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Nov. 19, 2021

Some Gave All

United Methodist Pastor Rob Ernest offers a unique and understandable take of the Good News in each episode of TURNING HOME. Sh…

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Nov. 10, 2021

The Communion of Saints

As an affirmation of faith, Christians believe in "The Communion of Saints". Exactly what that means is explored in this edition…

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Nov. 1, 2021

You're Getting Close

As we used to say on the playground, close only counts in horse shoes and hand grenades. How close are you to the Kingdom of God…

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Oct. 28, 2021


The blind beggar Bartimaeus and "Lucky" the dog have a lot in common as we hear in this episode of TURNING HOME.

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Oct. 19, 2021

Be Careful What You Ask For

If you're not sure you want to know the answer, maybe it's best not to ask the question. James and John asked anyway. Jesus sai…

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Oct. 15, 2021

The Fork in the Road

What do you do when you get to "The Fork in the Road"? The late Yogi Berra would say, "take it!" What did the rich young ruler …

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Oct. 7, 2021

The Family Table

We celebrate World Communion Sunday with the story of "The Family Table" of God, where there is a place for everyone! It's on thi…

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Oct. 1, 2021


God's grace is prevenient, justifying and sanctifying. It's amazing! And we find out what all of that means in this episode of …

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Sept. 29, 2021

Get Behind Me...and Follow

The best way to be a leader in discipleship is by following. But don't just follow anybody. Follow the leader--Jesus Christ. P…

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Sept. 18, 2021

That's Your Opinion

You might know everything there is to know about Jesus, but what is your opinion of him? That's what he is asking in this editio…

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Sept. 11, 2021

One Crumby Sermon

Most of us want a full meal deal, not just crumbs from the table. But a mongrel woman from the Mediterranean coast found out tho…

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Sept. 2, 2021

Dirty Hands

How clean are your hands? Doesn't matter to Jesus. How clean is your heart? That's what matters in the Kingdom of God. Hear a…

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Aug. 25, 2021

A Disciple's Armor

A disciple of Christ must come well-armed if he/she is to win the battle over evil in our world today. How's your spiritual armo…

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Aug. 17, 2021

Doing Jesus

What's the diff between a "doer" and a "hearer" of the WORD? To James, there's a lot! It's the subject of this TURNING HOME cal…

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Aug. 7, 2021

Lose Your Lunch for Jesus

Think you know what the miracle is in the story of Jesus feeding the 5000? Maybe it's not what you thought! Check it out in thi…

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July 29, 2021

God's Fire

"God's Fire" is different from any kind of fire we can produce, It's awesome! But before we ask for it, we've got to know how t…

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July 22, 2021

Good 'Nuff

We can never be "Good 'Nuff" to merit the love of God...unless we fall under the yoke of Jesus Christ. That's what we talk about…

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July 10, 2021

When Pigs Fly

When Jesus comes around, you can expect change to come with him. That's what happened in this story that Luke tells when a whole…

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June 21, 2021

Seeds Over the Septic Tank

We've sewn some seeds these past four years in Lecompton, KS. Now it's time to retire and see what becomes of them. "Seeds Over…

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June 8, 2021

Who's Your Mama?

Jesus asked this question of himself, then answered it in the same breath. "Who's Your Mama" and your brother and your sister? T…

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June 3, 2021

Who's Your Daddy?

In this episode of Turning Home we celebrate our adoption by Abba, our beloved Father. "Who's Your Daddy?" is a question to whic…

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May 25, 2021

Moans and Groans

There were birth pangs, contractions, "Moans and Groans" as the Church was being born. In this Turning Home Pentecost message, w…

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May 17, 2021

As Far As Bethany

The ascension of Jesus doesn't get a lot to press, but it was important, if for no other reason than it gives us a point of refer…

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May 10, 2021

Not Home Alone

A Mother's Day message from Luke along the lines of the Christmas movie "Home Alone". It's an epic parenting fail on Mother Mary…

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