Sermon – September 23, 2018 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for the Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost – September 23, 2018 Mark 9:30-37 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. A few weeks ago there was a big outcry in England over an advertising campaign by the National Health...

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Sermon – September 16, 2018 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost – September 16, 2018 Mark 8:27-38 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. Many years ago when I was in seminary there was a big story going around about a Christian church in...

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Sermon – September 2nd, 2018 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for the Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost – September 2, 2018 James 1:17-27, Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. School starts again this week, and you can bet that the fall cold...

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Sermon – August 26th, 2018 (Audio & Print)

Sermon for the Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost – August 26th, 2018 John 6:56-69 Dear friends, grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. Today we hear one of the saddest lines in all of scripture: “Because of this, many of Jesus’ disciples...

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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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