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Church for the Highlands

Church for the Highlands

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Sermons from Revised Common Lectionary and other audio
"Just Generosity"
How and why to excel in generosity with God and others. Sermon from June 27, 2021.
June 29, 2021
Time for Renewal
A sermon on our need for renewal and how to get it. 2 Corinthians 4:13-18
June 9, 2021
Trinity Sunday
Sermon on Trinity Sunday, May 30, 2021
June 9, 2021
"Lighting Up the Darkness" sermon
on First Sunday after Epiphany Sunday, January 10, 2021 Church for the Highlands, Shreveport, LA Rev. Dr. John Henson
January 10, 2021
"When Following Jesus Involves a Sword"
Sermon from Matthew 10:24-39
June 24, 2020
"Well with Jesus"
What we learn from the woman Jesus met at Jacob's well, John 4:5-42
March 17, 2020
“Getting a Life”
Jesus talks with Nicodemus about being born from above
March 10, 2020
“When We Are Tested”
What we learn about Jesus and ourselves from Jesus’ time in the wilderness
March 4, 2020
Listening to Jesus
Transfiguration Sunday
March 4, 2020
"Fixing Broken Relationships"
In his sermon on the mount, Jesus teaches the disciples how to reconcile relationships.
February 16, 2020
"Becoming Effective"
Jesus teaches the disciples how to be great in the world.
February 9, 2020
What Jesus meant by “blessed” in his beatitudes
February 8, 2020
“When Dawn Breaks”
What happens when the light of dawn breaks upon us. Isaiah 9:1-4, Matthew 4:12-23. Am
January 27, 2020
“Come and See”
Jesus calls his first followers
January 27, 2020
Your Role Model for Changing the World in 2020
Characteristics of Jesus our role model for changing the world from Isaiah 42 and Matthew 4
January 12, 2020
When God Gives You an Epiphany
Epiphany Sunday, 2020. Learning from the magi's response to the revelation of the Christ child
January 11, 2020
What the Shepherds Teach Us
Learning from the shepherds' response to the birth of Jesus
January 11, 2020
"What Joseph Teaches Us"
What we can learn from Joseph and his response to God re: Mary and Jesus
January 11, 2020
Finding Joy in Your Darkness
Third Sunday of Advent
December 19, 2019
Deconstructing for Jesus
Hearing what John the Baptist has to say about preparing for the arrival of Jesus; Matthew 3:-12
December 9, 2019
"Anchoring to the Shalls"
Learning from Isaiah how, in the midst of darkness, to anchor to the "shalls" from God in Isaiah 2:1-5 First Sunday of Advent, 2019
December 2, 2019
How a King Lives
Sermon from Luke 23:33-43 on Christ the King Sunday, 2019
November 27, 2019
Being Church in a Post-Church World, Part 2
What the church can learn from Jesus' comments in Luke 21:5-19
November 22, 2019
Being the Church in a Post-Church World
Finding wisdom for the church of today in the words of the prophet Haggai 
November 15, 2019
How to Pray and Not Give Up
Lessons from Jesus on prayer in Luke 18:1-8
November 15, 2019
How Jesus Heals
What we can learn from how Jesus healed ten lepers  Luke 17:11-19
October 19, 2019
"Do This"
Sermon from 1 Corinthians 11 at our Agape Meal on Sunday, October 6, 2019
October 9, 2019
“Whom To Trust These Days”
The psalmist in Psalm 146 gives reasons to trust God instead of powerful people.
September 29, 2019
"The Shape of Faithfulness"
A conversation at the gym and what Jesus has to say about being faithful (Luke 16:1-13)
September 23, 2019
"What Nine Year Olds Celebrate"
A sermon on our 9th birthday. Finding reasons for celebration in Luke 15:1-10.
September 16, 2019
Jesus or Elvis
When the Kingdom of God comes to town at the intersection of a crippled woman and Jesus in Luke 13:10-17
August 29, 2019
"What's Going On"
Jesus says he came to disrupt. Luke 12:49-56
August 18, 2019
How Not To Be a Tone-Deaf Christian
Learning what God really wants us to be and do in our world from Isaiah 1:1,10-20
August 14, 2019
How Not To Be a Fool
Life lessons from Jesus' Parable of the Rich Fool
August 8, 2019
repaired previous podcast: How to pray
Lessons from Jesus in response to the disciples saying, "Lord, teach us to pray."
July 31, 2019
How to handle distractions from what matters most
July 21, 2019
“What I Can’t Do Without My Neighbor”
Expanding our view of neighbor in light of Jesus’ Good Samaritan story
July 14, 2019