Category: Sermons

Dec 02

Keep Awake – A Sermon for the New Year

Keep awake. The great hope in those words is that God is not finished—not with you, not with our community, not with the creation. Keep awake for all that God yet promises to do….

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Nov 04

Giving and Receiving: A Sermon on Generosity

Jesus isn’t polite in this story—he’s something so much more than that. He’s generous. Jesus made a public display of it, made sure every knew he accepted Zacchaeus, the chief tax-collector, the guy no one accepted….

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Oct 29

Sermon on Practicing Humility

Because here’s the crazy thing about humility. The people who know the most about it probably never talk about humility. They probably don’t think about it, either. They’re too busy thinking and talking about things outside themselves; they’re too busy being humble.

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Oct 14

Sermon on Gratitude in this Ordinary, Imperfect Day

We’re used to thinking of gratitude as something to do after our problem is solved, but the story of the ten lepers complicates that notion. In the story, gratitude is as much a part of the healing as the curing of the disease….

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