Our National Sin


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One week ago, the light of our nation grew dimmer. Andrew Cuomo tweeted, Today I signed the #ReproductiveHealthAct – codifying Roe v. Wade into state law and protecting women’s reproductive rights no matter what the federal government does. This is a victory for all New Yorkers. I am curious if it’s a victory for those “almost-born-New-Yorkers?” My stomach […]

January 29, 2019

The Butterfly Effect


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It was in this moment, I witnessed something everyone could not see. I had passed by this way in the same frantic pace like the others and missed it. The crack in my windshield forced me to slow down. What began as a garden snake had grown into an anaconda stretching in both directions, obstructing […]

November 9, 2018

Praying for the Victims of Michael


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After opening my front door, I surveyed my property. Pine limbs littered my lawn. Fortunately, our lights flickered but never went out for any significant amount of time.  Realizing I would spend a few hours cleaning up minor debris, I thanked God for our safety. Returning inside, I turned the television to the Weather Channel. Only […]

October 11, 2018

Chained by Expectations


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A SERMON FROM LUKE 7:18-35 By Kevin W. Bounds Introduction             Expectations can be misleading. I recall when in the parts business as a counter salesman, I would speak with customers all over the southeastern United States. While conversing on the telephone, I would form a mental image of how I thought the person on […]

February 14, 2017

The Lord of the Sabbath – Luke 6:1-16


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THE LORD OF THE SABBATH: A CASE FOR COMPASSIONATE CONFRONTATION FROM LUKE 6:1-16 By Kevin W. Bounds   Introduction In a world immersed in social media and a twenty-four-hour news cycle, everyone has an opinion. Now people can rant online without the consequence. Now people take to the street with picket signs protesting anything. Don’t […]

February 6, 2017

Second Sunday of Advent


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Isaiah 11:1-10 Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19 Romans 15:4-13 Matthew 3:1-12 Isaiah 11:1-10 Isaiah prophesies of a shoot springing forth from the stem of Jesse. If one remembers, Jesse was King David’s father. This is the messianic promise which will fulfill God’s covenant with David concerning his household reigning on the throne. Jesus Christ of Nazareth was […]

December 1, 2016