A Prayer of Surrender


A sermon preached at the Antioch Christian Church, Vienna, VA from Ephesians 3:14-21 Surrender—it’s a word that’s defined by Merriam-Webster’s dictionary as verb that means to give control or use of (something) to someone else. And I have to tell you that it’s not one of my favorite words. Oh, I love verbs that are the
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I’ve Made an Unforgivable Mistake . . .

I’ve Made an Unforgivable Mistake . . . Psalm 51: 1-12 Besides the common saying that “there are two things that you can be certain of in life death and taxes” I would add two more things. You can be certain that human beings will do stupid things from time to time and also not
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A New Relationship

Lenten Series– Promises in the Night:  A New Relationship Jeremiah 31:32-34 with Mark 14: 66-72 Lent is a self-reflective time when we are asked to slow down and reconsider parts of our lives that we might just rush through at other times of the year. So, in the spirit of the season, I’d like to
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Beginning With Forgiveness


Back to the Basics Series: Beginning with Forgiveness Matthew 18:21-35 Though we all seem to talk good talk these days about honesty, authenticity, and the like, but I believe rarely any of us say what we actually think—at least aloud. This is particularly true when it comes to the practice of prayer. When we pray,
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Forgive to Live

It seems right on the eve of 9/11 to begin doing some thinking about forgiveness.  Where are we as a nation? Ten years later as a country, have we forgiven our enemies or are we still fixated on making wrongs right? Are we any more free than we were ten years ago? Or are we in bondage to fear, hate and terror? Watch
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