Sermon Series
  • 1. The Yes Of A Servant

    Contributed on Nov 3, 2008
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    The Yes of a Servant The first week of Advent always begins with the announcement of God Gabriel to this young teenage girl, Mary. There are three elements of this passage I want to focus on this morning: the chosen, the ruler and the call. When God want

    The Yes of a Servant Luke 1:26-38 The first week of Advent always begins with the announcement of God Gabriel to this young teenage girl, Mary. There are three elements of this passage I want to focus on this morning: the chosen, the ruler and the call. When God wants to intervene in history, ...read more

  • 2. The Faith Of A Shepherd

    Contributed on Nov 3, 2008
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    Today, we’re talking about the shepherds who were just tending their sheep as they do every day and suddenly God shows up. What we’re talking about is a God encounter. A God encounter is not something you’re looking for, yearning for, expecting or even th

    The Faith of the Shepherd Luke 2:8-18 Last week, we looked at Mary, an engaged teenager whom God had chosen to carry His child to full term and give birth to Him. Today, we’re talking about the shepherds who were just tending their sheep as they do every day and suddenly God shows up. What we’re ...read more

  • 3. The Courage Of Joseph

    Contributed on Nov 3, 2008
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    Today, our Scripture tells of the third major party to the incarnation and his response to it. It is a story of courage that is told every Christmas season. But it is also a story we often miss because this hero of the story is usually in the background.

    The Courage of Joseph Matthew 1:18-25 

Every day for the first 10 months after Katrina, I would drive home on I-10 and there was an indelible image which would strike me. On a billboard just before I got off on my exit was the image of a female New Orleans police office submerged in ...read more

  • 4. The Passion Of The Magi

    Contributed on Nov 3, 2008
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    Today, we look at the wise men. There is one thing which sets this God encounter apart from the others in the Nativity story. Mary, the shepherds and Joseph weren’t expecting or looking for anything special to happen in their lives. The Magi weren’t eithe

    The Passion of the Magi Matthew 2:1-12 Jeff Vanderhoof writes, Earlier this month I was privileged to fly to England with the incoming class of ordinands, the Bishop, and others from our Conference. It was an outstanding experience, one that I will treasure for years to come. Part of me ...read more