Sermon Sketch | “Between Life and Living”

I wrote this outline on February 19, 2003. I am not sure if I ever shared it in a teaching/preaching setting. However, I wanted to record it for posterity. I have clarified some of the points so that it makes more sense! Between Life and Living Life is that which we have. Living is that […]

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The Parchment of Life

It is upon the parchment of life that we write the epoch story of our lives. It is through the daily exercise of writing, of getting up each morning and filling each page with at least one meaningful statement that we are able to leave a legacy for those who may wonder, “Who was this […]

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Reflections on a Funeral | “I Will Not See The End”

I just attended the funeral of a member of our church. He was ninety-seven years old. Funerals are such interesting events. We gather together to mourn, remember and make sense of our own lives. But, today I was struck by something. I will not see the end! I will not be there to hear the […]

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Carrie Underwood | “Temporary Home”

I have always found music to be such an interesting medium for communication.  In the span of 3 to 4 minutes so much can be said.  The combination of words and images, the symbols, comparisons and illusions all helping to tell a story.  Then you add the musical component and you have something that will […]

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