Sermon Archives

March 1, 2020

Lent 1 – Show us your hiding place in the thick of temptation

God’s boundaries are wise and protective. When we push through them, surrendering to temptation, our vulnerabilities are exposed. Show us, Jesus, through fasting and Scripture how we can grow stronger through temptation and remain true to the calling of God in our lives.

March 8, 2020

Lent 2 – Show us the extent of your faithful, loving presence

God calls us out of familiar and comfortable places in our lives and invites us into new challenges, new ways of being, thinking, and doing. As we respond to this invitation, God shows us a deeper experience of Divine Presence.

March 15, 2020

Lent 3 – Show us the Rock of our Salvation from Which comes Living Water

When all we can see of our lives is a pile of stones in the desert or a deep well of pain, God shows us there is water deep within the rocks and wells–the living water of God’s love. We rejoice in the Rock of our Salvation!

April 19, 2020

Seeing Jesus among us

As resurrection people, we are to watch for the presence and life of resurrection among us. God will direct us on the path that leads to a beautiful life. Our role is to: have deep, never ending faith in god be an integral part of a faith community – the beautiful people accept God’s life-giving […]

April 26, 2020

The Difference of the Resurrection

On Easter we celebrate that Christ has been raised from the dead. So what difference does this make in our life? It affects how we practice life, live out our lives, and the decisions we make. We were invited to the following: Live our lives as strangers here. We are citizens of our country but […]

May 3, 2020

Being Real with God

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Today’s Psalm expresses some harshness about life. It’s a Psalm of lament and a cry for help. It doesn’t hold back but states how bad life is. It’s okay to express this to God. It’s important we express our anger, frustration, and fear into God’s presence, especially as we experience the pandemic consequences of our […]

May 10, 2020

Hate what is evil; cling to what is good

In our current atmosphere there is a lot of hate and distrust. Instead we are called to practice hospitality. Clean house and sweep away malice, envy and hurtful talk. Drink in God’s pure kindness. Become a living stone to share God’s kindness and mercy. Hate what is evil. Cling to what is good. Be devoted […]

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