Peace – Prayer – Joy – Love

Sermons on Peace

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Forgiveness

Forgiveness (Matt 18:21-35) This is getting Personal A personal story of forgiveness What’s the hardest thing YOU’VE ever had to forgive? What’s the hardest thing YOU’VE ever had to be forgiven? Forgiveness is Hard! What does Forgiveness mean? The struggle between justice & mercy Setting things right requires getting all the information, Forgiving someone requires…

Plan Ahead

I tell you, these last few days have certainly flown by. It felt like ten minutes…under water! However, the week finally ended on two distinctly different notes; wonderful celebration for the life of K.C., and then off to Grand Ledge to officiate C.S.’s amazing wedding. As you can imagine, these were two completely different events, each with its own set of emotions.…

God’s Desired Things

Reading: Matthew 5:1-12 (The Beatitudes) In 1927 Max Ehrmann wrote Desiderata, which when translated from Latin means “desired things.” It’s a beautiful prose poem that begins with the words, “Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence.” During my time away with my family, which wasn’t always as peaceful or placid as one might wish, I learned this…