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Sermon: Third Sunday in Lent

Do people get what they deserve? How do you answer that question? Does what goes around always come around? If you are in pain now, do you believe that you must have done something to bring grief upon yourself? If we are good, do good things happen to us, and if we are bad, do bad things happen to us? Continue reading

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Sermon: Third Sunday of Advent 2015

December 13, 2015 In these final few weeks of 2015, articles highlighting the Best of… and the Worst of… are starting to appear. People are taking stock and summing up. There is a sense of finality and closure. Beyond that, … Continue reading

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Sermon: Second Sunday of Advent

December 9, 2012 Malachi 3:1-4 Luke 1:68-79 Philippians 1:3-11 Luke 3:1-6 While the world outside the church is a winter wonderland, and every radio station plays songs announcing that all is merry and bright, inside, we hear two prophets declaring … Continue reading

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Taking on something for Lent

Contrary to the popular understanding that Lent is Latin for “time-to-mope-and-sing-hymns-about-sin-in-a-minor-key,” the word lent actually means spring.  It is a time of renewal and new life!  Lent is a time in the church year during which we are encouraged to slow down and dig deep, … Continue reading

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