Yet some churches do not just celebrate Easter; they live it. . . .
By FOLLOWING, not by believing, they remain open to the possibility of resurrection in this life, not just in the next.
~Robin Meyers

Insights From a New Dad – A Sermon

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It was my first Fathers Day as a Dad, and I had the opportunity to preach at First United Methodist in Wichita Falls, Texas on June 20, 2010.  I felt that much of what I had experienced as a new dad paralleled much of what was happening at the time.  Fathers Day weekend, two years later, not much has changed, so I thought I’d share this sermon again.  The audio is just the sermon.  The video includes my children’s sermon from the same day.

The Scripture text that was inspiration for this sermon is Matthew 18:

1 At that time the disciples came to Jesus and asked, “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” 2 He called a child, whom he put among them, 3 and said, “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. 4 Whoever becomes humble like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. 5 Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me.

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