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Walk in Love II

Ephesians 5 is about the love between a husband and wife, as an analogy for Christ and the Church. 1 John 4, the text for sermon 2 in this series, is about the love believers have for one another and … Continue reading

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Walk in Love

 “For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.” This is a great mystery, but I speak concerning Christ and the church. -Ephesians 5:31-32 The New … Continue reading

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Come and Dine

We are inundated constantly with messages and advertisements about food. We celebrate special occasions, holidays and even mourn the loss of loved ones by preparing food and decorating cakes. The Bible, from one end to the other, uses our need … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Supper

We take communion at Unity four times a year. Our worship service today focused on the Lord’s Supper and the unity among Christian believers. The text for the sermon is Matthew 26:26-30. The Lord’s Supper 1) Connects us to the … Continue reading

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Life

Today is Sanctity of Human Life Sunday in Southern Baptist Churches. My sermon is simply entitled “Life.” Let’s go beyond politics and abortion, while not ignoring those things, and recognize God as the creator of life. We are called to … Continue reading

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Epiphany

Note: Services were cancelled due to weather concerns, but the Epiphany sermon would have sounded something like this. Epiphany is the celebration of finding something worth finding. It follows Christmastide on January 6th (back when December 25th was the beginning of the … Continue reading

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A New Day

On the one hand, Sunday always follows Saturday. On the other hand, today is the first day of a new month and a new year. It’s hard not to notice taking down a calendar and starting a new one, or … Continue reading

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Christmas Lights

On Christmas Day I had the rare opportunity to light the center Christ candle in our Advent wreath. We don’t normally have a Christmas Eve service and this was the first time Christmas came on Sunday during my pastorate at … Continue reading

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Advent: Week 4, Peace

The angels proclaimed “Peace on earth, goodwill toward men.” The shepherds found the babe as the angels said, but is there peace on earth? Those who seek Christ can have peace even in a world that does not. He himself … Continue reading

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Advent: Week 3, Joy

Joy – noun, a source or cause of delight. Angels appeared to a group of shepherds and brought good tidings of great joy! The shepherds went to Bethlehem and found the baby Jesus just as the angels described, wrapped in … Continue reading

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