The Year Of The Lord’s Favor

Reading             2 Cor 5:17 – 6:2 Introduction Who could have believed that 2016 would go by so quickly?  Not an easy year by any measure – but another year where God never faltered and never took His eyes off us even for one second.  And so I believe that the best resolution for 2017 […]

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HPC – Advent 1 Holy Spirit

Reading   Luke 3:21 – 21 & 4:1 – 2a & 4:14 – 21 Introduction The other day I was asked why our sermons here at HPC are generally quite short, I replied – There’s a very fine line between a long, drawn-out sermon and a hostage situation.  Well we don’t want to hold you […]

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Freedom Galatians Do Good 09

Reading             Gal 6:1 – 10 I’m sure you’ve heard this same story in different ways – Young King Arthur was ambushed and imprisoned by a neighboring king.  The monarch could have killed him, but was moved by Arthur’s youthful happiness. So he offered him freedom, as long as he could answer just one very difficult […]

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Speaker: Rev. Mark Phillips Bible reading: Luke 19:28 – 46 Sermon summary: Here’s an oldie but a goodie. Two employees are talking. The woman says – I bet I can make the boss give me the day off. And how would you do that – asks the man? So she climbs up on to a […]

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Speaker: Rev. Mark Phillips Bible reading: Rom 12:1 – 21 Sermon summary: I’m sure we all know the story of the hillbillies who came into town (simple people who live away from civilization and modern technology) – a boy and his father. They were amazed by almost everything they saw, but especially by two shiny, […]

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