October 30, 2022
Earlier today, I had the honor of delivering the sermon as the guest preacher at Grace United Methodist Church in Wyckoff, New Jersey.
I am always humbled when I have the opportunity to write and deliver a sermon at church.
Next week, I’ll share a version of this message at the Interfaith Service before the New York City Marathon.
Continue reading “Run In God’s Name”
On February 27, 2022, I was the guest preacher at Grace United Methodist Church in Wyckoff, NJ. The following is the sermon I delivered.
Continue reading “Pizza and God”
On July 11, 2021, I was asked to deliver the sermon at Grace United Methodist Church in Wyckoff, New Jersey.
The following is the transcript of my sermon.
God asks a lot of us. All the time. He wants us to be reverent.
He wants us to love him.
He loves us…
He asks us to pray. He even had Jesus teach us how to pray.
God wants us to follow the Golden Rule.
He wants us to be kind, to be generous, to love… to love one another as he loves us.
He asks us to honor our mothers and fathers, to not lust, or want, or use his name in vain.
Or take false idols.
Or to kill.
He asks a lot of us.
Because he loves us.
Continue reading “Closing and Opening Doors To God”
On January 10, 2021, I was asked to deliver the sermon for the worship service at Grace United Methodist Church in Wyckoff, New Jersey.
Here is the worship service along with the written sermon (my reading notes) below that.
Continue reading “Praying Is Easy”
Sometimes we think we know the answers. Sometimes we are asked to tell the answers. Sometimes we think that we probably know everything.
But, many times we don’t know the answers.
And, often times the people we think we are telling the answers to actually have better knowledge than we do.
I’m just glad that sometimes (certainly not always), sometimes, I have the good sense to actually listen to those whom I am trying to teach.
Continue reading “Learning to Appreciate”