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  • Kenneth Sauer

    Contributing sermons since Sep 13, 2001
Kenneth's church

Red Bank United Methodist Church
Chattanooga, Tennessee 374i5
(423) 877-2881

About Kenneth
  • Education: M.Div. Candler School of Theology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
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  • "Learning To Fly"

    Contributed on Aug 8, 2018
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    A sermon about learning to trust in God.

    "Learning to Fly" Isaiah 40:21-31 The late Tom Petty has a song where he sings: “I’m learning to fly, but I don’t have wings.” Learning to fly is a metaphor for learning to live. I don’t know how Tom Petty interpreted what it means to “learn to live,” but as Christians learning how to ...read more

  • "What Is Your Golden Calf?"

    Contributed on Jul 31, 2018
     | 356 views

    What gets in the way of our relationship with God?

    “What is your Golden Calf?” Exodus 32:1-14 Several years ago, a friend who had worked his way through graduate school as a paramedic told me about one of his more grisly experiences on the job. He received an anonymous call reporting a heroin addict who was on the verge of death in an ...read more

  • "Making Disciples"

    Contributed on Jul 25, 2018
     | 317 views

    A sermon about the Great Commission.

    “Making Disciples” Matthew 28:16-20 Bob Homer’s family lived on “the other side of the tracks” as they used to call it. They weren’t the most “upstanding” and “respectable” family in town. They didn’t go to church. Bob’s dad was boisterous and a bit of a trouble-maker. And Bob was ...read more

  • "Christmas Without Santa"

    Contributed on Jul 17, 2018
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     | 260 views

    A sermon for a Christmas in July worship service.

    “Christmas without Santa” Luke 2:1-20 In my 20 years as a pastor I have preached on this passage once every year. But it’s always the same time of year; I have never preached on the birth of Jesus in July!!! But why not? After-all, as far as the exact time of year Jesus was born--we ...read more

  • "New Adventures"

    Contributed on Jun 26, 2018
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    A sermon for the first Sunday of a new appointment for a pastor.

    “New Adventures” Jeremiah 29:11-14a A young preacher had just finished seminary and had taken his first appointment in the hills of Kentucky. Wanting to be effective in his preaching ministry, he walked into the pulpit on his first Sunday and preached about—what he called--the evils of ...read more

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  • Hell At Ground Zero

    Contributed on Sep 2, 2002
    based on 22 ratings
     | 1,105 views

    HELL AT GROUND ZERO Jerry Sillcocks is a New York firefighter and a Christian who helped search for survivors at “ground zero.” He writes that he and his co-workers called this place the “pit.” “Almost everywhere I looked, mighty columns of steel were twisted into sad, pointless ...read more

  • A Light Named Al

    Contributed on Sep 2, 2002
    based on 51 ratings
     | 1,880 views

    A LIGHT NAMED AL On the morning of September 11, Jeannie Braca switched on the television to check the weather report, only to hear that a plane had just hit the World Trade Center. Jeannie’s husband, Al, worked as a corporate bond trader for Cantor Fitzgerald. His office was on the 105th ...read more