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Stewardship, VII: Community

Date: November 3, 2019

Bible Text: Ephesians 2:14-22 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.   God of faithful surprises, throughout the ages you have made known your love in unexpected ways.   Community is one of the great, good, God-given gifts we need to be careful stewards of for the 80 or so years we occupy space on this earth.
2019-11-15T12:14:39-06:00

Stewardship, VI: Technology

Date: October 27, 2019

Bible Text: Isaiah 55:1–13 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. Why do you spend your money for that which is not bread, and your labor for that which does not satisfy —Isaiah 55:2   We use the word ‘technology’ in two overlapping but distinct ways. In the older, broader sense, technology is anything human beings
2019-11-01T12:10:31-06:00

Stewardship, V: Our Planet

Date: October 20, 2019

Bible Text: selected verses from Job 38–39 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? —Job 38:4   A long time ago, the word ‘Stewardship’, a meaningful and integral component of the Christian vocabulary, somehow got handcuffed to money. ‘Stewardship’ became a synonym for ‘fund-raising’. So this fall at
2019-10-26T09:57:58-06:00

Stewardship, I: The Life of the Mind

Date: September 15, 2019

Bible Text: Romans 12:1–2; 9–18 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. We destroy arguments and every proud obstacle raised up against the knowledge of God, and we take every thought captive to obey Christ. —II Corinthians 10:4–5   Stewardship is a word you hear mostly in church, and almost nowhere else, but in church you hear
2019-10-26T10:03:20-06:00

Bread from Heaven, VI: Who is the third?

Date: September 8, 2019

Bible Text: Luke 24:13–35 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. Well as you can tell, this story from Easter Evening is partly inspired by last week’s story of Abraham inviting three strangers into his humble home and discovering that he is in fact entertaining God and two of God’s celestial ambassadors. Here two grieving friends
2019-09-12T12:59:25-06:00

Bread from Heaven, V: Strangers and Angels

Date: September 1, 2019

Bible Text: Gen 18:1–5; Mt 25:34–45; Heb 13:2 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it. —Hebrews 13:2 One day when Abraham was resting outside his tent during the stifling heat of mid-day, three travelers appear as if from nowhere, and
2019-09-05T16:45:36-06:00

Facets of Faithfulness, VII: Gentleness

Date: July 21, 2019

Bible Text: Gal 5:22–23; Mic 6:6–8; Mt 11:28–29 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against such things.  — Galatians 5:22–23   In English, we can talk about ‘a gentle man’—‘gentle’ and ‘man’ with a space between—and we
2019-07-23T13:42:24-06:00

Facets of Faithfulness, VI: Faithfulness

Date: July 14, 2019

Bible Text: Genesis 39:1–6; Galatians 5:22–23 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against such things.  — Galatians 5:22–23   I think maybe I’ve told you before about Bob Hoag, the senior minister at the church near Philadelphia
2019-07-18T13:25:18-06:00