“An Unusual Request” April 22, 2018

“An Unusual Request” Psalm 23 Acts 4:5-12/ 1 John 3:16-24 John 10:11-18   Back in my mountain man days in western Montana, I lived in an old log cabin and spent my spare time digging in McCormick Creek looking for the giant pocket of placer gold that I just knew was buried there waiting for me to dig up. Unfortunately, I found just enough to keep me from giving up. Needless to say, it is now my firm belief that there has been far more money put into the ground than has...

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“Everybody Wants to Rule The World” Apr. 8, 2018

“Everybody Wants to Rule the World” Psalm 133 Acts 4:32-35/ 1 John 5:1-6 John 20:19-31   First of all, for those who are disappointed that Easter is over, I have good news! Easter – or the season of Eastertide – is just beginning! And for those who are thankful to see Easter over and done with, well…take heart. Take heart because we are now going into a time that is not only important, it is critical in how we define who we are as believers of Jesus Christ. That being...

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“The Boy From Bethany” March 25, 2018

“The Boy From Bethany” Isaiah 50:4-9a Philippians 2:5-11 Mark 11:1-11/ John 12:12-16   Hi there- my name is Yoseph. I am 10 years old and live in the little town of Bethany. Now Bethany is not so bad a place, I guess, except we have a lot of sick people. My dad says they won’t let them live in Jerusalem, so they bring them out here. The Essenes have built some places for the really poor people to live, too. I like the Essenes. They’re not so bossy like the Pharisees. A...

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