Homily Pray for Charleston Pray for Charleston Richard Niell Donovan (This is an email sent to SermonWriter subscribers in response to the murder of nine members of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church on June 17, 2015.) PLEASE PRAY for the families of the victims of the recent shooting in South Carolina—and [...]
It's a miracle. Death isn't death and emptiness anymore. Death is now life. I will never be the same again, and the world…the world will never again be the same.
Sermon Matthew 2:16-23 When God's Heart Breaks A response to the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting. By Dr. Michael Brown
Sermon John 1:1-18 When God's Heart Breaks Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Christopher L. Miller In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth through His Word. When he had created the heavens and the earth and all [...]
Sermon Luke 3:7-18 What Should We Do? A response to the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting. Biblical Commentary Children's Sermons Hymn Lists Luke 3:7-18 What Should We Do? Pastor Harvard Stephens, Jr. Today I truly believe that God wants me to say something about the tragedy that occurred this past Friday in Newtown, CT, at [...]
Sermon A Voice for the Gloom Various scripture verses A response to the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting. Biblical Commentary Children's Sermons Hymn Lists A Voice for the Gloom Wendell Griffen Jeremiah 31:15 Thus says Yahweh: A voice is heard in Ramah, lamentation, and bitter weeping, Rachel weeping for her children; she refuses to be [...]
Sermon Romans 8:31-39 This Is Not Camelot Preached in response to Hurricane Katrina Biblical Commentary Children's Sermons Hymn Lists Romans 8:31-39 This Is Not Camelot The Rev. Dr. Amanda J. Burr In response to the Newtown Massacre NOTE: Dr. Burr began this sermon by quoting the lyrics to the musical song, "Camelot." I don't [...]
If there was ever a time for fear, it is now. I have a grandson and another on the way. What kind of world are we giving them? How many times this week has that question been asked by you and everyone else in the world who loves freedom? What kind of world are we giving those who follow us?
"Mom," he typed, "you know I don't go to church anymore. But I've been reading a lot and I read in the Gospel of Thomas that you can find God under a rock or in a tree." I couldn't resist and quickly typed back, "So are you going to a rock or a tree tomorrow?"
Quodvultdeus, bishop of Carthage in the fifth century, asked: "Why are you afraid, Herod, when you hear of the birth of a king? He does not come to drive you out, but to conquer the devil. But because you do not understand this, you are disturbed and in a rage. and to destroy one child whom you seek, you show your cruelty in the deaths of so many children."