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Killing Sparrows

A Sermon from Colossians 2:16-23 Introduction: Mao Zedong of China was wrong on so many levels, and the results in history are catastrophic. He was a Communist, an atheist, and tragically wrong in historic proportions. Here is one example. In the 1950s, Mao developed a belief that sparrows were a pest. They ate grain from […]

Song of Solomon: Love, Marriage, & Sex

  The Bible’s Most Misunderstood Book – And Its Most Sensual Introduction: Song of Solomon (or Song of Songs) is the Bible’s Pre-Marital Counseling Course. I wish I had realized this much earlier in my ministry, because I would have based pre-marital counseling around it. It is shockingly graphic. Solomon veiled his sensuality in figurative […]

Jesus the One and Only

  A Simple Sermon from Philippians 2:6-11 Introduction: Why are Americans fascinated by superheroes? Part of it is fun and fantasy, but maybe there’s a bit more. Could our fascination with superheroes represent an inner yearning for a good, powerful, and supernatural person to step into our world and help us with our problems? According […]

Billy Graham: The End of An Era

  No one knows the miles he traveled, the burdens the bore, the fatigue he felt, or the souls who came to Christ because of his clarion voice. He was a hero and a mentor to me – from a distance. When I was a boy, my parents gathered our family to watch his televised crusades. […]