Sermon Archive


Sermon Archive

Stained Glass, IX: God’s a Methodist

Date: November 12, 2017

Bible Text: Luke 24:13–35 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.   They said to each other, “Were not our hearts burning within us while he was talking to us on the road, while he was opening the scriptures to us?”  —Luke 24:32   So today I want to tell you that Methodists have a unique color

Stained Glass, VII: Why We Should All Be Lutherans

Date: October 29, 2017

Bible Text: Romans 1:16–17; 3:19–24 CEB |

Click here to listen to this sermon.For I am not ashamed of the gospel; it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who has faith, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.—Romans 1:16   Call to Worship In the year of our Lord 1516, a pious and scholarly

Stained Glass, V: Why We Should All Be Episcopalians

Date: October 15, 2017

Bible Text: Philippians 4:1-9 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. —Philippians 4:6   I am grateful that Bill invited me to reflect “why we should all be Episcopalian.”

Stained Glass, III: Why I Am A Presbyterian

Date: October 1, 2017

Bible Text: I Corinthians 14 |

Click here to listen to this church I would rather speak five words with my mind than ten thousand words that mean nothing. —I Corinthians 14:19   My son was predestined to attend the University of Michigan.  His mother and his grandfather graduated from Michigan; at birth he came home from the


Date: September 24, 2017

Bible Text: LUKE 17: 11–19 |

But the other nine, where are they? —Luke 17:17b   The biblical word for leprosy covers a whole range of skin ailments from the serious Hanson’s disease—which deadens the nerves in human extremities to the point where you can’t tell if the pebble in your shoe is slicing open your heel or the pan you are


Date: September 17, 2017

Bible Text: JOHN 14: 1–6 |

Let not your hearts be troubled; neither let them be afraid.  Believe in God; believe also in me. — John 14:1 To be Christian means to believe that Jesus of Nazareth, born to an unmarried peasant in an obscure corner of the Roman empire during the reign of Caesar Augustus and executed for sedition and blasphemy