Category Archives: Sermons

Sermon = Who we trust him (Mark 4)

Sermon = Who We Trust Him Text = Mark 4:35-41 Sunday = 5th Sunday after Pentecost (B) Powerpoint presentation in Google Drive volcanoes in Hawaii and Guatemala *** violence in schools death + destruction because of natural disasters earthquakes volcanoes … Continue reading

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Sermon = The palace in time (Mark 2-3)

Sermon = The Palace in Time Text = Mark 2:23-3:6 Sunday = 2nd Sunday after Pentecost (B) *** Yet to have more does not mean to be more. The power we attain in the world of space stops suddenly at … Continue reading

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Sermon = The greatest story-reality (Isaiah 6)

Sermon = The Greatest Story Text = Isaiah 6 Sunday = Trinity Sunday (B) in the year of the death of King Uzziah Denny Fields lived in Elizabethton Tennessee much of his life a strong Christian knows the Bible very … Continue reading

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Sermon = The left hand of Pentecost (Psalm 104)

Sermon = The left hand of Pentecost Text = Psalm 104 Sunday = Pentecost Sunday (B) Presentation_Psalm104_PentecostB_20180520 (PPTX) *** How many are your works O Lord! in wisdom you have made them all. The earth is full of your creatures. And … Continue reading

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Sermon = The intrusion of heaven (Ephesians 1)

Sermon = Intrusion of Heaven Text = Ephesians 1:15-23 Sunday = Ascension of the Lord Sunday  Presentation_Ephesians1_AscensionB_20180613 (PPTX) Scientists have figured out that dark energy makes up about sixty-eight percent of the universe. Dark matter makes up another twenty-seven percent. This … Continue reading

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Sermon = The beginning and ongoing gospel (1 John 1)

Sermon = The Beginning and Ongoing Gospel Text = 1 John 1 Sunday = 2nd Sunday in Eastertide (B) Presentation_1John1_2EasterB_20180408 (PPTX) *** Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! What just happened? Who is Jesus? What did he accomplish? Do we … Continue reading

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Sermon = How ends the story, because (Mark 16)

Sermon = Finish the story. Because Text = Mark 16a Sunday = Feast of the Resurrection (B)  Presentation_Mark16_EasterB_20180401 (PPTX) *** Introduction while Sam + Frodo exhausted with no food or water struggle to climb the slope of Mount Doom *** Aragorn … Continue reading

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Sermon = Who…? (Mark 11)

Sermon = Who…? Text = Mark 11 Day = Holy Thursday Editorial note = I think this is one of the better sermons I have prepared over the course of 22 years of ministry. I do not recall how I noticed? … Continue reading

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Sermon = Are we where (Mark 11)

Sermon = Are we where Text = Mark 11 Sunday = Palm Sunday (B) Presentation_PalmB_Mark11_20180325 (PPTX) Introduction *** What day is today? Today we emphasize Palm Sunday Remember / experience / reflect upon the last Sunday First day of that week … Continue reading

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Sermon = Instruction/Covenant of the heart (Psalm 119 and Jeremiah 31)

Sermon = Instruction/Covenant of the Heart Text = Psalm 119 and Jeremiah 31 Sunday = 5th Sunday in Lent (B) Presentation_Psalm119_Jermeiah31_Instructionoftheheart_5LentB_20180318 (PPTX) Introduction Jan Dismas Zelenka *** Died 1745 Czech composer + musician of Baroque period Knew Johann Sebastian Bach Sometimes … Continue reading

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