Sermon Archive

A Theology of Swarminess

Date: December 31, 2017

Bible Text: Genesis 1:20–28 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.   So God created the great sea monsters and every living creature that moves, of every kind, with which the waters swarm, and every winged bird of every kind. And God saw that it was good. —Genesis 1:21   Don’t you love the way the

Christus Paradox, II: Earthly Jesus, Cosmic Christ

Date: December 3, 2017

Bible Text: Philippians 2:5–13 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.   Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus, —Philippians 2:5 This season our Advent worship is shaped by the hymn, Christus Paradox, we sang in response to Advent candle lighting and will conclude in response to this sermon.  As Bill introduced

Christus Paradox, I: Beyond Us and Beside Us

Date: November 26, 2017

Bible Text: Isaiah 64:1–9 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.   O that you would tear open the heavens and come down, So that the mountains would quake at your presence—    Isaiah 64:1 CHRISTUS PARADOX Sung to the tune PICARDY (“Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence”) Text written by United Church of

Stained Glass, IX: God’s a Methodist

Date: November 12, 2017

Bible Text: Luke 24:13–35 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.   They said to each other, “Were not our hearts burning within us while he was talking to us on the road, while he was opening the scriptures to us?”  —Luke 24:32   So today I want to tell you that Methodists have a unique color

Stained Glass, VII: Why We Should All Be Lutherans

Date: October 29, 2017

Bible Text: Romans 1:16–17; 3:19–24 CEB |

Click here to listen to this sermon. For I am not ashamed of the gospel; it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who has faith, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.—Romans 1:16   Call to Worship In the year of our Lord 1516, a pious and scholarly