Author Archives: Josh

A day of hope

Good morning, Friends! Today is Palm Sunday – the Sunday before Easter. It’s a big deal in a lot of places. In some countries, everybody takes off the whole week before Easter for all kinds of special services. They have … Continue reading

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Who is the greatest?

Good morning, Friends! We keep getting closer and closer to Easter. It’s just a couple of weeks away now. I’ve pointed out several times in the last few weeks that even Jesus’ closest friends didn’t really understand who Jesus was … Continue reading

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Wearing the cross/bearing the cross

Good morning, Friends! We’re getting kind of close to Easter, and we haven’t really spent much time talking about it yet. Some years we have a long build-up to Easter, with a whole series of Sundays where we prepare for the … Continue reading

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Do you know me?

Good morning, Friends! Our scripture this morning is another one of those important stories that’s found in three of the four gospels – you can read it in Matthew, Mark and Luke. Today we’ll be reading Matthew’s version of the … Continue reading

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A little + Jesus = a LOT!

Jesus left there and went along the Sea of Galilee. Then he went up on a mountainside and sat down. Great crowds came to him, bringing the lame, the blind, the crippled, the mute and many others, and laid them … Continue reading

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Crumbs

Leaving that place, Jesus withdrew to the region of Tyre and Sidon. A Canaanite woman from that vicinity came to him, crying out, “Lord, Son of David, have mercy on me! My daughter is demon-possessed and suffering terribly.” Jesus did … Continue reading

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True love

Good morning, Friends! Every year I try to bring a message from the first letter of John in the New Testament. That’s because I think that first John tells us, better than anyone else, what a church is supposed to … Continue reading

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Help my unbelief

When they came to the other disciples, they saw a large crowd around them and the teachers of the law arguing with them. As soon as all the people saw Jesus, they were overwhelmed with wonder and ran to greet … Continue reading

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Choppin’ wood – sermon by James Moore

Good morning. I am freshly Kojacked for you this morning. Some of you don’t get that reference, you’re too young, and some of you do get it, so you’re…well-seasoned. Interesting story about Kojak. Kojak, Telly Savalas, was born in 1922 … Continue reading

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I once was blind

Then they came to Jericho. As Jesus and his disciples, together with a large crowd, were leaving the city, a blind man, Bartimaeus (which means “son of Timaeus”), was sitting by the roadside begging. When he heard that it was … Continue reading

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