Sermon – March 17, 2019 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for the Second Sunday in Lent – March 17, 2019 Luke 13:31-35  Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. Throughout the ages there have been all kinds of stories about foxes and hens. Maybe you heard the one about the...

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Sermon – March 3, 2019 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for Transfiguration Sunday – March 3, 2019 Luke 9:28-36 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. Lent has been on my mind. This past week I put the final touches on the bulletin and the Powerpoint for our Ash Wednesday...

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Sermon – February 24, 2019 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for the Seventh Sunday after Epiphany – February 24, 2019 Luke 6:27-38 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. On June 17, 2015 a group of African Americans were meeting for Bible study at Emanuel African Methodist...

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Sermon – February 17, 2019 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost – February 17, 2019 Luke 6:17-26  Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. For those of you who don’t use social media, I should probably begin by explaining what a hashtag is. When...

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Sermon – February 10, 2019 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost – February 10, 2019 Luke 5:1-11 Today we hear the Lord Jesus say two things that the church today desperately needs to hear: “Cast your nets,” and “Do not be afraid.” Simon Peter had been skunked. He and his fellow fishermen...

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Sermon – February 3, 2019 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for the Fourth Sunday after Epiphany – February 3, 2019 Luke 4:21-30 Those of you who remember Paul Harvey on the radio know that he used to conclude all his stories by saying, “and now you know….the rest of the story.” Last week we heard about Jesus preaching...

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Sermon – January 27, 2019 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for the Third Sunday after Epiphany – January 27, 2019 Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10, Psalm 19, Luke 4:14-21 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. At choir practice for Morning Glory this past week our director Verna...

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Sermon – January 20, 2019 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for the Second Sunday of Epiphany – January 20, 2019 Isaiah 62:1-5, John 2:1-11  It is one of my favorite wedding blooper videos ever. The bride and groom are facing each other, the bride in her beautiful white dress, the groom in his crisp suit and bow tie....

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Sermon – January 13, 2019

Sermon for Baptism of our Lord Sunday – January 13, 2019 Isaiah 43:1-7, Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. This past week during one of the preschool chapel services I lead each Wednesday I asked the...

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Sermon – January 6, 2019 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for Epiphany of our Lord – January 6, 2019 Isaiah 60:1-6, Matthew 2:1-12 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. Perhaps the most striking thing about the Epiphany story we hear in Matthew today is how much is NOT...

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