Shadow Of A Doubt, Week 3 — No Laughing Matter

Theophany.Hilarity.Patriarchy.Incredulity.Don't worry.  I won't preach all those big words this Sunday.  But they are all more-than-present in the story we'll look at from Genesis 18.The story is woven deeply into the fabric of our Judeo-Christian story and...

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Some People Need Momentum, Not Moments

This may sound odd from a preacher who just led a church through a series called Defining Moments, but here goes:  some people need fewer "moments" and more "momentum."See, a lot of folks wait for, long for, yearn for God to change their lives in an...

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When A House Becomes A Home

Good Shepherd Church spent all of January of 2013 focused on the Radical Impact Project called The Home Campaign.For a solid month, we taught about healing our homes while simultaneously building momentum and passion around a home that heals.And by "home that heals"...

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What’s The Alternative? Sermon Recap

I'm so pleased to watch what God is doing during The Shadow Of A Doubt.The music has been ideal, the crowds have been extraordinary, and I have felt good about both preparation and delivery of the messages.As an added bonus, yesterday we got to hear from several of...

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What I Am Learning By Being On @Twitter

Over the last several months, I opened a Twitter account.@TalbotDavis if you are interested.I'm still a neophyte at all this.  I don't follow that many people nor do I have a lot of followers.  Most of my contacts on Twitter appear to be fellow United...

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Anatomy Of A Sermon

As some of you know, I've been looking forward to the launch of The Shadow Of A Doubt for a long time.  And I had special anticipation for the first message in the series, "Believe It And Not."  I loved the story in question -- Mark 9:14-27.  I believe...

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The Shadow Of A Doubt Launch — Believe It And Not

I am really looking forward to this new series The Shadow Of A Doubt.I like the series title.I like the series graphics.I like the way it follows up on Defining Moments.I like the worship art that we have supporting the sermons.I like the title of this week's...

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