Sermons

February 21, 2021 – Now for Something Completely Different

Psalm 50:1-6; Mark 9:2-10 February 21, 2020 - Transfiguration Psalm 50 If that is David’s psalm, 900-1000 years later, God did shine forth. Mark 9 Jesus shone forth.  Through God’s present Holy Spirit, the glory of God in Christ shone forth.  What is that shining all...

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January 30, 2021 -Is Jesus a Cheat?

Mark 1:40-45; Leviticus 14:1-32 January 31, 2021   — How much do you have to do to earn God’s approval? Last week I shared a nightmare of mine; this week is what actually happened.  When I was a teenager, I was very, very involved in my family’s church in Richmond. ...

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January 24, 2021 – We Are Done with Church (for Now)

Isaiah 1:11-17; Mark 1:14-2021-30 January 24, 2021 — Glorifying God and enjoying God forever As you might imagine, this is the preacher’s nightmare.  I have had nightmares in which I was travelling to lead worship in different churches as a pulpit supply and I arrive...

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January 17, 2021 – Repent for the Beginning is at Hand!

Jeremiah 3:11-18; Mark 1:14-20 January 17, 2021 — Repenting in the Face of Newness   Perhaps if I had invested more time in my sermon for today, I could have created one of those double placards that I could have worn over my clothes reading that we need to...

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January 10, 2021 – Wet behind the Ears

January 10, 2021 Genesis 1:1-5; Mark 1:4-11 January 10, 2021   — We are a Baptized People   Believe it or not it is something of a hard time to write a sermon.  There is a lot rolling around out there in the political climate, the health situation, and the daily,...

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January 3, 2021 – King of Whom?

Psalm 72; Ephesians 3:1-12 January 3, 2021   — Christ the King at Epiphany   I have to imagine that when those Arab astrologer magi, whom we call the wise men, came to honor the young Jesus, it did not look exactly like the scene we often imagine.  They had no...

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