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Let’s Wake the Deal by Bob Thompson

October 21st, 2018

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If you didn’t get a Jesus deal, you didn’t get a deal at all! Joshua 8:30-35   Deals are everywhere My sermon title is a play on the title of a game show called “Let’s Make a Deal” that first aired more than a half-century ago. I associate the show with Monty Hall, but younger […]

What God Wants by Bob Thompson

October 15th, 2018

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God wants to be known, not understood. Joshua 7:1-15 Not enough patience When I went out to get the paper before church a few weeks ago on a Sunday morning, I met a neighbor I’ve never met before even though we’ve lived three doors apart for almost twenty years. Michael was out walking his little […]

Holy Ground by bob

October 7th, 2018

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In the plan of God, judgment and grace intersect on holy ground, at the cross. Joshua 6:15-27 October 7, 2018 Holy ground When we left the story of Joshua last week, having crossed the Jordan River into the promised land, all the people of Israel shared together in two important rituals at Gilgal – circumcision […]

It’s All About Jes-US! by Bob Thompson

September 30th, 2018

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There’s no “I” in “TEAM” and no “me” in “JESUS.” Joshua 5:1-12 That nose of mine I took a long weekend last week, and since I came back to church on Wednesday people have been asking, “What happened to your nose?” Some of you have seen Facebook pictures of me climbing a ladder to install […]

A Memorial Forever by Bob Thompson

September 24th, 2018

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When God does a wonder, don’t forget to remember. Joshua 4:4-14   A clear purpose Chapters 3 and 4 of Joshua record one of the most dramatic and important miracle-stories of the Bible. A highly skilled narrator wove drama and suspense into his account, but this is not just a well-spun tale of a supernatural […]