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To David Crank Be All the Glory

To David Crank Be All the Glory

Your browser does not support the HTML 5 audio tag. Click Here to Download this episode Program segments: • Four Blood Moons Distraction • To David Crank Be All the Glory • Joyce Meyer’s Subtle Twist • Sermon Review: Wholeheartedly…
Trinity 17 to the End of the Church Year Reflections Now Available

Trinity 17 to the End of the Church Year Reflections Now Available

Higher Things is pleased to announce the next set of Daily Reflections for the remainder of the Church Year. Covering October 12 through November 29, 2014, these daily devotions deliver Jesus and the hope of eternal life in Him as the Church Year win…

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The Curse of Bar-Jesus

4 So, being sent out by the Holy Spirit, they went down to Seleucia, and from there they sailed to Cyprus. 5 When they arrived at Salamis, they proclaimed the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews. And they had John to assist them. 6 When they had …
The God whose foolishness is the wisdom of salvation. . .

The God whose foolishness is the wisdom of salvation. . .

Sermon for Pentecost 17, proper 22A, preached on Sunday, October 5, 2014.    Most of us prefer to be thought of as mistaken rather than foolish.  We do not abide fools.  Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me.  But today we encounter a parable of a fool – the kind none of us wants to be and yet the kind of fool we depend upon to be saved.    A vineyard owner gives his property over to tenants for a share of the fruit of the vineyard as his rent.  When he goes to collect it, he loses at least three servants and finally his son trying to get what is his.  We would call. . . Read All
Felt Needs. . . and Grace

Felt Needs. . . and Grace

We hear a great deal about the need for the Church to be relevant, to know and connect with the felt needs of people, and to change to fit the changing desires and circumstances of people, culture, and society.  It is the drum beat of transformational change, without which the Church will die (at least in the prophetic view of the church growth gurus).  We have watched as congregational size effectively ditched the mid-size parish in favor of either a very small church (with 100 or less on Sunday morning) or a very large mega church (with more than 1,000 on Sunday morning).  We have seen worship transformed from liturgy to entertainment, from a participatory to a spectator orientation, and. . . Read All
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