Monthly Archives: July 2010

Off Sunday

I'm off from church for a couple of days as we approach the one-year anniversary of Maggie Lee's death.  It's hard to believe it has been a year, though in many ways it seems like forever. I will return to … Continue reading

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Manuscript, Outline, other?

I have been meaning to post something about using my sermon manuscript vs. an outline of my manuscript in the pulpit.  It is actually for me more about memorized outline vs. read manuscript.  I love the accuracy and control of … Continue reading

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Getting through the Doors of Prayer

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=13631914&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=00ADEF&fullscreen=1 Getting Through the Door of Prayer from john henson on Vimeo.

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A new adventure begins

I resigned from my position as Associate Pastor at our church this morning.  Knowing not everyone was at church today (and learning that a lot of people didn't hear much beyond "resignation") as well as wanting to update those of … Continue reading

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The shorter Lord’s Prayer

This Sunday, I will continue with Luke's Gospel, preaching from 11:1-13. This is Luke's version of the Lord's Prayer and it is obviously different and much shorter than Matthew's version. The first thought is that Luke must have not been … Continue reading

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The Spirituality of Doing Nothing

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=13444179&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=00ADEF&fullscreen=1 The Spirituality of Doing Nothing from john henson on Vimeo. The videocast above is from Crossings, our contemporary service.  If you would like to watch the videocast from the tradtional service, click here.

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Hosting special guests

    One of the other readings for tomorrow is from Genesis 10:1-10a.  It ties in well with the Gospel text I'll be preaching on in the morning, as it relates to the need to pay focused attention to divine … Continue reading

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Mary and Martha

    I'm back in the pulpit this Sunday and looking forward to preaching on a very familiar text, Luke 10: 38-48, the story of Mary and Martha.  This is a short passage of Scripture, but one loaded with application points. … Continue reading

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A Year Ago

    Last month,Jinny and I were asked by SB Magazine to write some reflections as we approached the one year anniversary of the bus accident.  The article is in their magazine and (it would be great for you to buy one … Continue reading

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The Battle for Independence

I apologize up front about the colors clashing here.  Jinny made me look like a flag.  I also just noticed that my St. Christopher necklace is hanging outside of my shirt the whole time, which adds a certain 70's look … Continue reading

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