April 23 Sermon –“The Tricky Politics of Salvation”

Luke 19:1-10 He entered Jericho and was passing through it. 2A man was there named Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax-collector and was rich. 3He was trying to see who Jesus was, but on account of the crowd he could not, because he was short in stature. 4So he ran ahead and climbed a sycomore…

Two Pentecost Sermons–“Prayer Chain” & “For This Moment”

John 17:1-11   After Jesus had spoken these words, he looked up to heaven and said, “Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son so that the Son may glorify you, 2since you have given him authority over all people, to give eternal life to all whom you have given him. 3And this is eternal life, that…

Sermon of May 25, 2014–“To Whom It May Concern”

John 14:15-21 15”If you love me, you will keep my commandments. 16And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate, to be with you forever.17This is the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him, because he abides with you, and…

Sermon of February 26–“Called to Inconvenience”

We began our sermon series for Lent called–The Power of Kingdom Living–and the focus is how to live day by day in a complex, confusing world. My focus this week was a little known prophet, Miciah ben Imlah from 1 Kings Chapter 22. He prophesied about the truth, even though he knew it might cost…