Sermons by The Rev. Phillip Blackburn

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“The Straight Story”

“The Straight Story” The Prodigal: Week 2 Romans 5:3-10; Luke 15:20-32 Rev. Phillip Blackburn May 12, 2019 Don’t you love a good, straight line?  I know I do.  I love a straight line.  It’s so clean and tidy.  When I make the bed, I shoot for straight lines.  When I put on my slacks on […]

“Jesus Loves Who, This I… know?”

“Jesus Loves Who, This I… know?” Psalm 47:1-6; John 20:1-10 Rev. Phillip Blackburn April 21, 2019- Easter Sunday I apologize in advance to all of you who I am Facebook friends with, but my favorite person on Facebook is Lee Fulmer.  A mutual friend connected me to Lee, and now I read all his posts […]

“The Peter Principle”

“The Peter Principle” 1 Corinthians 1:26-31; Matthew 16:13-23 Rev. Phillip Blackburn April 7, 2019 I’ve always been envious of people who get promotions.  I work in a business that doesn’t really have promotions.  I remember when I was first thinking about seminary and they asked me what I thought my career path would be I […]

“The Casting Stone”

“The Casting Stone” Romans 2:1-4; John 8:2-11 Rev. Phillip Blackburn March 31, 2019 (VIDEO UNAVAILABLE) You can see them every week day.  They hang around on the sidewalk, talking, smoking, sometimes just sitting.  They are some of Fort Smith’s poorest, most troubled residents and each weekday they are drawn to the Next Step Day Room […]

“Stone Oaks”

“Stone Oaks” Psalm 91:11-15; Genesis 28:10-22 Rev. Phillip Blackburn March 10, 2019 I grew up in a subdivision named Quail Creek.  Now, this was in Oklahoma City of course and I lived there for 18 years.  There was a small ditch when ran through a park near my house.  The water in it was brackish […]