Tag Archives: Christian Service

The Unending Bread

Have you heard the story about when Jesus fed the 5,000? It is a truly amazing story. Jesus is being followed by the crowds. Some want to be healed, some want their family members and friends to be healed, and … Continue reading

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Christ the King

The last Sunday prior to the beginning of Advent is Christ the King Sunday.  This year that Sunday is the 24th of November. I am fond of the title “Christ the King.”  I think it is a wonderful name for … Continue reading

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For Adults But Not Adult Only

 I recently read “Anglicanism is Christianity for Adults.” (citation below)  I found that comment to be a touch snarky at first (even though I appreciated it). Then I found it off-putting – what about kids? Is this why the Church … Continue reading

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Raising God Fans

God Fans on their Way Out of Church –  It’s True – We Totally Have the Best Religion It is Sunday and all across America Sport Fan families will gather together in front of televisions and in stadiums to watch … Continue reading

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Can I Get By On Two Pence?

I keep a two pence (or tuppence if you prefer to run it together like Dick Van Dyke in Mary Poppins) coin in my pocket.  I actually carry a few of them as I give them to little kids who … Continue reading

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No Kingdom – No Peace

The struggle is going to continue until God’s Kingdom is fully established and the very presence of sin is banished When that day comes, you want to be standing with those who stood firm – When the faithful will enter … Continue reading

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Raze the Roof in Worship

The Church of St John the Evangelist is a parish very close to Waterloo Station in London.  During a recent visit to the city my wife and I happened to stay nearby the parish.  As we walked by on our … Continue reading

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What Kind of Samaritan are You?

“What shall I do to inherit eternal life?”, the lawyer asked Jesus.  The answer is a lot more demanding than he surely wanted.  The answer helps us understand why the First Century Church grew and what it will take to … Continue reading

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On a Mission from God

What does it take to motivate you to do something hard, unpleasant or dangerous?  What if it is God asking? Today’s sermon looks at the disciples who were sent out into danger without money, supplies or even shoes.  Would you  … Continue reading

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A Cowboy’s Religion

  Most important to a cowboy’s religion was that he “got” it, and “had” it. Probably few, if any, versions of a cowpoke’s religion ever got into any books of theology. But one old Plains cowboy’s description of what religion … Continue reading

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