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October 31, 2011 Peace United Church of Christ – Greensboro, NC Humbled and honored It’s rather humbling to stand in this pulpit where my friend Mel preached.  He served as pastor at Peace Church for more than thirty years.  I am grateful to Jim Luck for welcoming me here today and also for his pastoral […]

Night of Horrors by bob

October 30th, 2011

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Don’t waste your night. Daniel 5:1-31 October 30, 2011 Spooky story I didn’t choose Daniel 5 for the Halloween weekend sermon, but if I had been looking for an appropriate Bible story with a strong spook factor, this would have to be it.  The top three stories that come to mind that would be most […]

Tributes to Peter by bob

October 24th, 2011

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I am often amazed and humbled that God has blessed Corinth with staff continuity across the past decade.  We currently employ eleven staff members who have served with us ten or more years:  Bob Thompson (18), Joe Lippard (15), Linda Thompson (14), Laura Owens (14), Sharon Rowe (11), Paul Cummings (11), Bill Howell (11), Jan […]

The Shy Virtue by bob

October 23rd, 2011

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Success is humility’s greatest enemy. Daniel 4:19-27 October 23, 2011 Pride and humility We come today to the fourth and final of the stories that connect a Jewish man named Daniel to a Babylonian king named Nebuchadnezzar.  We’re not done with Daniel yet – there are more stories about Daniel’s relationship to other kings.  Daniel […]

Able to Save by bob

October 16th, 2011

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“In the end, I won.” Daniel 3:8-16 October 13, 2011 Remember the Name At the risk of starting the sermon on a note so depressing that it may be difficult to recover, it’s hard for me not to connect today’s text in Daniel to the Jewish Holocaust.