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A Call to Action (Matthew 5:6-8) – “A Mountain of a Sermon” – 4

Today is the first Sunday of February, the first Sunday of Black History Month. So, let me begin with a quote from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The quote comes from a sermon Dr. King preached on June 11, 1967 … Continue reading

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Life Ain’t Fair (Matthew 5:3-5) “A Mountain of a Sermon” – part 3

When I was teaching Sociology, on one of the first days of class I would ask, “How many of you are math majors, or are seeking a degree or profession where math is extremely important?” A similar question was, “How … Continue reading

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Just Worship (Isaiah 58:1-14)

The story is told of a trembling old man who was brought before a judge after a bitterly cold night for stealing a loaf of bread from a local grocery store. The man pleaded guilty, but added he stole the … Continue reading

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John, Jesus, and Justice (Malachi 2:17-3:5)

It was the summer between my Freshmen and Sophomore years in High School when I “answered the call” to ministry. It was 1981. I was 15 years old. Eight years late, in August of 1989, I started pastoring. This November … Continue reading

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Justice (Isaiah 1:17)

(NOTE: This sermon was prepared and delivered for the first “Dirty Church Conference.” Hosted by OneGen Away at Strong Tower Bible Church in Nashville, TN on September 15, 2018) ______________________________ Justice. What do you hear when you hear that word? … Continue reading

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Your Kingdom Come (Matthew 6:9-13)

When I was teaching Sociology at Nashville State Community College, every semester, during the topic of globalization, I would say (somewhat sarcastically) that you can go anywhere in the world, and in any major city, you will find a McDonalds. … Continue reading

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A Recovering Fundamentalist

Hello, my name is Kevin and I am a recovering fundamentalist. I grew up in a fundamentalist church, and denomination. I was taught that, “those evangelicals,” especially those belonging to the National Association of Evangelicals, were liberals. I was even taught that … Continue reading

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