Sermon – October 13, 2019 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for the Eighteen Sunday after Pentecost – October 13, 2019 Luke 17:11-19  Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. A few years ago, Christian author Anne Lamott published a book called, “Help, Thanks, Wow: The Three...

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Sermon – October 6, 2019 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost – October 6, 2019 Luke 17:1-10  Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. About a year ago, an African American man named Botham Jean was eating ice cream in his apartment when...

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Sermon – September 22, 2019 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for the Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost – September 22, 2019 Luke 16:1-13 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. One of the great archetypes in all of storytelling is the antihero.  An antihero is a character who is...

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Sermon – September 8, 2019 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for the Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost – September 8, 2019 Luke 14:25-33 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. One of the longest running and most successful ad campaigns in history is the Mastercard “priceless”...

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Sermon – September 1, 2019 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for the Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost – September 1, 2019 Luke 14:1, 7-14  Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. Who you eat with matters. And not only that, but where you sit when you are eating with others also...

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Sermon – August 25, 2019

Sermon for the Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost – August 25, 2018 (Church Picnic Service) Luke 13:10-17 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. This text came alive for me in a powerful way this week. You see, I’ve been...

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Sermon – August 18, 2019

Sermon for the Tenth Sunday after Pentecost – August 18, 2019 Luke 12:49-56 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. Fire can be the most terrifying thing in the world.  Thankfully we’ve had a pretty mild fire season so far...

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Sermon – August 11, 2019 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost – August 11, 2019 Genesis 15:1-6, Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16, Luke 12:32-40 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. We live in a time of fear. This is especially true after the mass...

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Sermon – August 4, 2019 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost – August 4, 2019 Luke 12:13-21 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. When I read through the parable of Jesus we hear this morning, I couldn’t help but think about the many...

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