The Family Tree

The Family Tree Matthew 1:1-17 November 27, 2016 Have you ever tried to look up your family tree?  We tried to do that.  My cousin spent hours trying to determine where my dad’s side of the family was from.  She couldn’t get very far.  We believe even though our last name is Deutsch, we have […]

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Becoming a Thanksgiver!

Becoming a ‘Thanksgiver’ November 20, 2016 Luke 17:11-19 I remember when Joshua and Zachary would be invited to friends houses and every time they left – – we would remind them to be courteous, respectful, listen and always, always say . . . Thank you!!  I can’t tell you how many times we reminded them.  […]

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Don’t Lose Hope

Don’t Lose Hope October 30, 2016 Matthew 28:6-9 I was working on a sermon for today, was about 3/4 done, and then I was prompted to throw it away.  I really don’t like it when God does that to me.  It usually happens a few times a year.  I thought I had a really good […]

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Jesus Came for Sinners

Jesus Came for Sinners October 16, 2016 Matthew 9:9-13 When you have children you always want to make sure that they hang out with the right people.  You scrutinize what you know about their friends.  You have your impressions from the times you meet them, the times you see them interact with others, and the […]

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You are Invited!

God’s Invitation Psalm 96 October 9, 2016 Well, we are less than one month away from the presidential election.  That’s pretty scary!  Not one major newspaper has endorsed Donald Trump.  That’s never happened before.  Even some major nespapers have endorsed the Libertarian candidate, Bob Johnson, even though, he’s really bad on world events. We tend […]

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Breaking Bread!

Breaking Bread October 2, 2016 Acts 2:42-47 I’m not sure if you’ve seen the new food pyramid?  It looks like this . . . It’s a little different from what we are used to seeing.  Notice it shows someone going up stairs, so there is that intimation that we are supposed to exercise as well […]

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Dirty Feet!

Dirty Feet John 13:1-5 September 18, 2016 Have you ever had that uncomfortable moment when someone asks you to help them?  You really don’t want to help, but you’re stuck – – you’re not sure what to say to get out of helping.  Maybe they are moving, and you know they won’t be ready.  It’ll […]

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Jesus Forgives – We Forgive

Jesus Forgives – We Forgive Matthew 6:14-15 September 18, 2016 Has anyone ever hurt you or a loved one?  I’m not talking about a simple incident which has been resolved.  I’m talking about a real – big – ugly mess of a hurt!  It was something which was devastating.  It maybe altered your life, or […]

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Mulligans!

Mulligans September 11, 2016 I’ve played golf since I was about 8 years old.  It’s a game I love and despise all at the same time.  It’s a humbling game for someone who doesn’t play very often.  You hit some great shots, and you hit some really, really bad shots.  One of the great things […]

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Get Gruntled!

Getting Gruntled!! September 4, 2016 Matthew 20:1-16 In Matthew 20 Jesus told a parable about workers in a vineyard. This parable teaches us some principles about the kingdom of God, and it also teaches us something about the kind of attitude we should have at work. The key players in this parable are disgruntled workers. […]

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