Laughing About “No Laughing Matter”

The sermon was a lot of fun yesterday.Now:  I didn't think it would be that much fun.But people laughed -- hard -- at some unexpected places, we had some visuals that enhanced the verbals, and the message dealt with an issue people truly needed to process: ...

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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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