Sermons

The Best We Can Be: Easter 4

Easter 4 – Year A
Acts 2:42-47
Psalm 23
1 Peter 2:19-25
John 10:1-10 [Note: All non-scriptural quotations and all biographical data about John Elder Robison in this sermon are from his book Switched On: A Memoir of Brain Change and Emotional Awakening.] Read more

Do Not Let Your Hearts Be Troubled: Easter 5

Easter 5 Year A
Sunday, May 14, 2017
John 14:1-14
May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my strength and my Redeemer. Amen.
As many of you know, I spent my undergraduate years at a very small liberal arts college in Tennessee.
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Palm Sunday: "Walk with me"

Palm Sunday Year A
Matthew 21:1-11
April 9, 2017
“Walk with me”
From the beginning of time, words have formed life.
In Genesis, for example, naming the plants and animals in the Garden of Eden brought them into being.
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Lent 4A: A Pharisee's Transformation

Lent 4 Year A
March 26, 2017
John 9:1-41
“A Pharisee’s Transformation” Read more

Lent 2A: The Circle of Security

Lent 2 Year A
March 12, 2017
Genesis 12:1-4a
May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my strength and my Redeemer. Amen.
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"Behold, I am doing a new thing!

Epiphany 6 Year A Annual Report February 12, 2017 In the Name of God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Amen.  Read more

"Light and Salt"

Epiphany 5 Year A
Matthew 5:13-20
February 5, 2017
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Sermon: "Hearing God's Voice"

This first week in the New Year is notorious for resolutions, especially when it comes to our exercise and eating routines (code for diets). And while I haven’t made a New Year’s resolution in years, just a week ago, the first day of the year, coincidentally, I stumbled upon an exciting new exercise app. So I downloaded it onto my phone. Read more

Advent 1 Year A

Advent 1 Year A
November 27, 2016
Matthew 24:36-44
“Put the book down!”
May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my strength and my Redeemer. Amen.
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Advent 2 Year A

Advent 2 Year A
December 4, 2016
Isaiah 11:1-10
May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my strength and my Redeemer. Amen.
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