Santa vs Jesus

Introduction The title of the communion message today is simply Santa vs Jesus So…if you have any small children here today who might be surprised by some of the “facts” about Santa. We will take a look at why Santa appeals to us so much. Then we will see that Santa pales in comparison with […]

The Shepherd who was King

Preparation Prior to presenting the Communion talk, we recommend singing or performing a hymn based on Psalm 23. There are many variations, although Keith Greene’s is the one that moves my heart the most.  Introduction Q. What are some of the most well known images of Jesus? One is that Jesus calls himself The Good […]

Trouble Comes My Way

Preparation for the Communion Lesson Before the communion, the gospel hymn, “Trouble Come My Way” should be sung. Scripture John 16:33 “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” Introduction This communion message deals […]

God is Unfair!

Could not parse XML from YouTube Introduction   QUESTION: As a parent, do you deal with the issue of “unfairness”?   I deal with it quite a bit; usually right after I have been kind to one child, the other child takes note.   The title of today’s Lord’s Supper lesson is “God is Unfair!”   Please turn to […]