Making Disciples

MAKING DISCIPLES MATTHEW 28:16-20   We’ve come to the end. Jesus has risen from the dead. He has gone before his disciples to Galilee. And here on the mountain he appears to them and gives them what has become known as the, “Great Commission”.  As Jesus says, “All authority in heaven and on earth has […]

Walking on Water

WALKING ON WATER MATTHEW 14: 22-33     What if? That is the question I have always be obsessed with. What if this happened? What if I made this decision instead of that decision? Recently, I found the opiate for my obsession with what if questions in the youtube channel alternative history hub. This youtube […]

Give To Caesar

GIVE TO CAESAR MATTHEW 22:15-22     In the words of Admiral Ackbar of Star Wars fame, “It’s a trap!!!”That is what the Pharisee’s are trying to do to Jesus today, they are trying to trap Jesus in a political land mine.  If you think politics in this election cycle is divisive, that is nothing […]

The Worst They Can Do

THE WORST THEY CAN DO   MATTHEW 10:16-32                   The worst they can do is kill you. If I were to sum up what Jesus is trying to say today that is how I would sum it up. That is not a lot of comfort Jesus if we are honest with ourselves.  How many […]

Knowing The Father

Well happy Father’s day to all you fathers out there. I hope you have a special day. Thank you for all you have done, all you do. I don’t think you get as much appreciation as you should. It may be just me but it seems to me that there is perhaps more excitement around […]

Hungry For What’s Next

HUNGRY FOR WHAT’S NEXT PRAYER AND FASTING SERVICE Acts 9:1-9, Acts 13:1-3, Acts 14:19-23   In Matthew 9:14-17 the Pharisees ask Jesus why his disciple do not fast. His response, “ Can the wedding guests mourn as long as the bridegroom is with them? The days will come when the bridegroom is taken away from […]

Sabbath Love

Genesis 1:26-2:3 Sermon for Osborne Wedding   As I was thinking about what text to preach on for this special day I thought about the conversations we had in marriage counseling. And the phrase, “Sabbath Love”, came to my mind. I believe the Lord affirmed this Word when I discovered that one of your cats […]


UNFORGIVABLE MATTHEW 9:32-34 MATTHEW 12:22-32   I am not sure anyone has ever preached to you on the unforgivable sin before. I suspect most of your ministers have never tried to preach through a book of the Bible. There are just too many awkward texts that even we ministers much rather avoid. Talbot Davis, a […]

Kingdom Improv

KINGDOM IMPROV MATTHEW 9:18-31                   There is a bit of a conundrum that I have noticed in my life, perhaps you have noticed it as well. I can be a pretty funny guy but only when I am not trying. If I try to be funny it usually end up flopping. But if I […]

Better Than Wine

BETTER THAN WINE MATTHEW 9:14-17 SONG OF SOLOMON 1:1-7   As I was praying over today’s Gospel text the Lord gave me a phrase, “your love is better than wine.”  I knew it was a scripture. I just didn’t know where it was from. I thought, “that sounds pretty good Lord I will look it […]