Easter Sermon: He is Risen—April 1, 2018

Today is the highest feast day in the church year. It is the reason why the Christian Church exists. We have now finished the …
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Sermon: Getting Angry—March 4, 2018

As a kid growing up in a rough neighborhood we were taught in school not to get angry. It was kind of hard to …
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Sermon: Bottomless Pits—February 4, 2018

In Mark 1: 29-39 Jesus travelled all over the countryside healing and casting out demons. Jesus left the Synagogue and went to the house …
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Sermon: Baptism—January 7, 2018

We are going to look at the second part of today’s gospel. It is Mark 1: 9-11. It says, “ At that time Jesus …
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Christmas Sermon: Peace—December 24, 2017

In the world’s view peace is the absence of violence. I’m afraid that throughout our human history there really hasn’t been peace. Just look …
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Sermon: The Sheep and the Goats–November 26, 2017

I have some good and bad stories about sheep and goats. Sheep have their babies in the dead of winter. I had to chase …
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Sermon: John the Baptist Prepares the Way—December 6, 2015

There is a song by Michael W. Smith. It is called, “Prepare ye the way.” The first stanza says “ Give thanks to the …
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Sermon: Take Time—November 29, 2015

Today is the first Sunday of Advent. Advent is the Season before Christmas. It is a season of prayer and waiting and preparing our …
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Sermon: Jesus is Above the Angels and We are Below—October 4, 2015

Angels are an interesting bunch of beings. We see them in many different ways. The Arch Angel Gabriel announced to Mary that she would …
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Sermon: Suffering is Part of the Journey — September 13, 2015

Mark 8: 27-38 has three distinct parts. The first thread is called the Great Confession of Peter. Jesus asked the Disciples who people thought …
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Sermon: Brokenness, Faith and Healing — September 6, 2015

Unless you have been living under a rock, you have come to the realization that this is a broken world that we live in …
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Sermon: Run Away, Run Away—August 23, 2015

I used to love watching Monty Python movies and the “Flying Circus” series on PBS. They would get me laughing so hard that my …
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Sermon: Fingers Pointed — June 7, 2015

Mark 3: 20-35 offers a lot to ponder seriously. Jesus entered a house and a crowd followed. It was so crowded that the Disciples …
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Sermon: Two by Two: July 5, 2015

Mark 6: 1-13 talks about a prophet without honor and Jesus sending out the twelve. There is a saying that you can never go …
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Sermon: Humility and Healing — June 28 2015

I just began using the oil that Bishop Skip blessed for use in the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick. Healing is an important …
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Sermon: Sailing the Stormy Seas — June 21, 2015

As part of the human race, we all have storms in our lives. We have our global warming, floods, droughts and famine storms. We have …
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Sermon: Sowing Seeds — June 14, 2014

Many times we don’t have any idea about the seeds we sow.  We need to be intentional about what we do and say. We …
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Sermon: Nicodemus Pondered — May 31, 2015

It is a little tricky to try to put together a sermon for today. In the Church year it is Trinity Sunday. The gospel …
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Sermon: A Community of Believers— May 17, 2015

Community is defined as “a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests and goals. In a geographic sense …
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Sermon: Love, Love, Love — May 10, 2015

The Beatles had a hit with “All you need is Love.” The chorus repeated Love, Love, Love….. Love is all you need. All you …
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