Sermons


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 […]

“Darkness Runs Through It”

January 26, 2020 | Matthew 4:12-25  

Some of you will recognize that we have the same picture on the bulletin this morning as we had last week.  Cary Bunt’s painting called, “Some People Following Jesus.”  These are ordinary people pulling grocery carts, carrying purses, sporting work overalls, hoisting ladders, dressed for an office job, walking the dog.  And the point of […]

“How the Light Gets In”

January 5, 2020 | Isaiah 60:1-6; Matthew 12:1-12

Arise, shine; for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you. 2 For darkness shall cover the earth, and thick darkness the peoples; but the Lord will arise upon you, and his glory will appear over you. 3 Nations shall come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your dawn. 4 Lift up your […]

“Getting Wiser”

January 7, 2018 | Matthew 2:1-18; Ephesians 3:1-12

When we baptized Simon this morning, his parents had to answer a few questions.  Does anyone beside Chris and Andrea remember what the first questions was?  …..  “Do you renounce sin and evil in your life and in the world?”  When we met a few weeks back to talk about the baptism, both Chris and […]