Category: Sermons

Are We There Yet?

Waiting for anything is tough. But CHRISTMAS waiting has got to be the hardest of all. My mom had a hard and fast rule about NOT getting up before 10am on Christmas morning. When you’re a kid and all of Santa’s presents are just… Continue Reading “Are We There Yet?”

Meatloaf and Other Things in the Fridge

How many of you like meatloaf? Meatloaf is one of my favorite foods to eat.  And of course, no one makes it like my mom.  My mom’s version is the gold standard of meatloaf.  When I order it from a restaurant, I can’t help… Continue Reading “Meatloaf and Other Things in the Fridge”

How Poor Do I Have To Be?

How poor do I have to be? Certain passages in the Bible are challenging – not just to Christians but anyone considering becoming one.  This is one of those passages.  What we are about to read seems to imply that you can’t get to… Continue Reading “How Poor Do I Have To Be?”

Greed Is Good?

Is greed good? The short answer is no.  The long answer is…no.  If you’ve seen the movie Wall Street and maybe even if you haven’t, you know that Gordon Gecko, played by Michael Douglas gives this impassioned speech to a room full of stockholders… Continue Reading “Greed Is Good?”

What Time Is The 3 O’Clock Parade?

100 times. Imagine getting asked the same question over and over 100 times a day.  As a cast member at Disneyland it happens.  Every. Single. Day.  “Where’s the bathroom?”  “Where’s Mickey?”  “How do I find Space Mountain?”  But my favorite of all time is… Continue Reading “What Time Is The 3 O’Clock Parade?”

Planting Seeds

What is it worth? I’ve been into comics since I was about six or seven years old.  My dad would bring me issues of the Incredible Hulk and I loved them.  I didn’t have a lot – just whatever my dad would give me… Continue Reading “Planting Seeds”

Coloring Outside the Lines

Open your mind to new possibilities! Embrace the creative!

Until That Day…

There are times it takes someone from the outside to point out what’s wrong. If you haven’t heard of E. Stanley Jones, he was a very influential Methodist preacher and missionary, best known for his work in India.  Of his many friends was a… Continue Reading “Until That Day…”

Are You There God? It’s Me, Craig.

Eyes open or eyes closed? When you pray, do you do it with your eyes open or closed? I think most people’s gut reaction is to say with our eyes closed.  But there are times you might pray with your eyes open.  Like when… Continue Reading “Are You There God? It’s Me, Craig.”

Genie in a Bottle

What would your three wishes be? If tomorrow you found a genie in a bottle and they granted you three wishes, what would your three wishes be?  Now, as anyone knows who has seen Disney’s Aladdin, you can’t wish for more wishes.  So barring… Continue Reading “Genie in a Bottle”