At the beginning of the football season, the University of Kentucky’s Athletics Department sent out a notice about the biggest game of the year. Strangely, no one responded to the department’s announcement. Not a single ticket was sold for the game. The Athletics Department wasn’t too worried. They figured that once the big game arrived that it would be a sell out.
A week before the game the Athletics Department sent out another round of advertisements for the upcoming big game. This time they focused on the players, what would happen if Kentucky won, and how amazing a fan would have if they attended the game. Again, no one bought a ticket. Not a single ticket was sold for the game. Everyone responded back that they had better things to do. Some said they wanted to go to Simpsonville to the new outlet mall. Some preferred to stay home and watch another game. Some others were upset basketball tickets were not sale. Continue reading “Dressed for The Wedding Feast”
There are some things I’ve grown accustomed to in my life. I may be 33 years old, but there are … Continue reading Becoming Something New
Saul was the worst of the worst. He was the most notorious persecutor of the early church. He was the … Continue reading Acts 9: Everyone’s Invited
I’m very appreciative of the tradition we have with the Revised Common Lectionary. If you are unfamiliar with the lectionary, … Continue reading Sunday’s Sermon: There is Something in the Wine
Tonight, I had the opportunity to preach at Licensing School, which is where I am this week as a participant. It was a humbling honor to preach to the servants who will go into the mission field shortly. The sermon comes from John 2:1-11 and is entitled “Sharing the Wine.” Continue reading “Sharing the Wine”
Easter morning always brings to mind memories of previous celebrations of the Risen Lord. This day, this first Easter for … Continue reading Easter Sermon: I Have Seen the Lord!
Some things in life are really difficult. For example, most of my life I have found cooking to be a … Continue reading Sunday’s Sermon: The Nature of Confession