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Entries from October 2009

generosity and mission: 1 Kings 17:8-16

October 27th, 2009 by isaac · No Comments

I wrote a short meditation on I Kings 17:8-16 for Mission Sunday in the Mennonite Church USA, which is Nov. 8th, 2009. Below is an excerpt. If you want the whole thing, as well as some other sermon starters by Mennonite pastors, check out the Mennonite Mission Network’s Mission Sunday webpage. Elijah becomes a beggar, […]

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a baby’s slave

October 20th, 2009 by isaac · No Comments

I think I’m going to start publishing my full sermons at my church’s website. So, below is an excerpt from the sermon. If you want to read the whole thing, follow this link: A Baby’s Slave. It was a sermon for our baby consecration service. But Jesus scolds his disciples. “Let the little children come […]

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Broken visions

October 12th, 2009 by isaac · No Comments

Title: Broken visions Texts: Heb 1:1-4, 2:5-12; Ps 26; Job 1:1, 2:1-10 Date: Oct 4, 2009 Author: Isaac Villegas How to go on when our world gets turned upside down? How to make sense of our life when everything collapses? How to put one foot in front of the other when nothing makes sense anymore? […]

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Re-Membering the Body of Christ

October 2nd, 2009 by Jason · 2 Comments

(below’s a recent sermon I preached.  for those interested the podcast & video are on my church’s website) When my wife and I got married eight years ago we of course thought about using this passage as our text for the service.  And why not?  It’s all about love (though it doesn’t mention marriage, and […]

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