Category Archives: Evangelism

276.“FROM GLORY. THROUGH GORY. TO GLORY!” The Easter story in 6 words. (Expanded version!) Part 2 of 2.

“Oh, No!” might be the cry of some English language purists to see the phrase “through gory.” Some might object, “Don’t you understand that “gory” is an adjective? It is inappropriate to use it in this way.” Exactly! Even as … Continue reading

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275.“FROM GLORY. THROUGH GORY. TO GLORY!” The Easter story in 6 words. (Micro version!) Part 1 of 2.

The heading “FROM GLORY. THROUGH GORY. TO GLORY!” The Easter story in 6 words, is a Micro version of the full Easter story. So if someone asks you to explain the Easter story in less than 4 seconds, you can … Continue reading

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273. “Good Friday!” What the “Good” God did for an undeserving world. The truth in Isaiah 44:22 for today!

“I have blotted out your transgressions like a cloud and your sins like mist; return to me, for I have redeemed you.” Isaiah 44:22.  “Will that heavy cloud ever lift?” That was the question in my mind as I drove our … Continue reading

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269. An Alternative Sermon On John 12:20-33. “The Hour Has Come!” (Gospel reading for Sun 18th March 2018)

Notes from a sermon preached at an Evensong service in St Andrew’s Cathedral, Sydney almost 20 years ago.  (A significant sermon in my memory as a Cathedral choir member told me later that as he heard the sermon he gave … Continue reading

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268. Sermon on John 12:20-33. The Importance Of Significant Moments In Life. (Gospel for Sun 18th March 2018)

There have been times in the lives of all of us that something quite significant has happened. Someone said something or did something that had a great impact on our lives.  For good or for evil! Or it may have … Continue reading

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267. A Sermon on John 3:1-17. To Perish Or To Have Eternal Life? [Gospel for Sun 11th March 2018]

The speaker at the small mission hall finished his sermon and asked those present (mainly homeless and alcoholics) to come to the front if they wanted to let Jesus come into their lives to change and heal them. One man, … Continue reading

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258. What is involved in Forgiveness? (A You Tube Skype teaching by Jim Holbeck recorded by The Healing Ministry at All Saints Episcopal Church, Winter Park, Florida.)

In 2015 I was asked to do a number of teachings by Skype to folk gathered at the Healing Ministry Glennon House at All Saints Episcopal Church at Winter Park near Orlando. This was my first effort at trying to … Continue reading

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