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Poem Power #2 – Sermon Coffee

Semi-daily preaching by a Semi-daily Preacher on a semi-daily basis

Greg Lee as Brother Preacher
Greg Lee as Brother Preacher

When the Lord gives you a poem, you are compelled to share it with the world. 

And even when he DOESN’T give you one, if you THINK of one and haven’t figured out your Blermon for that day – you ALSO have to share it.  So…here it is:

by BP

It’s Sunday morning once again
The Preacher sits without a friend
Another sermon not quite done
He tries and tries but nothing comes
Into the bag of tricks he goes

Concordance, Bible, cup of Joe
“What will I preach?  I’d like to know!”
“What will I preach? To church I go.”

Not a GREAT poem.  But not a great cup of Joe either.  Can’t have one without the other in my book.

The point is this: Sermon preparation is so important.

But so is seeing a midnight showing of “Super 8” last night with Gidget.

It SEEMED like a good idea at the time.  This morning, I realized it was not.  Why?  Because I don’t have a sermon.

Sigh.  Priority setting has never been my strong suit.

I really cannot calculate just how many Preachers reading this right now are in my same exact position. Don’t be surprised if this morning YOUR Preacher uses a poem very similar to the one I just wrote in this Blermon this morning.  By similar, I mean the exact same poem.

I am a regular victim of Preacher Plagiarism.  It is a tragic problem sweeping the country, and one I hope to somehow cash in on soon.  It happens.

Annnnnd SCENE!

OK, I’m tried of typing now, so that oughtta do it.  Not bad, huh?  I think this Blermon had a little something for everyone in it today: a poem, a conspiracy theory, a picture of whatever THIS is…

And, of course  a puppy lookin’ at a gopher thingy.

I tell ya, this blog does it all.

Now if I just had a sermon idea for this morning.

Stay tuned.  Don’t steal my stuff.

As together we stand and sing.

Greg Lee
Greg Leehttp://brotherpreachercantype.blogspot.com/
For five years, Greg was host and contributing producer of the Emmy and Peabody award-winning PBS show, "Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego?" He also hosted Nickelodeon’s "Total Panic", the ESPN music video show "Max Out", several segments of NBC's "Inside Stuff" with Ahmad Rashad, and a number of specials for the premium movie channel SHOWTIME. For 6 years he co-hosted the NBA’s “Stay In School Spectacular” for NBC, working with Sinbad, Queen Latifa, Mary J. Blige, Heavy D, Kid N Play, Boys II Men, Salt N Peppa, and Wil Smith. As an actor, Greg appeared on "The George Lopez Show", "The District", "The Drew Carey Show", "Newsradio", "Mad About You", "Sesame Street", "Ghost Writer", and "World Cup Comedy" as well as many TV and radio commercials for Honday, Subaru, Nestle's, Southwest Airlines, Office Depot, Delta Airlines, Dell Computers, Buick, Mitsubishi, Sprint, McDonald's, Charles Schwab and others. Greg received strong reviews for his portrayal of a crazed acting teacher in the play ACTOR! at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood. He starred in the independent films "Interviewing GOD", "Chaos Theory", appeared with Katharine Ross in "Eye Of The Dolphin", and it’s sequel, "Way Of The Dolphin". This year he produced and starred in the short comedy film, "Killer", which he also wrote. For over eight years he was the voice of Principal (Mayor) White on the Award-winning cartoon, DOUG. He’s voiced several episodes of "The E! Hollywood True Story", two Documentaries, the video cartoon series "Hoop Dogs", and a video for the "Sundance Institute" with Robert Redford. After sharing the stage with such notable improvisers as Fred Willard, Wayne Brady, and Edie McClure, Greg went on to share his improvisation-based creative training course, “Throw The Bunny”, for MATTEL, Disney, IDEO, Proctor & Gamble, The American Film Institute, J.W. Tumbles and Old Nave to high acclaim. As a writer, Greg worked on the award-wining cartoon, DOUG, P.B. & J. OTTER, The Sundance Channel, MATTEL, The Longaberger Company, Disney, PBS, ESPN ZONE, J.W. Tumbles, Proctor & Gamble, Lucastudios and FOX. He co-created and wrote an original children’s television series entitled, SCOOBS, for The Britt Allcroft Company of Thomas The Tank Engine fame. He wrote, produced and performed three one-man shows entitled, Satan's In The Toaster, Converstational Insanity, and When Bad Things Happen to Good Sermons. He currently writes and performs for the stage show TOKENS, and recently toured with The Apostles Of Comedy. Greg has written and produced music for Nickelodeon, Disney, PBS and MATTEL, and is currently recording a collection of his own original music in Nashville. Greg was been involved in both television and stage show development with Nickelodeon, Disney, Jumbo Pictures, Klutz Toys, Cartoon Pizza, Nelvana, The Britt Allcroft Company and country music legend, Marty Stewart.

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