Sermons


“You Are Here”

March 2, 2020 | Genesis 11: 31, 12:1-4; John 3:1-10

From Genesis 11:31, 12:1-4 31 Terah took his son Abram and his grandson Lot son of Haran, and his daughter-in-law Sarai, his son Abram’s wife, and they went out together from Ur of the Chaldeans to go into the land of Canaan; but when they came to Haran, they settled there. 32 The days of Terah were two […]

“All Synched Up”

February 9, 2020 | Matthew 5:13-16; 1 Corinthians 2:1-16  

This morning I’ll begin with Paul’s letter to the Corinthians, then move to Matthew’s gospel to talk about salt and light.  Paul opens this section of his letter by saying:  “When I came to you, brothers and sisters, I did not come to you with lofty words and wisdom.  I decided to know nothing among […]

Blessed are Those Despised

February 2, 2020 | Matthew 5:1-12; I Corinthians 1:17-31

When I was 25 years old, I moved from Tucson, Arizona to the East Coast to begin my new job as a librarian in New York City.  Since I didn’t yet have an apartment in the City, I moved in with my sister and brother-in-law.  He was the pastor of a Hungarian Reformed Church in […]

Forever and A Day

January 29, 2020 | Isaiah 49:1b-7; John 1:29-39

Isaiah 49:1b-7 (abridged) …The Lord called me before I was born, while I was in my mother’s womb he named me. 2 He made my mouth like a sharp sword, in the shadow of his hand he hid me; he made me a polished arrow, in his quiver he hid me away. 3 And he said to me, “You […]

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