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A Star to Follow, A Gift to Bear

Date: January 6, 2019

Bible Text: Matthew 2:1–12 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. Where is the child who has been born king of the Jews? For we observed his star at its rising, and have come to pay him homage.  —Matthew 2:2 Everyone had long since gone to bed, but being a what you might call a

Rock Star—The David Saga, IV: Friend

Date: October 7, 2018

Bible Text: I Samuel 18–20 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.   Then Jonathan said to David, “Whatever you say, I will do for you.”  —I Samuel 20:4   As soon as David had finished talking with Saul , Jonathan’s life became bound up with David’s life, and Jonathan loved David as much

Counting On God, VII: Fifty

Date: September 9, 2018

Bible Text: Leviticus 25:10–17 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. And you shall hallow the fiftieth year and you shall proclaim liberty throughout the land to all its inhabitants. —Leviticus 25:10 This is our final sermon in the “Counting on God” sermon series, understanding how the numbers in the Bible can connect you to

Counting On God, V: Twelve

Date: August 26, 2018

Bible Text: Matthew 10:1–4 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. A Moment for Wilderness Reflections: Alexander Dawson, Sydney Durdov, Tyler Hurley, Braden Jones, Tessa Minturn, Kate Savino, Kiley Urban   Wilderness Reflections 2018 Kiley: A week in the wilderness made a big impact on

Counting on God, IV: Seven

Date: August 19, 2018

Bible Text: Genesis 2:1–4 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. This month, two journalists visited Argonne National Laboratory. Argonne was originally founded by Enrico Fermi  when he was working on nuclear reactors as part of the University of Chicago’s Manhattan Project back in the 1940s. It’s right here, in Chicago’s backyard so to

Image of God, IV: The Kindness of Children

Date: May 6, 2018

Bible Text: Luke 10:25–37 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. he asked Jesus, ‘And who is my neighbor?’ —Luke 10:29 On one occasion an expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he asked, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” “What is written in the Law?” Jesus replied. “How do

Image of God II: The Sacrament

Date: April 15, 2018

Bible Text: Ruth 1:16–18; Mark 2:1–12 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.   But Ruth said, ‘Where you die, I will die—there will I be buried. May the Lord do thus and so to me, and more as well, if even death parts me from you!’ —Ruth 1:17   ​​There are probably a thousand stories about friendship in


Date: April 1, 2018

Bible Text: John 20:1–18 |

Thank you to everyone who braved the cold down by the beach this Easter morning. Being so very cold, I cut out a few stories from my sermon, because if you were as cold as I was, you were also grateful to make it back inside just

It’s Probably a Tide Ad

Date: February 11, 2018

Bible Text: Mark 9:2–10 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.   and his clothes became dazzling white, such as no one on earth could bleach them. —Mark 9:4   Apa Sherpa is his name; the world record holder for number of times climbing Mt. Everest. But then, Apa Sherpa beat his own world record again in 2013,