Sermons from September 2015

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A Chance Encounter


Genesis 14 Have you ever had a chance encounter with someone you didn’t expect – maybe even someone famous? My boys and I were in a hotel parking lot, headed to our car, when we ran into one of the starting pitchers for the Astros in the late 80’s. On another day, I was attending […]

Oh What a Tangled Web We Weave…


Genesis 12:4-20 You may recall the famous quote from Walter Scott (from his work, Marmion, 1808), “Oh!  What a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive.” People use deception for a variety of reasons, and the practice is nothing new. Abram, an Old testament hero, is guilty of using it as he […]

“X” Marks The Spot


Genesis 11:10-12:3 You’re walking along a unexplored beach on an island in the South Pacific. You discover a bottle previously hidden under some kelp-covered rocks. Inside, you find a map with a red “X” on it. You realize you’ve discovered a treasure map, and the “X’ marks the treasure. Everything else on the map makes […]