Joy in a Simple Hamburger -Copenhagen, Denmark

And I will restore your judges as at the first, and your counselors as at the beginning. Afterward you shall be called the city of righteousness, the faithful city.” (Isaiah 1:26, English Standard Version). I have been to many cities in my life. Some I have really liked, some not so much. I spent six …

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You’re Supposed to Share

Today was the final sermon in our series "Four Parables." We finished up with "The Parable of the Bridesmaids." We will begin a new series for Thanksgiving next Sunday. I hope you will join us live at 1025 Durst Street in Nacogdoches, TX or online live at https://www.facebook.com/groups/68531799825. Several places, including the above link will …

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Silence, Be Still???

Picture taken from the signal bridge of the USS Mt. Whitney, somewhere in the North Sea circa 1978 35 Later that day, when evening came, Jesus said to them, “Let’s cross over to the other side of the lake.” 36 They left the crowd and took him in the boat just as he was. Other boats followed along. 37 Gale-force …

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Five Smooth Stones

40 He then grabbed his staff and chose five smooth stones from the streambed. He put them in the pocket of his shepherd’s bag and with sling in hand went out to the Philistine. 41 The Philistine got closer and closer to David, and his shield-bearer was in front of him. 42 When the Philistine looked David over, …

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The Best Part of My Job

30 Running up to the carriage, Philip heard the man reading the prophet Isaiah. He asked, “Do you really understand what you are reading?” 31 The man replied, “Without someone to guide me, how could I?” Then he invited Philip to climb up and sit with him. 32 This was the passage of scripture he was reading: Like a …

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Why Me?

23 A person’s steps are made secure by the Lord    when they delight in his way.24 Though they trip up, they won’t be thrown down,    because the Lord holds their hand. (Proverbs 37:23-24, Common English Bible) I know, I am late again. I debated with myself yesterday and ended up not writing at all. I wanted to write today (Monday) but to …

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My House, My Rules

It would seem that I messed up. I accidently deleted the video from today's service while trying to share it. I am trying to recover it but I don't know if it will work or not. When I tried to look it up how to recover it, some say it is impossible. I did find …

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Dandelion Paradox Video

Worship from Perritte Memorial United Methodist Church in Nacogdoches Texas. This is the first sermon in the series "Four Parables." https://youtu.be/ihzswMEJ9_U There is a slight video error that we could not remove in the editing process. It only lasts for 1-2 seconds. We hope to avoid such issues in the future.

The Dandelion Paradox (Manuscript)

24 Jesus told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like someone who planted good seed in his field. 25 While people were sleeping, an enemy came and planted weeds among the wheat and went away. 26 When the stalks sprouted and bore grain, then the weeds also appeared. 27 “The servants of the landowner came and said to him, ‘Master, …

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