Category: Sermon

Salt and Light

February 5, 2017 Matthew 5:13-20 Grace and peace to you from God, our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. Needless to say, the news of the past couple of weeks has been all over the place. At times, it has been riveting, in… Continue Reading “Salt and Light”

It isn’t Easy to Follow Jesus

January 29, 2017 Matthew 5:1-12 I don’t know about you, but I have always been a little anxious when starting something new. Whether it be a new school year with new teachers, or a new job with several new people to meet. Perhaps, I… Continue Reading “It isn’t Easy to Follow Jesus”

Come and See

January 15, 2017 John 1:29-42 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. How many of you remember the first invitation that you received to a birthday party? Or perhaps it was a wedding or a graduation… Continue Reading “Come and See”

Life in the Water

  Matthew 3:13-17 Grace and peace to you from the Triune God. Amen. The Christmas season has left us. Many of us have already taken down our Christmas trees and decorations and have packed them up until this next year. We will be doing… Continue Reading “Life in the Water”

God Comes Home to Us!

December 24, 2016 Luke 2:1-20 For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all (Titus 2:11). Amen Who among us does not love a wonderful homecoming story? Books are written about them. Movies are made. Songs are sung. Many revolve around the… Continue Reading “God Comes Home to Us!”

Are you the one?

Matthew 11:2-11 When John heard in prison what the Messiah was doing, he sent word by his disciples and said to him, “Are you the one who is to come, or are we to wait for another?” Jesus answered them, “Go and tell John what you… Continue Reading “Are you the one?”

A Call from the Wilderness!

Matthew 3:1-12 May the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, and the spirit of knowledge and fear of the Lord come to us in the proclamation of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Amen. It is usually around this time… Continue Reading “A Call from the Wilderness!”

Are you Ready?

For those of you with children, you may be able to commiserate with me for a moment here. How many of you have had the experience of telling your children that you are going to be leaving by a certain time and when that… Continue Reading “Are you Ready?”

Living in the Brokenness

For many this has been a week to rejoice in our democratic process in selecting a new president-elect to lead this country for the next four years. For many this has been a week of shock and astonishment bringing tears and a sense of… Continue Reading “Living in the Brokenness”

Vulnerability as Blessing

November 6, 2016 (All Saint’s Day) Luke 6:20-31 Let us pray: Dear gracious Lord, we give thanks for the saints that have gone before us and the ones that walk alongside us today. May your gospel that has been spoken and read for centuries… Continue Reading “Vulnerability as Blessing”