Love to Tell the Story

Love to Tell the Story

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Sermons, devotionals and other random stories from a New England church pastor Find us on www.facebook.com/LoveToTelltheStory/ Plus, check out our blog at https://pastoralponderings.wordpress.com/ Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/support


Bubble Gum Evangelism
Oct 11 • 9 min
The story of a saint known as “Uncle Herman,” and a pocket full of bubblegum! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/support
The Way… of True Worship
Oct 8 • 22 min
We may have many motivations for coming to church, but the way of true worship begins with ascribing to God the glory due his name! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast:…
On World Communion Sunday
Oct 3 • 8 min
The size, the scope… and the wonder of feasting together at the Lord’s table! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/support
Rekindling the Flame
Sep 30 • 23 min
The faith we’ve been given needs to be tended to… and shared! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/support
Marching, But Not Alone
Sep 27 • 7 min
Memories of marching band season, a fateful performance at a high school basketball game, and a reminder that we can never go it completely alone! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast:…
Adjusting the Bottom Line
Sep 23 • 23 min
About one the more “difficult” stories told by Jesus… and our challenge to be shrewd and wise as we walk in faith! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/support
Daily Distractions
Sep 20 • 8 min
The Importance of *not* missing opportunities for love and care in amidst the distractions of life —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/support
“But When You’ve Done the Wrong Thing…”
Sep 17 • 22 min
About sin, mercy and true grace! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/support
The Right Thing to Do
Sep 9 • 22 min
Philemon, Onesimus, you and me… and how faith impacts real life! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/support
Sometimes It Takes a While to Get There
Sep 6 • 9 min
About Sunday school, confirmation class, and the importance of spiritual formation —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/support
Beyond the Banquet
Sep 1 • 19 min
Hospitality, Humility and the Kingdom Life! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/support
Good Church People
Aug 30 • 8 min
The church is filled with all different kinds of people… and that includes you and me! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/support
Windows of Opportunity
Aug 26 • 24 min
There are times in life and faith when we’re given “windows of opportunity” that require both a decision and action… a time is of the essence! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast:…
Time Capsules
Aug 22 • 9 min
About time capsules, congregational history, and the best legacy we can leave for the next generations of the faithful —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/support
The Conviction of Things Unseen
Aug 18 • 22 min
“ Faith is the assurance of things hoped for…”. In these days of confused situations it’s a vitally important reminder for you and I who walk in faith! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast:…
Practicing the Presence of God (While Mowing the Lawn)
Aug 15 • 8 min
On seeking the Lord in the midst of summer yard work! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/support
Security Blankets
Aug 11 • 20 min
We’re all looking for what can be considered through security in life, but the question is, what kind of security do we really need? —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast:…
“From Away”
Aug 9 • 9 min
The glories of Maine humor, speaking “downeast” as a second language and the true nature of the church! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/support
Parables “On the Pond,” Part 3: The Rocks on the Shore
Jul 22 • 6 min
The kingdom of God is like the huge rocks that line the shore, and which stand firm and strong! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/support
Parables “On the Pond,” Part 2: A Sailboat Securely Tied
Jul 16 • 6 min
The kingdom of God shall be compared to a sailboat tied securely to its buoy, lest the storm come up and carry it away! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/support
Parables “On the Pond,” Part 1
Jul 11 • 7 min
Finding a few new metaphors for God and God’s Kingdom… “uptacamp!” —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/support
Why We’re Here
Jul 7 • 21 min
Christian discipleship as a way of life, of living, and of love… It’s why we’re here! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/support
What You Get From a Garden
Jul 3 • 7 min
The joys of fresh peas, new potatoes and a spiritual garden! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/support
Hand to the Plow
Jun 30 • 19 min
Life is all about the choices we make and the distractions that seek to keep us from those choices… but Jesus reminds us we must always “keep our hand to the plow!” —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast:…
With Gentleness Born of Wisdom
Jun 28 • 7 min
Lessons in faith, wisdom and understanding, learned as a “Cabin Boy” on the coast of Maine… —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/support
God of the Crushed Silence
Jun 24 • 20 min
God comes to his people bringing hope and peace… though not always in the manner we expect! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/support
On (Not) Missing the Wonder
Jun 20 • 7 min
A story about the “Old Man of the Mountain” and on not seeing the forest for the trees… —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/support
After the Spirit
Jun 17 • 22 min
“After the Spirit” comes in power and in love, there’s the church… and we are the church! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/support
Sailing
Jun 8 • 7 min
Pentecost Sunday, the gift of God’s Holy Spirit, and the joy of sailing! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/support
Matthias
Jun 3 • 20 min
As one of two potential candidates to replace Judas as an Apostle, he’s of the great mystery men of the New Testament… but he also represents the need for the church — and you and I within it — to move boldly into the future! —- Send in a voice message:…
Though the Mountains Tremble With its Tumult
May 31 • 5 min
The storms of life are very real but so is the comfort of God who is our refuge and strength! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/support
A Gift of Peace
May 29 • 21 min
About flying, fear and a peace that the world cannot give… —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/support
The Connections That Matter
May 24 • 6 min
Some thoughts on all the connections —especially the spiritual one — that make us who we are! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/support
“And They’ll Know We Are Christians…”
May 22 • 25 min
Introduction and “And They’ll Know We Are Christians…” —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-lowry/support