Monthly Archives: September 2013

some thoughts on Stewardship

This sermon was based on Romans 5:15-21, 2 Corinthians 9:6-12, and John 10:10b.   “God can bless you with everything you need, and you will always have more than enough…” I’ll be honest.  When I first realized that I was … Continue reading

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thoughts on the Lost Sheep and Lost Coin

I preached this sermon on 9-15, my first in-the-pulpit sermon without a manuscript or notes of any kind. Are you lost right now?  Or are you found?  I pray that you may know the joy of being found by the … Continue reading

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some thoughts on Identity

It was two minutes into the second service of the day, and I stood up from the front pew to make my way to the space between the Altar and the Table.  As I prepared to lead the congregation in … Continue reading

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some thoughts on Language

(I should start by making it clear that while I have strong beliefs about God’s plan for human sexuality, I don’t want to muddy the waters here by discussing them.  This is about choosing the words we use to talk … Continue reading

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blogging!

I’ll admit, I’ve been reluctant about the idea of starting a blog.  Do I have time?  Will I have anything worth sharing with the Internet?  Who will read what I write?  What if I forget to update it? Well, I … Continue reading

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thoughts on Sacrifice & God’s unchanging love

This is a sermon I preached Sunday, September 1.  The reading was Hebrews 13:1-16. Love one another as sisters and brothers.  Show love to strangers.  Remember everyone who is imprisoned or suffers in any way as if you were suffering … Continue reading

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