Sermons


“Meeting With Mutual Thirst”

March 15, 2020 | John 4:1-30, 39-42 

From John 4:1-30, 39-42 Now when Jesus learned that the Pharisees were saying, “Jesus is making and baptizing more disciples than John”….  he left Judea and started back to Galilee. 4 But he had to go through Samaria. 5 So he came to a Samaritan city called Sychar…. 6 Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, tired out by his journey, was […]

“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 […]

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