Posts Categorized: sermons

Season of Senses: Sound

It’s fitting that there’s no manuscript of the message last Sunday, so sit back, relax, and enjoy the audio! Click here to listen: 

Season of Senses: Sight

Click here to listen:  In the beginning . . . God saw that it was good . . . God never said it was perfect.  From the very beginning there was room for Christ.   Was the Word and the Word was with God and the Word was God Words are important.  God created through… Read more »

Christ the King: The God Who Is, Who Was, and Who Is to Come

    Click here to listen:  There are some things I can only enjoy once: a mediocre football game, The Da Vinci Code, an easy puzzle.  The first time was enough because now knowing the ending or the outcome, these things lose their appeal.  I’m no longer invested because the unknown ending was its only… Read more »

Longing for Enough Part 1

Click here to listen:  Light—the separation of waters—dry land—sun and moon and stars—fish, birds, animals, humanity–God looked upon creation and said it was good.  It was very good.  This seems to be the understatement of the whole of history.  Shouldn’t have God said that it was perfect?  But God did not.  God said that it… Read more »

Give Them Something to Eat

Click here to listen:  Jesus returns from the land of the Gerasenes, and Jairus, a leader of the synagogue comes and falls down at Jesus’ feet saying, “My little daughter is at the point of death. Come and lay your hands on her, so that she may be made well, and live.”  So Jesus goes… Read more »

Samuel's Ghost and the Witch of Endor

Click here to listen:  The book of 1 Samuel is an amazing story, and this story, Samuel’s Ghost and the Witch of Endor, is particularly fascinating.  It is a tragic story about the demise of Israel’s first King, Saul.  This story begins when the people of Israel demand a king, not so that they might… Read more »

Samuel’s Ghost and the Witch of Endor

Click here to listen:  The book of 1 Samuel is an amazing story, and this story, Samuel’s Ghost and the Witch of Endor, is particularly fascinating.  It is a tragic story about the demise of Israel’s first King, Saul.  This story begins when the people of Israel demand a king, not so that they might… Read more »

Luke's Breaking News

Click here to listen:  Mark begins his Gospel with mystery and immediacy.  Matthew wants us to know that Jesus is a king who offers salvation through willful obedience.  Luke, who most scholars agree had access to both Matthew and Mark, sets out to offer an orderly account of what has been written and said of… Read more »

Luke’s Breaking News

Click here to listen:  Mark begins his Gospel with mystery and immediacy.  Matthew wants us to know that Jesus is a king who offers salvation through willful obedience.  Luke, who most scholars agree had access to both Matthew and Mark, sets out to offer an orderly account of what has been written and said of… Read more »

Matthew's Breaking News

Click here to listen:  “An account of the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah, the son of David, the son of Abraham.” Jesus in the Gospel of Mark seems to appear out of nowhere.  The story begins, “The good news of Jesus Christ, Son of God.”  The story begins so immediately that the opening verse is… Read more »