Sermons from May 2017

Sermons from May 2017

God Sings A Heart Song For You

I invite you to open your Bible to Zephaniah 3:17. Music has always kind of been my thing.  I like all kinds of music.  I have lots of favorite singers.  And I like to sing. When I was courting Dayna, I used to bring my guitar and sing her love songs.  John Denver was big in those days and I enjoyed sitting on her front steps playing and singing his songs to her: Follow…

Value A Good Name

One of the ways we pass down wisdom to succeeding generations is through brief proverbial phrases.  There’s a bunch of them.  Let me test how well you’ve been listening across your years.  I’ll start a phrase, and you supply the last word. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.   Haste makes waste.   The squeaky wheel gets the grease. An apple a day keeps the doctor…

A Woman for Such a Time as This

I invite you to open your Bible this morning to Esther 4:12-17.  Last week we considered God’s measure of a man.  This week we’ll try to get our minds around some of what makes a godly woman. And yes, I realize I’m on a high wire here.  And it feels a little shaky and precarious.  I’m a man.  Unlike Helen Reddy I can’t stand up here and sing, “I am woman hear me roar ….” …

God’s Measure of a Man

His name is Tommy, and “people called him the coward of the county.”  So went the Kenny Rogers ballad a few years back.  It’s the story of a young man who goes through life with everyone thinking that he’s yellow.  Why?  Because he just won’t fight.  You could knock him down, spit in his face, slander his name all over the place.  You could…