storytelling

A sermon for the 19th Sunday after Pentecost, preached at the 5:30pm Saturday and 8am Sunday services Matthew 22:1-14 The gospels, at their heart, are a collection of stories. Now, this is not a sermon about how the gospels are simply stories that teach us things, but aren’t real, and shouldn’t be regarded as such, … Continue reading storytelling

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i am not a crier, but that’s ok because neither is jesus

A sermon for the fifth Sunday of Lent, preached at the 8am service John 11:1-45 I am not a crier. It’s not that I’ve never been sad, I’ve definitely been choked up before (the opening sequence of Pixar’s Up or the selflessness of Bing Bong enabling Joy to make it back to headquarters and restore … Continue reading i am not a crier, but that’s ok because neither is jesus

wherein clark griswold and joseph (of mary and joseph fame) seem to share a thing or two

A sermon for the 4th Sunday of Advent, Matthew 1:18-25 Perfection. Perfection is constantly hanging over our heads, sitting in the back of our minds, reminding us that there is a little bit better, a little bit more that we can be. Often when we speak of Jesus, we speak of him as the only … Continue reading wherein clark griswold and joseph (of mary and joseph fame) seem to share a thing or two