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  • Sermon: The Best Highway
    December 10, 2017 Isaiah 40:1-11 It’s almost a rule of thumb, that the wider the highway, with more lanes for cars and trucks and motorcycles and no place for pedestrians, the wider the highway, the slower it moves. And I’m not talking about the fifteen mile an hour speed limit at the airport. The wide […]
  • Sermon: Attention, Distraction, Attention, Distraction
    December 3, 2017 First Sunday of Advent Mark 13:24-37 I know. I’ve been merrily wishing you a Happy New Year, since the Church’s worship year begins with Advent, and then we get to the Scriptures and it seems like we’ve hardly changed our focus at all. Two weeks ago we heard Jesus’ parable of the […]
  • Sermon: Compassion is the Standard
    November 26, 2017 Matthew 25:31-46 With this story, Matthew wrapped up his account of Jesus’ teaching. In the next chapter, Matthew turned to the closing days of Jesus’ life: his anointing at Bethany, the Last Supper, his prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane, and his arrest, trial, and crucifixion. For the last two weeks, we’ve […]
  • Sermon: Hide It Under a Bushel? No!
    November 19, 2017 Matthew 25:14-30 Hide it under a bushel? No! I’m gonna let it shine! Hide it under a bushel? No! I’m gonna let it shine! Hide it under a bushel? No! I’m gonna let it shine! Let it shine! Let it shine! Let it shine! That’s one of my favorite verses of “This […]
  • Sermon: Is There Forgiveness?
    November 12, 2017: Loyalty Sunday Matthew 25:1-13 Is there forgiveness? That’s the inescapable question for those reading this passage about the wise and foolish bridesmaids. Is there forgiveness? Because it seems so harsh. So unforgiving. So… final. Granted, they had missed their chance. The custom in those days was for the bridesmaids to wait with […]

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