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Sermon: Nov. 4, 2018

All Saints Sunday I am grateful to belong to a Christian community that honors All Saints Day. This church festival is an opportunity to remember with gratitude those whom we have loved who have died. More than that, it is … Continue reading

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Sermon: Oct. 28, 2018

Reformation Sunday Though we recall him every time we speak our denomination’s name, and though he is credited in many ways with ushering in the modern age, the truth is, Martin Luther wasn’t always considered a force to be reckoned … Continue reading

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Sermon: October 21, 2018

Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost Isaiah 53:4-12 The suffering servant Psalm 91:9-16 You have made the Lord your refuge, and the Most High your habitation. (Ps. 91:9) Hebrews 5:1-10 Through suffering Christ becomes the source of salvation Mark 10:35-45 Warnings to ambitious disciples … Continue reading

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Sermon: October 14, 2018

God wants all living beings to be free. When God’s word makes us squirm, it is because God is peeling back the the layers of what imprisons us, exposing the wounds, for only then can they be treated. The treatment might sting a bit, but God is always working for our well-being, always striving to free us from slavery. Continue reading

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Sermon: Oct. 7, 2018

Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost Genesis 2:18-24 Created for relationship Psalm 8 You crown us with glory and honor. (Ps. 8:5) Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12 God has spoken by a Son Mark 10:2-16 Teaching on marriage I am divorced. Not once but twice. I … Continue reading

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