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Love, Actually

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God’s presence comes to us through ordinary human experiences.

Sermon (August 30, 2015): Love, Actually

Accompanying scripture references:
Song of Solomon 2:8 – 13, Mark 7:1 – 8, 14 – 15, 21 – 23 

Love, Actually

 
 
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Do You Also Want to Leave?

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Sermon (August 23, 2015): Do You Also Want to Leave?

Many of Jesus’ followers are abandoning him, then as today.  HIs question to his closest disciples is one also addressed to us today: “Do you also want to go away?”

Accompanying Gospel text: John 6:56 – 69

Do You Also Want to Leave?

 
 
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Secrets

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Secrets hurt us in so many ways.  Jesus gives us the courage to see and speak the truth.

Sermon (August 16, 2015): Secrets

Accompanying Gospel text: Matthew 10:24 – 33

Secrets

 
 
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Coming Home

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We all want to feel comfortable going home, but pain and misunderstanding can make that difficult. The Gospel shows us the way of grace and repentance that makes homecoming possible.

Sermon (August 9, 2015): Coming Home

Accompanying Gospel text: Luke 15:1 – 3, 11b – 32

Coming Home

 
 
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Abide in God’s Love

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Sermon (May 10, 2015): Abide in God’s Love

You are the one Jesus loves. God’s grace is always with you. As one of God’s children, you are not alone.

Accompanying Gospel text: John 15:9 – 17

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Hope and Healing: But Not Yet

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Sermon (March 22, 2015): Hope and Healing: But Not Yet

There is no shortcut through many of the forms of suffering we  encounter and endure in this life.  Healing is promised: but sometimes it takes a long time.

Accompanying Gospel text: John 12:20 – 33

Hope and Healing: But Not Yet

 
 
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The Cross Way

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Sermon (March 1, 2015): The Cross Way

In the end our calling means a way of living we choose on a daily basis, intent on following Jesus and the way he lived, as best we can.

Final installment in a four-part sermon series, “The Cost and Call of Discipleship.”

Accompanying Gospel text: Mark 8:31 – 38

The Cross Way

 
 
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When “Yes” Turns to “No”

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Sermon (February 22, 2015): When “Yes” Turns to “No”

Part of our calling is to try to discern the will of God in the various situations of our life, but sometime what looks like a “no” can become a “yes,” and sometimes what looks like a “yes” can become a “no.”

Third in a four-part sermon series, “The Cost and Call of Discipleship.”

Accompanying Gospel text: Mark 1:9 – 15

When “Yes” Turns to “No”

 
 
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When the Going Gets Tough

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Sermon (February 1, 2015): When the Going Gets Tough

While a new sense of call is in many ways exhilarating, sometimes the challenge can seem daunting.

Second in a four-part sermon series, “The Cost and Call of Discipleship.”

Accompanying Gospel text: Mark 1:21 – 28

When the Going Gets Tough

 
 
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Daring to Say, “Yes”

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Sermon (January 25, 1025): Daring to Say, “Yes”

There are many ways in which God calls us, and the first task is understand what those ways are, and then to dare to say “yes.”

First in a four-part sermon series, “The Cost and Call of Discipleship.”

Accompanying Gospel text: Mark 1:14 – 20

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