RCC Sermons

The Paradox of Today

June 11, 2017
“Dear God, Give me patience. And give it to me now.” Delayed gratification is so last century. We have the means to get what we want and to get it…
Culture says, "Be happy with what you have." Humility says, "Make the most of what you're given." But Jabez turned all that on its head. He boldly asked God for…
We live in a society that seems bent on trying to emasculate every one of us. Virtually every commercial we see tells us we’re not good enough unless we eat…
I stood at the side of his bed. He didn’t have long to live and he knew it. Hours or days? He wasn’t sure. Soon. And he waxed eloquent about…
Where in the world did we ever get the idea that “the fairer sex” was “the weaker sex”? From the earliest of times, women have been the spine of family,…
In Western Culture, death is not pleasant topic. We don’t want to talk about it; we turn our head; and we spend a fortune trying to look younger than we…
It used to be one of the “why go to college?” questions: “Why am I here? What’s my purpose in life?” But we seem to ask that question earlier these…
Bad things happen. No one’s arguing that. But sometimes life just seems so unfair. The greatest saints seem to experience a disproportionate amount of life’s lemons. And it doesn’t help…
The Easter sermon is typically all about the resurrection of a man who was executed for the sins of the world. But it’s clear that Jesus really didn’t want to…
Success. We admire it. We yearn for it. We work for it. And we deserve it. But somewhere on the continuum between today’s reality and tomorrow’s potential are the mistakes,…