Sermon: People of New Life

Romans 12:4-21 The scripture Judy read comes to us right from the heart of Paul’s letter to the church in Rome. If you think it sounds like he’s presenting a litany of instructions for how to be Christian, you’re exactly right: Let love be genuine. Hate what is evil....

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Reflection: Sharing Faith

Note: This reflection is part of our celebration of the ministry of Mary Kae Waytenick. The service also included a handful of exquisite testimonials and, of course, fantastic music. Acts 27:13-25 In the scripture Sylvia just read, we meet up with Paul on the Worst...

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Sermon: Broken Open, Poured Out, Raised Up

Mark 14:3-9 Today we’re continuing the summer series on courage, and you and I know. These days, courage is exactly what we need. In this season of transition, we’re wading into the waters of chaos because we know God is gonna trouble the water. We know this is where...

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Sermon: Lord, Help Me

Matthew 15:21-28 You might remember. There was a Tuesday at the end of December when we had one of those meaningful snow storms. It started early in the day, and nobody was really ready for it, and already the ground was icy —one of those. At about four o-clock, I...

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Sermon: We Used to Fear the LORD…

Daniel 6:1-16 Today we’re continuing the summer series on courage, with a classic Sunday School favorite. Our hero Daniel was Jewish; he was living under Persian rule and working in the administration of King Darius. The Bible says he had an excellent spirit. When...

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Sermon: When the Armor Doesn’t Fit

1 Samuel 17:38-51 Then David—remember, this is the kid who used to play music for the sheep— then David ran and stood over Goliath. He grasped his sword, drew it out of its sheath, and killed him. Then he cut off his head… When the Philistines saw that their champion...

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Sermon: The Life That’s Yours

Exodus 1:8-22 Today we’re beginning a brand new summer series that celebrates stories of courage. Last Sunday in the Children’s Time, Georgia mentioned that one of the most prolific biblical instructions is this: Fear Not. All through the Bible, the angels keep...

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Sermon: When We Knew The Fire Was God

Acts 2:1-21 Can you imagine being in the room on the day when the church got born? Imagine if we were living in Jerusalem, even though all of us were originally from Everywhere Else. We were just in the city for the time being, and we were just in this room, on this...

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Sermon: Mystery in the Meantime

Acts 17:16-28 No one has ever seen God. From the very beginning, human people have tried making idols and images so that we’d have something to see. We’ve tried coming up with names and metaphors. We say God is a father. God is Spirit. God is like a cosmic electrical...

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Sermon: The Holy Spirit Must Come Down

Acts 16:16-34 If I’m going to be completely honest, I need to tell you, the scripture that Mary read is my favorite Bible story. I have loved this story since I first heard it as a child in Vacation Bible School. One of the Sunday School classrooms had been decorated...

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