Sermon – July 22nd, 2018

Sermon for the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost – July 22, 2018 Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. Some time ago I was dealing with some really difficult things here at church. It was a hard time and I...

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Sermon – July 15th, 2018

Sermon for the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost Mark 6:14-29 The following sermon was delivered as a mock memorial service for John the Baptist. Dear friends, we are gathered here today to celebrate the life of John bar Zechariah, known to many of us as John the Baptist....

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Sermon – July 8th, 2018

Sermon for the Seventh Sunday after Pentecost – July 8th, 2018 Mark 6:1-13 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. Jesus had just returned from a very productive road trip. He had cast out demons. He healed people. Total...

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Sermon – July 1st, 2018

Sermon for the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost – July 1, 2018 Mark 5:21-43 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. We had a wonderful week of Day Camp this past week. The counselors did a fantastic job leading their groups,...

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Sermon – June 24th, 2018

Sermon for the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost – June 24th, 2018 Mark 4:35-41 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. It must have been a doozy of a storm. Squalls were, and are, pretty common in the Sea of Galilee. As...

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Sermon – June 17th, 2018 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost – June 17th, 2018 Mark 4:26-34 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. One of the things I love about serving this church is the beauty of our sanctuary. We have these beautiful...

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Sermon – June 10th, 2018

Sermon for the Third Sunday after Pentecost – June 10, 2018 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1, Mark 3:20-35 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. “So we do not lose heart,” St. Paul writes in our second reading for today. “So we do...

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Sermon – May 27th, 2018

Sermon for Holy Trinity Sunday – May 27th, 2018 Isaiah 6:1-8, John 3:1-17 Dear friends, grace to you and peace, in the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Two billion people around the world watched the Royal Wedding last weekend. There are lots of...

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Sermon – May 20th, 2018

Sermon for Pentecost Sunday – May 20th, 2018 Acts 2:1-21, Romans 8:22-27, John 15:26-27, 16:4b-15  Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. What is the Holy Spirit? Where can we find it? How can we experience it? What does it...

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Sermon – May 13th, 2018

Sermon for Ascension of our Lord – May 13, 2018 Acts 1:1-11, Ephesians 1:15-23, Luke 24:44-53 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. The first human being to go to space was the Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. After he...

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