Contributing sermons since Mar 9, 2019
Contributed on Apr 5, 2019
There are some stories that are so wonderful they leave us feeling blessed just by hearing them. The story of God's extravagant love is one such story.
There are certain stories that at the moment you read them or hear them they have the ability to really tug on the strings of the heart. They are so moving, so beautiful that you can’t help but feel blessed just by the mere fact of having heard or read them. This is exactly the way I felt when I ...read more
Contributed on Mar 28, 2019
When we are faced with someone who thinks they are better than we are we try to rise above this through the reassurance that we would never treat anyone else the way they treat us. But with that kind of attitude, are we really any better?
At one point in our lives, I am sure that we have all have come across someone that has an “I am better than everyone else, especially you” mentality. I myself have encountered this kind of attitude at multiple points throughout my life. I have experience it in the food service industry in which I ...read more
Contributed on Mar 22, 2019
We all face major life decisions, and making those decisions are never easy. So how do we go about making them?
2nd Week of Lent Genesis 15:1-18 It seems that the older I get the more life decisions I am faced with making. When I was younger my life decisions included what was I going to be when I grew up? Or, what college would I attend in order to pursue my chosen career path. At that time those decisions ...read more
Contributed on Mar 15, 2019
In the Gospel lesson from the 1st Sunday of Lent we hear Jesus say that a person does not live by bread alone. How often do we do that in our own lives however?
“‘BOMB CYCLONE’ BLASTS THROUGH CENTRAL US”[i] This was a Thursday morning headline from CNN’s website, highlighting the historic late winter storm that swept across a great portion of the central part of the United States during the middle of this week that saw lots of people being affected by ...read more
Contributed on Mar 9, 2019
Most people attempt to give something up for Lent. But is what we give up for Lent beneficial to us or to God?
This past Wednesday, the collective whole of the Christendom observed Ash Wednesday. A day in the church year when we are reminded of our mortality, but more importantly, reminded of our reliance on God, both for life in this world and for life in the next. This day is the mark of the beginning of ...read more