Where Are We Going?

Where Are We Going?

Let’s Listen Series 2 Chronicles 7:12-22 Once Albert Einstein was going on a train to an out-of-town engagement.  The conductor stopped by to punch his ticket.   The great scientist, preoccupied with his work, with great embarrassment rummaged through his coat...
The Path to Heaven Is Paved With Generosity

The Path to Heaven Is Paved With Generosity

Luke 16:19-31 August, 6, 2017 I was shocked when I read that we are exposed to 4,000 to 10,000 advertisements each day, which includes brand labels, print ads, Facebook Ads, Google Ads, commercials, and billboards– anything that calls our attention to a product....
The Most Difficult Part of This Job

The Most Difficult Part of This Job

Less than two hours after landing in Monrovia, Liberia, a land that had been devastated by civil war, I stood in the pulpit of Second Providence Baptist Church in 1995 to preach a sermon. As I looked into the faces of people that had waited three hours for us to...
The Power of One

The Power of One

John 6:5-14 July 30, 2017 Hermann and Pauline practiced an old Jewish custom of taking in a needy religious scholar to share the Sabbath meal.  So each Thursday, 21-year-old Max Talmud enjoyed a meal with this couple.  In doing so, Max befriended their ten-year-old...
Recognizing Those Behind the Scenes

Recognizing Those Behind the Scenes

Every year the Jefferson City Schools begin the year by inviting the community to a breakfast, which is followed by a gathering in the Performing Arts Center.  The community joins the faculty, administration, and the school board, in a pep rally of sorts. Dr. John...