I was handed a tract last night on Tulane’s campus that gave me the answer to “man’s most asked question: how can I get to heaven?” The woman who accosted me with the tract was very aggressive. I told her I was a pastor. I tried to be polite. She seemed a little bit unsure of [Read More…]
We have just begun a new sermon series at Euless First United Methodist Church. This series was inspired by a presentation Mike Slaughter made at FUMC Hurst in February of this year.Here is the first sermon from the series, preached Sunday morning, April 17, 2016. It all started April 23, 1985. 31 years ago next […]
Here are some thoughts on the idea of “fitting in”. When I began working on my doctorate I attended what we would today call a megachurch. It wasn’t a United Methodist Church (UMC) but it did have a singles’ ministry … Continue reading →
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A Night to Remember The news reports say that it was 48 years ago yesterday, but it lingers in my memory as if it were last year. I was a junior in college, running for Student Body President. It was a tight race. We were holding a rally to build…
Prof Jean Pierre Wils delivered a paper at a biomedical ethics conference at Stellenbosch University in August last year (if I recall correctly). He made a deeply challenging and thought provoking point that contemporary ethics seems obsessed with just…
Dr. David W. Scott examines two pieces of GC2016 legislation that propose to alter the authority and terms of United Methodist bishops.
Rev. Ken Hagler offers a spiritual practice to help deal with life’s difficult conflicts and challenges.
My first thought was that I really wanted to know what it was like for Jesus to suffer and die. Upon further contemplation my desire was to be there with Him as was Mary Magdalene and the Christ lovers were. … Continue reading →
The miracle that happens at the wedding of Cana happens in the midst of desperation. In today’s Seven Minute Seminary, Jessica LaGrone shows us how miracles in the Gospels are preceded by desperate situations, which points to the care and sufficiency of Jesus.
Jesus appears to the disciples on the shore of the Sea of Galilee and asks, “Simon, Son of John, do you love me?” Why does Jesus call him Simon? I thought he changed his name to Peter. Maybe Peter has … Continue reading →
Remembering Your Name: Sermon Audio was first posted on April 10, 2016 at 1:00 pm.
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