Open your Bibles and read with me the text John 1:1-18 Jesus meets you where you are It seems like more and more, we are made aware of people who will be l this Christmas in mourning. Christmas is a time to celebrate and rejoice, and have fun.  It is not meant to be a time of mourning. And yet, for so many in our world, the expectation of happiness … Continue reading “The Word Became Flesh” John 1:1-18

Doubting Thomas or Authentic Jesus?

Doubting Thomas (Audio File for Download) (This is one message where the notes are not nearly as in depth as the audio. I will say that we had a glitch halfway through the message and had to switch microphones. You may notice the change in sound.) I have been preparing to begin the message series about basics of the Christian Faith, using the Ephesians passage that we read every week as the basis. I was going to begin the series this morning, but I have changed plan. We are going to defer for one week. This is for two reasons. 1. … Continue reading Doubting Thomas or Authentic Jesus?

“He Is Risen!” Easter 2013

Easter 2013 He Is Risen! (audio file) Christ is Risen! What an amazing truth it is that our Savior lives! Leading up to Easter we have been looking at what Jesus has been doing up to his death and resurrection. We have been focussing on his interactions with those closest to Him. We looked at the disciples and how he reset their understanding of the Christ, that He must go to Jerusalem and be killed and on the third day raised from the dead. I cant say enough how important it is for us to see that truth in our own … Continue reading “He Is Risen!” Easter 2013

For My Cousin, Kristina Hinsdale

When I was a kid, my cousins were like extra siblings. We spent a lot of time together. Our families visited each other very often, and we were close. Close enough to fight and bicker, laugh and torture each other, to know one another well, and feel a special bond as a family. As is, I expect usually the case, time went by and we grew up and got into the social circles of our schools and became more involved locally, there were fewer visits, and so our cousins were less like siblings and more like, well cousins I guess. … Continue reading For My Cousin, Kristina Hinsdale