Category Archives: Random Thoughts

Like a Child: Tantrums

[Transcript of a sermon delivered July 17, 2016, at Plantation United Methodist Church] Matthew 18:23-30 (New Revised Standard Version) “For this reason the kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who wished to settle accounts with his slaves. When … Continue reading

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Prayer for those considering violence

Praying this morning for people around our world who are entertaining thoughts of bloodshed. May their spirits be touched by grace so overwhelming, that whatever is broken in them would begin to mend. May people come into their lives who … Continue reading

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The Good Shepherd

John 10:11-13 (New Living Translation) I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd sacrifices his life for the sheep. A hired hand will run when he sees a wolf coming. He will abandon the sheep because they don’t belong to … Continue reading

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Awesome!

Yesterday I was in the sanctuary with a large group of kids from our church’s day school. I asked them if they knew what they wanted to be when they grew up. “Oh, I do! I do!” they yelled. I … Continue reading

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Remembering

John 15:12-13 (New Living Translation) This is my commandment: Love each other in the same way I have loved you. There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. I grew up hearing stories about … Continue reading

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For Such a Vision

Psalm 33:10-12 (New Living Translation) The Lord frustrates the plans of the nations and thwarts all their schemes. But the Lord’s plans stand firm forever; his intentions can never be shaken. What joy for the nation whose God is the … Continue reading

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Faith & Science

Psalm 19:1-4 (New Living Translation) The heavens proclaim the glory of God. The skies display his craftsmanship. Day after day they continue to speak; night after night they make him known. They speak without a sound or word; their voice is … Continue reading

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