Goodness, not Self-Interest, Is Our Truth

Sermon based on I Peter 1:17-22, written by Harold W. Anderson, Ph.D. on April 18, 1999 Let me begin this morning by telling you several different scenarios.  I want you to think about each one and answer to yourself what you think you would do in these different circumstances.  Here’s the first scenario: You areContinue reading “Goodness, not Self-Interest, Is Our Truth”

Rushing Headlong towards Civil War?

Two clergy worry about the divided nature of our country and wonder what type of sacrifice is necessary for the division to be healed.  They worry if it can it be healed or are we as a country rushing headlong into another civil war?  Hundreds of thousands died in the last one.  What will happenContinue reading “Rushing Headlong towards Civil War?”

I Don’t Get It…. Is Heaven Really that Important?

The Church is the Church only when it exists for others . . . not dominating but helping and serving. It must tell people of every calling what it means to live for Christ, to exist for others. In short, it is much easier to see a thing through from the point of view ofContinue reading “I Don’t Get It…. Is Heaven Really that Important?”