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Nov 2011 09

Creative Problem Solving: A Jesus Perspective

Delivered on the Lord’s Day Political Candidates Sunday/October 23, 2011  II Kings 4:1-7; Matthew 19:16-26; Luke 12:16-2  The scriptures for today’s sermon provide a glimpse into the power of creative thinking. Jesus, the master teacher, always provided food for thought through lessons that challenged people to think differently about themselves and world so they could solve […]

Oct 2011 04

Beyond Our Walled Streets

Delivered on the Lord’s Day | July 25, 2010 Luke 10:25-37 It is the nature of democracy to have competing interests among citizens that often create conflict between them. There is tension between have and have not, rich and poor, black and white which thankfully has compelled our country to look squarely at itself, shed […]

Oct 2011 04

The Problem of Moral Relativism

Delivered on the Lord’s Day | April 13, 2008 I Samuel 28:1-10 John 8:1-11 Writer C.S. Lewis once stated that human beings often operate out of a system of value that says, “My neighbor has done something wrong because he is bad and I did something wrong because I didn’t get enough sleep.” What Lewis […]

Aug 2010 15

Beyond Religious Persecution in an Age of Intolerance

Delivered on the Lord’s Day | August 15, 2010 Micah 6:6-8 | Luke 4:16-19 The recent uproar about the proposal to build a new mosque known as Cordoba House near the former site of the twin towers in New York City has given me pause about the nature of religious tolerance in our nation. The […]

Jan 2010 09

Bridging the Gap

Delivered at the United Methodist Men’s Prayer Breakfast. January 9, 2010 A Jewish street preacher exiled to Babylon issues the poignant admonition; a cry of desperation to the people of Israel. “I looked for a man who would stand before me in the gap on behalf of the land so I would not have to […]

Jun 2009 07

If You Want Peace, Work for Justice.

Delivered on Peace with Justice Sunday | June 7, 2009 Psalm 34:1-14 (11-14) Isaiah 58:6-12 (6-9) Matthew 5:9 On this Peace with Justice Sunday, we begin by asking are you pursuing peace and justice? Are you a peaceful and just person?  Are you a willing advocate for peace in our world?  Do you promote peace […]

Feb 2009 11

Judges, Households and the Law in Ancient Israel

1250-587 BCE Delivered on the Lord’s Day “Honoring our Judges Day.” | February 11, 2009 Judges 2: 6-23 Two scriptures are important for our hearing today. Judges 17:6 says that in “those days Israel had no king; everyone did as he saw fit.” Judges 2:16 which says, “God raised up judges who saved them.” They were […]

Jan 2009 16

Martin Luther King Jr as Modern Prophet: Some Similarities with the Ancient Prophets of Israel.

Delivered at the Martin Luther King Jr Celebration at Temple Israel, January 16, 2009 “Get yourself ready! Stand up and say to them whatever I command you. Do not be terrified by them, or I will terrify you before them. Today I have made you a fortified city, an iron pillar and a bronze wall […]

May 2006 28

“Oh, Say Can you See?”

Remembering our Soldiers this Memorial Day Weekend Sunday May 28, 2006 As we pause this memorial weekend, to remember the men and women who have served and are currently doing tours of duty in the armed serves, law enforcement and other agencies in our land, let us not forget those who have given their lives […]

Jan 2006 15

Where Have All The Prophets Gone?

Delivered at the Martin Luther King Jr Celebration. Oakland County Ministerial Alliance, Pontiac, Michigan, January 15, 2006 “Get yourself ready! Stand up and say to them whatever I command you. Do not be terrified by them, or I will terrify you before them. Today I have made you a fortified city, an iron pillar and a bronze […]

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