Category: John

Servant Leadership
March 30th, 2014

John 13:1-17 (Introduction from article in Psychology Today by Robert Wilson) King George III asked Benjamin West, his American painter, what George Washington would do if he prevailed in the Revolutionary War. West replied, “He will return to his farm.” The British monarch incredulously said, “If he does that, he will be the greatest man […]

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Extravagant Worship
March 23rd, 2014

John 12:1-8 One of the places Annie and I visited last year on our visit to the Republic of Ireland was Muckross House in Killarney. This is a beautiful estate located on the peninsula between Muckross Lake and Lough Leane, two of the Killarney lakes. The house, really a mansion, was completed in 1843 by […]

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Second Chances
March 9th, 2014

John 21:1-19 Why is it that so many of the significant experience Peter had with Jesus happened when he was in a boat? Peter caught his first glimpse of who Jesus was when he, the experienced fisherman, did what the carpenter-teacher from Nazareth told him to do. Both his boat and his partner’s boat were […]

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Encounters with Jesus: Three First Opportunities
April 24th, 2011

various Probably the most exclusive club in our modern world is made up of the twelve men who have walked on the moon. Only these men can step outside at night, look up at the moon, and say, “I’ve walked on that.” But out of these twelve, only one of them, Neal Armstrong, can say, […]

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Easter Presents
April 4th, 2010

John 20:1-18 Everyone loves getting presents. Annie had her birthday last week and I brought her an abundance of flowers to let her know I love her. Presents are a great way to express our love and concern for someone. The visit last week of Matt Ristuccia, the senior pastor of Westerly Road Church, the […]

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