Sermons

Below are a few samples of sermons recorded at the church where I serve as Senior Pastor, Plantation United Methodist Church in Plantation, Florida, and other churches in Florida and the Metro DC area.

“On the Shores of the Jordan River”
World Communion Sunday, October 7, 2018
This “spoken word” sermon is accompanied by Leon Bridge’s beautiful song River. Steve Brasgalla, David Bouwens, & Rebeca Scroggin at the piano. (River: Words and Music by Austin Jenkins / Chris Vivion / Joshua Block / Todd Michael Bridges, CCLI 954650)

“An Empty Tomb”
Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019, On the Way Lent series

“Bread & Betrayal”
Maundy Thursday, April 18, 2019, On the Way Lent series

“Heartbreak & Hope”
Palm Sunday, April 14, 2019, On the Way Lent series

“The Pools of Bethesda”
March 17, 2019, 1st series in the On the Way Lent series
Based on John 5:1-6 & travels in the Holy Land

“Baptism & Brokenness”
March 10, 2019, 1st series in the On the Way Lent series
Based on Romans 3:10-22 & travels in the Holy Land

“A Troubled Family” (based on Genesis 37:3-8)
First in our Broken Chains series


<p><a href=”https://vimeo.com/223710728″>2017-06-25 Joseph, Broken Chains 1</a> from <a href=”https://vimeo.com/plantationumc”>Plantation UMC</a> on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

“Finished = Beginning” (based on John 20:1-11a)
Easter Sunday message

“Who Is This?” (based on Matthew 21:1-11)
Palm Sunday, sixth in the 2017 Lent series Following the Rebel Jesus

“Alternative Blessing” (based on Matthew 5:1-12)
A spoken word sermon
Fifth in our 2017 Lent series Following the Rebel Jesus

“Living Water” (based on John 4:7-15)
Fourth in our 2017 Lent series Following the Rebel Jesus

“Salt & Light” (based on Matthew 5:13-16)
Third in our 2017 Lent series Following the Rebel Jesus

“Called to the Wilderness” (based on Matthew 4:1-11)
First in our 2017 Lent series Following the Rebel Jesus
We’re still getting the hang of the video.
1st minute is shaky, then gets better. ūüôā

“A Knock at Midnight” (based on Luke 11:5-8)
Message for Human Relations Sunday, January 15, 2017 at Plantation
This was our first experiment with video at PUMC, so it’s a little rough!

“Palm Sunday: Holy Orders” (based on Mark 11 & Ephesians 4:1-6)
5th message in the Lent series at Aldersgate

“The Excarnate Life” (based on Colossians 2:6-12)
1st message in the Advent series Incarnate at Aldersgate

“Serve Others” (based on Mark 10:35-45)
3rd (final) message in the Wired to Lead series at Aldersgate

“Understand Yourself” (based on Romans 12:1-5)
2nd message in the Wired to Lead series at Aldersgate

“Love God” (based on 1 Peter 1:3-9)
1st message in the Wired to Lead series at Aldersgate UMC
This series is part of my DMin work at Wesley Theological Seminary

“Proof Positive” (based on Mark 2:1-12)
2nd message in the Astonished by a Savior Lenten series
My final message at Christ Church Fort Lauderdale

“The Truth About: Faith & Science”
Part of the “Truth About…” series at Christ Church
PDF of what was probably my favorite message to deliver so far: 2012-02-12_FaithAndScience

“It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time” (based on Jonah 1:1-12)
2nd message in the Jonah & the Really Big Fish series at Christ Church

“Jonah Throws a Tantrum” (based on Jonah 4:1-11)
4th message in the Jonah & the Really Big Fish series at Christ Church

“Fear”
4th in the Spiritual Health Hazards series at Christ Church

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