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December 21, 2014 The Gift of Hope

by fccshelbyville

If I asked you to name the essentials of life, what would they be? What is absolutely necessary for people to live? We would probably begin with a list of the tangibles things that we need, such as food, water, shelter, and clothing. As much as we are dependent upon those tangible items there are […]

September 8, 2013 The Gift of Hope

by fccshelbyville

Mark 5:21-43 When I was in college some of us would travel to the border of Tennessee and North Carolina to climb Roane Mountain.  It’s a beautiful spot.  Near the summit was a path that wound through huge Rhododendrons.  I remember hiking to a point on the mountain that was popular with hang gliders.  Have […]

A Well-Ordered Life

by fccshelbyville

One of the things you face when writing sermons is the question of how personal one should be when using illustrations.  By nature, I am not the kind of person who likes to speak about very personal matters, but I want to tell you about a moment that was important to me.  I won’t go […]