“When Something Comes from Nothing!”

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost 23 September 2018 (Jeremiah 11:18-20 Psalm 54 James 3:13-4:3, 7-8 Mark 9:30-37) “When Something Comes from Nothing!” It is not normal for me to give reading assignments a week prior to giving a sermon. Of course, reading and studying the scripture texts before getting here today would certainly help in digesting … More “When Something Comes from Nothing!”

“Repairing the World!”

Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost 16 September 2018 (Isaiah 50:4-9 Psalm 116 James 3:1-12 Mark 8:27-38) [When this sermon was preached it included a PowerPoint presentation that included images takes from the film, “Won’t you be My Neighbor?”] “Repairing the World!” In Judaism, there is a concept called in Hebrew, “tikkun olam,” which means, literally, “to … More “Repairing the World!”

“Ravens, Anxiety and Trusting God!”

Pentecost Ten (Window Preaching Series—Window #3) 29 July 2018 (1 Kings 17:2-7 Luke 12:22-26) “Ravens, Anxiety and Trusting God!” This third window: God nourishing God’s People through the ages, even in the most trying times. This window depicts the OT story we just heard—the prophet Elijah being fed by a raven. That’s the window. Let’s … More “Ravens, Anxiety and Trusting God!”