a sermon based upon Acts 1:8-26

Last week, we talked about how Jesus had appeared (as the Risen Christ) to his followers for 40 days after Easter, speaking with them about the Kingdom of God. (!)  And he instructed them to wait in Jerusalem – to wait for the promise of...

a sermon based upon Acts 1:1-9

It has been six weeks since Easter Sunday -- nine weeks since we last worshiped face-to-face in the sanctuary. We’ve been isolated from groups of people, in a precautionary quarantine even from our own family members. (!) Yes, parents are...

a sermon based upon Isaiah 6:1-8

Like many of you who are finding meaningful things to do around the house during these past seven long weeks of “sheltering in place” (due to the mandated precautions against the spread of coronavirus), my “to do” list has gotten into th...

a sermon based upon Mark 5:21-43

           Last Sunday I asked: How do we know what is God’s Will when someone is suffering?  It turns out that it was a really big topic… so big that I promised to get back to it again today. 


a sermon based upon Matthew 9:9-13

               While the corona-virus’ mandated “self-quarantine” efforts keep us apart, I get the feeling that we are also “pulling together” as a community. (!)   For one thing, the health crisis has effectively stalled the rancor an...

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