Category: Sermons

Quo Vadimus?

Quo Vadimus – Where are we going? The first time I heard that phrase was on SportsNight. It was one of my favorite TV shows and it was the title of one of my favorite episodes.  In it, this mystery man comes up to… Continue Reading “Quo Vadimus?”

The Principle of Inaction

Procrastination can be deadly. In some cases, literally.  When I was in high school, I would put off doing my term papers until the night before they were due.  If it was a particularly tough assignment, maybe I would start it that week.  But… Continue Reading “The Principle of Inaction”

Communion 2.0

All are welcome at Christ’s table – unless you have Celiac disease. Holy Communion is one of the most important rites and rituals of the church.  Since the church was established, we have hearkened back to the Last Supper through this important sacrament –… Continue Reading “Communion 2.0”

Tabula Rasa

What was it like your first time? Doesn’t matter what it was.  Your first kiss.  Your first award.  Your first time riding a roller coaster.  What was it like?  Hopefully, it was a great experience.  Sometimes it’s not.  But our first time experiencing anything… Continue Reading “Tabula Rasa”

Be The Change

Self-fulfilling prophecies can be deadly. If you haven’t heard the term before, A self-fulfilling prophecy is a belief or expectation that an individual holds about a future event that manifests because the individual holds it.[1]  It’s scary, but sometimes we create our own reality. … Continue Reading “Be The Change”

Eight Hot Dogs

How well do you deal with change? If you’re George Banks…not very well. George’s daughter is getting married.  That alone is enough to trigger the panic that overcomes people going through change, but because it happens so suddenly George is REALLY out of sorts. … Continue Reading “Eight Hot Dogs”

Still Small Voice

My mom once said I had the best hearing in the world. What she actually said was I had the best “selective” hearing in the world.  If my parents were talking about something that interested me –movies, going out to dinner, Disneyland – I… Continue Reading “Still Small Voice”

No Room

Scotty didn’t get enough credit. There would be no Captain Kirk or Mister Spock or Bones if not for the man we know as “the miracle worker” – Chief Engineer, Montgomery Scott.  One of the few “red shirts” who never died.  If you were… Continue Reading “No Room”

Jesus Is A Fluffy Bunny

Unconditional surrender. Two words you don’t want to hear if you are on the losing end of a battle.  Unconditional surrender means you will give up without any guarantee of safety.  You are completely at the mercy of whoever you’re surrendering to.  And that… Continue Reading “Jesus Is A Fluffy Bunny”

Milk…It Does A Body Good

Milk…It does a body good. I have believed that phrase whole-heartedly my entire life.  But I learned that as you get older, the benefits of milk aren’t so obvious.  The New York Times posted an article asking the question, “does milk do a body… Continue Reading “Milk…It Does A Body Good”