If That’s What Faith Is Like … – A Sermon On Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16

“By faith Abraham … set out [for a place], not knowing where he was going.” How’s your faith these days? I ask that question because there are events, times, and seasons in each of our lives when everything we thought…

Can I Get An “Amen”? – A Sermon On Luke 11:1-13

“Lord, teach us to pray,” one of the disciples asked Jesus in today’s gospel (Luke 11:1-13). I wonder what’s behind his request. When you reflect on your own life of prayer what do you imagine he’s really asking? In what…

Choosing The Better Part – A Sermon On Luke 10:38-42

“Martha, Martha, you are worried and distracted by many things.”  Given everything that has happened the last couple of months in Uvalde, our nation, and the world, not to mention whatever has gone on in our personal lives, those words…

Reimagining Our Lives – A Sermon On Luke 13:1-9 and Exodus 3:1-15

Photo by Sage Friedman on Unsplash As I reflected on today’s gospel (Luke 13:1-9) and prepared this sermon I thought about the Russian war on Ukraine, the six million covid deaths worldwide, the collision between a pick up truck and a van that…

Struggling With The Cross – A Good Friday Sermon On John 18:1-19:42

Before I talk about Good Friday I want to talk about Bad Friday. That’s the Friday that I struggle with. Don’t you? How are we to make sense of an all powerful, can do anything, kind of God who seemingly chooses to do nothing? That’s the Bad Friday question.

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