Archive: Nov 2014

  1. The Power of Advent

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    Mark 13: 24-37; 1 Advent I am happy to report that after fourteen months in Midland, I finally entered the H.E.B. store for the very first time.  On Thanksgiving morning I braved the crowds, and headed to the grocery store to pick a half dozen birthday cupcakes, and a bunch of semi-green bananas.  My original […]

  2. Christ the King

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    Last Sunday After Pentecost: Christ the King I want to thank all of you who responded to my request for a recommendation of a dryer repairman.  Our dryer is running kind of lukewarm part of the time and Cookie has to dry some loads twice to actually get them dry.  Yesterday I went in search […]

  3. Stewardship & the Gift of Hope

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    1 Thessalonians 4: 13-18; 22 Pent. I heard the story of an absent-minded professor who had become so absorbed in his work that he was forgetting the simplest of details.  One morning his wife said, “Now Henry, remember, we are moving today.  Here, I’m putting this note into your pocket.  Don’t forget!” Well, the day […]

  4. Misdirections

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    1 John 3: 1-3; All Saints’ Sunday Some of you have probably been following the story of Marine Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi, who had been incarcerated in a Mexican prison for two hundred and fourteen days.  Several months ago, Sgt. Tahmooressi was driving his pick-up truck near the Mexican border and got lost.  He mistakenly took […]