Sermons by The Rev. Phillip Blackburn

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“The Samaritan is the Sucker”

“The Samaritan is the Sucker” The Antidote: Following Jesus Through Toxic Times Mark 2:15-17; Luke 10:25-37 Rev. Phillip Blackburn October 28, 2018 Do you ever play poker?  I mean, I know you people play lots of other games, but do you play poker?  I myself am not much of a poker player.  It’s not because […]

“Beloved, Pray for Us”

“Beloved, Pray for Us” Running the Race: Following Jesus Through Life’s Stages Hebrews 12:1-2; 1 Thessalonians 5:12-25 Rev. Phillip Blackburn September 30, 2018 It was a beautiful, sun-drenched, late afternoon in Haiti.  The sun was setting in the west but the light was that near perfect hue of gold that filmmakers and photographers call the […]

“The Kid’s Table”

“The Kid’s Table” Matthew 7:13-14; Micah 6:8; Matthew 18:1-5 Rev. Phillip Blackburn September 23, 2018 There is something in Fort Smith that truly vexes me.  Every time I see it I feel afraid, then confused, then angry, and I see it all the time. If it were up to me, this particular thing would be […]