Sermon Archive

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

Catechetical Christmas Carols, V:
Creator of the Stars of Night

Date: December 15, 2019

Bible Text: Selected verses from John 1:1–14 at 8 a.m. |

The most recognized three-word phrase in the western hemisphere is “In the beginning,” the opening phrase of our Hebrew scriptures. “In the beginning when God created…. God said let there be light…. And God said let us make humankind…” The ancient Israelites composed Genesis’ creation story—of God speaking

Catechetical Christmas Carols, I: And Ransom Captive Israel

Date: November 17, 2019

Bible Text: Isaiah 7:1–2, 14; 9:2–5 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Look, the young women is with child and shall bear a son, and shall name him Immanuel.   —Isaiah 7:14 You can sneak important but difficult substances into someone’s system by wrapping them in pretty

Stewardship, VIII: Life at Its End

Date: November 10, 2019

Bible Text: I Thessalonians 5:1–11 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. let us put on the breastplate of faith and love, and for a helmet the hope of salvation.  —I Thessalonians 5:8 We conclude our series of the ways Christian faith calls us to steward all of what we are given. Today we will consider

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.