Sermon Archive


Sermon for September 8, 2019


September 11, 2019

Hurricane Dorian has left a trail of destruction, and possibly the worst has been in the island nation of the Bahamas. The storm was at its worst, a category five with winds of over 180...

Sermon for September 1, 2019


September 04, 2019

Howard K Smith was the chief anchorman for ABC news in the 1960’s. As a well-known journalist he was often the one who interviewed famous people including Presidents of the U.S. However none of the...

Sermon for August 25, 2019


August 28, 2019

Have you ever stood in line at the check-out in a grocery store annoyed at the delay? It happened to me not so long ago. Two young couples were ahead of me and they told...

Sermon for August 18, 2019


August 20, 2019

When I was in college I took an interest in the campus radio station, KWAR-FM. The transmitter churned out 40 watts of broadcast power which meant the programming was heard mainly on campus but also...

Sermon for August 11, 2019


August 13, 2019

We all have been deeply pained by the mass murders that took place a week ago in El Paso and Dayton.  This is not a cheerful way to begin a sermon, but as Americans and...

Sermon for the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost


August 07, 2019

Every now and then I will hear someone say “they are living their dream”; and sometimes it is referred to as the “American dream”. This can mean various things, but usually this fulfilled dream means...

Sermon for the Seventh Sunday after Pentecost


July 31, 2019

The call could come at any time of the day. The call could originate from the bus station in town, a place open 24 hours. The call could come from fellow pastors in town. Or...

Sermon for July 21, 2019


July 25, 2019

Jesus can be full of surprises. For example, think of his parable of the Good Samaritan, the gospel lesson last week. The story told of a man nearly beaten to death by robbers and left...