Sermon Archive

Wake Up: The Urgency of the Gospel – September 10, 2017

The God of our Ancestors Becomes I Am – September 3, 2017

The Genealogy of Genesis: Joseph – Saving the Tribes of Israel – August 13, 2017

The Genealogy of Genesis: Matriarchs, Handmaids, and the Forgotten Feminine – August 6, 2017

The Genealogy of Genesis: Jacob, Deception, Drama, and Dreams – July 30, 2017

The Genealogy of Genesis: Issac – No Laughing Matter – July 23, 2017

The Genealogy of Genesis: Father Abraham – July 16, 2017

Follow, Love, and Work on Reconciliation – July 9, 2017 (Ordination/Installation)

Take Up Your Cross – June 25, 2017

Retribution, Restoration, and Reconciliation – June 18, 2017

Jesus Prays: Father, It’s Time – June 11, 2017

Rough Times Ahead, The Spirit Will Guide You – June 4, 2017

Love One Another, and My Joy Will Be Your Joy – May 28, 2017

Keep My Commandments – May 21, 2017

Trust Me and Do My Work – May 14, 2107

Who Are You Going to Trust? – May 7, 2017

Open Eyes, Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors – April 30, 2017

Earthquakes and Lighting and Whispers of Doubt – April 16, 2017 (Easter)

Tell Me About God, I’m Starting to Forget – April 9, 2017

Lazarus – April 2, 2017

Healing – for Westminster Canterbury – March 30, 2017

Healing – March 26, 2017

Nevertheless She Persisted – March 19, 2017

God So Loved – March 12, 2017

Alone – March 5, 2017

Face to Face – February 26, 2017

Choose Life: the Ethics of Jesus – February 12, 2017

Excelling in Righteousness – February 5, 2017

The Statutes of Omri and the Works of the House of Ahab – January 29, 2017

Prayer Uncensored – January 22, 2017

Not So Light a Thing – January 15, 2017

Seeing the Spirit of God – January 8, 2017

Who is the New King? – January 1, 2017

Christmas Eve 2016 – December 24, 2016

They are Like Trees – December 18, 2016

Cousins – December 11, 2016

Visions and Realities – November 27, 2016

Love Is Not a Victory March – November 20, 2016

Love Your Enemies. Christ Has This! – November 6, 2016

Dinner with a Sinner – October 30, 2016

The Sinner That You Are – October 23, 2016

Sent to the Center of the Universe – October 9, 2016

All About That Faith – October 2, 2016

The Qualifications for Church Leadership – September 25, 2016

Cringeworthy – September 18, 2016

Prayers for a Protege – September 11, 2016

Political, Personal, and At Great Cost – September 4, 2016

Faith and Doubt – August 14, 2016

Thy Kingdom Come, and Soon Please – August 7, 2016

Wisdom and Foolishness – July 24, 2016

The Word is Very Near You – July 10, 2016

The Outcomes belong to God – July 3, 2016 (3 of 3 – Evangelism Series)

What’s Your Excuse – June 26, 2016 (2 of 3 – Evangelism Series)

When All Means All – June 19, 2016 (1 of 3 – Evangelism Series)

Mostly Dead – May 26, 2016

The Woman and the Dragon – May 15, 2016

Beginning and End, Alpha and Omega – May 8, 2016

The Holy City and The River of Life – May 1, 2016

A New Heaven and New Earth – April 24, 2016

To the Seven Churches – April 17, 2016

Singing and Praising in Heaven – April 10, 2016

Death and New Life – Easter – March 27, 2016

Remember – Maundy Thursday – March 24, 2016

Shouts and Silence (Palm Sunday) – March 20, 2016

Judas Versus the Poor – March 13, 2016

Weighty Words – March 6, 2016

I’ve Got Nothing – February 28, 2016

The Transforming Love of Friends – February 7, 2016

Looking Back – January 31, 2016

January 24 – Snow day cancellation

Spiritual Gifts – January 17, 2016

Magic, Money and Mercy – January 10, 2016

Let Every Heart Prepare Him Room – December 27, 2015

Jesus our Baby Brother – December 24, 2015

A Cousin’s Passion, a Mother’s Prayer – December 13, 2015

Uncle Zack – December 6, 2015

King’s Dominion – November 22, 2015

Blessed Are – November 1, 2015

A Happy Ending – October 25, 2015

I am God – You are Not God – October 18, 2015

Praying in the Dark -October 11, 2015

Job-tober – October 4, 2015

Punished By or For our Sins – September 27, 2015

Be the Best – A Sixth Grade Flashback – September 20, 2015

May God Bless You with Anger – September 5, 2015

What We Hear Say And Do – August 30, 2015, Ordination Sunday

Communion: Eat This Bread – August 16, 2015

Communion: Bread from Heaven – August 9, 2015

Communion: the Bread of Life – August 2, 2015

Communion: Our Daily Bread – July 26, 2015

Sex Politics and Violence A Holy Man Loses His Head – July 12, 2015

Shake it Off – July 5, 2015

Along with the Crowd – June 28, 2015

Shapiro Wedding Message – June 27, 2015

Not as Mere Mortals See – June 14, 2015

Divisions and Authenticity – June 7, 2015

Holy Seed – May 31, 2015

Pentecost Sunday – May 24, 2015

Christ Prays for Us – May 17, 2015

Jesus Our Mother – May 10, 2015

Abide in Me – May 3, 2015

As You Love Yourself – April 26, 2015

Ghost Jesus – April 19, 2015

Putting Us Back Together – Easter – April 5, 2015

Sacrificial Love – April 2, 2015 (Maundy Thursday)

Jesus and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day – March29, 2015

Broken Promises Restored Covenant – March 22, 2015

Selling Chicken for Jesus – March 8, 2015

Signs of God’s Promise – February 22, 2015

I Saw the Light – February 15, 2015

A Quiet Place to Pray – February 8, 2015

On Having Authority – February 1, 2015

Jonah – January 25, 2015

Becoming One – January 18, 2015

Baptism:On Belonging and Authority – January 11, 2015

Prophets, Signs and Dreams – January 4, 2015

Little One Predestined – December 28, 2014

Christmas in Easter, Easter in Christmas – December 24, 2014

Shepherds Wise Men – December 21, 2014

Today’s Tears, Tomorrow’s Grace – December 14, 2014

Make a Highway – December 7, 2014

Loving Judgment – November 30, 2014

From the Foundation of the World – November 23, 2014

A Heart for Generosity – November 9, 2014

The Treasure of an Open Heart – November 2, 2014

With Gratitude Sing – October 26, 2014

Whose face? – October 19, 2014

Becoming the Body of Christ – October 5, 2014

Work Out Your Own Salvation – September 28,2014

What Does Jesus Say About Marriage? – September 21, 2014

Forgive us our Debts As… – September 14, 2014

God Shows Up in Community – September 7, 2014

Overcome Evil with Good – August 31, 2014

Is This My Life? – August 24, 2014

Hear, O Israel – August 10, 2014

Free Health Care and Food – August 3

Wheat and Weeds – July 20, 2014

The Secret – July 13, 2014

No regrets No reservations – June 22, 2014

The Holy Kiss – June 15, 2014

Body Image – June 8, 2014

God is Really Real – June 1, 2014

Doctrinal Purity and the Nature of God – May 25, 2014

Suffering – 1 Peter – May 18, 2014

Ewenice Wooly – May 11, 2014

Transformed People Transform People (Star Wars Sunday) – May 4, 2014

Heart Soul Mind and Strength – April 27, 2014

Easter – April 20, 2014

Tradition of Tears – April 6, 2014

I See Said the Blind Man – March 30, 2014

What Water? What Food? – March 23, 2014

Is Your Pastor a Heretic? – March 16, 2014

Naked Dreams – March 9, 2014

Up and Down the Mountain – March 2, 2014 (Rachel Jenkins Shepherd)

Shameless, Naked, and Rebellious – February 23, 2014

You Have Heard It Said – February 16, 2014

Called to Shine – February 9, 2014

Blessings from the Mountain – February 2, 2014

Great Quests – January 26, 2014

The Sin of the World – January 19, 2014

Confession – All Things New – January 12, 2014

Light – January 5, 2014

December 29, 2013

The Name – December 24, 2013

Called to Belong – December 15, 2013

Hungry for Righteousness – December 8, 2103

Hurry Up and Wait – December 1, 2013

Foundation for our Future – November 17, 2013

The God Who Richly Provides for Us – November 10, 2013

All Saints Day – November 3, 2013

Avoiding Stupid and Senseless Controversies – October 20, 2013

Sharing a Sincere Faith – October 13, 2013

World Communion Sermon – October 6, 2013

Buying a Stairway to Heaven – September 29, 2013

99 Righteous Sheep and the One Who Got Away – September 15, 2013

The Cost of Discipleship – September 8, 2013

A Place at the Table – September 1, 2013

Praying the Help Me Prayer – August 25, 2013

A Little Shame vs A Lot of Shame – August 18, 2013

Looking for Home – August 11, 2013

The Medium is the Message – August 4, 2013

Praying with Persistence – July, 28, 2013

One Thing – July 21, 2013

Beautiful Immorality – July 14,2013

The Anonymous Evangelists – July 7, 2013

When Following Gets Real – June 30, 2013

Listen to the Silence – June 23, 2013

Mourning Jepthah’s Daughters – June 16, 2013

Where Praise Ultimately Leads Us – June 9, 2013

True False – June 2, 2013

The Rule of Three – May 26,2013

The Spirit Amazes Us – May 19, 2013

The Holy Spirit Gives Us Peace – May 12, 2013

The Spirit Makes Our Home – May 5, 2013

Do You Love Me? – April 28, 2013

Overwhelming Catch – April 21, 2013

Breakfast on the Beach – April 14, 2013

Love is Stronger – March 31, 2013 (Easter)

An Open Letter to My Son – December 30, 2012