Category Archives: Sermons

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

Posted in News, Sermons

Sermon: Sept. 30, 2018

Sometimes church people doubt one another’s commitment to the church, or even to Christ, because we cannot see what they see the way they see it. We like different hymns and enforce different laws. There are times when it physically hurts me to hear some people identified as Christian, I feel so far away from what they teach. But remember that Eldad and Medad didn’t walk the orthodox way, and they were still doing God’s work. The unnamed man in the Gospel wasn’t one of the twelve, but he grasped enough of Jesus’ message to apply it for the common good in his own way. Continue reading

Posted in News, Sermons | Tagged , ,

Sermon: Sept. 16, 2018

Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost Isaiah 50:4-9a The servant is vindicated by God Psalm 116:1-9 I will walk in the presence of the LORD. (Ps. 116:9) James 3:1-12 Dangers of the unbridled tongue Mark 8:27-38 Peter’s confession of faith “Who do … Continue reading

Posted in News, Sermons | Tagged , , ,

Sermon: Sept. 9, 2018

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost Isaiah 35:4-7a Like streams in the desert, God comes with healing Psalm 146 I will praise the LORD as long as I live. (Ps. 146:2) James 2:1-17 Faith without works is dead Mark 7:24-37 Christ healing … Continue reading

Posted in News, Sermons | Tagged , , ,

Sermon: September 2, 2018

Christian religion is not all about the rules. Being Christian is all about Jesus! Specifically, it is about Jesus embracing us and loosing the ties that keep us bound. It’s about Jesus liberating us to be creative and joyful in our embodying the things that make for true religion, and forgiving us when we miss the mark. It’s about Jesus empowering us to get up again tomorrow and try again, differently. Continue reading

Posted in News, Sermons