Mt Zion’s “Yes!”

Mt Zion’s “Yes!”

Mt. Zion’s “Yes!” Lectionary25 August 201911th Sunday After PentecostJeremiah 1:4-10Psalm 71:1-6Hebrews 12:18-29Luke 13:10-17Text to LifeIt is getting to be the time for the “turning over of the closets” and the “changing of the guard.” You know, time for shorts,...
Serpentine Soul

Serpentine Soul

Serpentine SoulStory Lectionary25 August 2019The First Covenant Given to Moses (Exodus 34)The Story of the Bronze Serpent (Numbers 21)Psalm 41: God’s Grace Toward Those Who SinPsalm 103: The Lord’s CompassionPsalm 116: The Lord is GraciousPsalm 147: The Lord Gathers...

Using Props –Preaching Tip for 25 August 2019

Using props can add not only visuals but fun to your sermon. For example, in the story sermon for this week, try using a rubber snake. I guarantee it will bring your sermon to life, even if it’s not real.  Sometimes tangibles can help people connect with your...

Pastor’s Prayer for 25 August 2019

O Sacred Head surroundedBy crown of piercing thorn!O bleeding Head, so wounded,Reviled and put to scorn!Death’s pallid hue comes o’er Thee,The glow of life decays,Yet angel hosts adore TheeAnd tremble as they gaze. I see Thy strength and vigorAll fading in the...
Lost Connections

Lost Connections

Lost Connections: Why You’re Depressed and How to Find Help by Johann HariPublished 2019 ISBN: 9781408878682–Review by Douglas Balzer Johann Hari is a New York Times bestselling author. In his book Lost Connections, he looks to explain why depression affects so...