Category Sermon Message

240218 – Wondering – Creation

Lent 1 ~ Psalm 19 Our Lenten journey this year will be a little different. We’re going to be exploring the theme of ‘wonder’ instead of the usual themes of Lent. Oh, we’ll mix in some good, thoughtful, introspective stuff,…

240211 – The Emmanuel Paradigm

Yr B ~ Transfiguration ~ Mark 9:2-9 Have you ever had a mountaintop experience? I mean, other than every Sunday during sermon time (lol). You know, one of those rarified moments when it feels like time stands still, and the…

240204 – Druthers

Epiphany 4 – 1 Corinthians 9:16-23 “If I had my druthers, I’d druther have my druthers, than anything else I know.”That bit of wisdom is from the classic musical L’il Abner. Hold onto that as we dive into today’s message.…

240128 – Did Okay

Yr B ~ Epiphany 4 ~ Mark 1:21-28 Mark’s gospel tells the Jesus story at a breathless pace, and he leaves us befuddled and off-balance with the wild stuff in this first chapter. The heavens get ripped open and God’s…

240121 – Epiphanizers

Yr B ~ Epiphany 3 ~ Mark 1:14-20 Have you ever heard a one-sentence sermon? Today you will. Oh, not mine, of course. Mine will have many, many sentences. It’s Jesus who has the one-sentence sermon, and it was his…

240114 – A Calling

Yr B ~ Epiphany 2 ~ Ephesians 3:1-12 I’m going to break a cardinal rule of preaching today. I’m going to make it all about me. Well, it’ll start being about me, and then it’ll be all about you. The…

240107 – Bookends

Yr B ~ Epiphany 1 ~ Mark 1:4-11 In stark contrast to the season we’ve just emerged from – Christmas – there is no nativity or birth story for Jesus in the Gospel of Mark. Well, perhaps there is, as…