• Lynn Malone

    Contributing sermons since May 18, 2005
Lynn's church

Senior Pastor--First UMC Monroe, LA
Monroe Louisiana , 71201

About Lynn
  • Education: B. A.- La. Tech University M. Div.- Asbury Theological Seminary
  • Experience: District Superintendent- Monroe District, Louisiana Annual Conference (UMC) Pastor- Benton UMC 2003- 2011 (Louisiana) Pastor- Lakeview UMC 2001-2003 (Louisiana) Pastor- Pharr Chapel UMC 1998-2001 (Louisiana) Pastor- Junction City UMC 1995-1998 (Kentucky) Pastor- Eros UMC 1991-1995 (Louisiana)
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: Borrow all you want. These are for the glory of God, and if you can use them that way, give Him the glory. I have tried as much as possible to give credit where credit is due, but I’m not perfect, so if you see something someone else has used, well, I saw no need to re-invent the wheel, and I just failed to acknowledge the source. It was not intentional. Email me, and I’ll gladly make the changes.
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  • Characters Of Christmas: Mary

    Contributed on Nov 20, 2017

    A look at Mary's place at the manger.

    Have you heard words like this before? There is no way. This won't work. It's impossible. I can't do it. I can't handle it. I can't keep going. I'm not gonna’ make it. Those words sound familiar to anybody? They are the words of defeat and pessimism and yet they are words that all of us do battle more

  • Characters Of Christmas: Joseph

    Contributed on Nov 20, 2017

    A look at Joseph's place at the manger.

    There is no greater Christmas classic than Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life, and there is no greater Christmas character than poor George Bailey. He’s even referred to several times throughout the film as “poor George.” You’re probably familiar with the story. George Bailey is introduced to us more

  • Characters Of Christmas: The Angels

    Contributed on Nov 20, 2017

    A look at the angels around the manger.

    Let’s talk about angels. The prominence of angels in the Christmas story is obvious, from the Christmas card we send, to the decorations on our trees, to the adornment of our yards, we’re surrounded by angels. We even have an angel hanging in our front yard here at FUMC in the Nativity scene. more

  • Characters Of Christmas: The Shepherds

    Contributed on Nov 20, 2017

    A look at the shepherds around the manger.

    History and pop culture have given a cast of characters to surround us at Christmas. The characters evoke smiles, joy, reverence, excitement, anticipation and happy memories. Some, like Santa Claus have sacred beginnings, but most are purely secular in nature. That’s okay, for they still bring joy more

  • Christmas Stinks!

    Contributed on Nov 20, 2017

    There is much that stinks in this world, but Jesus' birth in a smelly manger reminds us that Jesus can be born in us. A brief sermon for Christmas Eve.

    Christmas stinks! Or, so would say the Grinch who stole Christmas. You remember the Grinch? The slinky, green ogre of a character created by Dr. Seuss whose heart was too small to love and appreciate Christmas. We know the story. All the Who’s down in Whoville make the Grinch cringe with all their more

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  • Perhaps You've Seen The Commercial On Television ...

    Contributed on Mar 11, 2007

    Perhaps you’ve seen the commercial on television advertising one of those lending companies. This nice man with a painted on smile stands surrounded by this nice all-American family, and he says, “I’ve got a beautiful family.” The next scene shows a picture of a big house and the same man says, more

  • A Candidate For Church Membership Was Asked, ...

    Contributed on May 11, 2006
    based on 7 ratings

    A candidate for church membership was asked, "What part of the Bible do you like best?" He said: "I like the New Testament best. Then he was asked, "What Book in the New Testament is your favorite?" He answered, the Book of the Parables, Sir." They then asked him to relate one of the parables to more

  • Reinhold Niebuhr, A Famous American Protestant ...

    Contributed on Mar 23, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    Reinhold Niebuhr, a famous American Protestant theologian in the 20th century, served as both a working pastor in Detroit and a respected professor at Yale University. He told the story of a flatland farm boy who, all his young life, dreamed of being a sailor on a tall-masted sailing ship. He more

  • An Industrial Titan Remembered His Farm Boyhood. ...

    Contributed on Mar 23, 2006
    based on 6 ratings

    An industrial titan remembered his farm boyhood. It was his chore to go to the barn in the dark to secure the farm animals before the family bedtime. He dreaded what lurked in the shadows on the way to the distant barn. His father gave him unforgettable advice. The lantern from the farmhouse more

  • Long Ago In A Deep Mountain Valley Verdant With ...

    Contributed on Mar 23, 2006
    based on 2 ratings

    Long ago in a deep mountain valley verdant with growth and watered by a crystalline river there lived a tribe. They prospered and grew until the grass was grazed away, the game hunted to extinction, and the river ran dry. A group of young pioneer heroes rose up to say, “We have heard of a wider more