Sermons

Experiencing the Reign of God — Sermon for Epiphany 3A (Isaiah 9:1-4)

Isaiah 9:1-4 I have a word of advice to offer anyone staying in a home not your own.  If you’re ...
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Called to Be a Covenant People – Sermon for Epiphany 2A (Isaiah 49)

Isaiah 49:1-7 When Elwood Blues picked up his brother Jake at the Joliet Prison, they set out on a “Mission ...
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A Light to the Nations – A Sermon for Baptism of Jesus Sunday (Isaiah 42)

Isaiah 42:1-9 We need Vitamin D to keep our spirits up, but getting enough Vitamin D during the winter months ...
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Chosen in Christ — A Sermon for Christmas 2A (Ephesians 1)

Ephesians 1:3-14 Back in the day P.E. classes posed certain difficulties for those of us who weren’t all that athletic ...
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Relishing the Glory of God — Sermon for Christmas 1A (Psalm 148)

Mount Shasta from South Gate Meadow Psalm 148 “Praise the Lord from the heavens!”  “Praise the Lord from the earth!”  ...
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To Whom Do You Belong? A sermon for Advent 4A (Romans 1)

Wedding Procession - Peter Bruegel the Younger Romans 1:1-7 It’s the Fourth Sunday of Advent, we’ve lit the Love candle, ...
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Patience Is a Virtue – A Sermon for Advent 3A (James 5)

James 5:7-10 It’s been a while since I was in the pulpit, so I might be a bit rusty. Therefore, ...
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Crossing Over — A Sermon for August 25, 2019 (Joshua 3)

Underground Railroad Memorial, Detroit Joshua 3:7-17 “Shall we gather at the river, where bright angel feet have trod, with its ...
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Wade Through the Waters – A Sermon for Pentecost 8C (Isaiah 43)

Note: If you watch the sermon video, you will notice that I acknowledge upfront the shootings in El Paso and ...
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Neighborliness — A Sermon for Pentecost 5C

Luke 10:25-37 Who wouldn’t want to be a “Good Samaritan?” We’re so used to connecting the word “good” to the ...
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