Contributing sermons since Dec 13, 2000
Contributed on Feb 17, 2018
A sermon plumbing the depths of Jesus' agony in the Garden of Gethsemane.
One of my favorite scenes from the Andy Griffith show is when Barney Fife fights hard to stay awake during a sermon. Have you ever tried to pray but went astray because you fell asleep? Have you ever had a hard time staying awake in church? I can’t imagine that ever happening here! During our ...read more
Contributed on Feb 10, 2018
Communion emphasizes our common unity in Christ. Message focuses on Communion's connections to Passover and ends with some correctives to help us not approach this meal in an unworthy manner.
Last Meal with the Master Mark 14:22-31 Rev. Brian Bill February 10-11, 2018 We all like a good meal, don’t we? I recently read what was served at some of history’s most memorable events. • At President Abraham Lincoln’s second Inaugural Ball in 1865, dinner was served at midnight on a ...read more
Contributed on Feb 5, 2018
Judas first stole a few shekels and then made some more wrong choices until he was pulled deeper and deeper into depravity. Be careful about minimizing your sins because they may lead you to something even darker and more destructive.
The month of February reminds me of my candidating weekend at Edgewood five years ago when you were checking me out and I was checking you out to see how God might be leading each of us. I think I preached at least five times, attended a number of groups and met with a ton of people. I still ...read more
Contributed on Jan 26, 2018
Do all you can with all you have.
I enjoy smelling things…well, most things. When Beth and I end up in a store that has perfume and cologne testers, I like to try out the different aromas. When our girls were younger I’d often spray the back of their necks with the grossest smell I could find and then run before they could spray ...read more
Contributed on Jan 22, 2018
God cherishes what He created
How wonderful to hear a child reading Scripture that speaks of the wonder of God creating that child! Here’s what we’re going to learn today: God cherishes what He created. I was struck by three headlines this past week… • A false alarm warning of a nuclear missile strike in Hawaii sent ...read more