“Out of Her Poverty” (worship at the prison 11/11/12)

Out of Her Poverty Mark 12: 41-44 When I was a kid, I had a children’s Bible with pictures.  I think the picture for this story from Mark’s gospel must have been on the front of the book, because I remember it much better than any of the other pictures.  It showed a...

Beginning and Ending in God (worship 11/4/12)

Beginning and Ending in God Revelation 21: 1-6a     When I was a little kid I was intermittently and sometimes simultaneously afraid of teenagers and impressed by them.  Especially groups of teenagers.  I remember one Saturday morning when I went out into...

“Forget About the Children” (Worship 9/23/12)

Forget About the Children Mark 9: 30-37   You have to forget some things in order to understand this passage.  Mainly, you have to forget about children. Right now, I can hear a Simpsons character pleading, “Won’t somebody please think of the children?!”  [In...

“The Fork in the Road” (Worship 9/16/12)

The Fork in the Road Mark 8: 27-38   I’ve told this story before but it bears repeating.  One of my seminary professors told us about a time early in his ministry when we was talking with a teetotaling woman in his church.  My professor, the pastor, gently...

“Hit God with Your Best Shot” (Worship 9/9/12)

Hit God with Your Best Shot Mark 7: 24-30   What’s the maddest you have ever been?  When, if you were a cartoon, steam would have come erupting out of your ears?  I’m going to hazard a guess that, though some of these things might make you angry, the time you...
Weekly Meeting Schedule
  • Sunday
    • 11:00 Morning Worship at Wesley Memorial UMC (next door)
    • 5:00 Sunday Night Worship
  • Thursday
    • 6:00 Thursday Night Dinner
    • 6:45 Forum — Discussion/speaker on a variety of faith topics and student life.
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