A sermon for the First Sunday of Lent, preached at the 5:30pm Saturday and 8am Sunday services Mark 1:9-15 17 dead, a dozen injured, that is how we enter Lent this year. 17 dead, literally mowed down by an AR-15, the mass shooter’s weapon of choice, a semi-automatic assault rifle. A dozen injured, forever scarred, … Continue reading wilderness
A sermon for the Last Sunday After the Epiphany, preached at the 5:30pm Saturday and 10:30am Sunday services Mark 9:2-9 “Listen to him!” Listen to Jesus. Listen to the stories. Listen to the teachings. Listen to the parables, the answers, the love, the peace. Listen to him. We are called to listen to Christ, in … Continue reading listen
A sermon for Epiphany, preached at all services Matthew 2:1-12 “Of this gospel I have become a servant according to the gift of God's grace that was given me by the working of his power.” I have become this servant, servant to the message that has been left for me, servant to the power that … Continue reading epiphany
A sermon preached on the First Sunday of Advent, at the 5:30pm Saturday and 8am Sunday services photo credit: Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson One of my favorite things to do as a kid was read Calvin and Hobbes comics. It started as a special treat at the home of a family friend, where … Continue reading the suspense
A sermon for the Second Sunday of Advent, preached at the 10:30am service A messenger is crying out from the wilderness, a singular voice saying prepare. Prepare the way of the Lord. Make his paths straight. Lift the valleys and make low the mountains and hills. Make level the uneven ground, the rough places plain. … Continue reading cry out!