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Changed by bob

April 12th, 2009

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“Changed” (Luke 24:1-12), April 12, 2009 “Mary Magdalene didn’t vacillate here and there in her loyalties, trying church for a few weeks or here and there wondering why “religion doesn’t work for me.”  Her life was changed from being in the control of spirits to being in the control of Jesus Christ because she stayed with […]

Clueless by bob

April 5th, 2009

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“Clueless,” Luke 23:26-43 (April 5, 2009) We are all in favor of forgiveness…most of the time.  In fact, the overwhelming majority of us believe we are forgiving people.  What that really means is that we’re willing to forgive if the conditions are met – if there’s an apology, if there’s restitution, if enough time has […]

Total and Constant by bob

March 29th, 2009

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“Total and Constant” (Luke 22:39-46), March 29, 2009 “If you’re a student, sleep all you want.  Sleep in class if you must.  But never sleep during a test.”

Always Ready by bob

March 22nd, 2009

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“Always Ready” (Luke 21:5-19), March 22, 2009 “Jesus teaches us to deal with our fears by letting them play out in our minds.  Go ahead – let the scenario play itself all the way out.  You do have to speak.  You are alone.  Nobody likes you.  You die.  In each case, Jesus says, if the worst […]

You Know…. by bob

March 15th, 2009

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Because I am, you know, in the public speaking field, I naturally notice and critique the public speaking of others.  I am more critical, you know, than the average listener.  Particularly I notice the annoying habits of public speakers – repetitive filler words, gestures, and movements. What I don’t notice, you know, are my own […]