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May 28, 2023 – Finding the Spirit, Again

Numbers 11:24-30; 1 Corinthians 12:3-13 May 28, 2023 Reconnecting with God’s Spirit   We are here today to settle the age-old debate that has roiled our nation for more than 125 years.  Pepsi or Coca-Cola?  Which is better?  It is strange to me that restaurants...

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May 21, 2023 – Labor of a Lifetime

Proverbs 12:14-28; John 14:1-17 May 21, 2023 How we can do more than Jesus   Have you ever met anyone who just really impressed you with their credentials and accomplishments in life?  For me, that person is Hampden-Sydney’s last president, Chris Howard.  I have...

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May 14, 2023 – Mothers for the Ages

Genesis 18:1-15; Matthew 12:46-50 May 14, 2023 Grace overcomes our parent’s failings   For those of you who have been following along, you know that last week resembled a Mother’s Day sermon, even though I had not planned for that or intended it.  I realized once...

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May 7, 2023 – Where’s the Outrage?

Zephaniah 3:1-8; Galatians 1:6-9; 3:1-9 May 7, 2023 We should be much more upset with what’s wrong in the world   This sermon may have been better next Sunday as it begins with my mother.  I am not sure whether you want to thank her or question her, but a pretty...

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April 30, 2023 – The Scales Be a Fallin’

Sermon – The Scales Be a Fallin’ 2 Kings 22:3-13; Acts 9:10-22   Farmville Presbyterian Church April 30, 2023 What happens when our eyes (hearts) are opened   It is very good to be back with you today.  I have had a busy, exhausting, and deeply meaningful...

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April 2, 2023 – Feeling Pretty Empty

[Sorry, missed the readings and special music today] Philippians 2:5-11; Matthew 21:1-22 April 2, 2023 Finding Comfort in Emptiness   There are all kinds of things these days making waves across the news.  You have no doubt heard about former president Trump...

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March 26, 2023 – When Healing is Not Enough

Romans 6:8-11; John 11:1-45 March 26, 2023 We to live as resurrected people today   One of the coolest tricks I ever saw in school was the day in science class that the teacher brought in liquid hydrogen.  Besides being creepy looking with its mist going...

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