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Message 06 21 20 Priorities (Matthew 10:24-39)

Children’s message: 


Jesus came to bring not peace he said, but a sword… 

Now I have a couple of swords right here 


There was certainly a lot of fighting with swords in those days 

Not as much anymore, unless, you…

Message 06 14 20 Jesus sends the disciples (Matt. 9 and 10)

Children's message:


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Welcome my dear friends, 

My name is Methuselah, 

And you are watching, the Show 

Oh, it has been so long!  So long! 

 Good to…

Sunday Message 06 07 20 Trinity Sunday


Children's message:


What in the world is the Trinity?? 


Many wise and intelligent people have tried to comprehend 

And to explain over the years 

But one way you can imagine (not perfect but just a helpful analogy)

Is with a…

Notes from Message 05 31 20 Pentecost Sunday Acts 2:1-21

Children’s message: 


Pentecost and the tongues of fire: the Holy Spirit

Disciples went out talking about Jesus 

Everyone heard in their own language! 


Jesus loves you, in multiple languages 

almasih yuhabik  (Arabic) 

Yēsū ài nǐ  (Chinese) 

Jésus t’aime (French) 


Message 05 24 20 Ascension and John 17

The other day our outdoor bird cage 

accidentally got left open. 

Rosetta (Yaretzi’s bird) almost got away  

Coco (Natalia’s) was nowhere in sight 

But we could hear him squeaking and squawking 

Up in the oak tree, right next to the…

Message 05 17 20 Commands of Jesus


Children’s message: 

Methusala the Dragon:  Welcome one and all to story time with Jesus of Nazareth, and his trusty sidekick, the Camel who went through the eye of a needle!  I hear them coming along right now… 

Jesus:  Hello Camel…

Sunday Message 05 03 20 Good Shepherd Sunday

Children’s message:  Listening to the voice of Jesus 

I have a very special guest for you!

Methusala the Dragon:  Welcome one and all, gather around while we hear the tale 

Of Jesus starring in his role as the GATE and…

Sunday Message 04 26 20 Road to Emmaus

We can sure get stuck in a rut! 


As someone who writes a sermon message every week 

It is something that could happen to a pastor preacher 

How to come up with something new and creative 

each time?

There are…

Sunday Message 04 19 20 Breath and peace

So… Jesus, Breathes on his disciples… 

C’mon man, not cool, not cool! 

Jesus is not following current sanitation regulations… 

That’s for sure! 


Although earlier he did spit in the dirt 

and made mud that gave a blind man his eyesight…

Easter Sunday 04 12 20

There has certainly been an appropriate vibe 

with the weather and political events, 

For this Holy Week!

We are living in interesting times! 


Rain has been coming down,  

Thank you God; for the rain! 

But it does give things a…

Message for 03 22 20 Jesus heals the blind man - John 9:1-41


This miracle brings to mind a different miracle 

One from the Disney line of stories 


An image of a desolate Cinderella 

Weeping outside with her head on a bench.

– feels like there is no hope 


Her sisters ripped apart…

Message Notes 03 01 20 Temptation LENT 1 Based on Matthew 4

What kind of temptations do we face? 


Probably the most obvious spoken of is sexual? 

Driving down the freeway  

See billboards advertising  

So, in your face about it!  


What others?  





Any kind of overindulgence in material…

Sunday Message Notes (02/16/20) Based on Matthew 5:21-37

I don’t know about you but after reading this passage… 

I feel like a terrible person! 

Like geez louise Jesus, 

you mean even my thoughts and my emotions can condemn me? 

It’s not looking good I can tell you that…