First Sunday of Advent 28 November 2010 (Isaiah 2:1-5 Psalm 122 Romans 13: 11-14 Matthew 24: 36-44) We just heard one of those Gospel texts I love to avoid! I think I consented to preach this weekend before I saw what the text was! Did you really hear what this Gospel text is saying?
Children’s Message Advent 1 – November 28, 2010 There was an ox whose name was Ollie. He lived with an innkeeper. Ollie was very strong. He had some very important work to do for the innkeeper – he pulled the plow; he pushed the water wheel. One day, however, Ollie hurt his foot. He wasn’t … More Ollie the Ox – Waiting
Christ the King – A New Kind of King November 20-21, 2010 Jeremiah 23:1-6 Kings and queens, princes and princesses have been in the news a lot lately. Whether you’re a great fan of the British royal family or not, I doubt many here missed the fanfare in announcing the royal engagement of Prince … More A New Kind of King
Dialogue sermon by Rev. Dr. Gerald Christianson and Minister of Music Timothy Braband Tim: Something strange is going on here. Jerry: You mean that you’re doing a sermon? Or that I might direct the choir! Tim: Nice try, but not a chance! No, I mean that our assigned topic is “Re-pitching the Tent,” but the … More Re-Pitching the Tent
All Saints Sunday 7 November 2010 (Daniel 7:1-3, 15-18 Ephesians 1:11-23 Luke 6:20-31) “Dancing Saints!” I remember as a little boy one day I was riding in the car with my mom and my great aunt. We called her “Aunt Carrie.” Aunt Carrie asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, and … More Dancing Saints