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  • Mari Larson

    Contributing sermons since Apr 23, 2014
Mari's church

Reformation ELCA
Wichita Kansas , 67206
316-634-0586

About Mari
  • Education: B.S., M.A., M.Div., D.Min.
  • Experience: Ordained in 1996
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  • A Little Faith And A Breath

    Contributed on Jun 3, 2018
     | 401 views

    With A Little Faith and A Breath, God Reaches Everyone (This was preached the weekend after the school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas -- that is mentioned near the end of the sermon)

    Dear friends in Christ, grace to you and peace from God our Creator, Jesus our Savior, and from the Unpredictable and Unquenchable Holy Spirit whose presence we celebrate this day. Amen Imagine yourself in the time of Ezekiel. It is about 600 BC. Nebuchadnezzar was about to destroy what ...read more

  • Good Things Happen On The Sabbath

    Contributed on Jun 3, 2018
     | 329 views

    While we can agree with Jesus that "the sabbath is made for humankind and not humankind for the sabbath," we are wrong to disregard it.

    In 1986, the good people of Bismarck, North Dakota, thought it was time to overturn or at least soften the blue laws which closed businesses on Sundays. Amid great controversy, Dayton’s Department Store, Target, and many stores and restaurants were to open at noon. Dayton’s and Target were both ...read more

  • More Than A Slogan

    Contributed on Feb 19, 2017
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     | 5,377 views

    We all know Micah 6:8, but there's a lot more to the message than just a T-shirt slogan.

    In the marathon subculture, T-shirts are everything. As a runner, you become a billboard for 26 miles, or 13, or 6, or in my case 3 miles. When I participated in my first 5K, I had to wear the shirt provided by my gym (since they paid the registration fee), but most of the time, each runner ...read more

  • Radical Hospitality

    Contributed on Feb 19, 2017
     | 1,388 views

    Launching from Jesus' call to love our enemies and be perfect, this sermon speaks of love and welcoming.

    In 1979, Tim Hansel published a book entitled "When I Relax I feel Guilty". Included in the book is this raw and provocative tidbit. "I would like to buy three dollars’ worth of God, please. Not enough to explode my soul or disturb my sleep, but just enough to equal a cup of warm milk or a ...read more

  • Impossible

    Contributed on Mar 27, 2016
     | 1,033 views

    Throughout history, many people have had doubts about many things. It is no wonder there were doubts about the resurrection.

    Throughout history, some very smart people have said some not-so-smart things, and thanks to the internet, they will never be forgotten. For example, Thomas Watson, the Chairman of IBM said in 1943, “I think there is a world market for maybe five computers.” When something new ...read more