Sermons by John K. McGhee

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Do You Know Emmanuel


Luke reports that our Messiah was given two names by an angel:  Jesus and Emmanuel.  Which name did Mary use while rocking her heavenly baby to sleep?  Why is one of these names English and the other Hebrew.  Which name is mentioned only three times in scripture.  Do the names mean the same thing?  Is […]

Jesus Is Alive


A Jewish seeker once asked a preacher, “why should I believe a bunch of stories about a dead Jew?” The preacher answered, “Jesus Christ is not dead, He is alive.” Was the preacher right? How do you know that Jesus is alive? Listen to members of the Mount Vernon community tell you how they know […]

Slippery Deal


Imagine a love story about a homeless migrant farm worker who gets engaged to her boss through a very slippery deal.  Prepare to be shocked.  Bring your Bible.  I’ll see you soon.  Pastor John K McGhee Last week I found Cinderella in the Bible.  It is a story about how a poor woman whose life […]



If you knew Jasmine, you would know what “Friend-power” looks like and acts like.  If you knew Juana Maria’s story, you would know how crucial it is to have friends.  Imagine living alone on an island for 18 years?  This Bible study teaches why we need friends and how making new friends is natural for […]

Odds of Survival


Make no mistake.  If you live in the Pacific Northwest, you live near survivalists.  You may not see them.  But they are there.  Somewhere.  Close.  Can we learn anything from “Preppers?” Are their odds of survival better than yours if Mount Rainier explodes, a giant tsunami hits, or North Korea attacks? This sermon will answer […]



Two elephants are locked in a life and death struggle for survival. Two world powers are locked in a life and death struggle for survival. Two churches are locked in a life and death struggle for survival. Will they both win?  Will they both lose?  Will one win and the other lose? Scripture: Acts 2:1-47 […]

Total Eclipse


If the moon is 400 times smaller than the sun, how could it block out the sun during an eclipse? Which is the better athlete, Venus or Serena Williams? Have you experienced at least two baptisms? Your answers will sparkle and shine during the “Eclipse.” Scripture: John 3:30 -35 “Total Eclipse” preached by Pastor John […]

God’s Time Clock

God’s alarm clock has been ringing for 6000 years because God’s people have been sleepy for 6000 years. This Bible study takes a look at the special ring tone God has at this time in earth’s history.  We’ll find it by looking briefly at the state of the world we live in, and then focus […]


Jesus almost lost the human race in Gethsemane.  His friends’ brutal treatment was an added Gethsemane punishment Jesus did not need.  He needed intercessory prayers.  All He got was rejection, snoring, and cowardice. Would you consider helping someone overcome his or her Gethsemane this week through significant intercessory prayer and a ministry of presence? Scripture: […]

Revolutionary Brains

Welcome to the only brain rehab clinic open on Saturday mornings in Mount Vernon.  Pastor John, also known as Dr. John McGhee, a health educator from Loma Linda University, will be describing what happens when brains are deformed through chronic pain, sports or war injuries, chemical addictions, mental illness, and daily use of over-the counter […]