Browsing All Posts filed under »Sermons«

Sermon – March 10, 2013

March 9, 2013

0

Sermon: The Rich Man and Lazarus – Lent 4 (Full Text) I will start with a brief reminder of a “Creative Expression” that I offered a couple weeks ago. This rope might remind you of the dialogue… it was called the “Cords of Apathy”. I spoke my part of the dialogue trying to use the […]

Sermon – Mar. 3, 2013

March 9, 2013

0

NOTE – The scripture reading (Luke 15:1-32) uses the translation of “The Message” by Eugene Peterson. ALSO – The sermon is mingled into the reading of scripture. ALSO – I have notes only (not a complete sermon text.) The Story of the Lost Sheep 1-3 By this time a lot of men and women of doubtful […]

Sermon – Feb. 24, 2013

February 24, 2013

0

Lent 2 – Parable: A Fig Tree that Bears No Fruit Luke 13:1-9, 31-35 (Phrase Approach – Not a full text) Insert – From the Desk (worship planning), Theme Information Theme Title – Rather see parable as encouraging fruit (not what will happen if NO fruit) Approach scripture with a couple ideas from the end, […]

Sermon – June 17, 2012

June 18, 2012

0

An interesting hymn to sing at this point in the church year… We are in the first weeks of the Pentecost Season in which we think about the working of God’s Spirit among the people of God. We think about the church – being the “Body of Christ” in worship and in the world of […]

Sermon – Jan. 22, 2012

January 23, 2012

0

Do Not Fear From Prayers of Walter Brueggemann  (Chapel – 1978) We are fearful folk, and we dwell in the midst of a fearful people, fearful of our world falling apart, in terror and moral decay, fearful of too many “dangers, toils and snares,” fearful of not doing well… of being found out… of being […]

Christmas Day – 2011

December 25, 2011

0

A Christmas Message from ELCA Bishop Mark Hanson: Video Format Text of Bishop Hanson’s Message ChristPower – A Christmas Poem of Bishop John Shelby Spong

Christmas Eve Message

December 24, 2011

0

Christmas Eve – 2011   The Holy Bible: King James Version. 2000. The Gospel according to St. Luke 2   The Birth of Jesus 1 And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed. 2 (And this taxing was first made when […]