Lord of Life and Death!

  (Sermon for John 11:1-45, Fifth Sunday of Lent, April 6, 2014) Sermon in a Sentence:  Jesus is Lord in life and in death. Who does Jesus love? As children … Continue Reading →


A Letter to a Person on their First Day Here

  This clip begins with Kid President saying, “Today, over 360,000 babies will be born, and you are one of them.” I knew that was a high number, so I … Continue Reading →


To See or Not to See – That is the Question

  (Sermon for John 9:1-41,Sunday, March 30, Fourth Sunday of Lent) Sermon In A Sentence:  Jesus comes to bring us light – to open our eyes that we might see – … Continue Reading →

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Thank You for Sharing Your Favorite Quotes

After I shared some of my favorite quotes on this blog recently (Favorite Quotes) I have enjoyed seeing whose words have inspired you, from Theodore Roosevelt, to the Bible, to … Continue Reading →


Matthew 7:24

  “Everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.” Matthew 7:24 Peace friends, Chuck … Continue Reading →


Ministry at the Margins

(Sermon for John 4:5-42, Third Sunday of Lent, March 23, 2014) Sermon in a Sentence:  Christ had highly successful ministry with marginal people, and calls us to minister to marginal people in … Continue Reading →


My Favorite Quotes

  Through the years I have drawn inspiration from all sorts of different sources, from the Bible to Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland. I have started a new page on … Continue Reading →

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

  Happy St. Patrick’s Day, everyone! May God bless us all. Peace friends, Chuck – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – … Continue Reading →


All In

  (Sermon for John 3:1-17, Sunday, March 16, 2014) Sermon In A Sentence:  From Nicodemus, we can learn about (1) the messiness of discipleship and (2) constancy of faith in … Continue Reading →


Bless This House O’ Lord

 Greetings everyone, I hope this message finds you well! A quick update that I went to closing on the ‘new’ (1950’s) house yesterday. When I was finished signing and signing … Continue Reading →