Category: Sermon

Only One Thing!

July 21, 2019 Luke 10:38-42 As a child, I could not wait until Christmas break came upon us. It meant that Christmas was usually less than a week away and the excitement that built up in my family home was almost uncontainable. At least… Continue Reading “Only One Thing!”

You Can’t Do It Alone!

July 7, 2019 Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 Now that I have done it twice, returning to college after being out of classes for some time can evoke a tiny bit of anxiety. I began seminary a decade after getting my undergrad degree, and last fall… Continue Reading “You Can’t Do It Alone!”

You Have a Choice!

June 30, 2019 Galatians 5:1, 13-25 Growing up I would say that I had the greatest freedom I could imagine. Probably the only thing that could have made it better was if my parents had been millionaires. Still, I would usually receive what I… Continue Reading “You Have a Choice!”

Healed in Christ

June 23, 2019 Luke 8:26-39 The morning burned so August-hot, the marsh’s moist breath hung the oaks and pines with fog. The palmetto patches stood unusually quiet except for the low, slow flap of the heron’s wings lifting from the lagoon. And then, Kya,… Continue Reading “Healed in Christ”

I Don’t Know

June 16, 2019 John 16:12-15 “I don’t know!” This sentence alone can be interpreted in many ways. For a teacher asking a student the answer to a math or science question, it shows that the student does not comprehend or simply failed to do… Continue Reading “I Don’t Know”

The Spirit Abides!

June 9, 2018 John 14:8-17, 25-27 There is an anxiousness that often times will creep up within me when I find myself in a place that is unfamiliar. Perhaps, you know exactly what I am talking about. It is that feeling when you feel… Continue Reading “The Spirit Abides!”

“one, holy, catholic, and apostolic church”

June 2, 2019 John 17:20-26 This past Thursday, I had the opportunity to take Emali to Central Michigan University for orientation. After all the visits to different schools over the last couple of years, you would think that I had been ready for this… Continue Reading ““one, holy, catholic, and apostolic church””

A Glimpse of Pentecost

May 26, 2019 (Memorial Day Weekend) John 14:23-29 I met David during my last J-Term class of seminary. J-term is the 2-3 week period in January before the spring semester starts and the classes offered are usually intensives on a certain topic. The class… Continue Reading “A Glimpse of Pentecost”

Let us Create

May 19, 2019 Revelation 21:1-6, John 13:31-35 So, who here likes to create? I know there must be some creative people among you here. You can create out of anything! The construction of a house is creation. Making greeting cards is definitely creation. Planting… Continue Reading “Let us Create”

Sheep of the Good Shepherd

May 12, 2019 John 10:22-30 One class that is not offered in seminary is how to care for a church cemetery! As a new pastor, it is important that it is properly maintained. Mowed on a regular basis and ensure that it looks like… Continue Reading “Sheep of the Good Shepherd”