Palm Sunday

It’s a few days before the Passover—the beginning of the final, climactic week of Jesus’ life and ministry. He is ready to enter Jerusalem, and he sends two disciples ahead to Bethphage, about halfway between Bethany and Jerusalem. He tells them you’ll find an ass with her colt. “Bring them. If anyone stops you and…

A Twitch upon the Thread

[Sermon I preached June 16, 2007, at the Houston International Seventh-day Adventist Church.] This moment has been a long time coming.For nine years my wife and kids attended this church without me. I came a handful of times—and I usually didn’t say much. Many of you were surprised when I started attending regularly at the…