Sermon Notes...And More

Click on the “admin” image below for the remainder of the prayer.



Rev. Gene Maddox began his ministry at Oneco UMC on July 3, 2016. Rev. Maddox graduated from Asbury Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity Degree in 1982 and completed his Doctor of Divinity Degree at Asbury in 2004.

His wife’s name is Leslie and they have two adult daughters, Bethany and Hannah, and one grandson, Shane.

Rev. Maddox has been a member of the Florida Annual Conference since 1986 and has served at Asbury UMC in Maitland; First UMC in Interlachen; Trinity UMC in Palatka; First UMC in Brooksville; and Manatee UMC in Bradenton. 

His phone number is 386-546-2733.

Total Forgiveness

It Happened in Sri Lanka, It Can Happen Here. Last Sunday (Easter) Sri Lanka churches were devastated by suicide bombing attacks that left more than 250 dead. Pastor Roshan Mahesen is the leader of Zion Church in Batticaloa, which lost 28 members when a man detonated a backpack explosive outside — But, Pastor Roshan says he forgives the assailants for their heinous actions. “We are hurt. We are angry also, but still, as the senior pastor of Zion Church Batticaloa, the whole congregation and every family affected, we say to the suicide bomber, and also to the group that sent the suicide bomber, that we love you and we forgive you — no matter what you have done to us, we love you, because we believe in the Lord Jesus Christ… Jesus Christ on the Cross… “He said, ‘Father, forgive them for they do not know what they are doing.’ We also, who follow the footsteps of Jesus Christ, we say, for the Lord …


Now there came to Him [Jesus] some of the Sadducees (who say that there is no resurrection), and they questioned Him, saying, "Teacher, Moses wrote for us that if a man's brother dies, having a wife, and he is childless, his brother should marry the wife and raise up children to his brother. "Now there were seven brothers, and the first took a wife and died childless, and the second and the third married her; and in the same way, all seven died, leaving no children. "Finally, the woman died also. "In the resurrection, therefore, which one's wife will she be? For all seven had married her. "Jesus said to them, "The sons of this age marry and are given in marriage, but those who are considered worthy to attain to that age and the resurrection from the dead, neither marry nor are given in marriage; for they cannot even …


Monday Greetings, and welcome to Monday of Holy Week. Would you pray with me?  God of love, joy peace, patience, kindness, gentleness, and self-control, prepare our hearts to hear Your voice. Good Shepherd, we are Your sheep and we long to hear Your voice. Speak, Lord. Your servants are listening. The Scripture is Luke 19:45-48. “Jesus entered the temple and began to drive out those who were selling, saying to them, "It is written, 'and my house shall be a house of prayer,' but you have made it a robbers' den." And He was teaching daily in the temple; but the chief priests and the scribes and the leading men among the people were trying to destroy Him, and they could not find anything that they might do, for all the people were hanging on to every word He said. (Lk. 19:45-48) Let’s respond to God’s Word, with our own words in prayer. Lord Jesus, when we are saved we become many …

Palm Sunday

Click edit button to change this text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo. Hello and God bless you! Our Lord and our God, This Sunday You will ride into Jerusalem – the King on a donkey. You will be hailed and praised. It will look as though Jerusalem has finally got it right. But it will not be so. We will kill You, and You know it. Help us as we approach Your Scripture. Lord, it is hard to read. When they had approached Jerusalem and had come to Bethphage, at the Mount of Olives, then Jesus sent two disciples, 2 saying to them, "Go into the village opposite you, and immediately you will find a donkey tied there and a colt with her; untie them and bring them to Me. 3 "If anyone says anything to you, you shall say, …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *