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The Elemental Spirits, II: Earth

Date: January 19, 2020

Bible Text: Matthew 7:24–27 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. Everyone then who hears these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man who built his house on rock. The rain fell, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it did not

The Elemental Spirits, 1: Earth

Date: January 12, 2020

Bible Text: Genesis1:1–13 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. And God said, 'Let the waters under the sky be gathered together into one place, and let the dry land appear.' And it was so. God called the dry land Earth, and the water that were gathered together he called Seas. And God

A Message from God about Abbey the Dog

Date: December 29, 2019

Bible Text: Romans 8:18–25 |

Click here to listen to this reflection. For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the children of God. —Romans 8:19   God in Christ came to earth to redeem humanity from its brokenness, but in his letter to the church at Rome, Paul promises that all

Stewardship, VII: Community

Date: November 3, 2019

Bible Text: Ephesians 2:14-22 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.   God of faithful surprises, throughout the ages you have made known your love in unexpected ways.   Community is one of the great, good, God-given gifts we need to be careful stewards of for the 80 or so years we occupy space on this earth.

Stewardship, VI: Technology

Date: October 27, 2019

Bible Text: Isaiah 55:1–13 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. Why do you spend your money for that which is not bread, and your labor for that which does not satisfy —Isaiah 55:2   We use the word ‘technology’ in two overlapping but distinct ways. In the older, broader sense, technology is anything human beings

Stewardship, V: Our Planet

Date: October 20, 2019

Bible Text: selected verses from Job 38–39 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? —Job 38:4   A long time ago, the word ‘Stewardship’, a meaningful and integral component of the Christian vocabulary, somehow got handcuffed to money. ‘Stewardship’ became a synonym for ‘fund-raising’. So this fall at