Third Sunday after the Epiphany – Sermon by Deacon Nailor
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Third Sunday after the Epiphany – Sermon by Deacon Nailor

Mark 1: 14-20 14 Now after John was arrested, Jesus came to Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God, 15 and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near; repent, and believe in the good news.” 16 As Jesus passed along the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and his…

Love Like Alabaster
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Love Like Alabaster

John 12:1-10: Jesus Anointed at Bethany 12 Six days before the Passover celebration began, Jesus arrived in Bethany, the home of Lazarus—the man he had raised from the dead. 2 A dinner was prepared in Jesus’ honor. Martha served, and Lazarus was among those who ate[a] with him. 3 Then Mary took a twelve-ounce jar[b]…

Presentation by Ryan Rickrode – 16 July 2023
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Presentation by Ryan Rickrode – 16 July 2023

Readings: Genesis 25:19-34; Psalm 119:105-112; Romans 8:1-11; Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable in your sight, 0 Lord, our strength and our salvation. I recently learned about a chemistry professor at a Christian university who wanted to help his students not only understand how…

Gideons International
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Gideons International

ABOUT GIDEONS The Gideons International is an Association of Christian business and professional men and their wives dedicated to telling people about Jesus through associating together for service, sharing personal testimony, and providing Bibles and New Testaments. While we are often recognized for our work with hotels, we also place and distribute Scriptures in strategic…

Homily by Bruce Johnson – 20 February 2022
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Homily by Bruce Johnson – 20 February 2022

“Be Merciful Just as Your Father is Merciful” Readings: Genesis 45: 3-11, 15, Psalm 37: 1-12, 41-42, 1 Corinthians 15: 35-38, 42-50, Luke 6: 27-38      Jesus didn’t begin his public ministry until he was almost thirty years old.  But it didn’t take long for his reputation to spread.  He was an amazing preacher.  As…

Presentation by Ryan Rickrode – 16 January 2022
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Presentation by Ryan Rickrode – 16 January 2022

Readings: Isaiah 62:1-5; Psalm 36:5-10; 1 Corinthians 12:1-11; John 2:1-11 My wife Anna has inherited a quirk from her mother and her grandmother. All three of these women are people who pray for parking spaces: “Lord, please give us a parking space.” Just like that as they’re driving through the parking lot. Anna’s grandmother, who’s…

Presentation by Anna Rickrode – 10 October 2021
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Presentation by Anna Rickrode – 10 October 2021

Mark 10:17-31 We are never done with the stories of the Gospels. We don’t outgrow them. They’re not something to be mastered, completed: “Oh, I’ve heard that one.” “Oh, that one’s about this or that”. When we reduce the stories of the Gospels to themes and morals, we strip the Gospel of its power. The…

Presentation by Jim Rogers – 15 August 2021
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Presentation by Jim Rogers – 15 August 2021

Daylight & Dark      Normally, my presentations are about hymns.  However, as I prepared for this one I noticed a trend toward separating day and night in our hymns and prayers and lessons.      So, we see in our hymnal that there is a section for MORNING starting with hymn No. 1, “Father we      praise…