Category Archives: Random Thoughts

Offer Light

In a world of madness, offer sanity. In a world of anger, offer peace. In a world of confusion, offer comfort. In a world of darkness, offer light. In a world of despair, offer hope. In a world of apathy, … Continue reading

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Dirty Hands

You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great ones are tyrants over them. It will not be so among you; but whoever wishes to be great among you must be your servant, and … Continue reading

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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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