Past Sermons

Past Sermons2020-04-02T15:45:54+00:00

October 2020

September 2020

August 2020

July 2020

Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52

July 26th, 2020|

Jesus was a storyteller and often told parables. A parable is an ordinary story that may be used to illustrate a practical or theological concept. In Matthew we find many [...]

June 2020

Matthew 10:40-42

June 28th, 2020|

Our scripture reading takes us to the middle of the gospel of Matthew where Jesus is going to various cities reaching out, teaching, and healing people. As he calls more [...]

May 2020

April 2020

February 2020

January 2020

John 1:1-18 “Grace”

January 5th, 2020|

When I was eleven, my family moved from a rural area of Illinois to suburban New Jersey. There was a delay between our move and being able to move into [...]

December 2019

November 2019

October 2019

Luke 18:1-8 “Persistence”

October 20th, 2019|

One Christmas when I was about 10 years old, I asked for a kitten for Christmas. I was starting to understand who Santa really was and I kept badgering my [...]

September 2019

Luke 16:19-31 “Reversal”

September 29th, 2019|

Our gospel passage today is another of Luke’s parables. The characters are Lazarus, a rich man, and Abraham, forefather of the Old Testament. The parable is addressed to the Pharisees [...]

Luke 16:1-13

September 22nd, 2019|

Today’s gospel lesson is one that preachers often avoid. The parable of the dishonest manager from today’s gospel is not an easy one to interpret or apply to our own [...]

August 2019

July 2019

June 2019

John 17:20-26 “Unity”

June 2nd, 2019|

In the liturgical calendar, today is known as the “Seventh Sunday of Easter.” It is the Sunday between the Ascension of Jesus into heaven and Pentecost which we will observe [...]

May 2019

April 2019

Luke 24:1-12 Easter

April 21st, 2019|

In chapter 24 of Luke’s gospel we find Jesus female followers traveling to the tomb to care for Jesus’ body. When they find him the scripture says they are “perplexed” [...]

March 2019