Sermon Archive


Sermon for February 16, 2020


February 19, 2020

How would you define being happy? That should be easy: happy are they who have people who love them. Happy are they who enjoy good health. And to get a little materialistic, you could say...

Sermon for February 9, 2020


February 12, 2020

I noticed in the newspaper the word “whistle-blower” is in the news again. This time it had nothing to do with the U.S. government. A whistle-blower in China recently died of the corona virus, the...

Sermon for February 2, 2020


February 05, 2020

Aaron Rodgers, quarterback for the Green Bay Packers, recently gave an interview where he gave his opinion of religion. He was raised in a home where the Christian faith was a big part of family...

Sermon for January 26, 2020


January 29, 2020

A memory that has stuck with me all these years involved teaching Sunday School at the church I served in Alberta, Canada. A new family had moved to town, a single mother with two children,...

Sermon for January 12, 2020


January 15, 2020

I read a book about the Gulf War seen through the eyes of an Army Chaplain. Although it has been several years since I read the book, I recall a vivid battlefield scene. Chaplains are...

Sermon for January 5, 2020


January 08, 2020

For years I have collected Nativity Scenes. The source of the variety came from what used to be called “Third World Craft” stores and online ordering. My fascination has come from their countries of origin....

Sermon for December 29, 2019


January 02, 2020

It is not your usual Nativity scene. The Holy Family, Joseph, Mary, and the infant Jesus have their own cage with barbed wire overhead. This is the Nativity scene displayed outside a Methodist Church in...

Sermon for December 22, 2019


December 26, 2019

Remember when you were three or four years old and your eyes opened wide on Christmas morning? Under the tree were presents beautifully wrapped for you.  Then you saw a big present, perhaps wrapped only...