Sermons

November 13, 2017

“What About the Foolish Ones?” ~ sermon delivered on November 12, 2017

Our New Testament reading this morning introduces one of Jesus’ most perplexing parables. This particular passage from Matthew’s gospel is […]

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October 16, 2017

“Idolatry: 2017” ~ Sermon for October 15, 2017

Our New Testament reading this morning offers a third parable in Jesus’ discourse. Today’s lesson is meant as a warning […]

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October 11, 2017

“Lord, Listen to Your Children Praying” ~ Sermon for October 8, 2017

Our New Testament reading this morning offers a timely lesson in greed, entitlement and violence. Jesus uses a parable to […]

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October 2, 2017

“Wandering Arameans” ~ sermon for October 1, 2017

Our New Testament reading this morning provides another example of Jesus offering a lesson supported by a parable that emphasizes […]

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September 12, 2017

“Put on the Armor of Light” sermon for September 10, 2017

Welcome home! What a joy it is to gather with you today. I hope that your summer was rich with […]

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August 7, 2017

“Wrestling the Night Away” ~ sermon for August 6, 2017

Sermon Today’s lectionary readings compliment each other. Jacob wrestles with God and comes away changed and Jesus surprises his followers […]

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July 12, 2017

One Body ~ Sermon for July 9, 2017

  Sermon Well, my friends, I have returned from representing you at the 31st Synod of the United Church of […]

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June 26, 2017

“All Who Believed were Together” Sermon for June 25, 2017

During the summer, I deviate from the Lectionary, focusing instead on parts of the bible that speak to the issues […]

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June 13, 2017

Receive God’s Holy Spirit

Today’s New Testament selection tells of Jesus’ post-Easter visit to his disciples. We heard this passage right after Easter as […]

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