Sermons

September 27, 2020 – Looking for a Good Shepherd

1 Samuel 16:1-13; John 10:1-16 — Calling the Next Pastor I almost did not make it with you today.  This last week in light of the continued craziness with politics and life in today’s America, I threatened to go home and hide under the sheets until the world works...

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September 20, 2020 – Someone Pick Up the Phone

Exodus 3:7-15, 4:1-17; Mark 16:1-4 September 20, 2020 — Answering God’s Call   Hopefully, if you were here last Sunday or listened to the sermon from last week on our website, you will agree with me that God still chooses us for things – maybe even for all kinds...

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September 13, 2020 – God’s Peanut Butter People

  Judges 6:11-14, 7:1-7; Mark 1:16-20 — Looking for God’s Call Choice is a powerful and wonderful thing.  It is one of the quintessential qualities of being a human, something that makes our minds worth having.  Not only that, we can often create more choices...

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September 6, 2020 – The Whole Enchilada

Daniel 2:36-40, 44-45; Matthew 13:24-33, 44-51 — Exhibition of the Kingdom of Heaven I need to be real with you, sisters and brothers.  Yes, that may sound strange.  I would like to think I am authentic and honest with you every Sunday and all the days in between, but...

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August 30, 2020 – There is a Balm in Farmville

Sermon –There is a Balm in Farmville Farmville Presbyterian Church Jeremiah 8:18-22; Luke 4:14-30 August 23, 2020 — Promotion of Social Righteousness This is going to sound strange but I am going to tell you about WW2 today. This is strange because I was born almost...

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August 23, 2020 – What on Earth is Truth?

Deuteronomy 6:1-9; John 14:1-17 — Preservation of the Truth I’m sure that when you came to church today, you did not expect to be on a gameshow.  Well, here we are for no-doubt what will become everyone’s favorite new gameshow, “What’s My Truth?”  I am going to read...

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August 16, 2020 Aweful Worship

Isaiah 6:1-8; 1 Corinthians 14:26-33a, 37-40 August 16, 2020 — Maintenance of Divine Worship Back when I was in college, I gave a brief thought to being a professional temple and cathedral tour guide.  Yes, it would have been a pretty lousy living, but it would have...

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May 10, 2020 A Spiritual House

NRSV 1 PETER 2:2-10 2 Like newborn infants, long for the pure, spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow into salvation - 3 if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is good. 4 Come to him, a living stone, though rejected by mortals yet chosen and precious in God’s...

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