One Body, Many Parts

Twentieth in a series1 Corinthians 12:12-31 For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ. (1 Corinthians 12:12) A parable is told about a group of animals deciding to improve their general welfare by starti

Lassie, A Llama, And A Leech

Galatians 6:1-5 I'll never forget my first day of tenth grade. I was starting at a new school after moving from another state. It was a day of loneliness and disconnection for me as I walked the halls alone, sat at lunch alone, and rode the bus sitting in a seat by myself. It hurts to be

Singularly Important

Someone from our church dies nearly every week. If that happened in most churches in America, complaints would be made to the local health department. Fifty-two funerals a year would cause most churches to close their doors forever. But if a church is large enough (and ours qualifies), a funera

On a Search for Significance

On a Search for Significance (Seventh in a Series) Daniel 4 There's an amazing transition taking place among the baby boomer generation in American culture today. It is a move from success to significance. This generation has acquired more possessions, more po

Why God Accepts Us

Why God Accepts Us Fourth in a Series (February, 2003 POL) Topic: Stewardship, Grace Author: John A. Huffman, Jr., Pastor, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Newport Beach, CA Title: Why God Accepts Us Text: Galatians 3:14 Today's message will be quite different from my customary preaching. A