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Imagined Scarcity, Abundant Reality, II:
Generosity When It Counts the Most

Date: September 13, 2020

Bible Text: Luke 10:25–37 |

In September at Kenilworth Union Church this autumn the sermon series is called Imagined Scarcity, Abundant Reality, which as you can see comes from that prayer by Walter Brueggemann’s that Katie recited so beautifully just a moment ago. We’re talking about practicing the habit of generosity. The Parable of the Good Samaritan Just then a lawyer

Imagined Scarcity, Abundant Reality, I: Work

Date: September 6, 2020

Bible Text: Matthew 25: 14–30 |

Today we’re beginning a sermon series called Imagined Scarcity Abundant Reality. As you can tell that comes from Walter Brueggemann’s prayer that Jo recited so movingly. I’ll explain what that means in weeks to come. We’re going to be talking about generosity in various arenas of life. Today we’re talking about generosity in our working lives.

Loss and Lament

Date: July 26, 2020

Bible Text: Lamentations 3:13–36; Revelation 21:1-6 |

Click here to listen to the podcast of this sermon. God will wipe every tear from their eyes. And Death shall be no more; neither shall there be mourning nor crying nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away. And the one who was seated on

Only The Lonely, IX: The Loneliest Whale

Date: July 12, 2020

Bible Text: Psalm 68:1–10 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. Father of orphans and protector of widows is God in God’s holy habitation. God gives the desolate a home to live in; God sets the lonely in families; —Psalm 68:5–6 If you were a troublemaker and wanted to raise a ruckus, you could

America The Beautiful?

Date: July 5, 2020

Bible Text: Isaiah 65:17–25 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. No more shall there be in it an infant that lives but a few days,     or an old person who does not live out a lifetime; for one who dies at a hundred years will be considered a youth,     and one who falls

Only the Lonely, VI: Even to Close of the Age

Date: June 7, 2020

Bible Text: Matthew 28:16–20 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. Lo, I am with you always—ALL THE TIME—even to the close of the age. —Matthew 28:20 That passage which concludes Matthew’s Gospel is a beloved and integral text that’s often called “The Great Commission.” The Common Lectionary often assigns this text to Trinity Sunday

Only the Lonely, II:
Yea Though I Walk…

Date: May 3, 2020

Bible Text: Psalm 23; John 10:10–18 |

Click here to listen to the podcast of this sermon. “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. —John 10:11 Have you noticed that many people are setting up their home offices during this quarantine in the bathroom? They take their laptop in