Glimpses of God

Sermon text:  2 Corinthians 4:3-6  Mark 9:2-9  

The Transfiguration is a difficult story to preach on. To me it seems a weird passage and finding in it what is useful for today isn’t easy. Still, I think it reveals something important about our experiences of God, namely what they’re about, or to put it better, whom they’re about. 
Haven’t you had experiences of God, or at least some experiences that you think might have been of God? I hope so...
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Under God ... All Nations

Sermon Text:  1 Kings 17:8-16 & Psalm 33:1-12

My daughter, Kerry sent me an email a while ago that included an attachment ... you know, those things we get from so many people.  This one was different though … she prefaced it with “Thanks Dad.”  The title of the attachment: “Drug Problem”

            I had a drug problem when I was young. I was drug to church on Sunday morning. I was drug to church for weddings and funerals. I was drug to family reunions no matter the weather. I was drug to the bus stop to go to school every weekday. I was drug by my ears when I was disrespectful to adults and teachers. I was also drug to the woodshed when I disobeyed my parents.

            Those drugs are still in my veins; and they affect my behavior in every thing I do, say, and think. They are stronger than cocaine, crack, or heroin, and if today’s children had this kind of drug problem, America might be a better place...Read full sermon here