Sermon Archives

December 12, 2021

A Fear of Commitment

God is wholly committed to God’s people. God chose to come to us in physical, human form to be Immanuel, God with us. God added human nature to God’s divine nature, accepting our weaknesses, frailties, and dependencies to show God’s solidarity with humankind. God fully embraced our human experience to overcome our faults and offenses. […]

December 5, 2021

Making Peace With Fear

Fear is a part of human life, and human beings are adept at making anxious mountains out of mole hills. We cannot expect to live free from fear and anxiety; but how we choose to handle those fear-filled and anxious-ridden moments makes the difference in how we live our life. When we accept the fickleness […]

November 28, 2021

Afraid to Hope

Hope is grounded in possibility…not what we can achieve, but what God can make possible in and through and for us. When Zechariah and Elizabeth were afraid to hope, God delivered on the promise of a child. When Red was afraid to hope, the parole board gave him a new lease on life. When Susie […]

November 21, 2021

The Riddler

There is an old “truism” that proposes: “There is no more pain in the world than one person can bear. But all the world’s pain can be contained in one cry.” The New Testament bears witness to this aspect of the truth by both opening and closing with tears. The gospels begin with a cry: […]

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