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Dreaming of Peace

[Transcript of a sermon delivered at Plantation UMC on February 11, 2018.] Peace. Up there with a cure for cancer and winning the lottery, it is one of the things people pray for the most. Peace for our world. Peace … Continue reading

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Down to Earth Christmas

Text from the Christmas Eve message at Plantation UMC. I don’t remember how young I was the first time I went to a Christmas Eve service. Probably 7 or 8 years old. My family didn’t attend church, but on Christmas … Continue reading

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A Down to Earth Trust

Isaiah 40:6-11 (New Living Translation) A voice said, “Shout!” I asked, “What should I shout?” “Shout that people are like the grass. Their beauty fades as quickly as the flowers in a field. The grass withers and the flowers fade … Continue reading

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Joseph – week 1, day 1

In the church I serve — Plantation United Methodist Church — we’re beginning a new sermon series, Broken Chains, based on the story of Joseph in Genesis. It’s a fascinating story of a family that lived almost 4,000 years ago, … Continue reading

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Living Water

John 4:7-15 (New Revised Standard Version) A Samaritan woman came to draw water, and Jesus said to her, “Give me a drink.” (His disciples had gone to the city to buy food.) The Samaritan woman said to him, “How is … Continue reading

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Prayer – Fort Lauderdale Shooting

By now you most likely have heard about the shooting today at the Fort Lauderdale Airport. Just last night, I was there, picking up my husband. The baggage claim area is usually a place of happy tourists and reunited families. … Continue reading

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Risen from the Dead

Matthew 27:57-61 (New Living Translation) As evening approached, Joseph, a rich man from Arimathea who had become a follower of Jesus,  went to Pilate and asked for Jesus’ body. And Pilate issued an order to release it to him Joseph … Continue reading

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