This Is Not What You Expected

Sermon Text:  John 12:20-33

   Jim Finch, an old friend from church in Duncan, Oklahoma [he’s the guy that gave me the picture of the Laughing Christ I shared with you several months ago] really liked the Chinese food at the Peking Garden. We often went there after church for their buffet. One entrée in particular Jim especially liked, and so he decided to ask the owner if he could have the recipe [Jim liked to cook]. Mr. Peking [or whatever his name was] was quick to oblige. A few minutes later, he returned from the kitchen with a piece of paper and handed it to Jim. Very pleased with himself, Jim unfolded the paper. The recipe was written in Chinese. This is NOT what Jim expected... Read full sermon here (PDF)