Sermon – February 11th, 2019 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for Transfiguration Sunday – February 11, 2018 Mark 9:2-9 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. I love living on Whidbey Island. I feel very blessed to call this place home. But even those of us who love this place...

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Sermon – February 4th, 2018

Sermon for the Fifth Sunday after Epiphany – February 4th, 2018 Mark 1:29-39 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. It was a small gesture, but it made all the difference in the world. I was in the chair being prepared for...

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Sermon – January 21st, 2018 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for the Third Sunday after Epiphany – January 21, 2018 Mark 1:14-20 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. What words would you need to hear to make you drop everything that instant and respond? If some of us were to...

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Sermon – January 7th, 2018 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for Baptism of our Lord Sunday – January 7th, 2018 Mark 1:4-11  Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. When Jesus came up out of the waters of baptism, some amazing and wonderful things happened. The heavens were...

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Sermon – December 31st, 2017

Sermon for the First Sunday after Christmas – December 31, 2017 Luke 2:22-40 This sermon is presented as a “reader’s theater” dialogue featuring Simeon and Anna. Simeon: I had a dream a few years ago. I was deathly ill at the time. As my children sat at my bedside...

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Sermon – December 3rd, 2017

Sermon for the First Sunday of Advent – December 3, 2017 Matthew 1:1-17 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. As strange as it may have been to listen to that long list of odd-sounding names in Jesus’ genealogy (there’s a...

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