Tag: The West Wing

A Radio, A Boat, and A Helicopter

Captain EO! From a film critic point of view, a horrible movie.  The script was awful. The plot non-existent. And the acting was atrocious.  Michael Jackson was amazingly talented, but acting was not one of his talents.  Still, I don’t know anyone who didn’t…

Come To The Table – The West Wing Sermons pt. 4

This story is not new. There are two sides. Your side. And their side. Your side is right. Their side is wrong. You wonder to yourself why they believe what they believe. It just doesn’t make any sense. And it’s hard not to see…

Vote for Jesus! – The West Wing Series pt. 3

I call them “The Twelve.” When I ran for Social Chair of my dorm at UCLA, 12 people voted against me. Considering there were over 1,000 residents, you might think that was pretty good. Except for the fact that I ran uncontested. And it’s…

The Heart of the Matter – The West Wing Sermons pt. 2

I was a homophobe. I am embarrassed about it, but I admit it. Truth is, I didn’t even think I was. My philosophy had always been, “whatever people do on their own time is their own business.” But that wasn’t completely true. There was…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? – The West Wing Series pt. 1

I wanted to live in Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood. Who wouldn’t? Specifically, I wanted a house like his. I loved “Picture Picture.” I loved Trolley. I loved that awesome stoplight he had in his house. I still want one. It just seemed like such a…

Manna from Heaven, part 4 of 4 in our “The Pastor Is In” sermon series

Sermon Disclaimer: This sermon was given to our churches as we are about to come together for worship and face the challenges of two separate congregations sharing one space.  Hopefully, though, this sermon will inspire you to turn to God always in your valleys….