For God’s Glory

Sunday, October 21, 2018: Isaiah 43:1-7, Psalm 105, 2 Thessalonians 1:3-12, John 9:1-12: In the Middle Ages, it was said that three masons were hired to build a cathedral. Each of these three people came with a hammer and chisel every morning and arrived at the hot, sunny church yard to shape the marble every […]

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Our Hope: Children

Sunday, October 14, 2018: Proverbs 22:6, Psalm 131, 1st Corinthians 14:20-25, Matthew 18:1-10: A little boy came home from Sunday school and told his mother that they had just learned a new song about a boy named Andy. His mother couldn’t understand what he meant until he sang the song. “Andy walks with me, Andy […]

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Christians and God’s Ministry

Sunday, October 7, 2018: Exodus 4:10-17, Psalm 121, Ephesians 5:1-14, Matthew 25:14-30: It has already been 3 months since I was appointed to Kilohana UMC this past July. I have been trying my best to get to know as many of our church members as possible. For those of you who I have not had […]

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Church and Mission

Sunday, September 30, 2018 Psalm 147, 1 Cor 1:1-7, Eph 5:22-30, Matthew 16:1-20 Once, Billy Graham told the amusing story of a fire which broke out in a small-town church. When the fire brigade, sirens wailing, arrived on the spot, the minister recognized one of the men. “Hello, there, Jim. I haven’t seen you in […]

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Testing Not Temptation

Sunday, September 23, 2018 Genesis 22:1-14, Psalm 1, James 1:1-13, Matthew 4:1-11 The first census was held in the Bible. It appears in the Bible’s Old Testament Book of Numbers. In Numbers 1:2, Jehovah said to Moses, “Take a census of the whole Israel community by their clans and families, listing every man by name, […]

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